Centerville is a small town in southwest Idaho. The town has three vet clinics to choose from, which provide both routine and emergency care. There aren't any dog-friendly things to do in this area, but about an hour and a half away is Boise, where there is fun for the whole family!
Redwood Park is available for off-leash fun between 10 am and 4 pm. This 7-acre park includes an open green space, a walking path, and a fishing pond. Dogs are able to have off leash fun in all of these sections, with the exception of the playground and the parking lot.
Sunset Park is 10 acres, with 4.3 of those acres available for off-leash. The approved area is the open field on the west end of the park defined by the tennis courts and sidewalk to the west, the sidewalk on the south, and the property lines on the west and north end of the park. Dogs are allowed off-leash in the designated area in the mornings only, from sunrise to 10:00 a.m. Dogs must be on a leash at all other times during the day.
If you’re looking for comfort food with dog friendly outdoor tables, look no further than the Westside Drive-In! Choose from classic burgers, hot and cold sandwiches, chili dawgs, meatloaf, fried fish, lasagna, and ice cream shakes and malts. If you’re looking for a place to listen to some interesting live music, check out The Sandbar! This bar and grill is a great place for the whole family with outdoor seating. Looking for something more diverse? Well, check out 10 Barrel! The menu includes steamer clams, steak nachos, pizza, fish tacos, and berry swirl cheesecake. The bar patio and side patio are both dog-friendly.
If you’re looking for a hike, check out The Boise River Greenbelt! This 46.1-mile trail is mostly paved and the rest has crushed stones. Known for beautiful scenic views, this trail is open for dogs on leashes!
Centerville proper may not have much to offer dog owners, but it’s a short drive away from larger muttropolitan areas that have everything a dog could need or want!
Southeast Boise is nestled along Interstate 84 and at the foothills of the Boise National Forest, about 44 miles south of Centerville. Cypress Park is a local park with walking paths and open spaces on 7.3 acres and comes with a large off-leash, fenced dog park that spans 1.4 acres and includes poop bags and a waste station. If you and Fido are feeling adventurous, the Boise River Greenbelt is part of a Rails-to-Trails Conservation effort that has repurposed over 1600 old railroads into walking and hiking trails for local communities to take advantage of. If your pooch is looking a little “ruff” around the edges, Spot On Grooming provides a variety of pet grooming services to keep them looking their best!
Boise is located 54 miles from Centerville, at the foothills of Boise National Forest and has plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment for all members of the family. Morris Hill Park allows leashed dogs to enjoy its open, grassy areas and walking paths, or for some off-leash fun, they can visit the 1-acre dog park on the premises that provides water. Manitou Park is 11 acres, and 5.1 of those acres are designated for the local, off-leash dog park on the property where your fur baby can play and socialize with other canines!
This community is nestled at the foothills of Boise National Forest, roughly 42 miles from Centerville and conveniently close to Highway 55 and Dry Creek Road. Castle Hills Park is built on 7.2 acres and 2.2 of those acres are used as an off-leash, fenced in doggie park! If you and your pooch are wanting to take in the outdoors, Boise National Forest is a hop, skip and a jump away, where you can choose from one of dozens of hiking trails to take with Fido for the afternoon or weekend!
Cloverdale is a dog-friendly town located approximately 55 miles from Centerville and situated next to Boise. This community is in close proximity to plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor activities for humans and pups! Redwood Park is a very dog-friendly park that allows pooches to have free, off-leash reign of the entire park with the exception of the playground and parking lot! Some amenities include a pond, walking paths, and a fishing area. Julius Kleiner Memorial Park encompasses 58 acres, which include an amphitheater, basketball court, community garden, fishing pond, and walking paths. Dogs must be on their leashes to enjoy the other amenities in the park.