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Dog Areas in Carson City

18 Parks
9 Trails
5 Shops
15 Eateries
13 Groomers

Carson City has been the capital of Nevada since 1864, and has always given people the best of city life and outdoor adventures. From a thriving downtown to numerous hiking, parks, and 9 animal hospitals, Carson City couldn't be friendlier to the dog residents of the city.

The Fuji Dog Park has all the scenic views of the desert. The park is made up of a sandy terrain, with 5 acres enclosed by a fence for off-leash romp and play. The park has some exercise equipment, a swimming hole, and grilling area! Pups will also enjoy benches, clean-up stations and filled water bowls.

On the west side of the town lies the Snyder Meadows State Park, the best option out there for some rough outdoor walking. The park is extensive, with hundreds of acres of mountain views, lake sights, and miles of trails. Fido is welcome in the park, but must remain on a leash shorter than 6 feet.

The city even has some urban parks, like the Centennial Park that has a lush green landscape that gives a beautiful contrast to the desert scenery. This 59-acre dog-friendly park has rolling green fields, recreational ballparks, and picnic shelters. Owners will have to bring water, clean-up bags and keep their dog on a leash at all times.

Still not enough? That's alright, because Carson City is a gold mine for dog-friendly activities. Come check them out!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Carson City

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    Population Density 10,052/sq mi

    #1 Stewart

    The Steward neighborhood lies on the edge of the city, and offers plenty of open, sandy land. Some of this land is taken up by the Carson River Park, a 40-acre park that is unique in the fact it allows dogs to run around off-leash at all times. The park is not enclosed, but has plenty of river access, a dog-friendly beach and fishing area. Fido can enjoy a swim or take a walk on the decomposed granite walking path. Owners must bring water and clean-up bags. Rose Gold Park is closer to the city area of the neighborhood and provides a soft green lawn and paved walking path for Stewart's dogs. The park also has trash bins, clean-up stations, and benches.
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  2. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 2,142/sq mi

    #2 E 5th St/ S Edmonds Dr

    This smaller urban neighborhood is filled with plenty of residential homes, but has a good share of parks too. One of those spots is Mills Park, which is half filled with forested trees and the other half with open fields. There's a concrete path that winds through the woods and finishes back at the open area where Fido can play fetch. Dogs must remain on a leash at the park, but can enjoy amenities like clean-up stations, water fountains, benches, trash bins, and lights for night-time walks.
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  3. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 86/sq mi

    #3 Lakeview

    Lakeview is the largest neighborhood in Carson City, and takes up most of the west side of town. If a vibrant park is what you're looking for, then you found it at the Long Ranch Park. The park is 5 acres, and features green lawns, paved trails and plenty of sandy beaches along the Kings Canyon Creek. Dogs are welcome anywhere in the park, and can even enjoy a cold swim in the creek. Although dogs must remain on leash, they have access to clean-up stations and trash bins. The neighborhood also houses the Carson City Trail, a rails-trail that's 1.9 miles long and offers scenes of the city and the far-off desert. Fido must remain on a leash while on the trail.
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  4. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 3,837/sq mi

    #4 University Heights

    University Heights is a small neighborhood encompassing the city's college campus. Although usually filled with students, plenty of residents from all over Carson City come to The John Mankins Park. The 3-acre park is dog-friendly, with a small field available for running and playing. There's also a paved trail that surrounds the park, and access to clean-up bags, water fountains and trash bins. Fido must remain on a leash at the park. After some good exercise, take a talk two blocks east to the Brugo's Pizza Co restaurant. This eatery offers 30 different kinds of pizzas, handmade and ready to be served, even to the outdoor seating, which is dog-friendly.
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    Population Density 256/sq mi

    #5 Northridge

    The Northridge neighborhood is an uncrowded place that is usually quiet and offers up fantastic mountain views. These views can be seen from Steinheimer Park, a garden park with open fields and flower bushes. The park is not fenced in, but Fido is welcome off-leash anytime while visiting the park. The park has benches, trash bins, and a paved path. Dog-lovers can also bring their dogs to the Spooner Park, a small corner park with an open field and surrounding trees for privacy. The park has a dog-friendly pavilion and picnic area, with benches, trash bins, and water fountains. Fido must remain on a leash at this park.
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