New Carlisle was first incorporated all the way back in 1831, and since then, it has grown into a bustling suburban town. It’s also grown into a very dog-friendly community, with a few dog-friendly restaurants and a neighborhood park that welcome dogs on-leash. Plus, if your dog needs to see a veterinarian, there are five veterinary clinics in New Carlisle.
If you’re looking for a good place to take your pup for a walk, try Duke Park. This park is about 14 miles from New Carlisle in Troy, and it has a two-mile trail that welcomes dogs on-leash. This paved trail goes past a beautiful pond, and it also passes by open fields. If you want to picnic with your pup, there are plenty of picnic tables available in this fun community park.
When you want to get out into the woods with your dog, head over to Buck Creek State Park in Springfield. Located about 17 miles from New Carlisle, this 1,896-acre park welcomes dogs on-leash. If you want to hike around Buck Creek State Park’s large lake, check out the Lakeview Trail. This trail is two miles long, and it offers woof-derful views of the lake and the woods around it.
You and your dog will always have a great time here and in the many other dog-friendly places in and near New Carlisle!
Terra Villa is home to the furrific Smith Park. This park allows dogs on-leash, and it has paved paths where you can take your dog for a leisurely stroll. There are also plenty of grassy fields where you can walk your pup. Bring some water and doggy bags, and enjoy spending time with your dog in this neighborhood park. After your walk, treat yourself and your dog to lunch at nearby Penny Lane. This café is located in Penny Lane Art Gallery, and it has two dog-friendly outdoor tables. Here, you can enjoy delicious pastries or sandwiches and wraps named after famous artists. If your dog was a good boy at the park, order him a few pieces of bacon!
Want to let your dog run off-leash? Head over to Kyle Dog Park. This dog park is nine miles away from New Carlisle, and it includes a large, fenced-in, grassy area. While your dog runs around, you can relax on the park’s picnic benches. Bring your dog’s water bowl and some doggy bags, and have a great time playing with your dog here. If all that playing makes you thirsty, head over to The Golden Leaf Tea Room. This cute little tea room has two dog-friendly outdoor tables. They offer a wide variety of herbal and black teas, and they also serve delicious sandwiches and wraps.
Springfield’s Park View neighborhood is home to another pawesome off-leash area: Wiggley Field at Old Reid Park. This dog park is about 17 miles from New Carlisle, and it includes separate areas for large and small dogs. There are also plenty of trees to keep the park shady and cool on hot days, and there are benches for owners. If your dog gets thirsty while they’re playing, there is drinking water available in this park. After the dog park, continue your fun day out with a walk on the paved, multi-use Buck Creek Scenic Trail. You can access this beautiful trail from Old Reid Park, and dogs are welcome on this trail on-leash.
Downtown Dayton is home to a woof-derful off-leash area, Deeds Dog Park. This dog park is about 17 miles from New Carlisle, and it offers one fenced-in field where dogs can play and make new friends. In the summer, your pup can splash around in the park’s plastic kiddie pool. There’s also drinking water available for your dog. If you want to go out to eat with your pooch after you finish playing, check out Lily’s Bistro. This restaurant has a dog-friendly patio, and the staff will bring out a bowl of water for your dog. You'll love their seasonal farm-to-table dishes!
For another great dog park, head over to this Dayton neighborhood and check out Montgomery County Bark Park. Located about 14 miles from New Carlisle, this large, six-acre dog park is home to a hill that your pup will love running up and down. There’s also lots of agility equipment here, including tunnels to run through and ramps to climb up. While your dog plays, you can sit and watch in the park’s shady picnic pavilion. If your dog gets thirsty, there is a doggy water fountain, and there are also doggy bags available. You and your pup will always have a great time playing here!