Fewer than 500 people call the village of Leonard their home. Although the population is small and the village makes up less than one square mile of land, Leonard has plenty to offer its residents and visitors. The rural atmosphere in Leonard lends itself to spending time outdoors, and dog owners will appreciate all the room there is for Fido to explore! Oakland County maintains several parks, one of which is in Leonard, as well as miles of trails, including one that passes through Leonard, and several others very close by.
Polly Ann Trail is a 34.2-mile trail that runs through Oakland and Lapeer counties, and its surface consists of ballast, crushed stone, and asphalt. Oakland County maintains a 14.2-mile stretch of the trail, and this part has a crushed stone surface, with many areas getting a new and improved asphalt surface that makes it an ideal dog-walking trail. Polly Ann Trail is part of a network of 1,600 trails in the United States that were created from abandoned railway lines. Along your walk, you and your dog will pass through communities and rural areas, all the while getting to take in beautiful Michigan scenery.You and your dog are sure to love the trails in and around Leonard, but when it's time for an off-leash adventure, there are plenty of options for that, too!