Dongan Hills is on Staten Island, near the East Shore. Ocean Breeze Park borders it on one side, and by walking through the park you can access the beach. The nearby South Beach Wetlands provide even more opportunity for natural exploration. Within Dongan Hills itself, there is also lots of natural tree cover and attractive shrubbery. Streets in this neighborhood are wide, with large, attractive one or two story family homes. Wide sidewalks are divided from the street by substantial dividers and mature trees, and houses are set well back from the road so you will feel comfortable walking your dog along the streets of Dongan Hills even on a loose leash.
Ocean Breeze Park provides an absolutely gorgeous place to walk your dog, and the neighboring wetlands provides an unusual opportunity for you and your dog to explore a natural habitat. For even more wilderness explanation, the nearby Todt Hill Woodlands provides acres and acres of wilderness.
The streets of Dongan Hills are wide and pleasant to walk upon, with plenty of tree cover and large, beautiful single family homes. The streets seem to just merge effortlessly into the beautiful Ocean Breeze Park. You can be walking your dog along neighborhood streets and suddenly found yourself confronted with a wilderness. This experience can make you feel like you have discovered something exciting.
Walking along the paths of Ocean Breeze Park will be a delightful experience for you and your dog, as the changing terrain of forested patches, sandy areas, and low areas and wetlands, will give your dog more diversity in walking than he may have had in years of walking on neighborhood streets. If you are up to walking all the way through Ocean Breeze Park, you will find yourself at the beach. All you need to do is cross Father Capodanno Boulevard to find yourself at the beautiful beach as well as the Franklin D Roosevelt Boardwalk.
The beautiful Ocean Breeze Park that neighbors Dongan Hills will provide you and your dog with all of the wilderness exploration that you could ask for. This extensive natural park provides paths through shrub and forested areas and long patches of wetland. Your dog will delight in all of the natural smells and glimpses of wildlife, while you enjoy the beautiful natural views and the chance to see wildlife that is seeking shelter from the surrounding city. You have a great chance of seeing raccoons, foxes, and all sorts of bird life in this beautiful park.
As if the park were not enough, you can simply cross the road and find yourself at Franklin D Roosevelt boardwalk and beach. This simple park has natural beach shrubbery and flowers, as well as miles and miles of beautiful natural beach. Occasional piers give you and your dog the opportunity to walk out onto the water.