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Dog Areas in Rutherfordton

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1 Trail
2 Shops
4 Eateries
2 Groomers
Ruff ruff on over to Rutherfordton, located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina. This lovely little town is rich in cultural heritage, and richer in giving a warm welcome to two and four-legged travelers. There are pawlenty of pup-friendly things to do and see when in Rutherfordton! Two vet clinics are at your service, just in case your pup has an un-fur-tunate accident. 


If you're flying into town, or just like to watch airplanes take off and land, then head to the 57A Cafe with Fido for an immersive dining experience. Sit out on the large, covered deck while you enjoy tasty, inexpensive food and watch the planes come and go. 

The Firehouse Inn in Rutherfordton's historical downtown district is a must for weary travelers. Right next to top attractions in nearby towns, like the Forest City Golf Course and Bubba's Fun Park, this historic bed and breakfast is a pawfect hotel to stay with your pup. Enjoy their fun, decorated guestrooms and historic brick building, and get ready to snooze next to your bud! No extra fee is required for furry customers.

Take a trip today to one of Western North Carolina's oldest towns and discover the authenticity of small town livin'! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Rutherfordton

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    Population Density 1,395/sq mi

    #1 Downtown Rutherfordton

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    Explore the historic Downtown Rutherford neighborhood for a wide variety of cafes, shops, and more. For those who cannot start the day without a cup of Joe, then you'll love Small Town Coffee Roasters! Sip on a smooth cup of freshly micro-brewed coffee while you enjoy the Rutherfordton morning air. Later on, when it's time to go out on the town with Fido, make sure to go to the pawpular Ruffton Brewhouse. Discover their wide selection of in-house brews in addition to over 80 bottled craft beers from 40+ breweries all over the nation. You're bound to have a woofin' good time with your pal here in Downtown Rutherford!
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    Population Density 534/sq mi

    #2 Forest Hills

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    Wag on over to the Forest Hills neighborhood located slightly south of downtown. This quaint area is home to Crestview Park, which features pavilions for picnicking, open grassy fields for playing a game of Frisbee or soccer, several kid's playgrounds for family fun, and last but not least, a walking and running path so you and Fido can get back in shape! Park rules require dogs be leashed, and owners must make sure to clean up after their pups. Tennis courts, basketball courts and public restrooms are also available. Crestview Park offers you and your pup have furtastic day playing outside in Rutherfordton!
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    Population Density 289/sq mi

    #3 Hudlow Hub

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    Lying north of the historic downtown district of Rutherfordton is the Hudlow Hub neighborhood. It's less busy here, so if you have a Fido who likes to woof in the peace and calm of nature, you must go here! Stay overnight in this quaint neighborhood at the vacation rental of Gold Hill Inn Rutherfordton. This two-bedroom pup-friendly rental is like a home away from home for your pooch. Contact the owners for additional details on pet weight and size before reserving. The local pizzeria, Mimi's Dairy O Pizza & Grill, is just a paw away, and offers you and your pup a pawsome dining experience. There's even doggie ice cream available for Fido!
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    Population Density 749/sq mi

    #4 Spindale Center

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    Wag over to the town of Spindale lying just east of Rutherfordton for a tail waggin' good time in its small, yet vibrant Spindale Center neighborhood. Grab a pint of beer and a plate (or two) of delicious food at Barley's Tap Room and Pizzeria. An extensive menu full of American comfort food, like wings, pizza, wraps, soups, salads and more, are available for all two and four-legged customers. Get an order of the Fiddlesticks, which are Barley's special sourdough breadsticks dipped in a tangy hot sauce, then baked to perfection and served with ranch or bleu cheese. Enjoy your meal with Fido on the pup-friendly outdoor patio.
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    Population Density 1,024/sq mi

    #5 Missouri Street

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    Spindale remains a small town, but it nonetheless packs a punch when it comes to Fido-friendly walking oppawtunities. Visit the Missouri St neighborhood to explore the Thermal Belt Rail-Trail, which offers you and Fido the chance to get outside in the great outdoors to stretch your paws. Walk, bike, or go for a run with your pal on the clean and well-maintained path. As you are in pine country, pawlenty of shady pine trees line the trails, making the Thermal Belt Rail-Trail both a scenic and convenient getaway for those looking to spend some time with their furry pal in nature.
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