An insider's guide to the best hiking with your four-legged friend. Find terrain that's easy on the paws, serene trails just a stone's throw from the city, clear lakes, beautiful beaches, and much more. Includes: 55 dog-friendly trails - 90 minutes or less from midtown Manhattan; covers NYC's five boroughs, the Hudson River Valley, and Long Island; quick-reference chart that compares hikes by length, fitness level of dogs, availability of water, off-leash options, and more; what to pack: The Ten Canine Essentials; tips on doggy first aid, dealing with wildlife encounters, and year-round hiking in the Northeast.
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