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Dog Areas in Lyons, CO

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Lyons is a town in Colorado that is lovingly referred to as, "The Double Gateway to the Rockies." The town sits at an elevation of 5,374 feet and has a rich history, as it was home to several Native American tribes throughout the centuries before being settled by gold seekers from Europe around the mid-1800s. 

This unique town is nestled in the middle of several mountains and gulches. It was officially incorporated in 1891. The area is full of sandstone and soon became home to many successful quarries. The railroad expanded into the area to move all of the precious sandstone shipments across the country. Today, the town is still serviced by the Burlington Northern Railroad for moving stone. 

Families looking to move into Lyons love the area for its old-world charm and quaint setup. The town is divided by a main street, providing a scene to attract visitors looking for a place to do some window shopping while they are in town. There are two dog-friendly restaurants in the town, both serving up plenty of delicious food that you can enjoy on an outdoor patio with your pup. 

The nearest animal hospital is about 15 minutes to the east in the town of Longmont. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lyons, CO

  1. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 1,273/sq mi

    #1 South of Main

    The area referred to as South of Main is home to Bohn Park. This is a pupperific local park with plenty of access to a multi-purpose field (pawfect for playing fetch!). You can also visit the adjacent Bohn Park Dog Park for some off-leash fun in the sun! There is access to walking trails and dirt bike areas that make for a family-friendly day out. The dog park has waste stations and fencing set up for you, but be sure to bring your own waste bags if you plan on sticking to the trails with your pup on-leash.
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  2. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 1,273/sq mi

    #2 Old North

    Old North is a quiet neighborhood on the northern side of the Main Street. North St. Vrain Creek runs right through this residential neighborhood full of single-family homes. Right on the other side of Main Street is LaVern Johnson Park. This park is very popular with locals throughout the year for its camping spaces and water activities, including kayaking and tubing! Dog walkers love the area for its walking paths and ample campgrounds for both tents and RV camping. Make sure you bring plenty of clean drinking water if you plan on spending the afternoon in this pupperific park!
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  3. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 3,382/sq mi

    #3 Stoney Ridge

    About 20 minutes from Lyons in the town of Longmont is the neighborhood of Stoney Ridge. This residential area is home to many beautiful single-family homes that welcome new families with young children and pups! The Rough and Ready Park is right on the border of this neighborhood and is 9 full acres of puptastic fun! The park was built on the historic Rough and Ready Ditch, one of the oldest irrigation features in the area, and has been a well-loved park since 2006. There is an off-leash area for dogs to run around and plenty of family-friendly fun, from sports to a pond shaped like a bird!

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  4. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 3,382/sq mi

    #4 Lakeshore

    Just a twenty-minute drive from Lyons is the Longmont neighborhood of Lakeshore. Dawson Park is a lovely neighborhood lakeside area that has been a pupperific place for residents and visitors since 1973. The park is complete with walking trails and access to the nearby lake, making it a great place to beat the heat during those summer months. There are public art installations throughout the park celebrating local artists since 2003. There is no off-leash area in this neighborhood, but your pup will be too busy making new friends and exploring all of the nature around him to notice! 

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  5. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 979/sq mi

    #5 St. Vrain State Park


    About 30 minutes from Lyons is the St. Vrain State Park. This is a family-friendly place for anyone who loves nature and spending lots of time outdoors with their pup. The park is comprised of over 600 acres of land and more than 150 acres of water between several ponds. You can hike, fish, camp and more in this puptastic natural wonder. There are more than 80 campsites open year-round, so you will have no problem finding a space for you and Spot to unplug and get back to basics. Make sure you are fully stocked with water, snacks, and waste bags for your camping adventure!

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