Category: 5 – 7 Miles

Smith Mountain

Take me back to Smith Mountain! This is our new favorite hike in the Angeles National Forest! That foggy, cool morning was perfect for this fun challenging hike because this trail is exposed from beginning to end. Both Xena and I absolutely loved every minute of this hike. After parking at the Smith Mountain Trailhead near

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Soldier Pass Trail in Arizona

Soldier Pass Trail

Sedona, Arizona offers many dog-friendly hiking trails. I enjoyed visiting the area with Xena past winter. Soldier Pass Trail is located in Coconino National Forest, and no permit is required for this hike. Soldier Pass is an out-and-back trail. The first half of this trail is often high-trafficked due to jeep tour and off-road vehicle

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Hike to Awa’awapuhi Lookout

When I visited Kauai last fall, I had a chance to hike a few trails in Koke’e State Park on the west side of the beautiful Garden Island. The trailhead for the Awa’awapuhi Trail is off Kokee Road. Enter “Awa’awapuhi Trail Parking” in Google Map. Easy enough. There is no bathroom at the trailhead so stop

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Momyer Creek Trail

momyer creek trail

Back in December, we explored a new trail in Forest Falls, CA. This moderately trafficked trail is part of San Bernardino National Forest and Sand to Snow National Monument. After parking at the Momyer Creek Trailhead, we began the hike downward heading toward the Rattlesnake Creek. You can’t see it in this photo but there

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