Greensboro, North Carolina has several dog parks and trails, including Southwest Park Dog Park on Southwest Park Drive. Your dog will enjoy running freely (e.g. off-leash) in this completely fenced-in 2.5-acre park, which also has two separated sections for large and small dogs. Pet owners do have to pay a small fee before entering the park, but your pooch will say that the free water and treats inside are worth every penny!
Cross going to Greensboro’s first off-leash dog park off your bucket list after spending a day at Stephen M. Hussey BarkPark. Established in 2003, this park was developed in loving memory of Stephen M. Hussey, who was one of the founders of the BarkPark Fundraising Committee. Stephen M. Hussey BarkPark is a completely fenced-in park that has three separate areas for different sizes of dogs. There’s no admission fee at the BarkPark, and the park is open from sunrise to sunset each day.
Enjoy Greensboro’s beauty while hiking Lake Brandt Greenway – one of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s 1,600 rail-trails. Towering trees, flowers of ever shape, size, and color, and natural wildlife are only a few of the things you’ll see as you adventure throughout Lake Brandt Greenway’s winding trail. Who says you need to travel across the world to experience paradise? Bring your dog along on your exploration too, she’s more than welcome as long as she’s on her leash, and you clean up after her.
Take a walk through this lovely neighbourhood to enjoy the historical buildings while your four-legged companion enjoys all of the scenery. Fisher Park, the park of the same name, is absolutely breathtaking with its little creeks and worn down paths which your pup will love to explore. If you get hungry after an adventure at the park, stroll down to Fishers Grille, where you and Fido can sit down on the patio and enjoy some award-winning food. Or try The Corner Slice, right beside Fishers Grille!
Take your furry little friend out for a walk at the Keeling Park. This park is stunning in both warm and cold weather. So whether your little pup likes jumping into piles of leaves, or running around through the snow, this park has it all. Not to mention its trails are absolutely lovely. Just make sure to keep your pal on his leash. While the two of you are in the neighbourhood, make sure you also go for a stroll through Hamilton Lakes Park.
Maxie B’s Bakery has a pet friendly patio that you can longue on with your pooch as both of you munch on your treats. Yes, that’s right. This bakery doesn’t just cater to humans; this quaint bakery also caters to our four-legged friends. They offer a wide arrange of goodies, and they also have a nice cozy fireplace. For meal time, head over to Southern Lights Bistro for some contemporary American food at one of their dog friendly outdoor tables. Brass Taps offers beer, food and live entertainment, which you can enjoy with your pup at their outdoor seating.
Located inside this central neighborhood is LeBauer Park. This pawsome park has a playground, ornamental gardens to meander, a large concert space, and even a couple of cafes on site. Best of all for pups is the Downtown Greensboro Animal Hospital Dog Park, the hot spot for city pups in Greensboro. For a change of pace, head over to the Center City Park and take in the fountain and various sculptures there. Both parks often host events, so check the calendar if your dog isn’t comfortable with crowds.
This muttropolitan neighborhood is where to go when you want to say in Greensboro. Extended Stay America Greensboro Big Tree Way and Holiday Inn Express Greensboro both allow your pup to stay with you, for an additional fee of course. Dogs must be crated if left in the room by themselves. Nearby is the Big Tree Way Park, a pawsome green space to tire out your pup for a good night’s sleep. Featuring 5 acres of green space, the South Buffalo Creek winds its way throughout, creating a lovely atmosphere for a walk.