Jean is a small commercial town in southern Nevada. The area has no full-time residents and just a handful of stores, but with both California and Las Vegas within thirty miles, it’s by no means an isolated community! Jean also has over sixty veterinarians available within 25 miles of town center.
Some of the most popular nearby dog parks can be found 30 minutes northeast, in Henderson, NV. One popular park in Henderson is Paseo Vista Dog Park. This small but friendly park is complete with doggie bags, waste receptacles, night lighting, and full fencing. The nearby Cactus Wren Dog Park has three separate sections for large dogs, small dogs, and all dogs as well as plenty of seating. The neighboring Esselmont Dog Park is clean, well-maintained, and has lots of grassy area for puppy play!
If you’re in the mood to go to the big city, there are several Fido-friendly activities on the outskirts of Las Vegas. Just twenty minutes north is the Paseo Walking Path. This fully paved, one-mile path is fenced on both sides and surrounded by shady trees. There are only two doggie waste stations, though, so remember to bring your bags! For something a little more adventurous in Sin City, check out Mountain’s Edge Regional Park. The large grassy field and packed dirt trail are both very popular among pups and their parents!
Jean has no permanent residents, but many travelers find themselves visiting the town. Some travelers with dogs may want to stop at the Gold Strike Hotel & Gambling Hall. This hotel and casino can’t be missed in Jean -- it’s right on Main Street! The hotel welcomes guests with dogs. A guest may have up to two dogs weighing no more than 50 lbs. A damage deposit of $50 per dog is required (refundable after check-out). There is an additional charge of $10 per dog per night. Dogs must not be left alone in the room uncrated. Dogs are allowed in the outdoor spaces (excluding the pool area) and lobby. The pet policy on the website provides full details for a dog-friendly stay.
Spring Valley is twenty-nine miles north of Jean. Spring Valley is one of the communities within Clark County. Although it might be small, this locale has some fur-iendly spaces that aim to make sure you have a doggone good time while visiting. There are three dog parks in Spring Valley. Desert Breeze is located at 8275 Spring Mountain Road. This dog park will give your pup some leash-free time to sniff out a furry friend or two. There are two separate fenced areas. One is set aside for small dogs. The dog park has water available on-site. If this park isn’t enough to quench Fido’s thirst for adventure, check out Spring Valley Community Park or All American Park. Both have designated off-leash areas for pups!
Henderson is thirty-six miles north of Jean, but the multitude of Fido-friendly activities available here make the drive well worth it. Acacia Dog Park gives dogs an opportunity to exercise and play off-leash. The fully fenced dog park has a separate area for the smaller dogs. Both sections have some green grass for your pup to run in. Drinking water and doggie waste bags are also provided here. Human companions have benches from which to sit and supervise their dogs at play. Bark Park at 915 Burkholder Blvd. has all the amenities for your pup. This five-acre dog park has agility equipment to train and play on. But your little pup won’t have to worry about getting squished by the big boys -- there’s a separate area for the smaller dogs. A splash pad just for pups gives them that mutts-needed cool down on a hot desert day.
Enterprise is twenty-five miles north of Jean . Enterprise has some fun places for you and your pup. Southern Highlands Dog Park, also known as Cactus Jones, can be found at the intersection of W. Cactus Ave. and S.Jones Blvd. This dog park has three separate fenced areas in which dogs run sans leash. Signs mark the large, medium, and small dog sections. All sections are fully fenced, grassy areas. Human companions are treated to a gazebo and trees for some shade. Benches are situated along the perimeter. Water and water bowls are located in the dog park as well. You can visit any time between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Paradise is twenty-seven miles north of Jean. Paradise is a community that treats its dogs right. There are many activities and places for fun. Sunset Dog Park, located at 2601 E. Sunset, is the place to go for some off-leash play with furry pals. This fully fenced and landscaped dog park provides great outdoor space for dogs to run, and sniff. The ground is grass-covered, and there is a separate area for smaller dogs. A third area is used to rotate the sections for maintenance. Dogs have access to water here. A picnic table gives human companions a place to sit. Rock features give dogs places to climb on. What makes this park even more pawesome is that it’s well-lit at night, so you and Fido can walk any time.