Walking the Open Road

BRP gate

We love a closed gate on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Open road

With no cars, we are free to walk down the middle of the road.

Open Road

The pavement under our paws.

Open Road

Though at least one of us is doing his own thing.

Rusty grass

Some of us prefer a little grass under our paws.


  1. FiveSibesMom on January 26, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    What a beautiful group of head-turning Huskies! You guys have a great place for a nice walk. Enjoy!

  2. NCMountainwoman on January 24, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    We love the BRP when it is open, but we love it even more when it is closed. Such a great place to walk. And we meet so many nice people and dogs almost every time we go.

  3. Steve & Kat on January 24, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    Rusty, I’m with you. I prefer to blaze a trail. Steve, on the other paw, will rarely even get off the sidewalk. He’s such a city dog.


  4. The OP Pack on January 23, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    Hey, someone has to water and fertilize the grass:)

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  5. Hawk aka BrownDog on January 23, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    Hi Y’all,

    I’ll hike anyplace my Human wants to go…it’s great all the new scents and sights.

    Y’all come by tomorrow and pick up your Pawsome Blogger Award.

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  6. houndstooth on January 23, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Hiking on the open road? Where’s the fun in that? I’m with Rusty, give me the road less traveled!

  7. Huffle Mawson on January 23, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    Is it closed because of the alleged snow?

  8. The Ao4 on January 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    I like walking on the grass, too. As long as it isn’t wet.

  9. Khyra on January 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    I’m sorry woo have green under your paws –

    It is JanWOOary – it should be WHITE!


  10. Ice 'n Ayla on January 23, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    (Ayla)”I’m with you, Rusty. The feeling of soft grass on my delicate paws is much better than the hard pavement with the odd pebble thrown in, to get between the pads. Nice to HAVE all that open space for the winter, though, without having to worry about traffic. You are soowoooooo lucky!”

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