The 10 Best Dog Parks in America
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One of the funnest things to do with your canine pal is visit a dog park! And luckily this country is home to some of the very best. Here are the 10 best dog parks in America!
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Newtown Dream Dog Park, Johns Creek, Georgia
The Newtown Dream Dog Park is considered one of the most beautiful dog parks in the country ever since it got a makeover sponsored by Beneful. While only a single acre, this whimsical puppy paradise features agility hoops, turf, tunnels, a fire-hydrant-shaped sprinkler and a bone-shaped bridge.
Pilgrim Dog Park, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Pilgrim Dog Park in Provincetown was built for dogs and their owners alike. Local artists conceived all the esthetically pleasing structures and sculptures. Even the benches and poop bag stations are fun to look at.
Washington Dog Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Your dog will have a blast at Washington Dog Park’s 12,000-square-foot facility. Enjoy the stone fountains for cooling down and climbing or have a fun romp on the gravel and synthetic turf.
Hawaii Kai Dog Park, Honolulu, Hawaii
While a lovely dog park in its own right (after all, it is spacious and super clean), the real appeal of the Hawaii Kai Dog Park on Oahu is the unbelievable views. You also can’t miss the fun breed-specific meetups for Beagles, Corgis and more.
Warren G. Magnuson Dog Park, Seattle, Washington
Seattle is home to many dog parks, but folks like to frequent this one because it is the only park with water access to Lake Washington. Also be sure to check out the food truck near the entrance that offers homemade goodies for pets and people.
Beau’s Dream Dog Park, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Beneful set out to beautify dog parks through their Dream Dog Park Project and boy, did they accomplish their mission. Beau’s Dream Dog Park has clean turf grass and climbing structures, as well as high-tech features like a splash pad and a tennis ball tree that launches the balls for dogs.
Buffalo Bayou Johnny Steele Dog Park, Houston, Texas
This 2-acre park is a picturesque must-see for dogs and dog owners. It features a pond, benches, dog washing areas, shade structures and drinking fountains with special spigots just for pups!
Beneful Dream Dog Park, Alabaster, Alabama
The city of Alabaster also won a $500,000 dog park through the Dream Dog Park Project. This park has fountains, splash pads, a miniature football field, soft walking trails and rocks for climbing.
Jack Ass Acres K-9 Korral, New River, Arizona
Jack Ass Acres K-9 Korral is a members-only dog park built entirely from recycled and reused materials. It has a desert motif to conserve water and the smooth gravel is gentle on dogs’ paws. Even the water fountains and lights are solar powered. The Korral was even voted Best Dog Park in America by Dog Fancy Magazine in 2008 and 2010.
Shaggy Pines Dog Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
This 20-acre park has a variety of features including a designated digging area, jogging trail and swimming pond with a deck. You might also want to stop by the store and coffee and treat bar.