Hickville grew from a produce producing farming town to a bustling NYC suburb. Today, it’s a busy stop in Long Island that serves as a fantastic home base for residents and a great out of the city getaway for city folks. There are two vets offices in Hicksville itself, and four more in the surrounding hamlets. Even out here, you and your dog aren’t far from the conveniences of modernity!
Cantiague Park in Hicksville is a one stop destination for your whole family. Let the kids play on the playground, and other family members check out the swimming pool, while you and your dog walk laps around the park’s great walking fields. When it’s time to come together again, everyone can meet at the picnic tables for a great meal! If you’re looking for somewhere smaller, Hidden Park has a baseball field and jungle gym, but is smaller and typically less crowded. It’s a great place to bring a shy puppy!
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Giese Park in Hicksville Gables is a minimalistic park great for walking your dog or playing on a long line. Dogs have to be leashed in this park, which is almost entirely open fields. Pick out a field that’s not in use, and you and your dog can have a ton of fun! You can also walk laps around the park. This park is large enough to make it a great place to work up a sweat (and work off some of your dog’s energy!) but small enough that you can make today’s walk a quick excursion if you have a lot on your plate.
Stop by the Abe Levitt Field to walk your dog where there’s lots to watch! This sports complex is devoted to baseball, baseball, and more baseball! There are several fields used by the local little league and teen leagues. With so much activity, there’s plenty to engage the senses of a social dog! If your pup can’t get enough of people watching, this is the place to go. Watching the crowds provides mental stimulation that, when coupled with some brisk exercise, will help keep hyper canines be cool as cucumbers. Head here for a quick walk in the morning or evening to get your dog ready for a day at home or a good night’s rest.
Eisenhower Park in nearby Westbury is a short fifteen minute ride from the heart of Hicksville. This large park is a community gathering point for many of the small hamlets in the area. The park is frequently bustling! Not only does it have the usual paths, greens, and playground, but it often hosts community events. Dogs can enjoy people watching while you soak in culture. You can also head straight to the paths and lap the park to work off some energy from your dog. Bring your leashed dog to the park to enjoy all that the greater Hicksville area has to offer!