Which hiking trails to take your dog on this summer (and which to avoid)

Which hiking trails to take your dog on this summer (and which to avoid)

 Trails good for hiking with your dog

Trails your dog might enjoy during a heat wave for a Front Range hike, thanks to shade and/or water:

  • Seven Bridges
  • Reynolds Park
  • Lair O’ the Bear
  • Pella Crossing
  • Twin Lakes
  • Mud Lake

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Trails to avoid if you’re with your dog

If you’re hiking on the Front Range, here are some trails to skip during the dog days of summer due to exposure and lack of shade for a dog (and their human):

  • Rabbit Mountain
  • Walker Ranch
  • Mount Sanitas
  • William F. Hayden Trail at Green Mountain
  • Manitou Incline

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