Dog walking in Yoder

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Dog Walking in Yoder

Yoder is an unincorporated community in El Paso County, Colorado. The town was named after the first postman to service the area, one Ira M. Yoder in 1904. The town is small, but well-served by the surrounding area. There’s a vet right in town, and two more within twenty miles. If your dog needs attention, the animal hospital in neighboring Calhan is open 24/7. 

For the days when your pup is feeling fine, head to the Cheyenne Mountain State Park in nearby Colorado Springs. The park has 21 miles of hiking trails spread over 2701 acres, so there’s something for every activity level!

Nowhere shows the history of El Paso County quite like the Paint Mines Interpretive Park in Calhan, just up the road from the heart of Yoder. This 750 acre park shows signs of human habitation as far back as 9,000 years ago. Leashed dogs are welcome so long as you bring waste bags with you, and don’t disturb the rock formations.

Dogs will love Yoder because no matter how pampered they are in their cosy city lives, all pups love to spend time in nature. Fresh air and exploration are never in short supply in and around Yoder!


Best Dog Neighborhoods in Yoder

South Ramah

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Population Density
17 per sq. mi.

South Ramah

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The Ramah State Wildlife Area in South Ramah is a twenty-five minute drive from Yoder. It’s a great place to take your dog if you want to explore pristine Colorado grasslands. The area is a hunting area, typically birding, so be sure to wear bright colors if you’re going to check out the trails during hunting season. There are also picnic areas and restrooms, making this wildlife area a great place to cool down after a long walk through the trails. Dogs are welcome, but have to remain on leash. Bring your own water and bowl for your pup, as the wilderness is well preserved here!

Falcon Storage

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Population Density
126 per sq. mi.

Falcon Storage

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Corral Bluffs is just a 20 minute drive west of Yoder, in the Falcon Storage neighborhood of Peyton. The main draw of this park is the beautiful rock formations throughout. There are also stream beds and a wide variety of native vegetation. Your dog can join you on the paths, just keep him leashed and don’t allow him (or yourself) to climb on any tempting rock formations. You will want to bring water for yourself and your dog, as well as a map and good climbing shoes. Don’t forget your camera--this open space is really something to bark about!

Adams

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Population Density
2,242 per sq. mi.

Adams

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Memorial Park in the town of Colorado Springs is a fantastic place to walk your dog that’s not too hard on the body. Unlike some of El Paso County’s parks, Memorial Park is built for easy walking, not full-on hiking. One of the most popular paths is the Prospect Lake Loop, a 1.25 mile loop around the park’s water feature. You can also walk the outdoor Veterans Center, or simply explore any of the sports fields not currently in use. Your dog must remain on leash in Memorial Park, but with all the people around and all the space to roam, he won’t mind!

Cimarron Hills

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,242 per sq. mi.

Cimarron Hills

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Cimarron Hills in Colorado Springs is a quick thirty minute drive from Yoder. There, you’ll find Cimarron Eastridge Park and Eastridge Dog Park inside of that. While Cimarron Eastridge Park is a great place to walk your dog on leash, Eastridge Dog Park is where the magic happens. You can let your dog off leash and let her run! This dog park is fairly large, with separate areas based on your dog’s size. There is some water, but bringing your own bowl is a good idea. This dog park is really only busy during peak hours, so it’s a great place to ease shy dogs into a social setting!

Bear Creek

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,242 per sq. mi.

Bear Creek

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Bear Creek Regional Park East, inside the Bear Creek neighborhood of Colorado Springs, is home to the Bear Creek Dog Park. With a 40 minute drive from Yoder, the time spent in the car is more than repaid by the quality of the dog park! This park is over 10 acres in size and fully off leash. There’s a variety of terrain, including hilly trails and flat areas for fetch. There is also agility equipment scattered throughout the park! The park is always popular, so your social dog can enjoy making new friends every time you visit. Bring a bowl for water!