Georgetown, Kentucky is conveniently located in the golden triangle of Cincinnati, Louisville and Lexington. This charming town is known for it’s thoroughbred horses, and even has a miniature horse as the town mascot named Little Silver Charm. It’s clear this town loves animals, dogs included, by the lovely parks and greenspace spread throughout town. This town is also home to 6 veterinary clinics, making pet care a breeze!
One of the favorite neighborhood hangs is the Charles Brooking Park, located in the north end of Georgetown along Cincinnati Road. This is one of the largest parks in the county, with 91 acres of land, and even hosts the Scott County Fair. There are a ton of athletic fields here, and large grassy areas your pup will love to sniff and play on. There are also picnic areas, restrooms, gazebos, and a 1 mile walking track. Well-behaved dogs are welcome, as long as they stay leashed and are picked up after, so get ready to make some furry friends!
If you’re just in town for a visit, you won’t need to look far to find a place to crash! After a full day of adventures with your pupper, check into Days Inn Georgetown. They welcome two pets of any size for a small additional fee.
With all of these fun things to do here with Fido, Georgetown is sure to get his tail wagging!
The bustling City Center of Georgetown isn’t short of peaceful green space for you and your doggo to wind down in! One of the pawrific urban parks in this neighborhood is the Royal Spring Park. This park features decks that overlook the spring running through this park, where you and Fido can enjoy the relaxing sights and sounds. The park also has a large picnic area and plenty of grassy areas for your playful pup to dig his toes into. The park welcomes dogs of course, as long as they stay leashed and are picked up after! When it’s time for a frosty treat, head over to Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, located in the same neighborhood. Here you both can enjoy some ice cream one of the dog friendly tables. They even make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for your best pal!
If you and your pooch are in The Colony neighborhood of Georgetown, you’re in for a treat! It’s here that you can find the Scott County Park and Dog Park. This park is about 67 acres, and has something for everyone, featuring athletic fields, walking trails, and best of all, an off-leash area! The dog park can be found on the south side of the park and offers a place for your pupper to enjoy some off-leash freedom and pawsitive socialization in a safe environment. This dog park is simple, but has everything you need for a good time. Here you can find waste bags and water spigots, just don’t forget your dogs favorite ball to play some fetch! Your furry friend needs to stay leashed when he or she is not within the fenced off-leash area of the park.
In the Paris Pike neighborhood, you can find some more glorious green space to enjoy, Whether it’s just to switch up your morning walk, or to spend the day, your doggo will love the Yuko-En on the Elkhorn Park. As the name implies, this park is situated along the North Elkhorn Creek that meanders through Georgetown. The park is designed to resemble a Japanese strolling garden, with plants and terrain that are native to Japan and Kentucky. The park also offers areas to enjoy the peaceful creek, gardens, and koi pond, like walking trails and picnic areas. Leashed dogs are welcome here! When your stomachs are growling, head over to Culver’s. Here you can dig into one of their signature ButterBurgers at one of the outdoor dog friendly tables.
It might sound strange to go to a horse park with your dog, but the Kentucky Horse Park is Kentucky’s largest state-owned tourist attraction, and is dog friendly! This park just a 15 minute drive away from Georgetown, and is located in the neighborhood of Spindletop, in Lexington. The park is dedicated to sharing Kentucky’s love of horses, and features a working horse farm, educational theme park, and a competition facility. Dogs are allowed throughout the entire park except for within the museums and the restaurant. If you want to stay in this area for a while, you’re in luck! The Kentucky Horse Park also features a campground with 260 sites offering water, electricity, and modern restrooms. Leashed dogs are welcome to make themselves at home!
In the neighboring town of Lexington, you can find another puppy paradise. The Griffin Gate neighborhood is home to the furtastic Coldstream Dog Park, under 20 minutes away from Georgetown. The large town of Lexington has a few dog parks, but what makes this park special is the middle, unmowed section. Here your pooch can romp around in the tall grass like a wild dog. This dog park is also slightly less crowded than some of the other parks in town, but still has what you need for a good time. Here you can find waste bags, and benches for the humans to relax on. Just be sure to bring plenty of drinking water, and don’t forget the dog treats for your good boy or girl!