Dog walking in Buena Vista

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Alicia CBuena Vista, CO 81211

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Greetings friends! My name is Alicia and I cannot wait to meet your furry best friend. I absolutely adore dogs, my favorite thing about them has to be there waggy tails:)! I grew up petsitting and walking dogs. I have walked pugs, Rottweilers, golden retrievers and many other cool breeds. On my days off I fully enjoy discovering as much of Colorado as I can. Biking, camping and hiking are just a few of my favorite activities. Having fun is always great of course, but safety and responsibility are very important to me. You can rest assured when I am walking your furry best friend that they are in great hands. Their safety and happiness is number one to me.

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Dog Walking in Buena Vista

A quaint town surrounded by the magnificent Rocky Mountains, Buena Vista's setting is truly impressive, meaning every dog walk here will be a scenic one. Not only are there so many dog-friendly hiking trails to choose from, but Buena Vista is also home to several parks, several dog-friendly restaurants, and five veterinary clinics.

The parks of Buena Vista offer up so much variety, pawfect for keeping any doggie brain well-stimulated! The grassy Columbine Park is quite spacious, and filled with plenty of shady trees and a creek that runs down the middle, while McPhelemy Park boasts a museum, seasonal events, and a large pond. Your pooch will need to be kept on a lead at both of these parks.

After all of that running around, treat your pup to a meal at one of Buena Vista's dog-friendly eateries. The Evergreen Café is known for their creative use of local produce, and offer some fantastic vegetarian options too, while Simple Eatery & Spoon It Up serve a delicious range of healthy meals, and have an unexpectedly large outdoor patio.

With so many dog-friendly activities, both in and around the town center, Buena Vista is a pawsome place for people to explore with their four-legged best friends.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Buena Vista

Main/Crossman

48
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
1,210 per sq. mi.

Main/Crossman

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The Main/Crossman neighborhood is home to quite a few dog-friendly businesses, as well as the city's two dog parks. The first is the Riverpark Dog Park, which is nearby to the Buena Vista River Park. This dog park features a one acre fenced-off area for large dogs, and a quarter acre fenced-off section for smaller dogs, along with plenty of benches and stunning views. The Run Free Dog Park is your other option, and while this is not fenced off, there are 80 acres here where your dog is allowed to run off the lead. Keep in mind that you will need to bring water for your dog, as well as doggie bags, to whichever dog park you choose to visit. 

Winfield/Rockdale

36
Population Density
12 per sq. mi.

Winfield/Rockdale

36

The Winfield/Rockdale neighborhood is a large one, and encompasses Mount Princeton, a prominent summit in the Rocky Mountain range. For dogs who love a challenge, there are quite a few trails up and around the mountain that you and Fido can choose to hike. The Mount Princeton Trail, which stretches out for 6.8 miles, is one of the most popular, and while it may be a difficult climb, your pooch will be rewarded with several wildlife sightings. While dogs are allowed on these trails, a lead is essential, and you will both need to bring some water too for after all of that exercise. Need a place to crash? The Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort welcomes two pets per guest room.

3 Bar J

24
Population Density
321 per sq. mi.

3 Bar J

24

Located just outside of the city center, 3 Bar J is a quieter neighborhood, perfect for pooches who enjoy a more relaxed way of life. Snowy Peaks RV Park is the perfect place to stay, because this dog-friendly establishment offers up a pawriffic range of year-round activities, from hiking trails and fishing lakes in the summer, to skiing and snowshoeing trails in the winter. The park itself boasts so many recreational activities, and with pancake breakfasts, followed by evenings by the campfire, you will definitely have one happy dog. Although you will need to keep Fido on a lead, well-behaved dogs are welcome throughout the park.  

Game Trail

12
Population Density
4 per sq. mi.

Game Trail

12

Game Trail is a sparsely populated, and beautifully scenic, neighborhood that is home to some of the best dog walks in Buena Vista. The North Cottonwood Creek Trail runs for 4.3 miles, and takes you into the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. Since the trail follows a creek for quite a long way, and also takes you by a couple of large lakes. For more of a challenge, take the Kroenke Lake Trail, which extends for just over eight miles, making it a pawtastic option for a day hike. Be sure to keep your pup on a lead on the trails.

Buena Vista Town Center

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Population Density
17 per sq. mi.

Buena Vista Town Center

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The Town Center neighborhood is a large one, and is where you will find some of Buena Vista's most spectacular mountains – pawfect for pups who love to explore! One of the best dog walks is the Midland Bike Trail, which is a 9.3 mile hiking and biking trail that follows an old railroad track. There are several other shorter trails that can also be accessed from near the beginning of the Midland Bike Trail, including the South Loop Trail and the Whipple Trail, so let your pup pick his favorite! You will need to keep your dog on a lead here, and bring some water and doggie bags too.