Bound Brook is a borough in New Jersey, located only 30 miles from the metropolitan areas of Newark and New York City. Despite the close distance, the town still retains all its small-town charms, including the easygoing downtown atmosphere and large amounts of green space that make up the town's parks. Most of these parks are dog-friendly, and along with the city's downtown walking area, designated trails, and the single animal hospital in town, pups are sure to be comfortable in this puptastic area.
The Billian Legion Park is the unofficial dog park of Bound Brook, and popular among dog walkers and pups thanks to the abundance of open space and vibrant green fields. Plenty of residents and their pups meet at the park thanks to run around and play. Although if you're just looking for a walk, the paved trail loop around the park is perfect. The area is not fenced-in though, so be careful when letting your pup run around with other dogs and be sure to keep them on a leash.
Another popular dog-walking spot is the Middle Brook Park, which is a recreational ballfield park featuring five baseball diamonds and open space for other games. Leashed pups are welcome and can enjoy a paved path that extends .5 miles along Mill Brook. The path also connects to access points to the brook for fishing and swimming. Other features include water fountains, benches, and trash bins.
Residents can also find one animal hospital and an arms-open attitude towards all the fur residents of Bound Brook.
West Union Avenue is an eastern neighborhood in Bound Brook that houses bustling businesses and a shopping district. The area offers dog-walkers the Codrington Park, a recreational field and open space park with enclosed tennis courts, basketball courts, two baseball fields, and a perimeter concrete walkway. Dog walkers can enjoy water fountains, clean-up stations, and benches while walking their leashed pooch. The Maltex Park features beautiful views of the Raritan River, open fields, lots of trees for shade, and an enclosed basketball court. Dogs can play in the courts or in the open fields, and have access to water fountains and benches.
The Borough Center neighborhood of Bound Brook is the busiest one in the city, and dog walkers will be surprised to find the hidden parks in it. North Park is covered in woods, with a mixture of birch and oak trees, and nature trails intertwining between them. The area is rural, and owners will have to remember to bring water and clean-up bags. Shady Lane Park is more well-kept, with an open space, basketball course, and playground for kids. The park has trees surrounding the open area, with water fountains, benches, and trash bins for leashed pups.