"Bark in the Park"

Dog-friendly hike!

When Aug 11, 2013
from 07:30 AM to 09:00 AM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Adrianna Weickhardt
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 566-6441

Must have reservation to participate.  Please call:  (915) 566-6441

Sunday, August 11 -  ($5.00 – this is the entrance fee)

Meet at Tom Mays Unit

Start: 7:30 a.m.

Length:  1 hour / 1 mile

Trail Difficulty:   Easy.  The section of the Lower Sunset that’ll we’ll be hiking is a smooth, well maintained flat trail ideal for new hikers and for dogs.  Whether you’re looking to introduce your 4-legged friend to the joys of hiking or just want to socialize your pet, you can meet other dog lovers and learn how to hike safely in the desert with your pets at this event.  We will also have water stations for the dogs and a kiddie pool for the pooches to cool the pads of their feet.

Bring: Dogs, leashes, water and snacks for yourself and your pooch.

At the Tom Mays Unit of the park - Directions: 

From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards Mountains for 3.8 miles, Park entrance will be on the left, but you’ll actually pass it, make a u-turn then enter on the right.  From Eastside on Hwy 54, exit Transmountain Rd, travel west 7 miles over/thru the mountains, Park entrance will be on the right.


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