Hiking on the Maple Springs Trail

We ventured out last Saturday on a dreary, cloudy day to Silverado Canyon to hike a few miles on the Maple Springs Trail in the Cleveland National Forest. Mostly, we wanted to let the pup run off some energy off leash. Snoopy had a grand time hiking and we simply loved seeing him so free and happy. If we get this much joy from seeing our puppy so happy, I can’t imagine how we’ll flip when/if we see our own kids enjoying themselves someday.

Snoopy on the Trail

Snoopy on the Trail

Dan & Snoopy

Dan & Snoopy

It’s all fun and games, though, until someone (ahem…Snoopy!) comes home with a tick burrowed into him:-( We didn’t see the tick on top of his head until Wednesday night and at first we weren’t even sure that it was a tick. But then I saw its gross brown body and disgusting little black legs and freaked out. I’d never seen a tick on an animal or human before. We pulled the tick off of him and are hoping his tick bump heals soon.

About Carrie

I'm a Midwest transplant in SoCal...spending my time exploring, questioning, reading, writing, baking, skiing, and running.
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One Response to Hiking on the Maple Springs Trail

  1. Janelle says:

    Ick. Ticks freak me out. Why can’t you just bite me and go away?

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