Geyserville is a small town located in Sonoma County, California, and is home to a handful of restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and wineries, making it a lovely stop for wine afficionados. Geyserville residents sure love their pets, which is evident in the many places pups are allowed. The community is also home to five veterinarians that your dog can get a health check at.
If your dog is itching to go exploring, then head out to one of the pawsome parks that Geyserville has to offer. Badger Park is near the Russian River, and a perfect spot to let Fido roam around and explore. The park is covered with dense trees, and sometimes deer can be seen grazing in the park. Badger Park even offers a dog run for your pup to run around off-leash.
Geyserville is most known for the wineries that are located in the area, and most of them allow your pup to join you for a nice wine tasting. Head into Fritz Winery which has a great underground tasting room and a beautiful view of the mountains. Your dog is more than welcome to relax with you as you grab a glass of wine enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Meeker Vineyards is located right in the heart of Geyserville, and is a pawsome place to check out with your furry companion by your side. The winery is inside a 100-year-old bank building that still has its original vault and teller windows. Your dog is welcome to join you in their underground wine cellar for some delicious tastings, or to just pop into the store and grab a bottle of wine to go. If the two of you want a little more education, you can even take a tour of the winery together. Make sure to bring water for Fido since he can’t drink the wine.
The Trentadue Winery is a great spot to stop in with Fido and enjoy the dogtastic picnic grounds that the winery offers. While the two of you are savoring a nice wine tasting or meal, you get to enjoy a beautiful view of the Alexander Valley since it surrounds the winery. Their outdoor patio has plenty of shade and room for your dog to enjoy, and he won’t feel too crowded if the winery is busy. The winery even partners up with the Sonoma Humane Society to put on special dog’s days events that help benefit dogs that are need.
If you and Fido want to spend the day out on the lake, then Lake Sonoma is where you two should head. The lake offers tons of amenities like boat rentals and camping. If you don’t feel like heading out on the boat, you can still hang by the shore and enjoy a picnic. The lake has BBQs and pavilions that you can rent out for the day and enjoy. If you're looking to launch a boat, then just head over to the Lake Sonoma Marina where the deckhands will give you assistance on getting your boat in the water. When visiting Lake Sonoma, keep your pup on leash.
Healdsburg is ten minutes out of Geyserville and is home to the beautiful Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve. The 155-acre park offers over two miles of easy to moderate hiking that you and your furry friend can enjoy together. The trail takes you across grasslands, oak woodlands, wetlands, and chaparral. When you complete the hike, you will be rewarded with an amazing views of Fitch Mountain, the Mayacama Mountains, and the Russian River. Make sure to bring water with you, and always pay attention to the natural wildlife that lives in the area.
The Villa Dog Park is less then ten miles out of Geyserville in Healdsburg, and a great spot to take Fido to run around off-leash and meet some new friends. The dog park is surrounded by big beautiful oak trees and offers woodchips for the dogs to run on. There are a few benches and picnic tables for owners to relax at, and a shaded area in case it gets too hot. They also offer a small kiddie pool filled with water for the dogs to splash in if they choose. The park is usually clean ,and they even provide clean-up bags in case you forget yours.