Dog Walkers in Lockport, IL

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Dog Areas in Lockport, IL

2 Trails
4 Eateries
1 Groomer

Located Southwest of Chicago, Lockport is a bustling city in Will County, Illinois. With a fair share of trails and restaurants in the immediate area, as well as being incredibly convenient to Chicago, neither you nor your dog will want for things to do. 

One point of interest is the magnificent Centennial Trail, a trail with multiple uses that was repurposed from a historic canal in the heart of Lockport. Bring your dog out on a sunny day and enjoy the crisp and cool air in beautiful Illinois. Your magnificent mutt will enjoy the time at their master’s side, and the both of you can get plenty of good exercise walking the numerous trails. Be sure to bring plenty of snacks, both for you and your pup, as well as fresh drinking water and waste bags to keep the trail nice and clean. 

Once you and Fido are done with your trek, explore the rest of beautiful Lockport, enjoy a quick bite to eat, or make your way to Chicago for some of the more popular attractions in the area. Lockport may be very near Chicago, but it’s a nice reprieve from the bustle of the massive and busy city.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lockport, IL

  1. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 4,162/sq mi

    #1 Whalon Lake

    A paw’s pitter patter away from Lockport, you’ll find Whalon Lake, which is home to Whalon Lake Dog Park. It is an eight-acre, fenced-in area where your dog can get off their leash and run themselves ragged. What better way to head home than with a sleepy pup? There is also a smaller, 2.5-acre area that is fenced in for smaller breed dogs. While your pup prances about the park, you can feel free to enjoy the comfort of the covered shelter, or one of the many benches scattered throughout the park. Grab some water and treats, and plenty of waste bags, and you’re in for a treat.
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  2. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 4,162/sq mi

    #2 Green Valley Forest Preserve

    Green Valley Forest Preserve is a majestic and magnificently scenic area which houses two fenced-in areas for dogs of large and small breeds. The rolling hills and grassy plains of the preserve make a wonderful backdrop for a fun day with your buddy, and if you bring along a picnic with treats for yourself and your pup, you’re sure to have a blast. Be sure to bring some water for you and your woofer, and perhaps a little extra, just in case. You never know when you’ll meet a friend in need. Note that a permit is required to enter the park, but that’s to ensure your pup’s safety as well as your own.
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    Population Density 3,820/sq mi

    #3 Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park

    Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park is a beautiful dog park located in Hinsdale, Illinois, just a short distance from Lockport. With rolling hills covered in soft grass for your pup’s paws, as well as a small stream to add to the general peaceful atmosphere of the location, Memorial Lodge Dog Park is renowned for its beauty. The locals are extremely friendly, and everyone does their part to make sure the park stays pristine and gorgeous. Bring plenty of doggy waste bags, and some fresh drinking water to keep your pup from drinking from the stream. You can’t go wrong!
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  4. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 1,097/sq mi

    #4 messenger marsh

    Mosey on over toward Homer Glen, and the scenic Messenger Marsh Dog Park is impossible to miss. With a five-acre fenced-in area for large dogs, and a one-acre fenced in area for small dogs, no matter your canine companion’s size or breed, they’re sure to have plenty of breathing room. The wide open space is perfect for exercise, both for you and your pup. Bring a ball to toss and some fresh water, and you have a pawsitively picturesque day ahead of you. Doggy waste bags are provided, and everyone makes an effort to keep the park clean. With the friendly locals, you’re sure to have a doggone good time!
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  5. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 991/sq mi

    #5 Fullersburg Woods

    Fullersburg Woods is a must-see location in your exploration of doggy destinations, with miles of trails available for equestrians, cyclists, hikers, and yes, dog walkers! Keep your pup on a short leash here, and then explore the great outdoors in a manner that no other location could hope to match. While there is one location where dogs are not allowed, it is marked by signs and is due to the wildlife in the area. Bring a water bowl for your pup, as there are plenty of water fountains and your canine companion will need to stay hydrated for this great adventure!
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