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The Cascades at Lake Mohegan, CT

Lake Mohegan is a great location for off-leash cool water fun and hiking.

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    Lake Mohegan is a great location for off-leash cool water fun and hiking.

    Special Interest: BeachHiking

    The Cascades at Lake Mohegan (Fairfield, CT) is a beach, wildlife preserve and a great off-leash recreational area for dogs looking for some cool water fun and hiking.

    Head out on the trail that goes around the lake and to the cascades, a waterfall and creek where your dog can play. Please note that dogs are required to be on leash within 100 feet from the parking lot. There are restrictions for water access in some areas during peak season, including the nearby beach areas. Rules for dog access is located here.

    GPS Coordinates: 41.20164, -73.25374 Map

     

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    Location: Fairfield, CT | Fairfield County | Connecticut
    Activities: Hiking, Walking, Beach

    TAGS: Beach, Connecticut, Fairfield, Hiking, Lake Mohegan, Mohegan, Off-Leash, The Cascades, Walking, Waterfall, Wildlife Preserve

    Items Needed: Water, Poop Bags, First Aid Kit, Tick Removal Tool, 6 Foot Non-Retractable Leash or Hands-Free Leash, Paw Protection, Reflective Gear On Your Dog, Other Appropriate Gear & Food

    Safety: Please consult your vet before hiking with your dog, especially if you have a puppy or a dog that is not fully vaccinated. It's best not to go when it is too cold or hot. Pay attention to your dog's abilities and start slow. Remember to take small and steady water breaks to prevent bloat or water intoxication. And don't forget to check the paws! Watch your footing and steer clear of wild animals. Please follow leash laws and have good recall on your dog.

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