Town and Country, Missouri might be a little on the small side, but it boasts many places for a dog and person to check out together. There is one veterinary hospital in the city, in addition to three community parks which welcome leashed dogs.
Longview Farm Park has a small pond, a playground, and a picnic area. The park provides its dog walkers plenty of doggie waste bags so there’s never a good reason not to pick up after your furry friend. Longview has three dedicated walkways that range from a half-mile to almost a full mile loop for some on-leash exercise.
Drace Park has a three shorter looped trails (approximately one-third mile) for on-leash recreation. Drace Park also has a pavilion and a playground area. Town and Country’s third city park, Preservation Park, has a pavilion available for an outdoor event such as a family reunion. It can be rented for wedding ceremonies and other outdoor events in which a leashed dog would be perfectly at home.
St. Louis County’s Queeny Park is situated on the western border of Town and Country. This county park has fishing lakes, walking trails, playgrounds, and numerous picnic sites and pavilions. This is a site for many of the county's events and classes. Summer concerts make this a good outdoor destination spot for you and a furry companion.
Need more Fido-friendly things to do? You'll find more conventional amenities just a short drive from Town and Country!
Creve Coeur Dog Park at Conway Park has two fully fenced acres of grass for a dog to run and play off-leash. Small pups get a half-acre space to themselves. This is the town's main dog park, so your pup will find plenty of new canine companions to sniff out here! There are bone-shaped kiddie pools to be enjoyed in the summer. The walkabout the fishing lake makes for a good on leash exercise. No chasing those ducks! This dog park is a members-only dog park. You'll need to register your dog and pay a fee to the city of Creve Coeur in order to obtain the code to enter. The best part? It's just 5 miles from Town and Country!
Five miles north of Town and Country, in Maryland Heights, you'll find The Dogport. This puptastic park is mostly dirt and rocks, but it is fun nonetheless. The dog park is fully fenced for safe off-leash play. There are kiddie pools in summer, and toys that can be shared with new furry friends. A separate fenced area makes it safer for toy breeds and other small dogs. This dog park has water on-site. Benches provide a place for the human companions to relax while supervising their pup. This dog park is by membership only; registration and fee must be paid to the city of Maryland Heights.
Just five miles from Town and Country, you'll find Olivette Dog Park at Irv Zeid’s Citizens Park. This is a fully fenced enclosure of mostly wood chips (with some grass). Keep in mind that this is a single enclosure dog park, so dogs of all sizes must play together. Small or timid dogs should be well-supervised if they visit this dog park. There is water available here, and a few benches for the human companions. Don't fur-get to bring some waste bags with you. The main park offers a few green spaces for on-leash walking. This dog park is open from dawn to dusk. Prior registration must be made with the city of Olivette.
Kitun Dog Park is a little further away than the others we've mentioned, but the 10-mile drive is well worth it. This park has one acre that is fully fenced for a leash-free adventure! Small dogs have a separate spot just for them. This dog park has a drinking fountain that suits dogs and people. Nobody needs to fight for a bench to sit on here -- seats galore under the shade make it a great day to be a person with a pup. The dog park won’t give you an excuse not to clean up after your pup -- doggie waste baggies are always stocked and ready to be used. This dog park is a members-only dog park. Registration and a fee must be paid to Sunset Hills.
If you live in Ellisville, located 10 miles west of Town and Country, consider yourself lucky, because you and your pup can play at the new dog park located in Bluebird Park! This is a fully fenced, grassy dog park just for the residents of Ellisville. There is a separate area for small dogs, too. The large dog area is .25 acres and the small dog area is .10 acres. There is water available on-site, and waste stations make it easy to clean up after your pup! Bluebird Park also has a playground and places for a leashed dog to walk with its person. The dog park is open from dawn to dusk. Online registration is available for Ellisville residents.