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Dog Areas in Lake Station

10 Parks
2 Trails
1 Groomer

Lake Station is a bedroom community that's just eight miles southeast of Gary. This small city includes several parks and a few trails that dogs and their owners can enjoy together. There's a veterinary clinic in town if you're looking for professional services for your pooch.

Go exploring in the woods with your canine companion at Bicentennial Park off Putnam Street. This undeveloped natural area is tucked along the north side of the river. Remember to keep Fido on a leash and to clean up his waste when you visit.

Plan a hike or jog with your pup on the Oak Savannah Trail. You'll find a trailhead and parking lot in Robinson Park, about seven miles southwest of town. Travel through natural and residential parts of Indiana on this 8.4-mile, multi-use trail. Dogs can accompany you as long as they're restrained on a leash and you clean up after them.

Let your pal play off-leash with other canines at the Woodland Dog Park in Portage. This facility is located about five miles northeast of town off Willowcreek Road. Dogs need to have current dog tags and vaccinations to use the park. There are separate sections for large and small pups here.

The small village of Lake Station offers a range of dog-friendly outdoor activities.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lake Station

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    Population Density 1,998/sq mi

    #1 Liverpool

    The Liverpool neighborhood is a residential area with single-family homes and an elementary school. You and your pup will be able to take your daily walk past partially wooded lots here. For a chance to enjoy the water and some green space, head to Rosser Park in the northeast corner of the neighborhood. This facility allows catch-and-release fishing from the shore. There are a bench and picnic tables where you and your special pal can share an outdoor meal. Dogs are permitted in public places as long as you keep them on a leash that's no longer than ten feet and you clean up after them.
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    Population Density 2,904/sq mi

    #2 Columbus Park

    The area around Columbus Park includes private residences, a few community parks, and a trail. There are peaceful roads here that you and Spot can use to stretch your legs. When you want to treat your fur baby to an outdoor adventure, take him to Three Rivers County Park. This facility has a paved hiking loop that circles the park's lake. Hike or jog through woods and around the water with your four-footed friend. You can bring dogs with you as long as you keep them under your control and on a leash that's up to ten feet long. Bring waste bags with you.
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  3. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 1,009/sq mi

    #3 New Chicago

    The residential area of New Chicago is just north of Lake Station. This neighborhood has streets that are lined with sidewalks where you and Fido can take a walk. For a pawtastic hike through nature, head to the Cressmoor Prairie Nature Preserve off N Lake Park Avenue. This 41-acre facility has a hiking trail that winds through wet prairie and tallgrass prairie habitats. You can bring dogs here to enjoy the natural setting with you as long as you keep them on a leash, pick up and pack out their waste, and stick to the trails. Remember to bring some water with you.
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  4. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 3,818/sq mi

    #4 County Line

    County Line is a residential neighborhood on the east side of town. This community has sidewalks along tree-lined streets that offer a peaceful setting. Go for a stroll here with your canine companion. When you want to enjoy some green space with your furry pal, head to Warrick Park on Warren Street. This small facility includes a grassy field, a playground, and a bench. Play some frisbee or bring a blanket and have a picnic in the park with your pooch. Dogs are permitted if they're on a leash that's no longer than ten feet. Make sure you bring waste bags with you.
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  5. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 3,538/sq mi

    #5 Grand Boulevard

    Grand Boulevard includes some government facilities, residential areas, and a short trail. There's a lake on the north end of this neighborhood where you and Fido can take a walk together. For some outdoor recreation, take your furry friend to Riverview Park off Putnam Street. Here, you can hike or jog on the paved fitness trail or enjoy the green space and river's edge with your pup. You can bring dogs on a leash with you as long as you keep them under your control. Make sure you have waste bags so that you can clean up after your pooch.
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