Located just north of Oklahoma City on scenic Route 66, Edmond is a great place for a quiet get-away with your pup. As you make your way through the city, check out the unique public art that can be found on almost every corner.
Art not your thing? Edmond is world renowned for its famous golf courses which lay claim to a number of Professional Golf Association (PGA) tournaments. Kickingbird, Coffee Creek, and Lake Hefner are well maintained, expansive, and offer some serious yardage for the pros teein' off from the black or gold tees.
La Quinta Inns & Suites Edmond is the perfect hotel to rest your head after a long day of golfing or browsing the local art scene. La Quinta Edmond, located near a number of local attractions, will allow up to two pets of any size without any additional charge. While you’re in town, bring your four-legged friend to the Edmond Dog Park at Bickham-Rudkin Park. This full-feature dog park includes separate areas for small pets, benches, trees, and even a lake where dogs are allowed to swim. Whether you’re a golf aficionado, a fan of unique art, or are just passing through, there’s plenty for you and your pup to check out in Edmond!
Fallbrook is a beautiful area with a friendly community. Located just west of the scenic Mitch Park, Fallbrook is an ideal place to be. At nearly three hundred acres, it’s easy to isolate from busy streets and crowds. This is ideal for older and more sensitive dogs who don’t like a lot of noise. The park comes complete with five miles of walking trails and countless combinations, so each walk is a new experience! Because this park is not fenced in, you do have to keep your dog leashed. With so much to do, you and your pup are certain to have a blast!
Turtle Creek is a lovely area that lays claim to the gorgeous EC Hafer Park. This long standing park, a little over a hundred acres, is dotted with beautiful trees and is host to one and a half miles of paved trails for scenic walks. There’s a beautiful fishing pond that overlooks the park. It’s not fenced in, so make sure your pups are leashed before you take them out. The park is built to be somewhat isolated, so sensitive pups or easily overexcited dogs won’t be too overstimulated here. Perfect for a quiet afternoon stroll!
While not densely populated, Edgewater is a uniquely lovely area that’s definitely worth it for dog owners. The neighborhood lays claim to the lovely Spring Creek Park, featuring nearly two hundred acres of trees, grass, and scenic overviews. Their miles worth of trails offer plenty of places to get away and spend some one on one time with your favorite pup. If the social scope is more your thing, you can take your pup and make friends along the beach of Arcadia Lake. The sandy shore is perfect for running through the waters and cooling off during those hot summer months.
Whispering Heights is a beautiful area that is the ideal place to be for a dog owner. Closer to the northern end is Bickham-Rudkin Park, with nearly fifty acres that’s home to grass, trees, and scenic trails. For those dogs that absolutely need to run, take them down to the Edmond Dog Park within Bickham-Rudkin Park. This fenced in area is four acres in total, allowing plenty of room for your pooch to roam off leash and play with other dogs. For a quieter area, Whispering Heights Park is just south and isn’t even two acres in total. It’s shady trees and grassy areas are perfect for a more tucked away option, ideal for dogs who prefer to be left alone.
Parker Estates is a bustling area with a lively atmosphere. It’s home to Anderson Park, a cozy local area with well kept grass and beautifully planted shade trees. Paved paths weave through this park, offering scenic routes that are easy on the feet and shaded so your pup doesn’t burn their paws. Anderson Park happens to be right next to a main road, so if your pup is easily spooked by passing traffic be sure to keep to the west side where cars won’t be passing by. As always, all dogs must be properly leashed while in the park to be sure everyone has a pawtastic time!