Taking a quick pit stop to see the incredible, Salt Lake, in Utah, before heading over to Colorado.
Targhee National Forest in Idaho, is a stunning place to stay, whether you be in the area or on your way to or from Yellowstone National Park (Click here for our Yellowstone post). We at Dog Camp City, Highly recommend visiting this American gem with your four legged friends.
While Olympic National Park is not the most dog friendly place, Olympic National Forest is. Here you can find rainforests, lakes, an abundance of hiking trails and quiet lake side camps, all to be shared with your pup.
Mount Rainer in a nut shell, is not dog friendly, however, you can have an exceptional site seeing drive while camping and hiking the many beautiful dog friendly trails surrounding Mount Rainer National Park.
Mount Saint Helen's is a must see on the list of PNW hikes. While the National Monument area of the Mount may be less dog friendly at times, there are still many places to hike and see views within Gifford Pinchot National Forest, which surrounds Mount Saint Helen's. This is a remote location that you and your pup crave after a long week.
Mount Hood is a very dog friendly (and people friendly) place. Here, you will find a relaxed environment where you can hike, discovering views of Mount Hood or hidden lakes. There is a hike for everyone in this beautiful part of the world. Below are a few that we can recommend.
Discover the beautiful waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge, just 30 minutes east of Portland on historical route 30. Below is a map and images of some we visited.
Captain Cook Trail on the Oregon coast really has it all,. Beautiful views, an ocean geyser, tide pools and Thor's Well. This short loop trail will allow you to enjoy the Oregon Coast hands on. Take the short path down by the bridge to find the geyser and Thor's Well. In Low tide, Thor's Well is a large hole, but in high tide, it seems as if it is a never ending hole with water rushing down it. You will be able to see beautiful star fish and other sea creatures in the tide pools. Remember to wear shoes, and keep an eye on the pup with the rocks and waves.
Dog Camp City was created to help dog lovers find the areas within National Parks, Federal Parks and surrounding State Parks that are accessable with your dog.