Today, more and more people travel with their pets, taking their beloved four-legged friends everywhere. Yet, it can still be sometimes difficult to find a park or hiking trail that's dog-friendly. Bangor Daily News outdoors columnist Aislinn Sarnacki presents 35 hikes around Maine that you can feel comfortable taking your dog on.
Along with maps and color photos to detail the hikes, she includes practical information such as proper etiquette to observe with your canine companion and when it's okay to let your pet off the leash. She also rounds out with helpful suggestions on dog-friendly restaurants, hotels, parks, and beaches, so you and your furry friend can make the most of your time in the Maine outdoors.
Aislinn Sarnacki has spent her life in the outdoors, from working as an outfitter to completing a year-long honors thesis at the University of Maine about Maine trails and the benefits of an active outdoor life. She is a reporter for the “Outdoors” and “Living” sections of the Bangor Daily News.