Around 17 miles away from South Bloomfield, in South Columbus, is the Three Creek Metro Park, which is a peaceful piece of doggie heaven where you can hike and walk along the water. There is a piece of land in this park dedicated especially to man's best friend. The Three Creek Dog Park is an off-leash park that has a separated areas for small and large dogs. There is plenty of drinking water available, and trash bags as well. The numerous trails that the park offers are the perfect way to spend the day with your buddy.
The Walnut Woods Metro Park has a reputation of having the best swimming pond in the area for your four-legged babies. This well-maintained park is located almost 15 miles away from South Bloomfield, and it’s the pawfect spot for you Fido, especially if your pup loves swimming. The designated dog park is fenced and is very dog-friendly. Pack a couple of fishing poles and cast some lines with Fido by your side. It's a pretty spacious park with plenty of space for exercising and socializing with other puppers. There is a 3-acre area for dogs larger than 20 pounds and a 1-acre area for small dogs.
Around 20 miles away from South Bloomfield, in Columbus, is a dog park named Wheeler Memorial Dog Park. The park is located in a large neighbourhood called Harrison West, and it's the only park in the vicinity. In this park, your dog can run around off-leash in a fully fenced area. The park offers shade and hills, and also benches. Another useful amenity here is the water pump and the water bowls that the park provides for your dog. The grassy area is perfect for running and playing with other dogs. The park can get muddy if there's rain, so make sure you bring a towel for your best friend.
Approximately 28 miles away from South Bloomfield is the Godown Park for dogs. The park offers lots of shade and benches. It is double gated at the entrance to ensure safe play for all visitors. The park is divided into two sections; a 4.5-acre area for large dogs, and a 1-acre area for small pups. You don't have to bring your own water since the park has a water fountain. Treats, toys and kids under 9 are not allowed in the dog park. If you want to visit the park, your dog has to be neutered or spayed. If your dog tends to get aggressive, you will be asked to leave the park.
If you're in the mood for something different than the usual walk with your dog, you should visit the Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, which is 24 miles away from South Bloomfield. In this park, you can meet buffalos, bisons, salamanders and lots of different wildlife! The park is pretty huge, and well-behaved dogs are allowed in some parts of the park, including the picnic areas, the roadways and the designated pet trails. The rules are simple: keep your dog on a leash that's no longer than 6 feet. Fido-friendly trails in the area include the 5-mile long Darby Creek Greenway, Egdewood, Lake, Prairie Way and Wagtail.