Why it's Great:
+Beautiful trail and well restored historical sites
+Dogs aren't allowed on the last (best) section of the trail
Not so Great:
-Dogs aren't allowed on the last (best) section of the trail
-11 miles round trip is a bit long for some folks
-first few miles aren't anything special to look at
Bring a bike and ride the first section, then enjoy your stroll up to the old growth trees. Efficient and get the best of both worlds.