DogTrekker dogs LOVE going to the beach! Check out our stories about dog-friendly beaches, rivers and lakes in California. We also have tips and tricks for staying safe while enjoying the salty air and surf! So go ahead, plan that trip – your pup will thank you!  Happy trekking! 🐾🐕

Happy New Year from DogTrekker.com

The new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hand. Or, maybe it’s in the paw of your four-legged best friend. However you document your 2023 travel aspirations and dreams, you can count on DogTrekker.com.   Read more.

Bass Lake video

Dogs and people can play like locals at Bass Lake, less then 20 miles from the front gate of Yosemite.  Read more.

Fort Bragg: Affordable and uniquely dog-friendly

Northern California is known for dog-friendly adventures, and one destination really rolls out the red carpet for pups: Mendocino County. Coastal Fort Bragg is a great basecamp for exploring the region. You’ll find affordable nightly rates, modest pet fees, and standout amenities for furry family members at all three Beachcomber Hotel Group properties.  Read more.

Cruising for history and scenery in Santa Cruz County

Engineer-in-training on Roaring Camp Railroad. Photo by Visit Santa Cruz.
Roaring Camp Railroads, based out of Felton in Santa Cruz County, provides more than just a dog-friendly ride. The company’s Redwood Forest Steam Trains roll on a narrow-gauge track once used to haul giant redwood logs from the forest. They cruise now on 75-minute trips from Roaring Camp to Bear Mountain, where a picnic stop and hiking trails await.  Read more.

Become a water dog in Mendo County

Ah, Mendocino! This Northern California county’s beautiful stretch of coastline is a perfect place to retreat to in summertime, especially when the Central Valley is a bit warmer (don’t forget a sweatshirt—you may need it). And you can’t choose a more beguiling place to stay than super dog-friendly Little River Resort & Spa, perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific. A  Read more.

Special adventures for furry friends in Mendocino

Water dog at the Little River Inn. Photo by Brendan McGuigan.
Mendocino County has so many dog-friendly activities that you might want to stay a few extra days. The Skunk Train is a northern California classic that departs from depots in coastal Fort Bragg and inland Willits  Read more.

Fetch special rates for fall camp by Wild Blue Dogs!

Dreaming of Lake Tahoe's mountain landscapes, fresh air and hiking adventures? Interested in private beach access, plus a full week of fun and education for you and your pups? You can still catch the early-bird rates for the Wild Blue Dogs Fall Camp, taking place September 18-24, 2022.  Read more.

Surf & Sand Lodge, a soundtrack of crashing waves

The Beachcomber’s neighbor, Surf & Sand Lodge, promises laid-back luxury set to a soundtrack of crashing waves. The property offers accommodations with fireplaces, private balconies, Pacific views and plenty of room to stretch your legs. Like all Beachcomber Hotel Group properties, Surf & Sand Lodge has earned the California Hotel & Lodging Association’s Clean + Safe certi  Read more.

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