An incorporated city in Prince George’s County and nestled in the beautiful state of Maryland, District Heights is a dog spot that can’t be missed. With its beautiful scenery, choice of restaurants, and the always exciting Walker Mill Regional Park, you and your dog are guaranteed to have a doggone good time.
Walker Mill Regional Park welcomes well-behaved and leashed dogs, and is made up of a large spread of grassy hills for you and your canine companion to explore. There is a playground and plenty of sports fields, and that doesn’t even take into account the beautiful hiking trails contained within this park. Pack some lunch and bring your wily woofer out for a wonderful picnic, or let your pup get their exercise walking along their master’s side on one of the many trails. No matter where you choose to explore in this park, you really can’t go wrong! It’s pawsitively perfect! Just be sure to bring plenty of doggy waste bags to keep the park clean, both for pup pals and their prideful people.
This is only one of many key stops if you find yourself in District Heights, so be ready to take your pup on the trip of their life!
Though you’ll have to cross state lines, the trip is well worth it to find yourself in Shirlington, nestled just near the Virginia/Maryland border. Shirlington is home to the aptly named Shirlington Dog Park. People and their pups come from all over to enjoy this well-maintained and beautiful space, which has two separate fenced areas for both large and small dogs. With a beautiful stream at the back edge of the park, your dog is guaranteed to have a splash while you enjoy the scenic views. There’s plenty of room for running, so bring some clean water so your pup can drink up.