Pond Eddy is a small riverside hamlet in Sullivan County, New York, located along the New York State Route 97 and the Delaware River. This cozy locale is nestled right on the New York-Pennsylvania state line; you can actually see Philadelphia just across the river!
While there are a few things for dogs and their owners to do in Pond Eddy, you'll want to head up to Barryville to find more pet-friendly facilities. You can also travel to Middletown, a city with a dog park located 45 minutes west of Pond Eddy. Apart from entertainment, you can find veterinary clinics in Shohola, Milford, and Port Jervis.
There is one dog-friendly restaurant in Pond Eddy, though, so get ready to pig out! River Runner's Roost serves up award-winning smoked ribs and pulled pork, and welcomes doggie diners at the outdoor seating area. Just make sure you keep your pooch on a leash while you enjoy your meal.
Jerry’s Three River Campground is a huge recreation area in Pond Eddy. Although dogs are welcome to camp with their owners and explore the grounds here as long as they remain on-leash, the campground staff recommends that visitors leave their pets at home. If you choose to bring Fido along for the adventure, you'll need to provide proof of rabies vaccination.
You and your precious pooch are sure to have a pawesome time in Pond Eddy!
Middletown is a city in Orange County located near the Wallkill River and the Shawangunk Mountains. In the city center, along East and West Main Street, you'll find offices, shops, and eateries. If you travel just a bit farther east, you'll find what you and Fido have come to town for: Maple Hill Dog Park. This pawesome park has plenty for pups and their parents to do and see! Let Fido run free and chase after some new canine companions in the designated off-leash area, or leash up and hit one of the park's many walking trails. Don't furget the water and waste bags!
Although Montgomery is nearly an hour's drive from Pond Eddy, your pup will pawsitively love visiting Thomas Bull Memorial Park! This large green space is home to Orange County Arboretum, a golf course, a few athletic fields, and a dog park. Thomas Bull Memorial Dog Park is a well-maintained and pet-friendly extension of the main public area. The dog park features about 1.5 acres of fenced space, and provides pups and their parents with a few mutts-needed amenities, including benches and drinking water fountains for thirsty puppers. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the rest of the park with you.
The village of Goshen is another lengthy drive at about an hour away, but it's a grrreat place in New York to hike with your mutt! The central area of the village has a few dog-friendly eateries where you and Fido can grab a bite before hitting Orange Heritage Trail, a 15-mile trail stretching along wild fields of corn and wheat. You can find a trailhead right in the center of Goshen, and another at Mary Harriman Park in Harriman. Make sure to keep your buddy on a leash here, and bring plenty of drinking water and waste baggies with you.
There are two ways to travel to New Platz, a city in Ulster County, New York, one of which will lead you through Wurstboro and the other through Middletown and Orange Lake. Both trips will take about an hour, so get your pooch ready for a ride! The southern part of New Paltz is just the pawfect place to enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. For Paws of Ulster Dog Park, opened in 2014, is owned and operated by a non-profit organization. Pooches are welcome to play off-leash here from dawn to dusk.
Just off Muser Drive South in Cornwall, you'll find another furrific dog park. Cornwall NY Dog Park is a one-acre parcel of land that's split into two sections so large and small pooches can play safely. Your hound is welcome to go wild here, playing off-leash with the local pups while you relax in the shade under the pavilion. Want some alone time with your buddy? You'll find well-maintained walking trails complete with scenic views and wildlife-watching opportunities just outside the dog park! Just make sure to keep your pooch on-leash on the trail.