Dog walking in Grand Island

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Dog Walking in Grand Island

More than half of the households in the state of Nebraska own at least one pet. In many cases, this is either a cat or a dog. It is therefore not a surprise that there are many dog owners in Grand Island, Nebraska. Owners and their dogs enjoy the peace and quietness this fair city, which is located in the center of the state, has to offer.

Residents of Grand Island, Nebraska, that love dogs have recently received great news. The construction of the Grand Island Dog Park has been completed and what a splendid park it has become. The dog park is purposefully divided, and not in a bad way, in two separate play areas. The area for small dogs has various dog toys and climbing devices made out of recycled plastic. The area for large dogs has a beach for dogs to swim in. Courageous small dogs are allowed to enter the big dog section as well.

Visitors to Grand Island, Nebraska, should check out Stolley Park and the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer. These museums offer insight and details of the rich history of the Grand Island area. Dogs are allowed on the grounds, under special circumstances, including being on a leash, having decent to strong social skills, and if they are open to being pet by kids.

Grand Island, Nebraska, is a marvelous city. For those who want to experience it for themselves and bring their pets along, there are multiple lodging options for each budget. The Travelodge, Quality Inn, Days Inn, Super 8 and Boarders Inn & Suites all offer pet-friendly rooms.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Grand Island

Route 34/US Route 281

48
Dog Parks
4 parks

Population Density
1,877 per sq. mi.

Route 34/US Route 281

48

The neighborhood of Route 34/US Route 281 may not have a fancy name, but it proves itself to be one of the best neighborhoods in Grand Island for dog owners as it has four different parks within its community borders! Residents and their furry friends have access to Sothman Park and Stolley Park, and for those who enjoy a bigger green space with open areas as well as treed, residents and their pups quite enjoy spending time at L.E. Ray Park or George Clayton Hall County Park! Whether looking for a nice stroll around the block, trails to wander, or water to swim, this neighborhood has it all!


Route 281/W Stolley Park Rd

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,062 per sq. mi.

Route 281/W Stolley Park Rd

36

Residents calling the neighborhood of Route 281/W Stolley Park Rd home have lots of fun living in this area with their pups! The neighborhood itself is central within the city limits, giving residents quick access to many of the parks and recreational green spaces in the surrounding neighborhoods. For those residents, both human and four-legged, who enjoy a neighborhood walk to an open green space near home, they have access to Cedar Hills Park. For pups who can stay well behaved off leash, there is lots of land surrounding the park itself to explore at your leisure.

Route 2/N North Rd

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,793 per sq. mi.

Route 2/N North Rd

24

The neighborhood of Route 2/N North Rd is one of the top five neighborhoods to live in Grand Island, especially for those with four-legged companions! The neighborhood itself is pleasant, and residents enjoy going for walks with George Park as their destination, a great green space for stretching legs, throwing a Frisbee, you name it! The flower garden at the entrance will entrance your pup’s sniffer, while the four ballfields give ample space to run and run. Restrooms and picnic areas ensure you can stay longer! This neighborhood is also located near many other parks in surrounding neighborhoods, giving residents many options for choosing green space to visit.


S Blaine St/W Koenig St

12
Dog Parks
3 parks

Population Density
1,252 per sq. mi.

S Blaine St/W Koenig St

12

Welcome to S Blaine St/W Koenig St, a neighborhood in Grand Island that residents love to call home! Within the community borders there are three different parks for residents to visit with their four-legged companions. Augustine Park is a quieter park with lots of trees, making it a nice place to visit if you want to spend some quality time with your pup! Buechler Park offers the same, but comes complete with a gazebo and benches for you to use! Memorial Park is a beautifully maintained park, with plenty of space to run around off leash, and covered picnic tables that can make for a nice lunch.


City Center

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,496 per sq. mi.

City Center

0

The neighborhood of City Center is one of the highest rated in the city of Grand Island, and a very popular one to call home! For dog owners who enjoy going for neighborhood walks and finding parks and water to enjoy with their pups, this neighborhood is a great place to be. Home to Pier Park and Pier Lake, there is lots of space to play a game of fetch, let your pooch have a swim, and more! Nearby is McKinney’s Pub as well, a dog friendly spot where you can go together for a drink and a bite to eat.