15 Dogs Loving the Hiking Life

Posted by Stacey Venzel
smiling dog

They came, they hiked, they conquered.

No matter how big or how small, dogs can climb cliffs and walk for miles. Turns out, they’re a whole lot of fun to have on the trail.

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We put together a dog hiking mash-up to remind you to get outdoors with your bow-wow (or borrow a friend’s) and enjoy the rest of summer!

That Smile, That Face

The Pacific Northwesterner

Three’s Company

The Crossing of the Delaware…Maybe

Anybody have a towel? ?

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Urban Outlook

Mountain Dog in the Mountains

Alaskan Wanderlust

Taking in the #view. #nature #hikingdog #hikealaska #getoutside #whennaturecalls #puppylove #furbaby #dogsofinstagram

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The Carpe Diem Pooch

Flower Power

The Four-Legged Cairn Architect

The National Park Cruiser

Little Dude, Big Dreams

Missing the mountains! Hopefully we can make it back there soon.

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The Happiest Mountaineer

Suns out, tongues out ☀️??? #dogsofinstagram #rescuesofinstagram #rescue #adopt #tripawd #dogswhohike #dogsonadventures #hikingdog

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These Butts Don’t Lie

Never-ending Sniffs

Clearly, dogs love the outdoors, and they’re pretty great at making the most of it. The majority of hikers would probably agree; hiking is just better with a four-legged adventurer!

Have some dog hiking photos to share? Post them in the comments below or tag us #wideopenpets.

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15 Dogs Loving the Hiking Life