When you’re in Baker, finding great things to do with your dog is as easy as can be! This Louisiana town is home to a large park that has an off-leash dog run. Baker is also just a short drive from many other fun dog-friendly parks and restaurants. If your dog needs to see a veterinarian, there are two great clinics in Baker.
Want to go for a long hike with your pup? Head over to Blackwood Conservation Area, where dogs are welcome on-leash. Located seven miles from Baker, this conservation area offers numerous trails you can explore with your dog. If you want to go for a short walk through the park’s wetlands, take the .17-mile Wood Duck Trail. Or, if you’d like to take a longer walk, go for the .85-mile Outer Fishing Loop. No matter which trail you choose, you’re sure to have fun here!
The Kerry Stamey/Comite Trail is another pawesome place to take your dog for an on-leash walk. This trail is just eight miles from Baker, in Baton Rouge. The five-mile trail goes through wetlands and up hills, providing stunning views the whole way through.
You and your dog will always have a good time here and in the many other dog-friendly parks in and around Baker!
This neighborhood is home to Baker’s one off-leash dog run, Raising Cane’s Dog Park at Greenwood Community Park. This furrific dog park has separate fenced-in areas for large and small dogs to play in. There’s also a pavilion and plenty of benches for owners, and a dog water station is available. Bring some toys for your pup to play with, and enjoy spending a few hours with them here. After your pup is finished playing at the park, take them for an on-leash walk on Greenwood Community Park’s beautiful lakeside path. You and your pup will both have a good time strolling on this scenic path!
South Baton Rouge is home to another woof-derful off-leash area, Burbank Dog Park. Located 23 miles from Baker, this dog park has separate areas for big and small dogs. It also has a fun doggy pool that’s perfect for beating the heat on hot summer days. If your pup gets thirsty while they play, there’s plenty of water available for them. After the dog park, treat your pup to a new toy or a snack at Neighborhood Pet Market by Jefferson Feed. This local pet store offers natural treats that your dog is sure to love, and they also have a wide variety of toys available. Your pup will love shopping here!
Want to take a walk with your dog through a peaceful garden? Head over to LSU AgCenter Botanic Garden in Acadiana. This botanic garden is located 15 miles from Baker, and it welcomes dogs on-leash. While you’re here, you and your dog can explore three miles of hiking trails that pass by swamps and go through an arboretum. You can also check out beautifully manicured gardens filled with native Louisiana plants. After you’re finished exploring the garden, grab lunch with your pup at The Bulldog. Dogs are welcome on this pub’s huge patio, and your server will bring your dog treats and a water bowl. While your dog enjoys their treats, you can dine on burgers, specialty sandwiches, wings, and more.
This Zachary neighborhood is home to another great off-leash area, Zachary Community Dog Park. This dog park is just seven miles from Baker, and it has two separate play areas: one for large dogs and one for small dogs. Both areas are fenced in, and they feature large fields with plenty of space for your pup to run and play. There are also water stations available to keep your pup happy and hydrated. After the dog park, continue your fun day out with an on-leash walk on Zachary Community Park’s walking path. This path goes around a scenic, peaceful lake.
If you’re looking for another furtastic place where your pup can play off-leash, check out South Park. Located 20 miles from Baker, this dog park has separate small and large dog areas. Both areas are fenced in and feature plenty of grass for your pup to play in. Bring some water and doggy bags with you, and enjoy playing with your pup here. If all that playing makes you hungry, go for lunch or dinner with your furry friend at Islamorada Fish Company. This restaurant welcomes dogs on the outdoor patio and serves classic Louisiana seafood dishes, including grilled grouper sandwiches, Cajun crawfish tails, and Cajun catfish.