Delaware is a city 9 miles west of Berkshire. Alum Creek State Park is located at 3305 Old State Road. The State Park has many activities for dogs and people, including hunting, fishing, and swimming. There are many marked trails of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty. Dogs are welcome in the State Park as long as they remain on leash. Friends of Alum Creek Dog Park, located in the State Park, allows dogs to run and play off leash. One of three fenced areas has access to the lake. Many dogs like to take a dip on a hot summer day. One fenced area is set aside for small dogs. The natural terrain with abundant shade trees makes this dog park fun and comfortable for both people and their dogs. Delaware City Dog Park, located at 840 Mill Run Crossing, is conveniently situated in the town center. Two large fenced enclosures give dogs a chance to run and socialize.
Westerville is 11 miles south of Berkshire. Brooksedge Dog Park is located at 708 Park Meadow Road. This large dog park has three separate fenced areas. One is reserved for small dogs, one the larger dogs, and the third area is rotated for maintenance. Dogs have a carpet of grass to run, play and socialize. Water and bowls are provided. The dog park has a supply of waste bags, and the water fountains are designed for people and dogs. Many benches give the human companion a comfortable spot in which to watch their dogs. The dog park includes a few big toys for dogs to climb on.
Worthington is 16 miles south of Berkshire. It is one of many small Ohio towns with a few basic services for its largely rural neighborhood The Dog Park at Godown Park includes 4.5 acres of fenced space for large dogs, and 1 acre for small ones. The dog park has a natural terrain, and includes many trees. Benches for the human companion are nestled under the trees, and give people a comfortable place to watch their dogs. People and dogs don’t go thirsty in this dog park. The dog park has water fountains for dogs and their people. Dogs can get rinsed off before heading home.
Gahanna is 24 miles south of Berkshire. Pooch Playground is a dog park located at 989 Pizzurro Pike Road. Pooch Playground has two acres of fenced area for dogs to socialize off leash. There is a separate area for small dogs. The large dog area includes several pieces of agility equipment. The small dog area includes both a grassy and wooded fenced area. Small dogs have some agility equipment to play and train on, too. Many benches in shaded areas are available for the human companion. Water is available on-site (though it may be turned off in the winter months). The dog park is open from dawn to dusk.
Groveport is 33 miles south of Berkshire. Three Creeks Dog Park at Sycamore Fields is located at 3860 Bixby Road. This large grassy fenced area give dogs the freedom to socialize and play. The dog park has a separate area for smaller dogs. The dog park has water for the dogs and people. Waste bags are provided. Human companions may sit on shaded benches while their pups play. The Three Creeks Park also has many walking trails that dog and person can explore on leash. The park has shelters, and picnic tables near the dog park. Walnut Woods Metro Park has 3 acres for large dogs to run leash-free. Small dogs have their own area, too. Walnut Woods Metro Park has trails near the dog park.