Dog walking in Yosemite National Park

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Dog Walking in Yosemite National Park

Take your dog on a great adventure through Yosemite National Park. This beautiful town is set in the Sierra Nevada mountains and is filled with hiking trails and a few restaurants that you and your dog can dine at together. Your dog will love being surrounded by the giant trees and pawsome mountains. There are no veterinarians in Yosemite National Park, but there are five in Mariposa, which is just down the road.

Take your dog out to the Village Grill for a bite to eat while you are hanging out in the mountains. They dish out an amazing breakfast that locals rave about, and their outdoor patio is perfect for you and your dog to sit down and enjoy your meal with a great view.

While in town, be sure to check out the National Park itself. The park has tons of amenities for you and your dog, like hiking trails and even river rafting. Your dog will love being able to explore the trails and being sheltered by the redwoods while you hike together. Be careful when you are out in the park since there is a lot of wildlife running around.

Your dog will have a great time exploring Yosemite National Park with you by his side.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Valley

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Population Density
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Yosemite Valley

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Get a good hike in on the Mirror Lake Trail with your furry pal. The 5-mile trail has a 265-foot elevation gain, perfect for first time hikers. The route style is a loop, and the entire trail is paved, making it an easier hike for you and your dog. The trail will take you around a lake and gives you an amazing view of Half Dome, plus you will go across a few bridges and climb over a river. Your dog needs to remain on leash while you hike this trail, but won't mind since he will be too excited for the hike.

Mt Hoffmann

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Population Density
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Mt Hoffmann

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After hiking a few trails with your pup, stop into Began's Deli for a well deserved bite to eat. This delicious deli dishes out tasty breakfasts and lunches in a casual diner atmosphere. Their menu includes biscuits and gravy, plus classic sandwiches like roast beef or ham and Swiss. The outdoor patio welcomes your dog to stay by your side as you enjoy your meal, and is covered by tons of redwoods, giving you and your pup plenty of shade. Deganan's Deli is also a gift shop where you and Fido can get some retail therapy in.

Wawona Road

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Population Density
145 per sq. mi.

Wawona Road

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Take your pup on a great hike on the Tunnel View Trail. The trail is paved and not difficult at all to hike along. This short hike will take you to a vista where you and your dog will get a beautiful view of El Capitan, Half Dome, and Bridalveil Falls. Locals say the best time to hike this trail and see the sights is early spring when the Bridalveil Falls are at their peak. Make sure to keep your dog on a leash while you explore, and watch the posted signs since there are areas your dog can't go in.

Yosemite Falls

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Yosemite Falls

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If you are looking for a short hike that will make you feel the burn, then head out to the Lower Yosemite Falls for a good hike. The trail is only 1-mile long, but has an elevation gain of 4,000-feet. While hiking, you will get an awesome view of the Yosemite Falls. The best time to view the Falls is during the spring and summer. The hike will take you over a few bridges where you can expect to get wet from the water. This trail is popular among visitors, so you and your dog won't be alone on it.

Yosemite Village

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Yosemite Village

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The Cook's Meadow Trail is a little longer of a trail that you both will love hiking along. The 2.25-mile hike has a 4,000-foot elevation gain and a paved path to walk along. The hike will give you stunning views of the Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, and Glacier Point. There are trails maps at the beginning of the hike to give you guidance on where to hike, and remember to keep your dog on a leash. Watch the posted signs as to where dogs are and aren't allowed. Make sure to bring water and clean-up bags with you on this hike.