Eagle is a small village in Clinton County in Michigan. This small town is a good place for a quiet and relaxing break from city life. If you are looking to bring your dog to Eagle, you will need to keep a collar and a leash on him at all times. Eagle also requires all dogs to be licensed, so make sure to check with your vet before your trip to make sure you have all of the necessary documentation. Eagle residents take pride in their green lawns and well-kept gardens. The Eagle Park Fairgrounds are the hub of the town during state fair season.
There is no local animal hospital in Eagle, but there are clinics 15 to 20 minutes from town in almost any direction if an emergency should arise while you are traveling through the area. You won’t find any restaurants in Eagle either, but you will find chain restaurants like McDonalds and Subway within a 10-minute drive from Eagle if you should get hungry on your way to your destination. The Eagle Inn has a bar that allows dogs in their outdoor seating area if you would like to enjoy a beverage while your pup relaxes next to you.
Central Eagle may seem like just a run-of-the-mill small town. However, if you have the pleasure of staying in this small village, you will be blown away by how friendly the residents are to travelers. You are sure to make new friends if you are traveling with your dog. Dogs must stay on leash here, so make sure you have your dog at your side at all times. You will want to visit the many green spaces found throughout town as you take your dog on his afternoon or morning walk. You and your dog will both benefit from the fresh air found here in Central Eagle.
North Grand Ledge is just ten minutes south of Eagle in the city of Grand Ledge. Lincoln Brick Park is found here. This park is a great place to spend an afternoon or a weekend with your dog playing catch or having a picnic. The Grand River runs from the park all the way through the center of Grand Ledge. If your pup likes the water, he will love the Grand River. Just make sure you have towels for him to shake off onto so that the water doesn’t end up all over you! Bring your waste bags, sunscreen, and drinking water for a seamless day in North Grand Ledge.
West Grand Ledge is located south of the Grand River. You will find this area full of unnamed hidden gems in the form of rivers and streams and lightly trodden trails. The locals are incredibly helpful and friendly if you are searching for the pawfect walking route for you and your dog. Sandstone Creek is a tail-waggin’ good place to splash around, especially if going down to the river isn’t your style but you still need a way to beat the heat with your dog. If you are looking for a relaxing good time, grab your waste bags and your treats and head over to West Grand Ledge for the afternoon.
East Grand Ledge is home to Jaycee Park. This park has shade and bench seating where you can relax and get a break from the heat if you need it while your dog gets out all of her extra energy. You can play fetch or take a brisk walk with her down the paved trails. Island Park is another great green space where you can take a casual on-leash stroll with your pup. This park is surrounded by the Grand River, so you will get a front and center view of the water from wherever you are. Just don’t forget the waste bags and treats!
South Grand Ledge is home to many restaurants if your travels throughout Grand Ledge have left you and your pup famished. You can stop for a quick bite at McDonald’s or Wendy’s with your dog. You can take your food to go or sit in the outdoor patios for a moment to enjoy your meal as well. Biggby Coffee is a charming café that often has outdoor seating set out front. You will want to call before arrival to see if they have their seats set up, as this seating area isn't available in bad weather. Sophia’s House of Pancakes is also worth a stop. They don’t have outdoor seating, but they will make your order to-go so that you can enjoy their delicious brunch options back in your room with your dog.