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Lake Dorothy, WA

Dogs that love the water and hiking must go to this park.

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    Dogs that love the water and hiking must go to this park.

    Special Interest: Hiking

    Dogs that love the water and hiking must go to Lake Dorothy (Skykomish, WA). There’s over 390,000 acres and huge body of water to play in. The Lake Dorothy Trailhead starts 1.9 miles from Lake Dorothy. Stop for a photo at Lake Dorothy with a view of Big Snow Mountain in the background. Be prepared for a lot of stairs. From Lake Dorothy you can hike on to Bear and Deer Lakes, or challenge yourself and go to Snoqualmie Lake. The total distance from the trailhead to Snoqualmie Lake is about 12-13 miles out and back. This area is very popular for camping, fishing, birding, and canoeing. We recommend you read this article before you plan your trip out.

    GPS Coordinates: 47.60870, -121.38603 Map


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    Location: Skykomish, WA | King County | Washington
    Activities: Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Walking

    TAGS: Bear Lake, Big Snow Mountain, Birding, Camping, Canoeing, Deer Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Lake, Lake Dorothy, Leash, Skykomish, Snoqualmie Lake, Walking, Washington

    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: Dogs must be on leash. No Campfires.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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