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Dog Areas in Houghton Lake

4 Parks
2 Eateries
3 Groomers

Houghton Lake is a beautiful town in Roscommon County, Michigan that sits along Houghton Lake. This lake is one of the largest inland lakes in Michigan, and one of the largest natural lakes in the United States. With one veterinarian in town, your dog will love exploring Houghton Lake alongside you.

The Houghton Lake Park sits on the outskirts of the lake and offers some amenities that Fido will love, including a playground, golf course, grills, and an open grass area. There is a nice hiking trail throughout this park that will take you through a forested area, perfect for exercising your dog. 

Stop into Houghton Lakes G's Pizzeria and Deli for a tasty meal with your four-legged friend. They offer an array of Italian pub-style food like pizza, burgers, and more. Their outdoor patio is dog-friendly and welcomes your pup to sit alongside you while you chow down. 

If you and Fido are looking for a place to check in for a good rest, head over to the Super 8 Houghton Lake or the American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake. They welcome your dog to stay the night with you before heading out onto your next adventure together. 

With pawrific parks and tasty dining, your pup will love hanging out in Houghton Lake with you! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Houghton Lake

  1. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 576/sq mi

    #1 Town Center

    Fido will love visiting Lakeview Park alongside you and seeing all the amazing amenities it has to offer. Sitting right along the Houghton Lake, this park offers restrooms, a covered picnic area, benches, and a great paved walking path that you two can take a walk on. If you are looking to spend a few nights under the star,  check out the Wooded Acres Campgrounds. They welcome Fido to spend the night with you and check out the lake as long as he remains on a leash and he is properly clean-up after. The campgrounds offers restrooms, a playground, and a swimming pool. 
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  2. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 328/sq mi

    #2 North Houghton Lake

    The Houghton Lake State Forest Park is a beautiful forest to spend some time in with your dog. It offers swimming, fishing, and camping on the north side of Houghton Lake. There are numerous hiking trails throughout the forest that you and your pup can explore, but make sure your dog stays on a leash. If Fido gets hungry while exploring the forest, then stop into the Northshore Lounge. This bar and grill offer delicious food like burgers, sandwiches, and fish. Their outdoor patio welcomes your dog to sit beside you while you enjoy your meal and a tasty beer with it.
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  3. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 477/sq mi

    #3 Prudenville

    Trestle Park sits along Lake Houghton and has lovely amenities for you and your dog. There is a shaded picnic area, benches, a small grass area, and a nice paved walking path that circles that park that you and Fido can use for a walk together. Denton Park is a small park and one of the only parks in the area that doesn't sit right on Houghton Lake. This pawsome park offers a playground, camping, tennis courts, and basketball courts. Keep Fido on a leash when you visiting both of these parks that are in Prudenville, and only five miles from Houghton Lake.
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  4. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 31/sq mi

    #4 W Higgins Lake Dr / W Pine Dr

    The South Higgins State Park is a dogtastic 1,000-acre state park that sits on Higgins Lake. The park offers a sandy beach, camping, a picnic area, and a boat launch. There is a nature trail that goes throughout the park that you and Fido can explore together, but be warned that the trail is ungroomed, so it could be difficult to travel along. The best thing about this park is Fido is allowed on the shore and around the lake without any restictions. Located in Roscommon, and only eleven miles out of Houghton Lake, Fido will have a great time explore this park with you.
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  5. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 146/sq mi

    #5 South Roscommon

    Head out to South Roscommon and check out the Markey Memorial Park. Your pup will absolutely love this park which offers a playground, large grass field, baseball diamond, and walking path that you and Fido can take advantage of while you are visiting. The park also holds a dog park, called K-9 Corners, that Fido can run around in off-leash and socialize. There are benches inside of the park for owners, and plenty of room for fetch and running. The park is divided into a small and large section, so your dog can play with other pups his own size. This pawsome park is in nearby Roscommon, and the perfect getaway for you and Fido.
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