This family-friendly town is located 6 miles southeast of Walkerton and is easily accessible from Highway 421 and N Main Street. Fourth of July Park lets people celebrate every day! This 17-acre space has a skate park, 3 picnic and barbequing shelters, tennis courts, basketball courts, pickle ball courts, walking trails. Best of all, they also have a dog park! Outside of the dog park, pups are allowed to enjoy all the parks amenities on-leash. For off-leash fun, the local dog park provides a small dog pen and a watering station to ensure your pooch’s safety and comfort.
Just a short 8-mile drive west, the community of Stanleyville is conveniently located off Highway 52 and Old Hollow Road where it offers locals plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment. Happy Hounds at Horizon Park is the local dog park located on the grounds of Horizon Park, giving pups the opportunity to play off-leash in a safe, fenced in space. In the case of an emergency or if it’s just time for a checkup, the local PetSmart has the superior Banfield Pet Hospital on premises! If you and Fido are feeling famished, Kimono Japanese Restaurant and Sonic’s Drive In are the local eateries that allow pooches to tag along.
Winston-Salem is a larger city in North Carolina that is just 8 miles from Walkertown. It’s an easily accessible location with loads of restaurants, shopping and history! Old Winston Social Club is a doggie accommodating bar where Fido is allowed inside to accompany you and your friends as you play darts, plinko or shuffleboard. Pinehurst Olive Oil Company and Great Outdoor Provision Company both invite dogs to tag along with their owners while they shop! There so many puppy accommodating restaurants in the area, including 6th & Vine, Atelier on Trade, Mooney’s Mediterranean Café, and Hutch & Harris Pub to name a few.
West Salem is located directly south of Winston-Salem and only a 17-minute drive from Walkertown. Colleges, museums and historical sites are in abundance here! Washington Park has designated walking paths that run along Salem Creek and encourage leashed dogs to enjoy and explore. Washington Dog Park invites dogs of all sizes to enjoy the fenced-in dog run to get some exercise and to burn off pent-up energy. Craving some refreshments? Carolina’s Vineyard & Hop, The Tavern in Old Salem, and Twin City Hive allow humans to enjoy adult beverages and the company of their canine companions!