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.
At first glance, it may seem that Yosemite National Park is not a very dog friendly place, when in fact, you can take your four legged friend to most of Yosemite's glorious attractions. With that said, hiking the trails is limited to only a few paved ones, but they are still quite enjoyable. Heres a complete guide from NPS regarding pets in Yosemite. We were only in Yosemite for a couple days, but it was incredible. Here is what we explored with the pup:
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.