Amazing Dog Parks you Must Visit with your Pooch

When it comes to planning a vacation with a pooch, dog parents wish to visit places that cater to their fur child’s needs. But sadly, there aren’t many places that are as welcoming to dogs as humans. Therefore, many paw-parents are forced to go on vacation without their fluffy baby or not go at all. As unfair as it sounds, America’s travel and tourism sector doesn’t have enough recreational spaces for dogs. However, some dog-loving entities have taken the initiative to build areas for entertaining dogs. Thanks to them, the dearth of welcoming recreational facilities for dogs is starting to fill up to some extent. Even though not all of those facilities are of the same caliber, but all of them offer ample space and entertainment avenues for pups of all shapes and sizes.

To help you create your bucket list, we decided to round up top dog parks that warrant at least one visit with your doggie-doodle. Here is a list of the eight best dog parks from all over the United States of America.

Newtown Dream Dog Park

Just like the name suggests, Newtown Dream Dog Park is nothing short of dreamland for canines. Spread over an area of 1 acre, Newtown Park is situated in Johns Creek, Georgia. Its construction was sponsored by the famous dog food company, Beneful back in 2011. Thanks to the generosity of the people at Beneful, the four-legged residents in all of America and even worldwide got a place to truly enjoy the outdoors.

Newtown Dream Dog Park offers separate areas for full-grown dogs and tiny pups so that each member of the dog community gets to enjoy the open space wholeheartedly. It also features an artificial turf for canines to play on, sprinkles for the four-legged fellows to soak in water, hoops, and obstacles for agility training and water fountains for pets and their owners to play together. It’s undoubtedly a dream location for dog and their parents. If you want to treat your little one, plan a picnic at the Newtown Dream Dog Park.

Beau’s Dog Park at Buchanan Park

After the thriving success of the Newtown dream dog park, Beneful decided to revamp a bunch of other dog parks. And Beau’s dog park at Buchanan Park in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is one of them. Beau’s dog park was designed and inaugurated for the four-legged residents around the world in 2013. It is a state of the art facility that offers multiple recreational features for canines of all sizes. From a tennis tree to launch balls for large dogs to splash pads and grassy turf, Beau’s dog park features many structures for your doggo to play on and around. You can bring your fur baby alone to this canine wonderland or invite many of their friends to make a day of just dog activities.

Montrose dog beach

If your doggie is a fan of the beach, this Chicagoan beach is the ultimate destination for you and your little fella. Almost all the paw-parents in Chicago visit Montrose beach at least once a pet to let their pooch experience the unbridled joy of playing in seawater surrounded by its kin.

Montrose beach is a fenced-in space exclusively for dogs, giving canines the freedom to rove around as much as they want.

Bea Arthur Dog Park

Named after the Golden Girls actress, Bea Arthur Park is one of the best spots for canines. It features a wide access ramp that leads to the Elizabeth River, allowing doggies to paddle away in the water until their paws are sore. It also offers space for running and an extensive collection of dog toys along with small pools at every corner. The 24/7 open park is located behind the PETA headquarters that provides live camera coverage of the park so that all the four-legged guests remain safe and sound.

Bea Arthur is a complete recreational destination for your fur child as it offers space for playing, swimming, and chew toys for canines.

Jackass Acres K-9 Korral

This Arizonian Park is a members-only club for dog and dog parents. It is the first-ever all green dog park in America. Every structure in Jackass Acres is made with recycled materials and adorned with solar-powered lights. The park also offers biodegradable poop bags to dog owners and an NFL grade artificial turf. Based on Jackass Acres’s sustainable environment, the place has been named the best dog park in America twice since the opening.

If you are an environmentalist, you need to bring your dog here and show them a clean world.

Schuylkill River Park Dog Run

Offering a mesmerizing view of the Philadelphia skyline, this dog park is the go-to destination for many Pennsylvanian dog parents. It has an expansive turf for canines to play on to their heart’s content, with several small water bowls to dip into after basking in the sun on a hot day.

Pilgrim Dog Park

Pilgrim Dog Park is situated in Province Town, Massachusetts, and features a lot of structures for canines to play on along with the most jaw-dropping pet-friendly sculptures designed by local artists to honor the four-legged human companions. The park also has multiple poop stations so that dog parents can conveniently clean their fur babies. It’s a relatively quiet park that gives you an ideal opportunity to bond with your pup under the sky.

Warren G. Magnuson Dog Park

Out of all the dog parks in Seattle, Warren G Magnuson is the only one with water access for canines. Located along the Washington River, this Seattle park a vast playing field for dogs with the choice to paddle in the river water.

One noteworthy aspect of the Warren G Magnuson Park is the dog food truck at the entrance that offers homemade dog treats for your fur buddy. They can play as much as they want in the park and reenergize themselves by gorging up on the dog-delights from the food-truck.

If you think that you offer all the possible entertainment options to your doggo, you need to think again because you can surely not provide your fur child the kind of amusement features that the mentioned dog parks do. Therefore, take your fluffy pal out and let them enjoy the world of dog parks.

by Maria A Davidson || You can’t buy love, but you can rescue it™

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  1. Only 1 out of every 10 dogs born will find a permanent home.
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  5. According to the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy (NCPPSP), less than 2% of cats and only 15 to 20% of dogs are returned to their owners.
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