By John Kruse
For The Sentinel 

SUMMER HIKING WITH YOUR DOG

 

John Kruse

GOOD TRAIL TIME: Georgia loves time on the trail

Looking for a fun way to enjoy the dog days of summer? Take your dog on a hike!

I did just that last week with Georgia, my springer spaniel. With a hot day forecast the two of us arrived at the trailhead for the Icicle Gorge Loop Trail in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Leavenworth at 8:30 AM. We enjoyed a great walk along the scenic Icicle River with several stops along the way for photos and for Georgia to drink water or wade. By 10 AM we were back at the truck, having traveled 4.2 miles.

With plenty of energy remaining and the temperature still in the low 70's I decided to head to the end of the Icicle River Road where we took off on the Icicle River Trail....



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