Kingman, Arizona is a small town where there’s tons to do for you and your four-legged friend! Check out some of the great parks and hiking in the area.
Kingman does not allow dogs in any of its’ parks except in the two designated dog areas. The Neal Butler Dog Park is the newest dog park though the Neal Butler Park itself is over forty years old. It has over eighteen acres of total space. The original dog park is located in the Lewis Kingman Park, named after the founder of Kingman, a surveyor who helped create several railroads in the area. The dog run has separate large and small dog areas, as well as nighttime/evening lighting.
The Cerbat Foothills Recreation Area is a great place to get out and explore the desert ecosystem with Fido. There are four trails in the area, covering over 19 miles of paths. Make sure to keep an eye out for the unique vegetation in the area, including yucca and prickly pear.
There’s also the Monolith Garden, which is a maze of beautiful rock formations and ridges. Nearby is the Hualapai Mountain Park, known for its’ comparative rise in elevation and the surrounding pine forests.
Nestled in the heart of the forest, Hualapai Mountain Park is a bundle of natural wonders. With 14 hiking trails to choose from, as well as campsites, picnic tables and cabins, you and your canine companion will be spoiled for choice upon this beautiful, Arizona landscape. All dogs are welcome to hike the trails, as long as they’re leashed. And, if you and your furry friend need a getaway, the Hualapai Mountain Lodge welcomes canines of all kinds. With its stunning views, beautiful trees, and its variety in wildlife, there is only one way to describe Hualapai Mountain Park: BOW-WOW!
Do you have a big buddy? Or a petite pooch? At Rotary Dog Park in Riviera, just forty miles from Kingman, all dogs are welcome! With separate, leashed areas for large dogs and small pups, Rotary Dog Park does everything it can to make sure every pup feels secure. Located next to a beautiful river, the park offers your furry friend a chance to refresh themselves dive into the waters, and feel fresh grass beneath their paws. With a huge, open space, and plenty of shade to settle in, bring along a ball and get ready meet new pals. Rotary Dog Park will make for an unforgettable day out!
Looking for an oasis in Arizona? A little place hidden in the heart of the heat, where you and your best friend can curl up feeling cool? Look no further than Spike’s Desert Dog Park in Needles, an hour away from Kingman! This quiet, open area has all that your pup needs for a road-trip pit stop. Water, fresh grass, good company and plenty of shade to beat the heat. A perfect place to release the leash and soak up the sun. Whether you’re there for a break, a day out, or just to stretch your pooch’s legs, Spikes Desert Dog Park is a pocket of pawsome fun!
Lions Dog Park is a park with pride! Sitting beside a gorgeous lakeside, Lions Dog Park offers your dog an unforgettable water adventure. With hoses, water spigots, and even a communal kiddie pool, your pooch is guaranteed to swim, smile, and make new friends with a splash. Alongside the dog park, there is a nearby playground for kids, as well as a nice walkway that gives a spectacular view of the lake. So whether you and your furry friend are looking for exercise, companionship, or a gentle stroll in the sun, Lions Dog Park will leave you roaring with excitement!
Fancy a hike? Why not head over to Bullhead City, just an hour’s drive outside of Kingman? There, following an old railroad track, you’ll find Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trail. No busy cars or roads to disturb your or your dog as you hike, run, or explore this bubble of Arizona bliss. Recommended times to visit are between September and May, right when the heat is low, the track is clear, and the thrills are high. Make sure you both bring a bottle of water and your best exercise kit – you can be sure that, at Mohave and Milltown, your dog will have all the space they need to work their legs to the bone.