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Cuyahoga Valley National Park: A Dog-Friendly Urban Escape

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is uniquely located in a major metropolitan area. Just minutes from Cleveland, this river valley is a large oasis in the middle of highways and city neighborhoods. With over 125 miles of hiking trails, this dog-friendly national park offers plenty of places to discover with your pup. Though a short distance […]

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Isle Royale National Park: No Dogs Allowed

Isle Royale National Park is an island located in Lake Superior. Because of its remote location, it takes some planning to get to this national park. Starting from Grand Portage or Grand Marais in Minnesota or Houghton or Rock Harbor in Michigan, you can take a ferry boat or seaplane to the island. Once there, visitors […]

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A Dog-Friendly Trip to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Before you pack the dogs in the car and drive to North Dakota’s only national park, you might be interested in a little history about this area and how the person this park was named for. Theodore Roosevelt National Park is named for the president that helped shape a conservation policy that Americans still benefit […]

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Dog-Friendly Guide to Badlands National Park

Located in southwestern South Dakota, Badlands National Park is famous for its unique landscape. This park contains over 244,000 acres of pinnacles, spires, and sharply eroded buttes. All of these rocky formations are surrounded by a mixed-grass prairie ecosystem.  The badlands were formed after an ancient sea retreated, leaving sediment behind. The sediment began to […]

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Bringing Dogs to Wind Cave National Park

Located in western South Dakota only a couple hours from the Badlands, is Wind Cave National Park. This lesser-known national park is one of America’s oldest national parks. Wind Cave was signed into being by Theodore Roosevelt in 1903, becoming the nation’s 8th national park.  Wind Cave National Park’s rolling prairie grasslands are home to […]

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Visiting Grand Teton National Park with Dogs

Planning a trip to Grand Teton National Park with your dog? Find out everything you need to know before you go.

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Visiting Yellowstone National Park with Dogs

While this post is primarily about bringing your dog to Yellowstone National Park, we can’t help but start off with some general fun facts about this historic national park. Yellowstone National Park has the impressive honor of being the first national park in the United States of America. The 2.2 million acres of land was […]

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Visiting Glacier National Park with Dogs

A visit to Glacier National Park should be on everyone’s bucket list. With over 700 miles of hiking trails through pristine forest, alpine meadows, mountain views, and spectacular lakes, Glacier is a human hikers paradise. But how does this premier national park stack up for those traveling with dogs? Is Glacier National Park dog-friendly? Unfortunately, […]

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North Cascades National Park

Located less than 3 hours from Seattle are numerous jagged peaks crowned with over 300 glaciers. The presence of these glaciers plays a large role in the beauty of the area.  This region is filled with pure alpine lakes and cascading waterfalls that flow through the mountain range that North Cascades National Park helps protect.  […]

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Mount Rainer National Park

Located in the state of Washington, Mount Rainer National Park is named after the active volcano it protects. Mount Rainer rises to 14,410 feet above sea level and is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous United States. In 2018, over 10,000 people attempted to climb Mount Rainer, with a little over 5,000 of them […]