The agricultural spirit of Palmer, Alaska, stays strong, even in the digital, high-tech age of computers and database. The Alaska State Fair, which is proudly held annually in Palmer, is just one of the many traditions that have been kept over the years. Naturally, the residents of Palmer are very fond of the animals as well.
There are no off-leash dog parks in the Palmer region. This, however, does not take away from Palmer being a very dog-friendly town. There is a huge number of community parks in Palmer as there is plenty of open space in the region. The Sherrod Park, Wilson Park, Fairfield Park, Hagen Park and McKechnie Park.
Palmer is a very popular camping location, and if you are planning a pet-friendly adventure in the Alaska outdoors, Palmer is a great location. There are four RV parks and campgrounds that allow dogs on their property as long as they remain leashed. You can also opt for a stay in the Alaska Garden Gate B&B that comes with all the standard and expected comforts of a real home, just like yours, while you're in beautiful Alaska!
The closest real dog park in the area is the Chugiak Dog Park near Birchwood Airport. However, with so many excellent nature trails in the Palmer area, there is no real need for a dog park. The Hatcher Pass Scenic Drive, Reed Lakes Trail, and Lazy Mountain Winter Trails are an amazing hike for both dogs and owners.