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Dog Areas in Glen Ellyn

23 Parks
4 Trails
3 Shops
12 Eateries
6 Groomers

Located about 25 miles west of Chicago, the city of Glen Ellyn in Dupage County is a welcoming community for dogs and their owners. There are 23 parks and playgrounds in the area as well as some pawesme trails. When you need health care for your furry friend, you'll find three establishments that offer veterinary services in town.

One lovely park to visit with your special pal is Maryknoll Park on Pershing Avenue. This 24.5-acre facility includes some open areas, a disc golf course and walking trails for you and Fido to investigate. Dogs are allowed to join you on a leash in city parks. Make sure you pick up any waste.

If you want to try some catch-and-release fishing while your pooch lounges by your side, head to Lake Foxcroft Park. The three-acre facility has a lake with fishing pier, a walking trail, and some open spaces. Cast into the water from the pier or take a hike around the lake with your pup. Dogs on a leash can join you here.

At the north end of Glen Ellyn, you and Fido can go exploring in the 255-acre Churchill Woods Forest Preserve. There's a one-mile trail that wanders through prairie areas and a grove of black maple, bur oak, and white oak trees. Dogs are welcome to join you as long as they're on a leash up to ten feet long. Bring water and waste bags with you when you visit this vast natural area.

The urban city of Glen Ellyn offers several outdoor recreational activities that dogs can enjoy with their owners.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Glen Ellyn

  1. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 2,600/sq mi

    #1 Spring Avenue Northeast

    The Spring Avenue Northeast neighborhood is a residential area that's next to a forest preserve and the East Branch Dupage River. In this community, you can go walking with your special pal past condos and single-family homes. When you want to let your pup play with other canines, take him to the Spring Avenue Recreation Center Dog Park. This fully enclosed area has a swipe card entry, tables and benches, and waste stations. You can obtain a permit and entry card for a small yearly fee at the Recreation Center building in the park. Dogs need to be licensed and current on vaccinations.
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  2. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 6,040/sq mi

    #2 Glen Ellyn

    Downtown Glen Ellyn includes a few parks, residential areas, and a commercial district. You and Fido can enjoy a stroll down the sidewalk in your neighborhood. When you want to find some green space, head to Danby Park on Duane Street. This 1.6-acre facility has an open area and walking trail that you can enjoy with your pooch. From here, you and Fido can also connect to the main branch of the Illinois Prairie Path, which is part of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. This 16-mile multi-use trail allows dogs on a leash. Make sure you bring water and waste bags with you.
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  3. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 2,720/sq mi

    #3 Ellyn

    The residential area around Ellyn includes a middle school and two furiffic parks with walking trails. When you want a change of pace from walking your canine companion past homes in your neighborhood, head to Panfish Park on Wilson Avenue. This facility includes a playground and a paved walking trail that loops around the lake. Take Fido for a relaxing stroll along the water. There's also an area where you can have a picnic in the park together. Dogs are welcome to accompany you here as long as you keep them on a leash and you clean up their waste.
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  4. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 3,945/sq mi

    #4 Glen Oak

    The residential area of Glen Oak borders a country club golf course and the East Branch Du Page River. The sidewalks in this quaint little community are the pawfect place for walkies! You can also take Fido to Glen Oak Park on Woodstock Avenue. This 1.6-acre area includes an open field where you and your pooch can play fetch together. Bring along some water and a snack so you can grab a picnic at one of the tables in the park. Dogs are permitted to join you here as long as you keep them on a leash. Make sure you pick up your pup's waste.
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  5. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 3,759/sq mi

    #5 Lake Ellyn

    The area around Lake Ellyn is a wooded neighborhood with residential streets, a high school, and a park. There are tree-lined streets here where you and your pup can enjoy a quiet stroll. If you want to enjoy some green space, head to Lake Ellyn Park. This 25-acre area includes open areas, a picnic section with grills, and a mile-long walking trail that loops around the lake. Go walking or jogging with your special pal, then share a picnic in the park together. Dogs on a leash are welcome to join you. Remember to clean up any messes while visiting this public facility.
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