Dog walking in Hackettstown

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Hello! My name is Curtis and I am 24 years old. I like going on walks and meeting all different kinds of new dogs! I am very comfortable around all pets and have worked with animals in the past.

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I’ve always been passionate about being involved w/animals.At 10 I began volunteering @my local animal rescue S.T.A.R.TII where my dedication shined & got me into more involved rolls within the org.I was entrusted w/taking full care of many animals,administered meds,fostered @my fam’s home,&even helped w/the adoption process.Over the years my love for animals hasn’t changed-it only grew.I would be honored to meet your furry family member&privileged to get them out for new interaction&exercise.

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Dog Walking in Hackettstown

Nestled into a valley along the banks of the Musconetcong River, Hackettstown is incredibly picturesque, and offers up some great outdoor activities. With both state parks and neighborhood parks to explore, as well as dog-friendly restaurants and three animal hospitals, your pooch will love Hackettstown even more than you will!

There are some pawsome walks to be had all over Hackettstown, but one of the most popular can be found at the Florence Kuipers Park. This is a beautiful green spot on the historic Morris Canal Greenway, which features a path stretching out for just over a mile for you and Fido to stroll through, learning more about the history of the town along the way.

You and Fido will no doubt get hungry after all of the pawtastic walks you will have in Hackettstown, so pay a visit to some of the town's dog-friendly restaurants. Czig Meister Brewing is always popular with both pooches and their owners, thanks to the delicious local craft beer and large jar of dog treats. If your pup would prefer some traditional Southern barbeque, Piggy's is the place to go, while Mama's Cafe Baci specializes in authentic home-cooked Italian cuisine, with pet-friendly tables in their beautifully-landscaped garden.

There is so much dog-friendly fun to be found in Hackettstown, making this a town that you and your pooch will definitely enjoy. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hackettstown

East Hackettstown

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Population Density
2,281 per sq. mi.

East Hackettstown

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Some of the best walks in Hackettstown can be found in the East Hackettstown neighborhood, because this is where the 805 acre Stephens State Park is located. Running through the park is the Musconetcong River, which is known for having some of the best trout fishing in the state, and there are several fishing spots throughout the park where you can make the most of this. Also within the park are picnic areas, boat launches, a campsite and a playground, as well as several hiking trails, of various difficulty levels, that wind their way through the park, and total around six miles in length.

Hackettstown

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Population Density
3,147 per sq. mi.

Hackettstown

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While the Hackettstown neighborhood is quite a busy part of town, there are still a few pockets of greenery dotted throughout, providing a peaceful oasis whenever you need one. The most tranquil park here is the Hackettstown Riverfront Park, which is nestled into the banks of the Musconetcong River, providing scenic panoramic waterfront views. Not only is this park home to various sports facilities, a playground and a fitness station, but there is also a sizeable forest canopy here, with shaded walking trails winding their way underneath the majestic trees. Also in this neighborhood is Alumni Field, where you will find numerous sports facilities and a paved walking path.


Brush Meadows

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Population Density
233 per sq. mi.

Brush Meadows

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Directly adjacent to Hackettstown is Brush Meadows in Long Valley, a beautifully green neighborhood. Harrington Park is always popular, because not only are there four large, grassy fields here, but there is also a scenic walking path that extends out for just under a mile. Also in this neighborhood is Rock Spring Park, which sits at the top of Schooley's Mountain and is one of the largest municipal parks in Long Valley. This park is home to several different amenities, from sports facilities and a new playground to snack stands and paved pathways. Dogs are welcome in both parks, but you will need a lead, doggie bags and some drinking water.

Long Valley

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Population Density
276 per sq. mi.

Long Valley

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The Long Valley neighborhood of Long Valley is next to Hackettstown, and is home to some pawtastic dog walks. This is where Schooley's Mountain County Park is located, with 797 acres of greenery for you and Fido to explore. There are several different recreational activities offered within the park, from fishing to picnicking to boating, but what your pooch will enjoy the most are the hiking trails that criss-cross their way throughout the park's grounds. These vary in length and difficulty level, but showcase some of the park's finest features, from tumbling waterfalls to panoramic vistas of the surrounding areas. 

Sand Shore Rd

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Population Density
2,601 per sq. mi.

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The Budd Lake neighborhood of Sand Shore Rd is right next to Hackettstown, and is not only home to several parks, but also to a sandy beach. Begin at the Lou Nelson Park, with its playground, sports facilities and grassy lawns, before making your way over to the Kobert Ave Park, which is a passive park consisting mostly of woodland. Camelot Park is also in this neighborhood, and this, again, is another heavily wooded passive park. If your pooch would like to frolic about on some sand, pay a visit to the Budd Lake Municipal Beach, which sits at the shores of Budd Lake. This stretch of sand is open to the public during the summer months, just make sure to keep Fido on a lead at all times.

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