If the name alone doesn't inspire you to explore this beautiful city in Alabama, then maybe its pawtastic and peaceful parks will. Gardendale, Alabama is home to many dog-lovers who take pride in their community full of pup-friendly places to enjoy with Fido. Gardendale has two well-trained veterinarians and one excellent animal hospital, so if ever your pup has an accident, you can rest assured Fido will be taken great care of.
Gardendale is a place for nature-lovers, so strap up your hiking boots and discover the Gardendale Urban Trail System (GUTS) with Fido. This trail is a pawpular mountain biking, hiking, and dog-walking destination, as long as pets remain on-leash. Approximately 3 miles of trails branch out along the trail system, offering you and your pup the chance to widen your horizons on foot and paw!
Gardendale not only has a fantastic series of pup-friendly hikes, but its woofderful Parks and Recreation Department does a woofderful job at maintaing the city parks, including its own park in town. The Parks and Rec Department features a simple, yet sweet Recreation Center for all to enjoy. Outdoor tennis courts, a fitness center, plus a nice grassy patch outdoors offers you and Fido a spot to enjoy each other's company. Outdoor pavilions and indoor event spaces are also available for use, but must be rented in advance.
Are you inspired yet to visit Gardendale with Fido? Come discover this woofderful pupcity today!
Gardendale invites pups and their humans to discover the Stoney Brook neighborhood! This quaint neighborhood is especially pawpular among the pawpulation thanks to the local meat-lovers paradise known as Hamburger Heaven. Hamburger Heaven welcomes you to dine with them at their dog-friendly outdoor tables with your pup, who will joyfully clean up any scraps "dropped" during your meal. While Hamburger Heaven is famed for its juicy burgers, it also serves other American delights like classic hot dogs, sandwiches, and more. The Jumbo Hamburger topped with Hamburger Heaven's special sauce is a favorite among the locals. Make sure you don't miss out on this local treat while in Gardendale!
If you have extra time in Gardendale, make sure to discover the magical Luman Harris Park located in the Pineywood / Luman Harris Park neighborhood. The Luman Harris Park is first and foremost a place for all to enjoy. Fido is most welcome to tag along to a girl's softball game to cheer on the teams. This park offers lots of shade and sunny grassy spots for you and your pup to enjoy together! In addition to three softball fields, there is a Miracle League field and a wonderfully-equipped playground for special needs children. You and your pup will furoughly enjoy the Luman Harris Park and neighborhood while in Gardendale.