Rialto in San Bernadino County is a woofderful place for dogs and humans. Humans can enjoy a city rich with history from both California and the movie industry, while dogs can run in the sun and be treated like kings. There are four vets, including animal hospitals, inside Rialto, so your pup will never have to wait. If you’re new to the area, the first place you have to go is Corky’s Kitchen and Bakery, where your dog can join you on the patio for fresh, homemade breakfast items all day long.
If you want to walk your dog in the heart of Rialto, there’s no place better than the Rialto City Park. This park welcomes leashed dogs, but has plenty to do for the whole family. Enjoy the picnic areas, playground equipment, and sports fields in addition to long walks through the park’s walking paths.
If it’s late in the day, but you want to get in a walk before calling it a night, head to the Bud Bender Park. This park has a bright lights around the sports fields, enabling it to be open after dark! Pups are welcome to roam the fields between games.
Resting up in Rialto is easy: head to Days Inn Fontana Rialto for a pet-friendly bed for the evening for just a small pet fee. Then, wake up bright and early to see all the pawsome places to go in Rialto!
Downtown Rialto is the place to go for an interesting walk and a great meal. First, to work up your appetite, go to Margaret Todd Park. This park has a skatepark inside it that’s a hub for local culture. You can walk the grassy sides or loop the skatepark to get in a good walk; the park is small, but there’s lots to see and sniff! When you’re ready to wind down, head east in Downtown Rialto to hit Cuca’s Mexican Food. This restaurant has several dog-friendly tables outside for you to eat with your dog! They don’t provide table service, so bring a friend to hold your pup while you order.
East Walnut in Rialto is a largely residential neighborhood with one of the biggest community parks you’ll find in the city. Frisbie Park is a community hub, typically bustling after school and on weekends. The rest of the time, your dog should have plenty of room, making it a great place to socialize a shy dog. You can walk laps around the sports fields or follow the paths between attractions, like the tennis courts and children’s play area. Bring your own water bowl, but there are plenty of fountains in the area. Whether it’s busy or quiet, there’s plenty to keep your dog busy!
If you find yourself in the El Rancho Verde neighborhood, head to Roger Birdsall Park. It may as well be called Roger Dogsall because dogs love this park! Though there is a playground here, most of the space at this community park is given way to green sports fields perfect for romping! Though your dog has to be on leash in the park, there is plenty of room to work off some energy. Circle baseball fields, or the entire community site, to get in a great workout. Cool down afterwards with some water that you brought yourself; the park’s fountains are few and far between!