Best Hikes with Dogs: Georgia & South Carolina (Best Hikes with Dogs)

November 1, 2020
Best Hikes with Dogs: Georgia & South Carolina (Best Hikes with Dogs)

CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from BestHikes with Dogs Georgia & South CarolinaGuidebook to 54 dog-suitable hikes accessible from Atlanta,Charlotte/Rock Hill, Columbia/coastal Carolina,Greenville/Spartanburg, and south GeorgiaA trail-finder chart helps you choose just the hike you'relooking forTrails rated 1 to 4 paws to indicate difficulty for both you andyour dogTips on hiking with dogs, their special needs, and moreOne cold November night in the Blood Mountain Wilderness innorth Georgia, Steve Goodrich and his wife, Ashley, had to wrapthemselves around their yellow lab, Rebel, under one sleeping bag.It was the last time they would fail to anticipate their dog'sspecial needs on the trail. Since then, Rebel and the Goodricheshave hiked thousands of miles together in Georgia and SouthCarolina to select the best dog-friendly, dog-fun, and dog-safetrails in the region.Most hikes in Best Hikes with Dogs Georgia & South Carolinaare on lightly traveled trails with few horses, bicycles, ormotorized vehicles. Hikes avoid steep, rocky terrain and many offerlakes or streams as rewards. Potential dog hazards such asalligators or snakes are noted in the hike descriptions. Advice onhiking with dogs includes what to pack for your pooch — the TenCanine Essentials and a doggy first-aid kit. A "Hike Summary" chartin the front of the book indicates trail length, water features,loop hikes, whether "best for fit dogs," and more.