Green Park, Missouri is a quaint city located in south St. Louis county. This small, peaceful community doesn't have all the amenities that the muttropolis of St. Louis does, but that doesn't mean it's not a pawesome place to be a dog owner! You won't find any veterinary offices here, but you can find a full-service animal hospital just a short drive away in Concord.
Green Park doesn't have any dog parks of its own, but it is home to one community park, The Officer Blake C. Snyder Memorial Park (formerly known as Clydesdale Park). This park has plenty of open spaces for leashed pups to explore with their owners. You'll find numerous picnic sites and pavilions in the park for a quick lunch or a more elaborate get-together.
The best part of this park is its seven designated trails. These trails are all less than a mile long, making them the pawfect place to enjoy a quick walk. The Fox Run Fitness Trail is paved with asphalt and even has exercise stations for interested hikers. The Bottomland Trail is a natural trail that runs along Gravois Creek and showcases the area's scenery. Keep this beautiful space as clean as you found it by picking up after your pooch!
Sunset Hills is five miles west of Green Park. Kitun Dog Park on Eddie & Park Road has an acre of land for a dog's unleashed enjoyment. Pups can roll in the grassy field, and sniff out a companion for a romp around the fenced enclosure. There is a separate space for small dogs. Water fountains serve the thirsty person and the pup. Your pal will go mutts over the agility equipment in the large dog section. Some shaded benches allow the human companion to sit and relax while their pup plays. This dog park operates from sunrise to sunset. Memberships are obtainable at the cities of Crestwood and Sunset Hills.
St. Louis Hills is seven miles south of Green Park. This popular St. Louis City neighborhood offers plenty of op-paw-tunities for exercise. Southwest City Dog Park, located within the larger Willmore Park, is a great place to play! You'll find an acre here that's set aside just for dogs to run around and be themselves. There is a separate area for the small dogs. This dog park has water on-site. There are pieces of agility equipment, many toys, and kiddie pools in the summer. Large trees provide shade for the people and their four-legged friend. This dog park is operated by a nonprofit corporation. Membership is required prior to using this dog park.
Kirkwood is seven miles northwest of Green Park, and is home to Treecourt Unleashed Dog Adventure Park. This is a privately-owned dog park that gives dogs eight acres of outside fun without a leash. There is a separate area for the small dogs. This dog park has plenty of space for dogs to exercise and play with other dogs. Did you fur-get to bring water? No problem! Dogs and people both have water fountains here. Kiddie pools provide extra fun in the summer. A walking trail around the dog park provides another opportunity for outdoor exploration. This dog park is a membership only park. The owner gives new dogs a temperament test before they're approved for membership.
Maplewood Circle Drive neighborhood is eight miles north of Green Park. Maplewood Dog Park at Kellogg Park gives dogs time outside to just be dogs. This dog park has a fully fenced area for some off-leash fun. Nearby trees give some shade. Kiddie pools in the summer are a bonus for the dogs. There a benches for the human companions, and water is available on-site. This dog park operates sunrise to sunset, except in the winter months when it closes at 7 p.m. This dog park requires membership from the City of Maplewood. Membership is available for residents of Maplewood and Richmond Heights at a reduced rate.
Arnold is eight miles south of Green Park. Arnold offers dogs not one, but two pawesome dog parks for off-leash fun in the sun. Arnold City Park and the Ferd B Lang city park are both home to Arnold's "Paw Parks". Each Paw Park has an acre that is fully fenced for off-leash playing with other dogs. Small dogs have a separate space to themselves at both parks. The ground of the Paw Parks are a natural terrain of grass and dirt. Water is available on-site. People have places to sit and watch their dog play. The Paw Parks are open from dawn to dusk. Arnold Paw Parks are free and open to the public.