The Jamaica neighborhood inside of the Queens borough of New York City provides plenty of dog runs and dog parks where pooches can be let off the leash to run and play. The network of parks include Little Bay Dog Run, Forest Park Dog Run, and RockawayFreeway Dog Park.
Jamaica Bay Park is just one of many city parks in the Jamaica, NY area. Its 18,000-plus acres provides a wetland estuary, as well as miles of walkways and paths. Visitors, and their pets, are welcome but pets must be kept on leashes at all times.
The Garden Inn & Suites allows pets in their rooms. However, there are several restrictions. Guests are limited to two pets, per rom, and each pet must be 30 pounds or less. An extra fee of $50 per pet is levied for every three nights at the motel. Pets are allowed only in rooms on the first and second floors. Make sure you check with the motel for any current pet policies.
Jamaica, NY has much to offer both humans and pets. Be sure to bring your pet with you on your next visit.
Nearby, the St. Albans neighborhood is home to the Roy Wilkins Park, a lovely park that features a cricket field, handball courts, baseball fields, a running track and even has WIFI! Roy Wilkins Park has some history for New York since it was named after civil rights leader Roy Wilkins who was also a former NAACP president and is now a cultural landmark in Jamaica. You can take Fido on a nice run on the track, or if you’re up for the challenge, run the entire park which is right over 6 miles. Sometimes the park can get busy since it has a venue for concerts and hosts carnivals, so be sure to check the calendar if your pup is nervous around crowds.
This neighborhood near Jamaica offers Baisley Pond Park, a beautiful park to explore with your dog. The best part about Baisley Pond Park is it has two off-leash areas for you dog to run around in. The first area is between 119th and 123rd Ave and the second is Lakeview Lane between Foch Boulevard and Lakeview Lane East. The park also offers WIFI, a running track, and bicycling areas for you two to explore. In the middle of the park is a huge pond with a lot of fisherman who visit it, so make sure you dog doesn’t attempt swimming for his own safety.
Detective Keith L Williams Park is a pawsome park to take your dog to for a fun walk or jog. The park offers WIFI, handball courts, running tracks, and a tennis court. During the summer, the park tends to get busy since there is an outdoor pool, so be prepared if you decide to visit. There is also a nice field that your dog can roll in before you head home. Be sure to keep your dog on leash during his visit to this park, and know that per park rules, he must be up-to-date on vaccinations. The park also offers a lot of benches to relax on if you and Fido decide that you want to people watch.