A lively and energetic city, Greenacres City lives up to its name by being incredibly green. With several spacious parks to explore, as well as four veterinary clinics, your pooch will really appreciate all that there is to do in Greenacres City.
One of the largest parks in Greenacres City is the Greenacres Freedom Park, which stretches out for just over 51 acres. There are several sports facilities here, as well as picnic pavilions, playgrounds and a network of paved walking paths that you and Fido can stroll along. At 16.75 acres, the Greenacres Community Park is another large park that your pooch will love, with its sports fields, gazebo and picnic areas. During the day, there are usually food trucks parked outside, giving you plenty of choice if you and your pup begin to feel hungry.
Another park worth visiting is the Ira Van Bullock Park, which is 8.84 acres in size. There are basketball courts here, as well as a playground, a multi-purpose field, and a paved walking trail.
If your pup still needs more exercise, head on over to the four and a half acre Veterans Memorial Park. This is quite a quiet neighborhood park, with a couple of sports facilities and a few picnic benches, making it ideal for a relaxing walk.
With so many exciting walks to be had, your pooch will no doubt love all of the greenery in Greenacres City.
The Biscayne - 55th neighborhood is home to a couple of the finest parks in Greenacres City. Bowman Park is just under five acres in size, and features several picturesque wooded areas that your pooch will love, in addition to picnic areas, playgrounds, basketball courts and a paved path. At two acres in size, Rambo Park is smaller, but still has several amenities, including sports facilities, playground equipment, and picnic benches. Dogs are allowed to use both of these parks, but you will need to keep your pooch on a lead at all times, and bring along some drinking water and doggie bags too.
Less than a mile from Greenacres City is the Lake Worth Corridor neighborhood in Lake Worth, where you will find several small parks to take Fido to. Affron Park is always popular, with its basketball courts, picnic shelters and 0.2 mile paved walking path that loops its way around the park, while the 1.8 acre Lake Worth West Park has recently enjoyed an upgrade, and now boasts new playground equipment, basketball courts, picnic areas with grills, flower beds and a free library. Two other parks worth checking out in this neighborhood include Ixora Park, with its playground and picnic benches, and Sanders Drive Park, with its basketball and volleyball courts, as well as a playground.
This West Palm Beach neighborhood is directly adjacent to Greenacres City, and is where you will find the 900 acre Okeeheelee Park. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor activities here, from kayaking to water skiing to golfing, but what your pup will love the most is Pooch Pines at Okeeheelee Park. This spacious dog park is fully fenced-off, so that Fido can run safely off the lead, with two sections for larger dogs and one for smaller dogs. Water and doggie bags are both provided at the park, and there is even a hose area for you to rinse down muddy pooches before leaving.
About three miles from Greenacres City is the Lake Worth neighborhood of Lake Charleston, which is home to the Lake Charleston Park. This community park stretches out for nine and a half acres, and features picnic areas, play structures and softball fields. There are seven lakes within the park, each one linked to the next, and these are fully stocked for fishing, while the paved walkways that meander their way through the park are pawfect for a leisurely stroll. If you and Fido get hungry, there are also snack stands within the park, as well as plenty of scenic views to soak up while you enjoy your meal.
About four miles from Greenacres City is the neighborhood of ROLO in Lake Worth, and this is where you will find the 726 acre John Prince Park. The park is centered around Lake Osborne, and boasts quite a few different facilities, including sports courts, a splash park, fishing spots, a half mile nature trail, and a 4.5 mile hiking and biking trail. If all of that was not enough, the John Prince Park is also home to the Lake Woof Dog Park, which is one of the newest dog parks in Palm Beach County. There are four separate fenced-off sections within the park, and each one has gazebos, benches and both doggie and human water fountains.