Canine John Muir

The John Muir Trail is open to dogs for a bit less than half its length. Sure, you'll miss the most famous scenery, but if you don't like it, complain to the park service not to me.

photo of scenery, snow, and dog

Silver Pass, July 2005


8.8 miles Rush Creek Trailhead to John Muir Trail junction
6.4 miles round-trip (optional) Up to Donahue Pass and back
70.0 miles regular John Muir Trail, from Rush Creek Trail to Piute Canyon
15? miles over Piute pass to North Lake trailhead

More on the trail and resupply


More on horses, snow, and stream crossings.

Suggestions for gear and food

More on dog food, dog packs, booties, dog jackets, and sleeping pads for dogs.

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