Pasadena is a furrific city located in Anne Arundel County. Only 30 minutes south of Baltimore, this town is close to big city amenities. Since Pasadena residents consider the neighboring areas of Riviera Beach and Lake Shore to be part of their community, local pups have an abundance of pawsome places to explore. There are even five veterinary clinics to make sure dogs stay in tip top shop.
Pasadena has over a dozen parks to choose from, so leash up your pup and head out for some puptasic fun in the sun. Tick Neck Park’s ball field and multipurpose field bring out the local athletes. Your pooch will love taking laps around the paved paths while watching the games in play.
For more outdoor romping, Beachwood Park is a nice spot for an afternoon stroll that sits right on the banks of the Magothy River. You and your furry pal can enjoy the beautiful scenery while walking on the nature trail.
When dinner time rolls around, grab your pup and stop by Bahama Mike’s for some delicious grub. Choose from a variety of seafood dishes, salads, or soups. Get your food to go, or hang out with your pooch at one of the outdoor patio tables.
No bones about it, your pup will go mutts over Pasadena!
It’s no secret that dogs love going to the park. Make your pup’s tail wag with a trip to Sunset Park. With plenty of open green lawn, this park is a great place for your pooch to get rid of her extra energy. Take a couple laps around the perimeter. If she needs a little paws, there are some mature shade trees to rest under. Be sure to check out the trails in the wooded area. Rock Creek Park is also nearby. Beside ball fields and sport courts, this park has some trails and a pawsome nature area. Sounds fetching!
Rock Creek is home of Fort Smallwood Park, a 19th century sea coast defense unit. This historic spot features Battery Hartshorne, an old gun battery with barracks. Today, visitors can learn about this notable park while enjoying beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay. Venture down the coastal trail so your leashed pup can gaze out at the water while getting in some doggy cardio. There are also short trails that lead through wooded wetlands. Stop by the 380-foot Bill Burton Fishing Pier to either cast a line or bird watch. Benches, sport courts, horseshoe pits, picnic tables and a playground are available.
When in Pasadena, your pup can’t miss out on the Downs Memorial Park Dog Beach. Your pooch can ditch her leash and splash around to her heart’s content. If she’s a swimmer, throw a stick or two into the sea and watch her go. The dog beach is not completely fenced in, so if your pup is prone to wander, you’ll need to keep an eye on her. When she’s finished playing in the water, clip on her leash and explore the park’s five miles of trails. A system of nature trails and paved paths weave throughout the 236 acres. Be sure to stop at the overlooks for some pawsome views of the Chesapeake Bay.
If your canine pal is itching for a walk, grab his leash and pay a visit to the Lake Waterford Park. He’ll absolutely love trotting around this slice of nature. Spreading over 100 acres, this park sits right on the shores of Lake Waterford, a 12 acre lake with fishing access. It is also home to a variety of waterfowl, so be prepared for a little bird watching. Your pooch will love venturing down the wooded trail and sniffing around for the perfect stick. There’s also a large grassy field where he can romp around and expend some energy. Sounds like a fetching good time!
This area is located just minutes away from Pasadena in the neighboring community of Millersville. It is home to the Kinder Farm Park, a beautiful park sprawling over 250 acres. Not only does this park house a variety of farm animals, it also has miles of trails for jogging, biking, and of course- dog walking! The perimeter trail clocks in at 2.8 miles, so your canine pal will get a healthy dose of exercise. Add even more mileage to your walk by following one of the side trails like Wildflower Trail or Blackberry Trail. Be sure to bring some water and snacks and stay for a picnic.