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Our Favourite Dog-Friendly Adventure Hikes in Whistler

Thanks to its staggering mountains, majestic glaciers, roaring rivers, towering evergreen forests, and untouched spaces, Whistler is blessed with some of the best hikes in the country. While dogs are not permitted anywhere in Garibaldi Park, which includes Wedgemount Lake, Garibaldi Lake, Cheakamus Lake, Musical Bumps and Elfin Lakes, as well as Whistler Blackcomb, and the Rainbow Lake trail, there are other less-known, but still impressive, backcountry trails that allow you and your dog to get up close with Whistler's most attractive wild spaces. These trails provide access to extremely beautiful and remote wilderness areas and we are very lucky to be able to share them with our best pawl. We have listed below our favourite dog-friendly adventure hikes to do in Whistler. Brew Lake and Mount Brew...

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Ways to Enjoy the Sea-to-Sky this Fall with Your Dog

Tucked between two glorious, busy seasons, fall in Whistler might be the local's best kept-secret. Crowds have faded, bugs have retired and heat has moderated, leading to quieter, cool and pleasant autumn days. While I appreciate the cozy wool sweater weather, wrapping my hands around hot bevys and enjoying good books in front of the fireplace, one thing I love the most about fall is getting outside and embracing the fresh autumn air with my dogs. I feel so fortunate to call the Sea-to-Sky my home, with a variety of outdoor activities to do year-round and with my best pawls by my side. I have listed below some ways to enjoy the Sea-to-Sky this fall with your dog: Go for a hike Fall might be the...

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Dog Friendly Pemberton: Walks, Hikes, and Hangouts

As a dog owner, and avid adventurer, Pemberton is the most amazing place to live. In dog-friendly Pemberton I regularly find beautiful new places to walk my dogs. There are places for any kind of dog owner, whether you’re into hiking, biking, or just sitting and sippin’ a coffee with your four-legged friend, dog-friendly Pemberton has a spot for you. I made a list of my favorite Pemby places to take my dogs, if you’re not a Pemberton resident I hope this motivates you to venture out and see what else the Sea to Sky has to offer. Enjoy! Beautiful sunset hike along the Green River FSR One Mile Lake Now, if you live in Pemby and own a dog I’m...

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Whistler's Dog-Friendly Parks and Trails

There's no doubt that Whistler's outdoors call to our dogs as much as it does us. Whether you're into hiking, walking, swimming, or simply relaxing in nature, you can both enjoy some of your favourite activities together at those dog-friendly parks and trails. Dog-Friendly Parks Arfa Lake Dog Park and Dock at Alpha Lake – Located on Lake Placid Road, this park is fenced on three sides. Great to play fetch or take a dip in the lake. Barking Bay at Rainbow Park – Tough not fenced, this area has dog dock with ramp and a grassy area. Bayly Park at Cheakamus Crossing – This is a full fenced, off-leash area that also includes an agility course. Canine Cove at Lost Lake Park – A simple beach...

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Dogs in Whistler: Leashing, Licenses and Bylaws

(from the RMOW Website) Pet-friendly Whistler Whistler is a pet-friendly community and asks dog owners to follow rules for responsible pet ownership. Did you know that by licensing your dog you assist us in making decisions on where dog parks are most needed? Whistler’s Animal Responsibility Bylaw sets out the rules for responsible pet ownership: Leash your dog – Dogs must be leashed, except when in an off-leash park. Licence your dog - Dogs in Whistler must possess and wear a valid dog licence. Pick up after your dog and put the waste in a garbage can. Don’t allow your dog to become a nuisance to other people. Don't allow your pet to be tethered and unattended on public property. Leash Regulations Dogs must be leashed...

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