Garfield Heights is a metropolitan suburban city on the outskirts of Chicago, surrounded by urban areas and dense residential areas. The municipality is only 12 miles from Chicago and offers residents from the town and surrounding area a lovely place to dine, shop, and walk Fido. Multiple parks have been founded inside the city and declared as dog-friendly areas to include their four-legged residents.
The largest area to walk Fido in is the Garfield Park Reservation. The park is a vast wetland habitat with over 120 acres of land on the edge of the city. Throughout the park are various dog-friendly trails, spanning over 2.4 miles over the area, and made from dirt and boardwalk paths. The pathway also connects to a developed area with picnic areas, trash bins, and water fountains. Dogs do have to be on a leash inside the park, and kept on a leash 6 feet or shorter.
Bacci Park is another popular park in the city, thanks to its diverse landscape and numerous park features for humans and pups. Within the park, you can find two fenced-in baseball fields, open space, a pond and creek for fishing, and forested trails. Trails connected to paved walkways, leading throughout the park with access to water fountains, benches, clean-up stations, and trash bins available to leashed pups.
With one vet and a dog-friendly trail known as Mill Creek Trail that extends over two miles, Garfield Heights will bring your dog-walking adventure to new heights!