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Dog Areas in Mount Vernon

1 Parks
1 Trails
5 Eateries
Mount Vernon, Ohio is known for being a big enough city to have all the delights of big city life, all while maintaining a small-town vibe with a population of over 16,000 people. Mount Vernon is a scenic town with plenty of charm and gorgeous areas to explore both indoors and out. There are a handful of veterinary offices in Mount Vernon, and several other pet-friendly amenities that make this a great place to live whether you're a human or a pooch!

Don't miss out on grabbing a slice of Donatos Pizza if you're in Mount Vernon. They're known for being one of the pioneers of edge-to-edge pizza, and they serve up unique pizzas like Bourbon BBQ Bacon. They also serve dishes such as meatballs and baked subs that you'll be sure to enjoy, and they even have dog-friendly tables outdoors so your pup can be by your side as you satisfy all of your pizza cravings at one of the most popular dog-friendly spots in town. Mount Vernon experiences all four seasons in full effect, but you and Rover will love exploring this Ohio town no matter the weather.
 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Mount Vernon

#1 Yauger Road

48
Dog Parks 1
Population Density 504/sq mi

#1 Yauger Road

48
Yauger Road is an area in eastern Mount Vernon that has gorgeous parks and plenty of trails to explore. One of these parks is Wolf Run Regional Park. This park has almost 260 acres to cover, as well as ten miles of hiking trails, a pond, and a two-acre bark park. The bark park is a fenced area where dogs can run and play off-leash. There is also an agility playground and toys in the dog park where adventurous pooches can enjoy the extra stimulation. Not only does Wolf Run Regional Park have a fun dog park, but there are also opportunities for fishing, hiking, and picnicking.
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#2 Mt.Vernon Ave

36
Dog Parks 0
Population Density 1,801/sq mi

#2 Mt.Vernon Ave

36
Mount Vernon Ave is located just south of central Mount Vernon. This area provides access to the Kokosing Gap Trail, which is part of a network of previously abandoned rail trails that have been converted into walking, biking, and hiking trails. The Kokosing Gap Trail is a 14-mile portion that is paved and has benches approximately every half a mile. Your walk along the Kokosing Gap Trail will take you and your dog across two 250-foot long railway bridges, as well as several forests and villages along the way. There is also a playground along the trail, so if your two-legged children are on your walk as well, they'll love to stop there too.
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#3 Central Johnstown

24
Dog Parks 1
Population Density 5,077/sq mi

#3 Central Johnstown

24
Johnstown, Ohio is just a 30-minute drive from Mount Vernon, and this trip will get you and Rover to the T.J. Evans Panhandle Trail. This trail is another portion of a larger network of abandoned railway lines that have been converted into a network of trails stretching across America. This 14.3-mile section is paved and covered with a canopy of trees which makes it an ideal walking location for both you and your dog on hot days. You'll also find parks, creeks, and fields with roaming cows along the way and even a playground made to look like a wooden castle.
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#4 Central Bellville

12
Dog Parks 0
Population Density 2,087/sq mi

#4 Central Bellville

12
Bellville, Ohio is only a 26-minute drive from Mount Vernon, and this short drive is worth it to access the Richland B & O Trail. This 18.5-mile portion of a network of 1,600 former railway lines that are now trails is a perfect place to walk your dog while taking in some of the most scenic sights in Ohio. This trail takes you through small towns, and past parks, restaurants, shops, and a railway depot. Both you and your dog will likely get a thrill from spotting the variety of birds, snakes, deer, and raccoons you'll come across on the way as well.
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#5 East Danville

0
Dog Parks 0
Population Density 89/sq mi

#5 East Danville

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Danville is a small village in Ohio with a population of just over 1,000 people. It is about a 25-minute drive from Mount Vernon, and it's where you can access the Mohican Valley Trail. This 4.8-mile asphalt trail is a nice place to walk your dog in Ohio and visit the beautiful Bridge of Dreams, which is the third-longest covered bridge in the United States. This bridge is 370 feet long and hovers over the Mohican River. This portion of the trail allows horse-back riding, buggies, and cyclists, so you're likely to come across a variety of people and animals during your trek.
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