The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is home to the city of Raymore. As one of Missouri’s fastest growing cities, Raymore is likely to add more fur-iendly amenities over time.
Outside of Lee’s Summit, which is a twenty-minute drive from Raymore, is the 3,084-acre James A. Reed Wildlife Memorial Area. The area features a lake, popular for fishing, and an 8.7-mile loop trail. Open year-round, the trail is a pawesome place to take your pal for a walk, but make sure to bring a leash! If you fancy hunting, then you can arrange to train your dog so he can accompany you here off-leash.
About half an hour away is Kansas City’s largest park, Swope Park, which boasts a spacious off-leash dog park. Big dogs can enjoy four acres of varying landscape, including forest and hills. Small dogs have a fenced-off acre all to themselves. Both the big and small dog areas have water fountains for man and his best friend. If your pooch is in the mood for a swim, the Blue Springs Dog Park at Gregory O. Grounds is also about half an hour away from Raymore.
In the neighborhood of Central Overland Park, Kansas, there is a great adventure waiting for your pooch. This city is located 24 miles from Raymore, Missouri. You will want to grab your pup and enjoy the Thomas S. Stoll Dog Park located in this neighborhood. This park is an off-leash dog park with plenty of room for your dog to run around and explore. In the fenced-in park, there is a wooded area for your pooch to have paw-tastic time exploring. In the warmer months, there is water available for your pooch, but once the cold weather sets in, you will need to bring your own water. Grab your walking shoes, and be prepared for an action packed day.
There is a nice, off-leash dog park to visit in this city. The Heritage Park Dog Park is located in Olathe, Kansas and is about 24 miles in northwest of Raymore, Missouri. This park has 30 acres of space for your pup to explore and sniff all the new smells, so he’s sure to burn off excess energy. There is also a nice little pond for your pooch to cool off in. Make note that the park is closed on Tuesdays from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. for routine maintenance. You can enter at any of the entrances to the park to get to the off-leash dog park. Grab some water and your walking shoes for a paw-tastic day!
This dog-friendly neighborhood is home to the Trolley Track Trail, which is one of the trails that is a former rail line and is part of Rails-to-Trails. It is located about 25 miles northeast of Raymore, Missouri. You won’t want to miss the enjoyment you will get walking your canine companion on this nature trail. The trail is made up of asphalt and crushed stone, so keep in mind that the trail can get hot on your pup’s paws. Grab a leash and some water, and see how much exercise you and your pooch can get in.
This dog-friendly neighborhood is home to Penn Valley Park, which is located on Broadway Blvd. in Kansas. It is about 25 miles from Raymore, Missouri and is a great place to bond with your pooch. It is an off-leash, fenced-in park that has 27 acres for your pooch to run around. There are water fountains for humans and dogs, along with a spigot for your pup’s enjoyment. There are large trees when you and your pooch need to rest or cool off in the shade. Grab your pooch, and come here for a day of exploring.