* Guidebook includes a great mix of interesting urban and rural trails
* All trails guaranteed to be dog-friendly and dog-fun!
* Extensive info on canine hikers and their special needs
Explore the classic beauty of the Massachusett's wild areas with your dog! Whether you're in bustling Boston, the peaceful Berkshires, or out for a beach walk on the Cape, you and your dog buddy will have a blast on the trail. Areas covered in Best Hikes with Dogs Boston and Beyond include Dogtown Commons, Estabrook Woods, Callahan State Park, Blue Hills Reservation, Mount Watatic, island beaches,and much more. This guidebook offers tips on trail etiquette, hiking with dogs and their special needs, minimizing negative impacts, what to do when you meet other hikers, dealing with wildlife encounters, and unique skills for preparing your dog for trails on the Massachusetts mainland and island terrain.
JENNA RINGELHEIM grew up in Boston, and loves getting outdoors with her hiking partner, Tasman (a Portuguese water dog). She is the Executive Director of Wild Gift, an environmental leadership program.