Rowland Heights, California is nestled into the Puente Hills in the San Gabriel Valley, in Los Angeles County. This culturally diverse town has an eclectic feel, and is sometimes called “Little Taipei”. The surrounding nature combined with the warm mediterranean climate make it a great area to spend time outdoors with your dog!
Whether you’re a visitor or a local with a dog in Rowland Heights, the Peter F. Schabarum Regional Park is a must-sniff. This park is known for its beautiful ume and sakura cherry blossom trees. 500 of these trees were donated to the park by the Kairaku-en park in Ibaraki, Japan in 1992. This 575 acre park has 75 acres that are developed for walking, hiking, youth camping and a variety of sports. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the park with their owners. For a relatively easy hike and views of pretty wildflowers, try the 4.2 mile Schabarum Trail!
It’s not surprising if you and your pooch will want to stay a while in this town. Fortunately, Motel 6 Rowland Heights makes it easy! They allow pets up to 30lbs for no additional fee. Call ahead to reserve a pet friendly room.
With so many nature trails and pet amenities in the area, owning a happy, healthy dog in Rowland Heights is a sitch!
The Carolyn Rosas County Park is a popular urban park in this neighborhood. Why not switch up your morning walk with Fido and pass through this park to enjoy some greenery? The park features a splash pad, basketball court and restrooms. There is also a large, multi-use field that your pup will love to sniff and play on. Your dog will need to stay leashed in this park. After working up an appetite, head over to Cocohodo to indulge in some fresh baked pastries. They have outdoor dog-friendly tables, and feature delicious walnut pastries filled with a sweet red bean mousse.