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Dog Areas in Jefferson, GA

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The city of Jefferson, Georgia in Jackson County was named after President Thomas Jefferson, and it's home to more than 10,000 people. Located in picturesque northeast Georgia, Jefferson is a wonderful place to call home. The city's scenery includes rolling hills, quaint farms, lush greenery, and small lakes. Once primarily an agricultural community, today Jefferson has a diverse economy and a growing workforce. The charming small-town feel of Jefferson is complemented by the excellent Jackson County parks and recreation system! There isn't an off-leash dog park in Jefferson, but you'll find off-leash parks, county parks, and trails just a short drive away.

There are a handful of restaurants in Jefferson that are dog-friendly, so you won't need to worry about leaving your pup at home when you head out for a bite. One of these places is called Swirlee's FroYo Frozen Yogurt on North Public Square. There are outdoor tables in front of Swirlee's where your dog can stay at your side while you eat, but be advised -- they can't come in with you while you choose your froyo. Among the options that Swirlee's offers are flavors like spiced apple pie, Southern butter pecan, and island coconut. Once your sweet tooth is satisfied, it's time for you and your dog to head to a nearby off-leash park!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Jefferson, GA

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    Population Density 1,077/sq mi

    #1 North Gainesville

    The Laurel Bark Park in northern Gainesville, Georgia is just over 25 miles northwest of Jefferson. This off-leash park is part of the 124-acre Laurel Park which also includes an amphitheater, sports fields, playgrounds, picnic facilities, walking trails, and a water park. Your dog is allowed in these areas as long as they're on a leash. The off-leash park has big and small dog sections, and these spacious areas are complete with water fountains and bowls, waste disposal supplies, and seating. The hills in the dog park are pawfect for energetic dogs who like the extra challenge of racing up and down the inclines.
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    Population Density 180/sq mi

    #2 Woodland Hills

    The southwestern Athens, Georgia area known as Woodland Hills is 20 miles southeast of Jefferson, and it's where you'll find Athens Memorial Dog Park. Athens Memorial Park is a 72-acre park that also has picnic facilities, walking trails, a swimming pool, and sports fields. The dog park is fenced in, but its natural setting makes you feel like you're exploring a wooded area without boundaries alongside your pooch. Athens Memorial Dog Park was opened in 2000, and all 1.5-acres of it are free for you to use. There are restrooms near the dog park, and you'll find waste disposal supplies and seating throughout the park as well.
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    Population Density 99/sq mi

    #3 North Athens

    Athens is home to another dog park, and this one is in northern Athens, which is just a 20-minute drive from Jefferson: the C. Spot Run Dog Park in Sandy Creek Nature Center. Created to be a gateway to outdoor exploration, Sandy Creek Nature Center is a 225-acre area with four miles of trails and plenty of opportunities to explore woodlands and wetlands. C. Spot Run is a free dog park within Sandy Creek, and there are water fountains, trees, and seating for pet parents. There are also three private parks in Sandy Creek, and for only $1 per hour per dog, your pooch is welcome in those, too.
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    Population Density 729/sq mi

    #4 Mulberry Park

    If you drive about 20 miles west of Jefferson, you'll end up in northeastern Flowery Branch, Georgia. This is where the 22-acre Mulberry Creek Park is located, and you don't want to miss it! Mulberry Creek Park has a community center, gymnasiums, playgrounds, a walking track, and an off-leash dog park! The dog park includes big and small dog sections, and the big dog section has a very high fence to prevent jumping. You'll find a water fountain for dogs and canines, waste disposal supplies, seating, shade, and restrooms at this park, and it's free to use!
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    Population Density 477/sq mi

    #5 Southeast Dacula

    Harbins Park is a 1,960-acre park in southeast Dacula, Georgia, and it's only about 20 miles from Jefferson. Its amenities include a 4.3-mile paved trail where you can walk your dog on a leash, as well as a 4.5-mile hiking trail. Harbins Park also has its very own off-leash park! The Harbins Dog Park has big and small dog sections, a section for dogs of all sizes, and an agility area to accommodate dogs of all sizes and activity levels. There's a water source at the park, but be sure to bring your own bowl. Within the dog park, you'll also find covered seating and waste disposal supplies.
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