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Dog Areas in Irvington, NJ

Irvington is located around 15 miles across the Hudson River from the City that Never Sleeps. The place was named after Washington Irving, who was a historian, short story writer, and diplomat of the early 19th century. Before it was renamed, the town was known as Camptown. Plenty of notable people were born in this town, including the rapper Napoleon, who was a member of Tupac's group, Outlawz. Another notable person that was raised in Irvington is Vera Farmiga, who is best known for her role in the horror movie The Conjuring.

Although there aren't any restaurants or accommodations that allow doggies in Irvington, its close proximity to New York makes everything easier. Irvington has its own animal hospital that will tend to your dogs' needs. If you want more choice, again, head to New York City, where you'll find paw-lenty of options. Across NYC, there are more than 300 dog-friendly accommodations and more than 500 dog-friendly restaurants! Lower Manhattan is closest to Irvington, and it offers so much for you and your dog to do and see. 

Prefer to skip the Big Apple? You can't miss out on visiting the South Mountain Reservation, located in Essex County, NJ. This huge natural area is just 4 miles from Irvington, and pups are very welcome to explore here!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Irvington, NJ

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    Population Density 4,561/sq mi

    #1 Upper Montclair

    Irvington doesn't have any off-leash dog parks, so when your dog needs to burn some energy and stretch her legs, head to Brookdale Dog Park. The park is located just 9 miles away from Irvington in Upper Montclair. Plenty of space and separate areas for different-sized doggos are the main advantages of this park. There is also water available so you don't have to bring any. Poop baggies are provided, and there is agility equipment that will entertain your pup all day long. The park has also a lot of trees, which provide mutts-needed shade on those hot summer days.
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    Population Density 26,403/sq mi
    Sirius Dog Run is another place that can offer a nice time for your fur baby. It is located in Lower Manhattan, around 15 miles away from Irvington. The park was named in honor of one of the rescue Labs that gave his life during the search and rescue operations after the 9-11 attack. The park is not very big, but it is properly fenced and has a little pool where doggies can cool off in the heat of the day. There are plenty of trees and benches, but make sure you bring your own poop baggies. The ground is paved, so no muddy paws!
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    Population Density 669/sq mi
    Twenty-three miles away from Irvington, you'll find yet another place that would be suitable for a day trip with your pup. The place is called Dyker Beach Park and you can find it in Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. This place has plenty of space that's fenced with a secure entrance. If you need a park with separate areas for small breeds, then this is the right place for you! There is water available in the park and sometimes there are baggies provided, though it's better if you bring some with you just in case. The park also has picnic tables and benches for the dog owners.
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    Population Density 22/sq mi

    #4 Manhattan

    You just can't be so close to New York and miss the chance to go and visit the world-famous Central Park. Doggies are welcome everywhere in the park on-leash, and in 23 areas, there are designated hours when pooches are allowed to run off-leash. Off-leash hours are after 9 PM and before 9 AM. You don't have to worry about bringing water with you, since there are around 15 water fountains in the park. You should always clean up after your dog. The many trails and paths, complete with scenic views, other dogs, shade trees, and benches, make this park extra special!
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    Population Density 2,889/sq mi

    #5 Sewaren

    Around 18 miles away from Irvington is the Woodbridge Dog Park in the Sewaren neighborhood of Woodbridge. This park is pawfect for dog owners looking for a securely fenced park with separate areas for small and large pups. Water fountains and poop baggies are available, and agility equipment is provided to make the experience more worthwhile. For the pet owners, there are benches, gazebos, and easily accessible parking. The ground is covered in grass, which is soft on the doggies' paws. The park is full of friendly pooches, and your dog will be very welcome to play around with them!
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