Owasso, Oklahoma may be a small town, but its' location provides a lot to offer in terms of recreational and cultural opportunities. The Owasso Dog Park is currently in the making, as part of the city's parks master plan, although there is no set date for its' completion yet. Not to worry - the city's parks allow on-leash dogs, so there's still a way to enjoy the outdoors with Fido!
Elm Creek Park is a good choice, due to the wide open spaces, walking track, restrooms, and picnic shelters. McCarty Park has a unique layout, complete with rodeo grounds! It is spread out over 12 acres, so there's plenty of space to enjoy. Friendship Park is one of Owasso's most scenic parks, containing a beautiful gazebo and butterfly garden.
Need to take a hike? Several trails are just a short drive away from Owasso, including the Claremore Lake Trail, which is a mile-long paved path that boasts lakeside views. The Mingo Trail, in nearby Tulsa, is almost nine miles long, so it's excellent for an all-day activity or heart-pumping workout! Noted for being peaceful and traveling through several of the city's parks, the Mingo Trail is sure to bring a wag to your dog's tail.
Just a little west of downtown Owasso, you and your doggo can find quite the treat. Tails are wagging about the Waggin’ Trail Dog Park in this neighborhood. With 3 acres of double-gated fenced in property, your dog will get to meet furry friends and enjoy glorious off-leash freedom. There are watering stations and waste bags available, but bring a bowl and your dogs favourite ball to play some fetch! Sharing the same entrance is the nearby McCarty, which offers sports fields to run in on leash between games for those pups too shy for the dog park.
In the heart of Owasso, you don’t need to look far to have a good time. It’s easy to see why resident humans and dogs of the downtown area love Rayola Park. It’s a great place to meet other pup, and a safe park for families. Little ones can enjoy the splash pad and playgrounds while you and your pup stroll around the walking paths. Your dog will need to stay leashed, and please bring poop bags to help keep this park clean. On an especially hot day, you won’t want to miss the concession stands! You and your tired out pup will love sharing a snow cone at SnoDoggs.
Just outside of Owasso in the city of Tulsa is the neighborhood of Turley, where you and your dog will find O’Brien Park. This clean park sits on 140 pretty acres of land that are just pawtastic to stretch your paws in! You can stroll around the walking trails or have a picnic. There are restrooms and a variety of athletic fields, including football fields, a basketball court, a baseball complex and golf training facilities. Since this is not a designated dog park, your pup will need to stay leashed, and don’t forget the water and poop bags!