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September 2011. In this issue:
- Doggin' America's Biggest Park
- Beach of the Month: Grandview Nature Preserve (VA)
- On the Trail At...Custer State Park (SD)
- Quick Tip - Best Hotel Chains for Dogs?
- Join the Hiking With Dogs group on Facebook
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Doggin' America's Biggest Park
It was established in 1885 to protect water resources but is now a favorite for lovers of all aspects of the land; trails are under the guidance of the Department of Environmental Conservation. Adirondack Park is the largest park in the lower forty-eight states. Blending public and private lands across its six million acres, the park dwarfs several American states.Dogs have a long history in the Aidrondacks. 6,000 years ago...
Beach of the Month
Grandivew Nature Preserve (VA)
This pristine preserve of 475 acres of salt marsh and tidal creeks is about as remote a spot as you may find in Virginia's bustling Tidewater community, located out on the northeast end of Hampton and you will have to drive through a lot of neighborhoods and there isn't much parking when you get there and your dog isn't even allowed in the wetlands but......
On The Trail At...Custer State Park (SD)
General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition into the Black Hills in 1874, then considered one of the last unexplored regions of the United States. Custer and his men discovered gold and the region was a secret no more. Precious metals are just part of the cornucopia of riches found in the Black Hills. Custer State Park, the largest state park in the Continental United States, is able to support its 73,000 acres without...
Fodor's Travel Intelligence has identified its 7 Best Pet Friendly Hotel Chains. If you want to check out their picks, and Tips for Hotel Stays with Pets, click here.