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Dog Areas in Yorktown Heights

12 Parks
3 Trails
25 Shops
18 Eateries
1 Groomer

Yorktown Heights is an unincorporated community within Yorktown, NY, which is located about an hour from New York City. Yorktown Heights is a beautiful community and a peaceful escape from the busy city where you can relax and regroup, which also makes it a great place to be a dog owner!

Its location made it an important spot during the Revolutionary War, and the community's rich history is worth exploring. The railroad station is even listed as a historic spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Come and see the beauty of Yorktown Heights' countryside for yourself, and don't forget to bring your dog along, because your fur baby will enjoy it more than you will!

If relaxation and beautiful views are what you're after, then you need to take your dog to Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve, located in Yorktown. This is a 125-acre preserve with views of the Hudson, the NYC skyline, and Bear Mountain. You can get some epic photo opportunities here just by taking an easy hike; just don't forget your water. 

Woodland Legacy Trails are a set of unmarked trails where you and Fido can get lost for as long as you'd like. The trails pass over a trout river as they wind through fields and natural land.

You and your precious pal will love exploring Yorktown Heights and everything it has to offer!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Yorktown Heights

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    Population Density 1,009/sq mi

    #1 Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park

    Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park has nearly 1,000 acres of recreational space and a host of opportunities for your family to enjoy. There are multiple trails where you can walk your dog as well as plenty of open space to play in. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times in this state park and aren't allowed to swim or enter any of the buildings. The park provides doggie waste bags and trash cans so you have everything you'll need to clean up after your pup. Just make sure you bring plenty of drinking water for both of you as well as a bowl for Fido.
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    Population Density 1,009/sq mi

    #2 Strang Blvd

    If you're fascinated by history or mining, bring your dog for a stroll at Granite Knolls Park. This is a hidden park that has a variety of trails and terrain for you and Fido to sniff out. Along the trails, you'll see various quarry pits, some old gear, and even cable. You will have to keep your dog on a leash on this trail. Bring plenty of water with you. Getting here is a little tricky; the park doesn't have its own entrance. You will have to start from Woodlands Legacy Field Park and take the Taconic Bridge Trail to find it. It's about a mile walk to get here.
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    Population Density 1,009/sq mi

    #3 Old Saw Mill River Road

    The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has taken New York by storm, and the North County Trailway addition is absolutely barktastic! This network of trails spans over 22 miles that follow along the former railroad route. The trails will take you through the gorgeous countryside of Westchester County. Just don't forget to bring a leash and lots of drinking water and waste bags. Remember, this trail is shared with cyclists, inline skaters, and horses, so make sure Spot doesn't mind sharing his space when you visit! Cross-country skiing is even available on this trail in the winter months. You can access this trail from Old Saw Mill River Road in Tarrytown, NY.
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    Population Density 1,009/sq mi

    #4 Spring Valley Road

    Teatown Lake Reservation is a privately owned reservation that is open to the public daily from dawn till dusk. The reservation offers guided hikes and tours, or you can come and walk the trails on your own. You'll need to follow the rules, though. You must always have your dog on a leash, and you're not allowed to stray off the trails or pick the flowers. You also have to clean up after your dog. You can check in with your pup at the front desk and get a complete map of all the trails available throughout the park's 730 acres. There are fourteen miles of trails, so you and Fido will be good and tired when you leave!
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    Population Density 1,009/sq mi

    #5 Morris Lane

    Sylvan Glen Nature Preserve is another wonderful spot for history lovers. It houses a former quarry amongst its nature trails. Your pup will need to be leashed to explore the trails with you, but if you're looking for an off-leash adventure, then visit Sylvan Glen Paw Park. This dog park is about an acre and features separate areas for large and small dogs. Drinking water isn't provided here, so be sure to bring your own. Waste baggies are supplied by the park. There are always fur friends here to meet and play with! Make sure you clean up after your pup, especially when outside the dog park, to protect the animals that live here.
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