Algonac Michigan is a small and intimate neighborhood that overlooks the St. Clair River, which is as close as you can get to the United States/Canada border! Algonac State Park offers visitors access to the 1,500 acres of land it is situated on, access to the river bank, archery, trap shooting, camping, and hiking. On-leash dogs are allowed to accompany their parents while enjoying these amenities! St. Clair Flats State Wildlife Area is plotted on 3,355 acres and offers birding, fishing, canoeing/kayaking, wildlife viewing and hiking trails. From April 15 - July 15 dogs are required to be on leash. However, any other time of the year they can run around off-leash!
Just 45 minutes from Algonac, the Charter Township of Clinton is a dog-friendly locale that offers quick and easy access to Interstate 94 and Hall Road. Clinton Township Dog Park is a 1.5-acre fenced, off-leash dog park that features drinking fountains, waste bags and benches for humans to relax while their pups burn off some extra energy! Behnke Memorial Dog Park is another off-leash, fenced-in area that includes fire hydrants, water, trees and benches. The Mall at Partridge Creek is a fun outdoor shopping mall that is dog-friendly. Stores that allow pups are clearly marked and there are even doggie comfort stations and dog sculptures.
Royal Oak is a community that is extremely accommodating of dogs, has plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation! It is only about 45 miles west from Algonac and is very accessible from Interstate 94. Mark Twain Dog Park is a great place to take your pooch for off-leash fun in a securely fenced-in space that requires a membership to make sure all dogs are vaccinated and registered. Wagner Park Dog Run is another option to take your pup for some off-leash fun. This dog park is not fenced, so please keep an eye on your fur baby for their safety.