California Airedale Terrier Sunrise Hike

17 years I’ve be hiking up this (Cowles Mtn.) mountain with Airedales. We have taken in many great sunsets over the Pacific, but untilĀ  December 12th., we never did a sunrise hike. This is our larger Airedale Terrier sunrise hike on Cowles Mountain in San Diego California.

California Mountain Airedales - Airedale Terrier Sunrise Hike

These larger Airedales are also known as Mountain Airedales because of their size. But, they certainly look forward to and enjoy all our mountain hikes. Continue reading “California Airedale Terrier Sunrise Hike”

Best Dog Hikes San Diego

Best Dog Hikes San Diego

San Diego best dog trails – Cowles Mountain is at the Eastern side of the city of San Diego, it borders La Mesa and Santee.

The main trail starts at the corner of Navajo Rd, and Golfcreast Dr.. This is a very popular and busy trail. Because it’s narrow, I would NOT recommend it with the dog, because you always end up pulling the dog over so people can get by. Plus, if you’re like me and you looking for little serenity on the trail this front trail is not for you because of all the people and even little kids it’s very noisy.

The Barker Way Trail on the east side of the mountain is really a much better trail for enjoying your hike, and the only trail I would recommend for taking your dog.

The one-way distance from the trailhead, which is right off Parker Way, is 1.6 miles. The parks department rates this trail as moderate. It takes me, about 45 to 55 minutes to get to the summit. Continue reading “Best Dog Hikes San Diego”