Coalinga is a thriving independent community in Central California, also known by its former name – Coalinga Station. The town hosts pawlenty of annual events, such as The Horned Toad Derby in May and shooting competitions at the large shooting range just west of town. On the way to the city, you’ll bump into Harris Ranch Inn and Restaurant. This is a neat hotel and eatery with a pet-friendly attitude! Coalinga has everything you and Fido could pawssibly want or need, including a vet clinic in downtown.
George E. Olsen Memorial Park is a very pupular park in Coalinga's eastern region. The vast open space offers a playground for kids, shaded walking trails for strolls, and much more! Pups of all sizes and temperaments can join their parents on-leash at any time. Conveniently enough, the park is open 24 hours, seven days a week! You should plan ahead if you have a shy pooch, though, because the park can be crowded in the evening.
Keck Park is perfect if you have been on the road for a while and needed to stretch the legs. It has an expansive field where you can play and walk with Fido for a while. Keep them on their leash, though.
Byron is a southwestern neighborhood in Lemoore, California. The place is worth traveling for 40 minutes from Coalinga. It’s a quiet residential area with a local public school and a beautiful city park. This place is a must-visit with Fido! The central region of City Park is a massive playground with equipment and green shaded spots. But what local tail-waggers rave about is Waggin’ Tails Dog Park! It’s a fenced, spacious dog park with two separate areas, drinking water and seating. The park is free to visit for locals and travelers -- great for active buddies who love to socialize and make new friends!
A great deal of recreation activities and outdoor fun is waiting for your buddy in the Heritage Park neighborhood of Lemoore, CA. The heart of the neighborhood is Heritage Park, a huge green space that serves as the namesake of the neighborhood. It’s a family- and (most importantly) pet-friendly place with an expansive network of walking trails and spacious playgrounds. The area also includes sports activities and complexes -- there are fields for softball games and tennis. Be sure to bring some snacks to share at the park's picnic areas. Dogs are more than welcome to explore the park, but must be leashed at all times.
Liberty is another residential-only neighborhood in Lemoore. It’s made up of small and medium-sized single-family homes, with clean streets and a local park. Lions Park is a beautiful and well-maintained park, and it's the only attraction in the area for pooches. It’s open to the public, and leashed pooches are welcome here year-round. The place features a playground for kids and a green space you can explore with Fido. Walk with your leashed pooch and explore the neighborhood. You'll find a few pet-friendly eateries along 18th Avenue, most of which are fast-food joints where you can grab a quick bite.
Paso Robles is the city doggie dreams are made of! The Scott Street area is by far the coolest area in the city for canine visitors. Here, you'll find a few parks and a network of walking trails. You will want to explore Sherwood Park, a welcoming venue with grass to wallow in and sand to dig up! Let your pup off-leash in the local dog park, too. This large dog park comes complete with separate areas, seasonal small swimming pools, seating, and lots of furry friends! Care to hike? Choose Turtle Creek Park, which features Turtle Creek Loop Trail, a paved path spanning for ruffly a mile, making it perfect for beginners.
The Vineyards is a cozy and family-friendly neighborhood in Templeton, the “Vine Valley” of California. As its name suggests, you'll find a variety of wineries here, but if you're traveling with a pooch, Vineyard Dog Park should be your first destination! This park has pawsitively gone to the dogs! While the park is free and open to the public, the locals would greatly appreciate your donation so the park can thrive! There’s about an acre of off-leash, doggie fun for your Fido! The park is never crowded and has benches for the pup parents and toys for the pups. The picnic tables are just right for your midday lunch with Fido.