“It is a great day to be in Lone Tree!" is the city's motto, and when you visit, you'll certainly see why! Located in Colorado, on the very southern edge of Denver, the city of Lone Tree is full of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities, paired with the pulse of the big city nearby and the colorful Colorado wilderness. Apart from standard places for tourists, the area contains a variety of outdoor activities for you and your pooch to enjoy. Medical treatment for four-legged visitors is provided by four veterinary clinics in Lone Tree itself, and by more than 15 clinics in the surrounding areas.
Even though Highland Heritage Regional Park belongs to the Heritage Hills area, it's conveniently located less than a 7-minute ride west of Lone Tree via Lincoln Avenue. This is a nice and favorite local spot which also has a pawesome place for pooches to roam off-leash and enjoy the freedom of a good run! Hound Hill Dog Park is fenced and features a grassy area, plenty of shade and drinking water facilities in the summer.
Although it's lacking in dog parks, Lone Tree has plenty of dog-friendly eateries providing a variety of cultural choices and experiences. You can choose a simple drive-thru or fast food restaurant, or try something new at Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli! Locals love their Lox Nova Scotia Salmon Sandwich with cream cheese and tomatoes.
If you're looking for a quiet Colorado locale which has a few amenities for dog owners and isn't too far from muttropolitan Denver, look no further than Lone Tree!
The Northridge neighborhood occupies a significant part of Highlands Ranch and offers a spacious area full of residential quarters, a variety of recreation areas, a dog park and a bunch of dog-friendly eateries at the southeastern border. Your first stop should be Digger’s at Dad Clark Park, which is a nice and spacious dog park in Highlands Ranch. The off-leash fenced area provides plenty of options to exercise and play with your pup, or he can go mutts socializing with the local tail-waggers. The drinking water facilities are only available in summer so bring your own bottle in the other seasons. Alternatively, get a hot coffee and a snack at one of the dog-friendly eateries at the intersection of East Highlands Ranch Parkway and South University Boulevard, such as Jersey Mike’s Subs or Noodles and Company.
Occupying the western part of Highlands Ranch, the Westridge neighborhood is home to a wealth of recreation opportunities and dog-friendly places to visit with Fido. Redstone Park at the western border of the city is the largest recreation area here, offering outdoor activities and a designated place for pooches. Rover’s Run Dog Park is a simple, fenced neighborhood park with plenty of room to run off-leash, an obstacle course, and drinking water facilities for canines. Another great option for your lovely mutt is hidden farther south of Foothills Park, near Marcy Gulch Trail. Fido’s Field is another huge, fenced dog park that's loved by locals. Drinking water is provided for pups in summer. Apart from parks, there is a great choice of dog-friendly eateries here, such as Corner Bakery Café for your sweet tooth, or Fujiyama Sushi and Hibachi if you need something really exotic! Both eateries have dog-friendly outdoor tables.
South Havana Street connects two cities in the suburbs of Denver, but belongs to Castle Rock, about 15 miles north of Lone Tree. The street starts at the southern end of Heritage Hills at Ridge Gate Parkway and stretches all the way south to Hess Road in Castle Pines, following the same route as US-87 but lacking the traffic. At the very middle of your journey, you will spot Glendale Open Space Trail and Farm, which is a dog park combined with well-maintained walking paths. This fully fenced dog park features more than 17 acres of off-leash fun and excitement, providing your mutt with plenty of room to run and romp, benches for you to sit and relax in the shade, and a small agility course. The adjacent walking trails are about 2 miles long and are a super fun extension to the main park.
Cherry Creek State Park, centered on Cherry Creek Reservoir, is one of the most amazing places to visit with Fido in Colorado! The vast space of the park welcomes thousands of visitors monthly, offering them a beautiful retreat and a wealth of recreation opportunities for two- and four-legged visitors. The separate Off-Leash Dog Area is definitely worth visiting at least once! This fenced dog heaven has an expansive field for off-leash play and exercise. And if your mutt feels worn out, let him take a dip in the water to cool off! Bring your own drinking water and have fun! Additional fees are applied for entering the park and the off-leash area.