Just twelve miles north of Albany, Clifton Park is a beautiful area with family and Fido-friendly activities. With five veterinarian clinics in town, your pooch will have all his medical needs met while visiting this puptown.
When taking your pooch for a walk, head over to the Halfmoon Town Park right in the center of town. You and Fido can walk along the well-maintained stone dust trails and admire the flowers and landscape. After walking a few laps around the park, stop off at the playground where the kids can run around, and you and your pup can relax on one of the shaded benches. The picnic area is perfect for lunch with friends and their canine companions.
If you are searching for excellent pup-friendly places to eat with your furry pal, check out Shane’s Rib Shack where you will enjoy BBQ and burgers on the outdoor patio. Bruegger’s Bagels is another dog-friendly option if you are looking for breakfast or lunch. You can relax at the outdoor seating with Fido, and drink a cup of coffee and eat bagel or muffin.
When Fido needs to find a place to spend the night, Red Roof Inn is pup-friendly! You can make an advance reservation and your pooch will be welcomed with a doggie treat and no additional pet fee.
Whether you are traveling through the state of New York, or Clifton Park is your hometown, pups and their families will love spending time in the area.
Just north of the center of town, the Clifton Common Park is a great open space in the Calico Colony neighborhood. You and Fido can run and play in the field or take a stroll around the walking path. The kids can play on the playground while you relax on a bench and your pooch rolls in the grass. The park is clean and well maintained, and features a drinking fountain where you can fill bowls and water bottles. Just remember to bring your own doggie waste bags to keep the park looking great.
Situated on 64 acres of land, Kinns Road Park is a perfect destination for you and your pooch. If you have a permit for your pup, Fido can run off leash in the massive park that is filled with nature trails, plants, and wildlife. The trails cover a variety of terrain depending on how strenuous a hike you and your pup want to explore. Your pooch needs to be well mannered and under voice control at all times because the park is not fenced. It’s a popular place for pup, so Fidso can socialize with his canine friends. Pack a picnic and head over to the picnic tables for lunch after a long stroll with your pooch.
The Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve is a large area offering an amazing natural habitat for plants and animals, and a great place to hike with your pup. There are a number of trails all throughout the park, and you will even find a stream running along one of the paths. You can stroll along the walking path and admire the birds and plant life while Fido has a snifftatic time. There is a railroad track near the orange trail which offers a wonderful scenic view. Remember to bring some water bottles for you and your pup, and your own doggie waste bags.
Located in the Robinwood Estates neighborhood, the William K. Collins Memorial Park offers a great place to spend some time with your pup. The park features a ball field where Fido can chase a frisbee, and a nature trail where you can stroll and admire the plants and flowers. Plan to invite friends and their furry families for a picnic and relax at one of the picnic pavilions. The kids will enjoy the playground, and you and your pooch can relax on a shaded bench and watch them play. The park even offers clean bathrooms, and you can dispose of doggie waste bags in convenient receptacles.
The Boyack Road Park is a great place to let Fido run around and get some exercise. There are ball courts where the kids can play a quick game, and a walking path where you and your pup can get in some laps. Just a few minutes down the road, you will also find Hayes Nature Park with paved trails perfect for a stroller. You and your pooch can stroll along the well-marked paths, and Fido will love rolling in the grass or sniffing the trees. The trails are popular, and you will probably see other pups out getting some exercise – so make sure to keep Fido on his leash.