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Emily, one of our Intrepid DogTrekkers from Humboldt County
, wrote in about Pump Station #1
on the Mad River, just outside of Arcata. She says the Mad River pump stations are a fun and convenient place to take your dogs to roam off leash. more »
Humboldt County’s 100-mile-long Redwood Coast is a misty and majestic slice of California that should be on every DogTrekker’s bucket list. While redwood trees are the stars, the beaches are magnificent—and on many of them, your four-legged friend can romp free within the wave slope. Time your visit to arrive at low tide to stay within regulations—and watch out, especially in winter, for sleeper waves powerful enough to pull you and your furry friend from shore. more »
It’s always cool on the Redwood Coast, so don’t worry about leaving Sparky in the car while you spend half an hour at the Willow Creek-China Flat Bigfoot Museum
(open May-October), where you’ll see film footage, footprint casts and other artifacts related to the hairy hominid that has even earned a starring role
in the county’s tourism marketing campaign. (Hey, you gotta believe!) more »