Situated less than an hour south of Jackson, Brookhaven is a pup-friendly town where you and Fido can always find something fun to do. Your pooch will also be well taken care of by the three veterinarian clinics in town. You won’t have to travel far for excellent emergency and routine medical care.
Fido will also love stretching his legs and running in the grass at Exchange Park in the center of town. The park features a large ball field where you can play a game of fetch and there is a walking path around the perimeter of the area. You will find clean restrooms where you can refill water bottles at the fountain and dispose of doggie waste bags.
When searching for the best place to spend the night with your furry family member, make a reservation at Super 8 on Dunn Ratliff Road. Up to two pups are welcome for an additional fee, and there is plenty of grassy field next to the hotel for your pooch to play. Roadway Inn on Magee Drive is also an option for you and Fido. There is a large field behind the hotel where you can walk with your pup before bedtime.
Dinner time is even more enjoyable when you can invite your friends and their furry pals. Georgia Blue features eight pup-friendly outdoor tables where you can enjoy true southern comfort food.
If you are looking for an amazing destination close to Jackson or a quaint small town where you and your pups can spend time at parks and wildlife areas, Brookhaven provides just what you need.
The Brookhaven City Park on Hartman Street is perfect for walking your pooch or picnicking with family and friends. The ½ mile paved walking loop is great for a shaded stroll with your pup. There are tennis courts that are lit up at night so you can even walk Fido in the evening. A playground will keep the kids entertained and there are restrooms available where you can dispose of doggie waste bags. In the same neighborhood, you will find Bumpers Drive-In of America. You will love the nostalgic vibe and you can sit with your pooch at the outdoor tables.
In the northeast section of Brookhaven you will find the Civic Center RV Park where you can spend the night in your camper while traveling or enjoying a staycation. You can stroll with Fido through the park as long as your pup stays on a leash. There is free Wi-fi available, and you can even do laundry. There is a nice walking path around the area, and you are next to the Civic Center Baseball Complex. You can take your pup over to the fields to run around and get rid of excess energy. The paved walking paths around the complex are perfect for getting some exercise and enjoying the fresh air.
Families and their furry friends will enjoy a day at the Mt Zion Bike Trail in northwest Brookhaven. The trails are well maintained and the kids will love riding their bikes as you and Fido walk along the pathways. With three different trails to choose from, you can find one that will meet the needs of both your energetic pup and your more mature pooch. The longest trail is about 9 miles. Be sure to bring plenty of water bottles and doggie waste bags. You and Fido will love roaming through the trees and your pooch will have a snifftastic time.
Smith Lake is located in the eastern part of Brookhaven and is a favorite of fishermen and pups. After walking some laps around the large lake, you and Fido can relax along the banks of the water and catch some fish. The area is shaded, so just bring some water bottles and spend the day with your pooch rolling in the grass and admiring the wildlife. There are no restroom facilities available, so be sure to bring some doggie waste bags and dispose of them when you get back home. Parking is convenient. Be sure to keep your pup on a leash.
Just 10 miles northeast of Brookhaven, pups and their parents will love the Northeast Lake Lincoln State Park in Wesson. You can go and relax in the tranquil atmosphere and admire the beauty of the area. There are several paved walkways around the lake that are perfect for strollers or wheelchairs. A large playground will entertain the kids and if you enjoy camping. The campground is well maintained and is a perfect place to spend the weekend with your furry friends. The walking trails provide plenty of shade, but you will want to bring some doggie waste bags and water bottles. You can also relax on the banks of the lake or hang out on the dock.