by Linda B. Mullally and David S. Mullally (Falcon Guides)
Once you’ve had the companionship of a dog on the trail, you will never be able to imagine hiking without your canine pal. When it comes to hiking, you and your dog share some benefits in common, but your differences are what enhance and compliment your nature experience. If you are not already fascinated by the history of the land under your hiking boots, traveling and hiking around Northern California is sure to stir the romantic history buff in you. Native cultures fished, hunted, and thrived on this land. On many trails you will walk in the footsteps of the original inhabitants, subsequent Spanish explorers, and early settlers seeking a better life through farming, cattle ranching, logging, and mining precious metals including gold. California streams, rivers, ocean, and mountain scenery will inspire you in much the same way it did those who first discovered them and those who continue to fight to preserve them.
© 2014 Linda B Mullally and David S Mullally/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.