Gold Country region

Gold Country region

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Placer County promises trails, thrills and tasty surprises

Welcome to Placer County, a 1,400-square-mile playground where dog-friendly fun is always in season. From cosmopolitan Roseville and Rocklin, to the serene Gold Country foothills, to rugged Sierra landscapes near North Lake Tahoe, Placer is the place to live life at its peak. A great place to start is the California Welcome Center in historic downtown Auburn for expert trip-planning advice. Read more

The Gold Country, an amazing American road trip

California’s Gold Country, home to the Gold Rush in 1849, combines history, nature, authentic American West small towns, a sensational culinary scene, wine, microbreweries, and majestic scenery in a captivating way that no other California region rivals. The gold rush continues today in the form of tourism in a region encompassing a dozen cities and counties with hundreds of dog-friendly places to stay, eat and drink, hike, splash, and much, much more. Read more

Tahoe’s tail-waggin’ winter highlights 

Lake Tahoe promises classic fun in any season, but this slice of California really sparkles during the winter. The destination is known for ski hills, cross-country trails, and more spectacular scenery than you can shake a stick at. Read more

SNO many options for fun

Here's a DogTrekker secret: Stories about California SNO-Parks are among our most-read each year! There's lots to bark about when it comes to these dog-friendly, snow-covered playgrounds scattered on U.S. Forest Service lands. Read more

Widescreen Yosemite adventure

Home to towering waterfalls and 200-foot-tall giant sequoias, there’s no place like Yosemite. And Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite puts you just two miles from Yosemite National Park. Read more

Bark for some of our favorite dog-friendly campgrounds

California is incredibly rich and varied in terms of geography, and its thousands of dog-friendly campgrounds are equally as diverse. From the mountains to the ocean to the desert, there’s no shortage of places to pitch your tent, park your RV or cuddle up in a cabin with your pet if you so desire. We can’t begin to spotlight all of them, but here are a trio of our favorites dog-camping destinations. 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

Snow dogs! Where to ruff it up in the white stuff

Those of us who live in California have to pinch ourselves in thanks for proximity to gorgeous mountain environments just day-trip distance away. Even if you don’t live in a snow zone, it’s easy enough to visit—and no need to leave your four-legged sidekick behind. Here are some of our favorite places and tips for a fun snow trip with your dog: And Sno It Goes Tahoe Snow Stay & Play Mammoth Lakes Winter Woof Winterize Your Dog Read more

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