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Dog Areas in Overland Park

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The population of Overland Park, Kansas is approximately 181,260 and around 49,846 of those households in the city proper have at least one household pet. When you visit Overland Park, you will find many places that accommodate dogs to play, socialize, and interact with both other dogs, and locals.

Planning on letting Rover roam? There are several dog parks in the area that are both convenient in location as well as clean. The Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Dog Park on West 119th Street in Overland Park has 79 acres of woods, softball, a pond, fences, off-leash dog areas, walking trails, and drinking water available during the summer. Another great park for dogs is Heritage Park on Pflumm and 159th Street, which has picnic shelters, a 40-acre lake and marina, a 30-acre dog area, ball fields, and picnic areas. They even have an 18-hole golf course and driving range. Kingston Lake on Lowell has over 21 acres, playgrounds, fishing, drinking fountains, and a bike and hiking trail.

Once you've worn down Rover and worked up an appetite check out some of the pet-friendly restaurants in the city of Overland Park. Local favorites include the Corner Bakery, Jose Peppers, Panera, Pad-Thai Restaurant, Rock and Brews, Barley’s Brewhaus, Torreon Mexican Restaurant, and Sunset Grill. After you get done getting a bite (get it?) check-in, relax, and get some rest at one of the dog-friendly hotels in the area like Days Inn, Holiday Inn, or the Crowne Plaza.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Overland Park

#1 Overland Park

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Overland Park of , KS Population Density 3,073/sq mi

#1 Overland Park

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Overland Park is home to the Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park. This is the pawfect destination for a fun day out with the whole family, even the furry members! Amenities of the park include playgrounds, sports fields, fishing, walking trails, a dog park, and more! The designated dog park is small so you can easily keep an eye on your pal. You can also explore the walking trail within the dog park; just make sure your best bud is on a leash. In the summer, water is provided at this park, but you’ll need to bring your own whenever the cold weather starts to set in. Don’t forget to bring doggie waste bags too!
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#2 Downtown

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Downtown of , KS Population Density 3,582/sq mi

#2 Downtown

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Despite being in another state, Kansas City is located just 11 miles northeast of Overland Park. If you want to get in a little exercise and enjoy great views of nature at the same time, this is the place to do it. You’ll find the Trolley Track Trail in this neighborhood, a former rail line which the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy converted into a quaint walking path that you can enjoy with your leashed pup. What are you waiting for? Lace up your best walking shoes and see how much of the trail you and Fido can tackle. Don’t forget to bring some water with you, as the trail gets hot during the summer months.
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#3 SE Raytown Rd

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SE Raytown Rd of , KS Population Density 1,913/sq mi

#3 SE Raytown Rd

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This Kansas City neighborhood is just 11 miles northeast of Overland Park, and is home to the Longview Lake Park. Here, you’ll find a gorgeous 4-mile nature trail to explore with your best bud. Just don’t forget to bring a leash no longer than 6 feet, as Fido is required to wear one while on the trail. You’ll also need to bring your own drinking water. Fancy a little fishing? Pack your pole, because you can fish in the ponds at this park! Or, pack a picnic and enjoy a sandwich at one of 14 covered shelters. The park also offers boat ramps and a beach for you and your pup to enjoy!
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#4 Martha Truman

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Martha Truman of , KS Population Density 1,913/sq mi

#4 Martha Truman

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The Martha Truman neighborhood of Kansas City is home to the Wayside Waifs Bark Park. This 5-acre, off-leash park is a great place to bring Fido for an adventure. You’ll need to pay a $3 application fee at the gate to use this park. You’ll also need to leave your driver’s license at the gate, but it’ll be returned to you whenever you leave. The park is completely fenced to ensure safe play, and also offers lots of shaded tables for you to relax while Fido roams around. You’ll also find agility equipment here, which is a great way to train your pup or let him show off his skills. No need to bring your own water, either -- there are doggie water fountains on-site.
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#5 Central Olathe

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Central Olathe of , KS Population Density 1,640/sq mi

#5 Central Olathe

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Olathe is just 12 miles away from Overland Park, and it’s home to a park that you won’t want to miss. Heritage Park boasts over 30 acres of wide open space for you and your pup to explore. However, Fido will need to remain on a leash until you reach the designated dog park. You’ll want to pack a towel, too, since there’s a pond here that allows Fido to take a dip on a hot day. Looking for a leisurely stroll? Lace up your walking shoes and hit the walking trail that takes you around the park’s perimeter. You’ll want to make sure your pooch is protected against ticks before you go, since locals advise that there are ticks in the wooded area.
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"We wanted to try out the wag while we were home and could introduce Henry. Emily was very nice and took time to introduce herself to Henry. Hope we can use her again in the future!"

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