The population of Overland Park, Kansas is approximately 181,260 and around 49,846 of those households in the city proper have at least one household pet. When you visit Overland Park, you will find many places that accommodate dogs to play, socialize, and interact with both other dogs, and locals.
Planning on letting Rover roam? There are several dog parks in the area that are both convenient in location as well as clean. The Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Dog Park on West 119th Street in Overland Park has 79 acres of woods, softball, a pond, fences, off-leash dog areas, walking trails, and drinking water available during the summer. Another great park for dogs is Heritage Park on Pflumm and 159th Street, which has picnic shelters, a 40-acre lake and marina, a 30-acre dog area, ball fields, and picnic areas. They even have an 18-hole golf course and driving range. Kingston Lake on Lowell has over 21 acres, playgrounds, fishing, drinking fountains, and a bike and hiking trail.
Once you've worn down Rover and worked up an appetite check out some of the pet-friendly restaurants in the city of Overland Park. Local favorites include the Corner Bakery, Jose Peppers, Panera, Pad-Thai Restaurant, Rock and Brews, Barley’s Brewhaus, Torreon Mexican Restaurant, and Sunset Grill. After you get done getting a bite (get it?) check-in, relax, and get some rest at one of the dog-friendly hotels in the area like Days Inn, Holiday Inn, or the Crowne Plaza.