The Wheeler Park neighborhood is 30 miles west of Union Hope. The drive isn’t so bad when you consider the amount of Fido-friendly activities in this city. Raleigh has three public dog parks in its environs, although this neighborhood is only home to one: the Carolina Pines Community Dog Park. This dog park has three fully fenced enclosures with one set aside for the small dogs. The surface of the dog park is covered in wood chips with some grass. Water faucets and buckets are available on-site. The dog park also has several picnic tables and chairs in well shaded places for the human companions.
Knightdale is twenty miles west of Union Hope. Knightdale Station is home to the Ashley Wilder Dog Park located at 810 N 1st Avenue. The dog park has two fully fenced enclosures with a separate one for the small dogs. Specially designed water fountains for both dogs and people are just outside the gate. The surface of the dog park is mostly wood chips and dirt, and gets muddy after a hard rain. The fence encompasses a forest of small trees, which give great shade for the dogs.. Rock boulders give dogs something to climb on, and often are used by the human companion for additional seating. However, benches, are provided along the perimeter of the dog park.
This Wake Forest neighborhood is located twenty-three miles from Union Hope. Flaherty Dog Park is a fully fenced enclosure that encompasses two acres for off-leash running and socialization. There is not a separate area for small dogs, so be aware of that when planning your visit. The dog park provides water stations for the dogs, but you’ll need to bring your own. Waste bags and receptacles are on hand, too. Human companions have picnic benches to sit on while watching their furry friend at play. This dog park is free and open to the public from dawn until dusk.
Clayton is twenty-five miles west of Union Hope. You’ll want to make the drive for the East Clayton Dog Park. Dogs have three acres of their own space to have some leash-free fun in the Carolina sun. The ground is mostly mulch and dirt, and rolling around in it will earn some pups a bath after the fun is done. There is a small cleanup area to get the worst of it off before the return trip home. Smaller dogs have a separate fenced area. The dog park has water for the dogs, and metal benches for the pet owners to rest and relax while supervising their furry friends.. The dog park is open from dawn to dusk.
Rocky Mount is twenty-eight miles east of Union Hope. Best Friend’s Dog Park has nine acres dedicated to giving dogs a chance to exercise, play, and socialize with their own kind. The dog park is divided into three fully fenced sections. One is for large dogs, one is for small dogs, and one is for active large dogs. Each has a double gated entrance. Visitors should bring water with them. Bowls and doggie waste bags are at provided at the park, but water is not conveniently available. This park is free and open to the public from sunrise to sunset.