If you’re an American history buff, Billings is sure to tug at your heartstrings. This “Old West” city is filled with museums, monuments, and landmarks paying homage to historical figures such as Lewis & Clark, General Custer, Sitting Bull, and even Calamity Jane. Nestled between a staggering six different mountain ranges, Billings is an outdoor paradise that offers unparalleled hiking with expansive trails, great elevation gains, and plenty of room for you and Fido to enjoy.
Looking to experience the high plains of Montana with your pup? Check out the High Sierra Dog Park, a 7.5-acre park featuring vast open fields for your pup to run free. High Sierra also offers a fenced off area for smaller dogs, and a neat rock formation that your pooch can play on. If you’d rather cool off and take a dip with your dog, Lake Elmo State Park is host to a beautiful, fenced dog park, including a pristine lake for you and your pup to enjoy.
After a long day with your dog in the Big Sky State, take a load off at Kelly Inn Billings. Conveniently located near a number of interesting locales, this top-notch hotel welcomes two pets of any size per room with no additional charge. Whatever your reason for being in Billings, you’re sure to have a Montana-sized amount of fun with your pooch!
Welcome to 10-13 Avenue D neighborhood! Being centrally located, this large neighborhood gives residents quick and easy access to all of the city parks and water access spots! One of those places is Pioneer Park, located on the border of the neighborhood. One of the largest parks, it offers tons of wide open space, as well as shaded areas. Pack a picnic and choose from the many picnic tables with grills and cook up a nice bbq meal for you and your pooch after a game of fetch or Frisbee! Don’t be surprised if you run into other dogs at this park, as there are bound to be others.
Centennial Park, the neighborhood? Or the Park? Well, if you are a resident of this neighborhood, both are yours! The Centennial Park inside this lovely neighborhood is 30 acres of sports and romping fun! While it is home to soccer and baseball fields, it also contains plenty of open spaces, picnic areas, and even public restrooms! Enjoy a picnic and long walks, then settle in for a game, all in this large green space. If you are going to bring your pup off leash, remember that it is a shared space so stick to the areas where sports are not often played.
If you are one of the lucky people or pups who gets to call Colton Blvd neighborhood home, lucky you! With three parks, you and your four-legged companion will have lots to do on any given day! Boulder Park is a great park to hang out in and watch a ball game, or play a game of ball yourselves! Grab your ball and head here for some fetch. Poly Drive Elementary Park is another wide open green space where dogs are allowed to run around off leash, but please pick up after them as this field is shared with a school. Last but not least we have Eaton Park, a quiet park with a BBQ that makes it a great place to cook up some hot dogs for both you and your pooch.
Terry Park is a fun neighborhood to spend time with your pooch, as it has some of the best parks to visit with him or her. Terry Park is a great park that is shared with the Fire Department. There is plenty of space to set up shop and play games with your pal, and splash around in the spray park. Benches and picnic tables can be found throughout as well. Central Park is also within your reach if you call the neighborhood of Terry Park home! Central Park has both open space and shaded tree spots with benches all around. It is a great park to stretch your legs in.
The Pioneer McKinley District neighborhood in Billings is one worth talking about! When considering the best neighborhoods to live in, especially with dogs, this one ranks in the top charts! Towards the northeast end of the community, residents can take their pups to the lovely Grandview Park. Here, they can find sandy areas, as well as a huge green space surrounded by trees to play games in, like throwing a Frisbee, playing chase, you name it! Off leash is acceptable in this park, but always remember to mind your puppy manners. Visitors to this park are also free to use the covered picnic tables to bring a lunch and spend some time!