The village of Lawrence, located in Nassau County, is just north of Atlantic Beach. This community includes populous neighborhoods and some wetlands. If you need a veterinarian for your pup, you'll find one just a few miles west of here, in Inwood.
Let your pal enjoy some off-leash play at the Freeway Dog Run, located at Beach 84th Street off Rockaway Freeway. This 2-acre fenced area has benches and some dog agility equipment. Dogs need to be vaccinated and licensed, and you're responsible for picking up your pet's waste.
Another dog run where you can let Fido get some exercise is the Forest Park Dog Run, located about 10.4 miles to the northwest. This facility has some shade structures, benches, and agility equipment. Run your furry pal through his paces or let him romp with other canines here. Bring water and waste bags with you.
You and your four-footed friend can go exploring in Spring Creek Park off the Belt Parkway in Howard Beach, There are hiking trails here that you and your special pal can use to get some fresh air and exercise. Walk along the shore of North Jamaica Bay and enjoy the scenery. Dogs on a leash up to six feet long can join you in the facility.
Lawrence offers access to a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities that are dog-friendly.