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Dog Areas in Harrisburg, NC

Harrisburg is a town located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina and a suburb of the muttropolis of Charlotte. Although there are no dog-friendly hotels in this town, you'll find some pet-friendly AirBnB rentals here. The pet fees and the weight limits are individually decided by the different accommodations, so you should check the pet policy when booking your room.

Harrisburg is chock full of dog-friendly eateries! These include Mexicasa, Faith Coffee & Sweets, Hawthorne's NY Pizza & Bar, and Jersey Mike's Subs. If you aren't satisfied with the choices you have here, you can go to Charlotte, which is just 18 miles away, where you'll find plenty more places to chow down with your hound.

If you need veterinary assistance while you're in Harrisburg, don't worry! Harrisburg is home to a pet hospital which will take good care of your canine companion should an emergency arise.

While you're here, you can visit JTG Daugherty Racing if you are a fan of the NASCAR Cup Series. Unfortunately, your dog will have to sit this one out, since pets are not allowed in.

Harrisburg has a few dog-friendly places to visit, but you can find more things to do in nearby Charlotte.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Harrisburg, NC

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    Population Density 1,845/sq mi

    #1 Hickory Grove


    Just north of Charlotte's Hickory Grove neighborhood, you'll find Barkingham Park at Reedy Creek Park. This pawesome park is located approximately 6 miles away from Harrisburg, in the Reedy Creek Nature Center. This fenced, off-leash park provides a separate area for small dogs to play safely. In this park, you can find everything that you need to have a pleasant day, including water poop bags, waste stations, benches, picnic tables, a wooded area of the park, plenty of space to romp and run, and so much more! Don't forget to bring a leash, though -- your pup will need to wear one if you want to explore outside the dog park.

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    Population Density 1,728/sq mi

    #2 Wesley Heights

    Around 18 miles away from Harrisburg is another park in Charlotte that you and your pup won't want to miss. Frazier Dog Park is located in Charlotte's Wesley Heights neighborhood. The park is enclosed and has separate areas for small and large dogs. Doggie waste bags are provided outside of the fenced area, and there are multiple trash stations in the fenced area so you can easily clean up after your pooch. You'll also find a water fountain and water bowls there. There are benches and a picnic table in the park, so you can look over your pup comfortably. Toys are also scattered throughout this park for extra playful pups!
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    Population Density 2,444/sq mi

    #3 East Forest

    Being close to Charlotte has its perks. One of the best parks in Charlotte is the Fetching Meadow Park, which is a one-acre off-leash park. The park is properly fenced and is located around 20 miles away from Harrisburg. The park is located in the McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte's East Forest neighborhood. Unfortunately, the park doesn't include separate areas for small and large dogs, so if your dog is shy and timid, this might not be the best place for you to visit. The park has plenty of room to run, but it's not so big that you can't keep a close eye on your fur baby while you relax at one of many of the shaded benches.
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    Population Density 1,333/sq mi

    #4 West Cornelius

    Twenty-two miles away from Harrisburg is a mutts-loved dog park that you absolutely have to visit! Swaney Pointe K-9 Park at Ramsey Creek Park is located in West Cornelius. Your dog is sure to have a tail-waggin' good time at this fenced, 4-acre park where small and large dogs have separate spaces to play. Running water is available year-round here, and there's plenty of space for your pup to play. Pet parents can watch their pups play from a bench or picnic table. This park is well-shaded, making it the pawfect place to play even in hot weather. There are always a lot of dogs in the park, so your canine companion is sure to make some new fur-iends!
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    Population Density 639/sq mi

    #5 Central Davidson


    The Preserve Dog Park is around 20 miles away from Harrisburg and is a local favorite. Well-maintained trails and natural areas are just a few of the furiffic amenities you'll find here. There is also a drinking fountain in the park for thirsty pups. You'll need to register your pooch and provide proof of current vaccinations in order to play here. There are plenty of benches and picnic tables for the humans, and most of them are in the shade of the beautiful trees that surround the park. The park is very clean and very well-maintained, so be sure to keep it that way by picking up after your pooch. Children under 10 are not allowed in the fenced area. 

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