Dog-Friendly Hikes with Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn Sarnacki, outdoors columnist for the Bangor Daily News, will speak about her latest book, “Dog-Friendly Hikes in Maine,” at the Thompson Free Library on Thursday, August 29 at 6:00 pm.

About the author: Aislinn Sarnacki is a reporter for the Bangor Daily News, as well as the author of the “Family Friendly Hikes in Maine,” “Maine Hikes Off the Beaten Path,” and “Dog-Friendly Hikes in Maine.” For the BDN, Aislinn produces stories and columns about outdoor recreation, especially hiking. She also writes weekly stories about Maine wildlife, conservation and outdoor recreation, which she often supplements with videos and photos. Originally from Winterport, Maine, she graduated from the University of Maine in Orono with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

About “Dog-Friendly Hikes in Maine” (Down East Books, 2019): “Today, more and more people travel with their pets, taking their beloved four-legged friends everywhere. Yet, it can still be sometimes difficult to find a park or hiking trail that’s dog-friendly. Bangor Daily News outdoors columnist Aislinn Sarnacki presents 35 hikes around Maine that you can feel comfortable taking your dog on.

Along with maps and color photos to detail the hikes, she includes practical information such as proper etiquette to observe with your canine companion and when it’s okay to let your pet off the leash. She also rounds out with helpful suggestions on dog-friendly restaurants, hotels, parks, and beaches, so you and your furry friend can make the most of your time in the Maine outdoors.”