Adirondack Center for Writing named Dog Hikes in the Adirondacks its 2010 Sleeper of the Year. Said judge Bibi Wein, "If you love dogs, buy this book. If you don't love dogs, buy this book."

Dog Hikes in the Adirondacks:
20 Trails to Enjoy with Your Best Friend

2009 | 64 pages, soft bound

North Country writers, photographers and their doggie hiking buddies share their favorite Adirondack trails. Find new treks or review familiar spots, from difficult to puppy - or old-dog easy.

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Writers throughout the Adirondacks describe their favorite dog-friendly hikes. Also included are vet tips, first trips for a young dog and a pair of easy ones for the old; why a basset hound should not hike, where to buy specialty dog biscuits, and a list of shelters in the Adirondack Park that will benefit from sales of this book.

Hikes include Silver Lake; Sawyer, Poke-O-Moonshine, Azure, Dewey, Goodnow, Baldface, Baxter, First Brother and Little Porter mountains; Paul Smiths VIC, Split Rock Wild Forest, Crane Pond, Deer Leap, The Pinnacle, Stone Valley, Copperas and Owen Ponds, Lost Pond and the Walter Biesemeyer Memorial Lean-to.

All photographs by Nancie Battaglia unless otherwise noted.

*Proceeds from the sale of this guide benefit the animal shelters and humane organizations in the Adirondack Park. When buying or ordering this book online please state a preferred recipient. Otherwise all proceeds automatically go to the North Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NCSPCA) in Westport.