North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve

Finally Made it to North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve!  I have been wanting to go here for a year now,  mostly to catch the wildflowers, but every time I looked at the weather it was 90 degrees, even this week in Mid May the window was small, it was 75 today, but projected to be 86…

Canoeing and Kayaking in Mendocino With your dog

Ever since my first trip to the gorgeous Mendocino Coast last year, I’ve wanted to go back and start to get Chico into canoeing and kayaking.  Catch a Canoe on the 1 just outside of Mendocino city, seemed perfect for this as they have kayaks, outriggers which can’t be tipped, as well as Canine Cruisers.…

Summer is flying!

We have a few camping trips, as well as a couple new Day Hikes to write about : Ohlone Wilderness Trail to Murietta Falls, Elderado National Forest, Desolation Wilderness, Mendocino Coast, to name a few.  We are even more behind than usual, because like something out of a comedy, I slow motion slid into a…

Beware of Algae

There is an Algae outbreak in Lake Chabot which has killed 3 dogs, 1 dog died at Clear lake last year, and Lake Temescal was closed to the public for an outbreak last year.  In all the research I did about trail safety with dogs, Algae was never mentioned yet so many trails intersect with…

Nimitz Trail Tilden Regional Park, Bay Area

Some people with dogs poo poo this trail because it is both paved and On Leash for the first 4 miles of it. However, The Nimitz Trail has some of the most stunning views of the Bay Area! You can see fantastic views of the Bay, The Golden Gate Bridge, The San Francisco Skyline, Mount Tamalpais, and the…