Hike with Hounds: Group Dog Hikes in May in Sonoma County
Here’s some good news for Sonoma County’s canine visitors and residents: to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Regional Parks System, a new “Hikes with Hounds” hiking series aims to get at least 50 legs on each five-mile hike.
On Thursdays in May, friendly, well-behaved dogs and their people can make new friends, get some good exercise, and explore different park trails in the system.
As usual, dogs using the parks must be on a leash no longer than six feet, and please don’t bring a dog that may be uncomfortable or aggressive in large groups or around other canines. Be sure to bring water for you and your dog.
All hikes are free. However, parking is $7 unless you’re a Regional Parks member (to join, visit this page).
Hikes with Hounds in May:
- Thursday, May 4: Foothill Regional Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, May 11: Taylor Mountain Regional Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meet at the Kawana Springs trailhead.
- Thursday, May 18: Tolay Lake Regional Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, May 25: Helen Putnam Regional Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
For more information about the hikes, call 707-565-3080.
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