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Dog Areas in Hillside, NJ

3 Parks
2 Trails
2 Groomers

Hillside is a small community that benefits from being in the middle of many larger communities. Dog owners are only a short drive away from any service or activity they could need or want for themselves and their furry family member. The town has one veterinary clinic for those routine needs, and nearby municipalities offer plenty of options for emergency services.  

Although Hillside is small, the town has three municipal parks. The largest of them, Conant Park, has some open green spaces and tree-lined walking paths for you and your leashed dog. A few picnic spots make for a lazy lunch on a summer's day. The town straddles the Elizabeth River, and the Elizabeth River Park is also situated in portions of Hillside. This is a linear park that includes a trailway that snakes alongside the flow of the river. This is a peaceful bit of exercise for a person and a leashed dog, with several benches along the way.  

Looking for a real outdoor adventure? Four miles south of Hillside is the 500+ acre Warinanco Park. This is a Union County park that spans the territories of several area communities. A person with a leashed dog will enjoy scenic hiking trails of varying lengths and difficulty. The park is also a favorite spot for boating and fishing, and many picnic sites can be found for a quick snack or lunch with your canine pal.

If you're looking for a quiet community with a big heart and plenty of recreation opportunities nearby, look no fur-ther than Hillside, New Jersey!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hillside, NJ

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    Population Density 638/sq mi

    #1 Mountainside

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    Mountainside is located eight miles west of Hillside. Echo Lake Dog Park calls dogs out into the wild with its three acres of fully-fenced space, all in a natural setting. Small dogs can also go dog wild in their safe, separate area. This dog park has all the best of the great outdoors and civilization. Water is available at the dog park, and waste bags are also supplied. A time-out pen will calm a dog down if the wolf comes out too strongly. Peot have peaceful, shaded seats and can watch the dogs run and make some new furry friends.
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    Population Density 5,971/sq mi

    #2 bellevue Ave

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    Montclair, just 13 miles north of Hillside, is home to a pawpular park that welcomes canine visitors from all over the state! Echo Lake Park is a favorite spot for dog walking with its paved tree-lined paths. Dogs get really excited, though, when they see the pack playing in the park's dog park! This fully fenced dog park has two separate enclosures that serve the needs of small and large dogs. The dog park has water available, and waste stations are positioned within the dog park. A few pieces of agility equipment add to the excitement of the day.  People have plenty of seats under trees from which to watch their pups have fun.
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    Population Density 4,225/sq mi

    #3 Woodbridge

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    Fifteen miles south of Hillside, you'll find Woodbridge Dog Park, which offers dogs a fully fenced space where they can shed the leash and run free! A separate area is sectioned off for the small dogs. Woodbridge has lush green grass that smells great in spring and feels ever so soft under those paws. People can sit under shade trees on benches or at the gazebo. Drinking water fountains for dogs and people make bringing that water bottle and bowl unnecessary. Waste stations help with convenient pickups. The dog park sits close to a lake where a leashed dog and person can take a walk as the sun starts to go down on another satisfying day.
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    Population Density 4,170/sq mi

    #4 Lyndhurst

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    Lyndhurst's Riverside Dog Park is just 16 miles from Hillside, and both local and visiting pups have fallen head over paws for this furrific park! Pups share toys, balls, and frisbees in this mostly mulch covered enclosure. Little dogs can scamper in their own safe playground. Water is provided, and a convenient doggie waste bag station gives the human companion no excuse but to keep the park clean. Cordial seating under shade trees let the human companions swap stories of their fur babies and snap some pics too. The main park offers a few opportunities for extra exercise with a leashed dog on one of the scenic paths by the river.
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    Population Density 6,285/sq mi

    #5 Morristown

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    Morristown is located 19 miles west of Hillside. Lewis Morris Dog Park has a fenced-in, paved space for dogs to run and play off-leash. A smaller enclosure is sectioned off for the small dogs. There is some grass around the dog park and between the large and small dog areas. A few benches let the human companions watch and enjoy their pups having some fun of their own. This dog park does not have water immediately available, but waste stations have waste bags stocked. The main park offers opportunities for a person and a leash dog to go among the trees and do some hiking on one of the many dedicated trails of varying degrees of difficulty. Picnic sites are sprinkled throughout the park.
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