Posted 5:10 AM 3/1/2013 : Hittin' the Trails 4 You: Dog-friendly hikes
TUCSON - News 4 Tucson viewers ask frequently about dog-friendly hiking trails in southern Arizona.
Today's "Hittin' the Trails" shows off three of the best hikes to bring your four-legged friends.
The premier pooch hike in the Old Pueblo is the Agua Caliente Trail. Whether your dog is big or small, this trail takes you to some breathtaking views and a dog favorite.
After two miles, the trail reaches an area called Cat Track Tank, which is usually brimming with water.
Another hike dogs live is the Marshall Gulch Trail atop Mount Lemmon.
It's an easy 1.3 mile hike also featuring water and great flora like pine trees and wildflowers. Add in temperatures 30 degrees cooler than Tucson and you've got the makings of a perfect hike.
And if your dog doesn't mind a little car ride, check out the Bog Springs Trail in Madera Canyon. This is a moderate hike, with a narrowing, rocky trail. It's also a world-renowned birding destination, and you are advised to keep dogs leashed at all times.
To check out the Agua Caliente Trail map, click here.
To check out the Marshall Gulch Trail map, click here.
To check out the Bog Springs Trail map, click here.
Click here to submit a news tip to us!
Become a Facebook Fan!
Help those in need this holiday season
Win! Win! Win!
Wise Local Marketing!
Get news, weather and more on your smartphone and tablet!
Get texts for news, traffic, deals and more!
Sign up on KVOA.com for newsletters, exclusive deals, and more!
What's happening on News 4 @ 4
Stories and videos with Kristi's Kids
Check out the latest events FC Tucson has scheduled.
Let us help grow your business
Digital Channel 4.2
What's on KVOA and when!
Contact info for our department heads
KVOA's on air personalities!
Work at News 4 Tucson
Complete feeds of all KVOA.com stories
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and More