Canyon Country is a medium-sized community found inside of the city of Santa Clarita, California, northwest of Los Angeles County. The town is found in the Santa Clarita Valley, at the foothills of the Sierra Pelona Mountains. Many Native American peoples lived in the area that is now Canyon Country for more than 500 years, occasionally changing tribes and names. In the late 1800’s, the area was settled into ranches. There is one veterinary clinic inside of Canyon Country, and many of the residents use it for both house pets and livestock. You will find more animal hospitals in the surrounding Santa Clarita neighborhoods if you need a veterinarian who focuses on dogs.
Dog owners in Canyon Country benefit from the big neighborhoods without a crowded population. There are a handful of parks found right inside the town, including the popular Canyon Country Park. Leashed pets are welcome on the paths here. Cleaning up after your pets is an expectation in most places in Canyon Country, so be sure to keep cleanup bags with you wherever you travel. The Santa Clara River flows right through Canyon Country, and makes for some of the most beautiful scenery around.
Central Canyon Country is largely residential. Many beautiful homes are found here if you are looking to move into the area. The neighborhood is dog-friendly, and walks here are simply gorgeous thanks to the surrounding mountains and the nearby river. There is one church and one school near the center of town for all of your family needs. Your dog will love the trees and grass and fresh air as you take him on many long walks through the neighborhood. If you are looking for a park to explore or play fetch in, North Oaks Park is just minutes from the center of town.
North Canyon Country is a wonderful place that's home to some beautiful local green spaces. This small corner of town has many pretty homes and well-manicured lawns. Your dog will enjoy the sights and smells found in North Canyon Country; just be sure to take her on many long, leashed walks, and don’t forget your waste bags to help keep the neighborhood clean and enjoyable for everyone. Todd Longshore Park is found just five minutes north and is a pupperific spot for an afternoon of fun in the sun with your canine best friend. You will want plenty of extra drinking water for both of you in these parts!
South Canyon Country is situated right next to the Santa Clara River, so the views of the water from here are pawfully stunning! You can take your dog right up to the river for a walk or a picnic on a gorgeous weekend morning. You will need your leash, waste bags, and some extra treats for you and your pup while in this part of town. There are lots of little shops and restaurants on this side of town. Starbucks is a popular pit stop for dog owners looking for a relaxing beverage on a nice outdoor patio with their pups.
West Canyon Country runs right next to the upriver portion of the Santa Clara River. You can reach the water from this neighborhood in less than ten minutes. The area is perfect for dog owners who are also traveling with families or children, as there are lots of nice green spaces nearby for picnics and cookouts. You can visit Discovery Park if you are looking for the pawfect place to walk or ride a bike along the riverside trails with your dog right next to you. A leash is a must here, but you can go right up to the river from here.
East Canyon Country is a beautiful place for you to spend an afternoon or a weekend getting away from it all in a beautiful valley town. Less than ten minutes from Mint Canyon, the eastern corner of town is the pawfect quiet neighborhood for anyone who wants to be close to shops and restaurants, but keep a breathtaking view of the nearby mountains. You will need your leash as you take your dog out on his walks in this neighborhood. Your dog can also chase a ball around with you in the small green spaces that surround the homes here. Even on the outskirts of town, there can still be a bit of traffic during peak hours, so you may want to plan your walk accordingly if your pup is timid.