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Top 200 Places: Grandfather Mountain

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Grandfather Mountain
near Blue Ridge Parkway
North Carolina 28646

This rugged mountian is full of hiking trails and natural beauty. At the top there is a swinging bridge to walk out on as it is usually windy. The bridge is quite a spectacle. Dogs are allowed on leash throughout. There is calmer hiking lower on the mountain.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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