Best Hikes with Dogs Georgia and South Carolina  by Steve Goodrich & Ashley Goodrich

Best Hikes with Dogs: Georgia & South Carolina Guide Book

by Steve Goodrich & Ashley Goodrich (The Mountaineers Books)
Best Hikes with Dogs Georgia and South Carolina  by Steve Goodrich & Ashley Goodrich
One cold November night in the Blood Mountain Wilderness in north Georgia, Steve Goodrich and his wife Ashley had to wrap themselves around their yellow lab, Rebel, under one sleeping bag. It was the last time they would fail to anticipate their dog's special needs on the trail. Since then, Rebel and the Goodriches have hiked thousands of miles together in Georgia and South Carolina to select the best hikes the states have to offer you and your pooch. Includes information on everything you need to know before you hit the trails with your pup - what to pack for your dog, advice on trail etiquette, and potential doggy dangers.

© 2007 Steve Goodrich and Ashley Goodrich/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Hikes with Dogs: Georgia & South Carolina" Guide Book
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Kings Mountain National Military Park commemorates a pivotal and significant victory by American Patriots over American Loyalists during the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War. The battle foug ...
Antioch, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
Vogel State Park, located at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest, is one of Georgia’s oldest and most popular facilities. The Bear Hair Gap Trail is the easier of the two r ...
Blairsville, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
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Magnolia Springs State Park is known for its crystal-clear springs from which seven to nine million gallons of water flow each day into the lake systems of the park. A boardwalk spans this crisp, cool ...
Perkins, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
Black Rock Mountain State Park is named for the sheer cliffs of dark-colored rock found occasionally in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The park is located on both sides of the Eastern Continental Div ...
Mountain City, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
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Blood Mountain at 4461 feet is the highest point on the Appalachian Trail in the state of Georgia, and is a very popular destination for both overnight and day hikers since there are magnificent views ...
Hood, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
This loop hike on the Kings Mountain National Recreational Trail includes a 0.5-mile side hike to Browns Mountain. At 1045 feet it is the highest point on the route, with decent winter views to the so ...
Antioch, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 16
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The Pine Mountain Trail is a 23-mile footpath that crosses and follows Pine Mountain Ridge in west-central Georgia. The trail is inside Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park, close to Calloway Gardens, ...
Newnan, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.3
Cheraw State Park is South Carolina’s oldest state park with a wealth of outdoor activities including hiking and biking trails, boating, fishing, equestrian trails, and even a championship eighteen-ho ...
Fisher Hill, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
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The Conasauga River is a favorite destination in north Georgia for both hikers and their dogs, and it is particularly worthy in the warm summer months when fishing and swimming are possible in the man ...
Chatsworth, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
For a nice, pleasant day hike with the dog, the Bear Hair Gap Trail is a gentle 4-mile loop in Vogel State Park. For a strenuous day hike or a challenging overnight backpacking trip, consider the Coos ...
Dahlonega, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 12.8
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The short Crawford Hiking Trail loop is a 1.1-mile hike that begins near the parking area to the right of the Meeting House. The trail leads through a picnic area in the southeastern corner of the p ...
Van Wyck, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
The falls and the surrounding scenic area were named for Hernando DeSoto, a Spanish explorer who was known to have traveled the wilderness in search of gold. Early settlers found a piece of armor here ...
Cleveland, GA - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
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The East River Swamp Trail, one of three trails featured in General Coffee State Park, begins near Picnic Area #1 south of Jake Lake. The in-and-out hike, blazed in pink, heads east across the Sevente ...
Chatterton, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
Andrew Ellicott, a noted surveyor, was commissioned by Georgia to determine the boundary between the states. He completed his survey in 1811 by chiseling an inconspicuous mark on a rock on the east ba ...
Moody Cove, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
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Frosty Mountain is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest, a short distance from Amicalola Falls State Park. To hike this loop in a counterclockwise direction, start at the Amicalola Falls visit ...
Dawsonville, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.8
Andrew Jackson State Park is named for the former president who lived most of his young life in this area and is honored by a statue created by Anna Hyatt Huntington, which is located a short distance ...
Van Wyck, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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General Coffee State Park is named after General John Coffee, a U.S. congressman, military leader, and planter. The park is known for its rare and endangered species of plants and wildlife, mostly due ...
Douglas, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
The Green Mountain Trail actually offers several hike options, including a loop from Deep Gap, a shuttle hike to Blue Ridge Lake, and a shuttle hike connecting with the Long Branch Loop Trail. This ro ...
Stewart Mill, GA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
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Hunting Island is located a short distance from the popular tourist destination of Hilton Head Island, and is managed as a 5000-acre nature preserve run by South Carolina State Parks. A nineteenth-cen ...
Cedar Reef Villas, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
Huntington Beach State Park is named after the American sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington who used the area as a private beach and studio during the winter months. She and her husband Archer lived in a w ...
Huntington Marsh, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.6
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