The city of Eagle, Idaho, lies in the foothills around the city of Boise, in the southern portion of Idaho. It is a small and friendly community which encourages all things outdoors. This is the perfect place to visit with your pawtastic friend. And if Fido is ever in need of care, Eagle offers five veterinary clinics to take care of any health concerns.
To start the day off right, take your pup to the Ada/Eagle Sports Complex. It covers 85 acres and offers you and Fido sports fields, an extensive system of biking and hiking trails, picnic areas and restrooms. Next, head to Reid Merrill Park for some observation time of the wetland area on site. Be sure to keep your pup on leash while strolling through this beautiful area. For some relaxing time with your fur-ever friend, Orval Krasen Park has plenty of open space, picnic shelters and restrooms with water available.
When you get hungry, there are nine dog friendly restaurants you can visit with your pup, including On A Roll Deli, Chicago Connection Pizza, and the Schnitzel Garten. They all offer pet-friendly seating on their patios.
Eagle is a fantastic place to visit or live in the beautiful state of Idaho.
The Greenleaf neighborhood in the city of Caldwell, west of Eagle, is home to Mallard Park. This 30-acre park is adjacent to Lake Lowell and is the perfect spot to take Fido. Stroll on the paved walking trails, perfect for any skill level pup. There is a playground for the kiddies, lots of picnic shelters, and restrooms with water. There is also an amphitheater for summertime events. It is best to keep your pawtastic friend on a leash, and be sure to bring clean up bags to keep the park immaculate. Why not pack a picnic lunch to share?
Dog park anyone? The East Chicago Street neighborhood in the city of Caldwell, west of Eagle, is home to Whittenberger Park. Within the beautiful grounds is Centennial Dog Park which has two separate areas for large dogs, and an independent area for the little guys! Dog clean-up stations are provided, but plan accordingly as there is no water or shade available. After your pup has some off-leash time, take the Greenbelt Walking Path around Rotary Pond on the 2 ½ mile path or 1-mile loop. Afterwards, dine at the Dutch Goose for lunch or dinner at their outdoor pet-friendly tables.
The City Center neighborhood in the nearby town of Meridian, lies to the south of Eagle and has a pawtastic place your pup will love. The Storey Dog Park, located inside the larger Storey Park, is chock-full of fun! This park has everything – separate large and small dog areas covering 2 ½ acres, special relaxation shade shelters, agility obstacles, benches for people to relax, restrooms, dog-fountains, people fountains and doggie clean up stations. What’s not to love? The larger park offers a paved trail system that goes around its perimeter. Afterwards, The Curb offers lovely outdoor, pet-tastic dining with a full menu and bar.
The East Floating Feather Road neighborhood offers two pawtastic parks! The Stephen C. Guerber Park has lots of open space for roaming or relaxing with your pup, kiddie playgrounds, water fountains and restroom facilities. To enjoy the downtown area, take your pup window shopping and stop at Heritage Park located here. You and your fur-iendly pup can enjoy summer entertainment events, relax under the gazebo and watch children play in the water features on-site. Heritage Park is the perfect place to take a picnic lunch to enjoy together. Keep your pup on leash at these public parks.
The Eagle City Center neighborhood is home to the Eagle Island State Park. This pristine area is perfect for you and your fur-ever friend to enjoy the day. If you both like hiking, there are over 5 miles of pup-friendly trails! These trails are also used by horseback riders, so plan accordingly and keep your pup on leash. This park is bordered on two sides by the Boise River, so there are places for you both to swim, and waterslides for the kiddies. Afterwards, head to pet-friendly Rembrandt’s Coffee House for a snack and a drink!