Photo: A happy time is ahead

George Darda Jr. of Grover Beach walks with his dog, Mr. Cooper, along the The Grand Dunes Trail south of the Monarch Butterfly Grove at Pismo State Beach as they make their way to happy hour at Fin’s Seafood.

The trail, which begins near the Grover Beach Day Use Area at the end of Grand Avenue, winds south through the Dunes to the Oceano Campground.