More than 13,000 people live in the city of Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia. Dallas is also a suburb of northwestern Atlanta, and it's the county seat of Paulding. Incorporated in 1854, Dallas was the site of several battles during the American Civil War, and there are many historical landmarks in town to conserve them, including The Dallas Battlefield Park at Scott Smith Preserve. Dallas prides itself on balancing community, independence, and growth, and residents and visitors alike will quickly feel the close-knit bonds and vibrant energy in town. There are plenty of ways to get to know Dallas, and if you'd like to do so on foot with your dog, there are plenty of dog-friendly activities in and around town.
You and your dog can go for an on-leash walk along the Silver Comet Trail, which can be accessed in southern Dallas. This 61.5-mile concrete trail is ideal not only for dog walkers, but also for runners, inline skaters, and cyclists. The Silver Comet Trail goes through Cobb, Paulding, and Polk counties, and along your journey, you and your dog will come across a variety of trail-side amenities, residential communities, parks, and other scenic spots. If it's an off-leash activity you're looking for, there are plenty of those near Dallas as well!