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Dog Areas in Talent

8 Parks
1 Trail
3 Eateries
3 Groomers

On Interstate 5, about halfway between Medford and Ashland, lies the small but vibrant town of Talent. Talent’s rich history dates back to the 1800s when it was a homestead settlement that turned into a hub for social and religious gatherings. In 1910, the town became incorporated. As part of the Rogue River Valley, residents of Talent enjoy a beautiful natural setting for outdoor recreation and a high quality of life. Locals don’t have to go far to find big city amenities, as Ashland is just six miles away. Should your pooch need medical attention, Talent has a veterinary clinic to take care of your dog’s healthcare needs.

Talent is very dog-friendly, too! The Talent Bark Park is an understandably pawpular rendezvous for furry friends. This large fenced-in grassy area has trees and a walking path where humans can also get some exercise. The park has a fun hill with a tunnel underneath it where your pup can explore! Talent Bark Park has doggie waste cleanup stations inside the park, benches and a picnic table.

You and your leashed pup are welcome in Chuck Robert's Park for a picnic or a relaxing walk. There’s a paved walking path, a sand volleyball court, open fields and a splash pad. There’s also restrooms and picnic areas.

For eats in Talent, check out The Real Talent Café. Serving up yummy comfort foods for breakfast and lunch, this quirky and artistic café loves to host pups and their people on their patio.

Whether you’re a local or you’re just passing through, you and your pup are sure to feel welcome in Talent!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Talent

  1. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 1,816/sq mi

    #1 E Main St/ Ashland St

    There’s tons of off-leash fun to be had in Ashland’s E Main St/ Ashland St neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. The neighborhood’s Ashland Dog Park has two full acres of fenced-in grassy area where Fido can run free and play. The park has drinking water for your pooch and a doggie waste cleanup station, too. For some leashed fun, hop on the Bear Creek Greenway that runs adjacent to the dog park. This 18.5-mile paved, multi-use trail meanders through Ashland and provides a woofderful exercise route. This neighborhood has tons of other fur-iendly parks and open spaces, including Ashland Ponds, Ashland Creek Park, Riverwalk Park, Hunter Park and Clay Street Park. There are doggie waste bag stations at these parks to make your visit even more convenient.
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  2. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 724/sq mi

    #2 N Main St/ Scenic Dr

    For a pawsome hike near town, leash your pup and head to Hald/Strawberry Park in this Ashalnd neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. The park has tons of trails that vary in difficulty, but share one thing – incredible views! For a mild hike, head down the wide path from the parking lot near Grandview Dr. There are benches at some of the park’s scenic overlooks where you and your four-legged friend can take in the views of the city of Ashland and the mountains that line the Rogue River Valley. There’s lots of lush vegetation in Hald/Strawberry Park, making it a pawpular spot for wildlife, too!
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  3. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 4,932/sq mi

    #3 Ashland City Center

    You and Fido are sure to experience some of Ashland’s fur-iendliest establishments in its City Center neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. A great way to see this dog-friendly neighborhood is the Calle Guanajuato – a brick sidewalk that meanders between Calle Guanajuato Park and tons of businesses that welcome leashed dogs. Calle Guanajuato Park is a woofderful spot with tons of vegetation and a walking path where you can work up an appetite with Fido. Adjacent to the park, you’ll find Louie’s Restaurant. Louie’s has a diverse menu and a woofderful shaded dog-friendly outdoor seating area overlooking Ashland Creek. Martino’s & Macaroni’s is another pawpular fur-iendly restaurant on the Calle Guanajuato walkway. The City Center also has unique overnight accommodations for pets and their people at the Ashland Springs Hotel. This historic hotel’s beautiful rooms reflect its vintage nature. There is a small fee for four-legged guests.
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  4. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 1,093/sq mi

    #4 Tolman Creek Rd/ Siskiyou Blvd

    There are tons of furrific places to visit with your dog in Ashland’s Tolman Creek Rd/ Siskiyou Blvd neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. The Cottle Property is a favorite among locals for a natural open area perfect for leashed walks. The open space has nature trails, lots of mature trees and grass where you and your pup can explore. Nearby, you’ll also find Liberty Street Park and Glenwood Park, pawsome areas for picnics and short walks. Experience Ashland’s iconic Lithia Park in this neighborhood as well. Leashed dogs are only allowed in Lithia Park on the trail that runs east of Ashland Creek and ends at S Pioneer St. There are cleanup stations at both ends of this walkway to make your trip easier!
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  5. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 4,979/sq mi

    #5 Southern Oregon U/ Siskiyou Blvd

    Ashland’s Southern Oregon U/ Siskiyou Blvd neighborhood has it all – a puptastic park, delectable pet-friendly restaurants and a swanky hotel that loves to host pups and their people. Check out Garfield Park with Fido and enjoy the large open grassy play area. The park also has a paved walking path lined with deciduous trees that provide a flashy display of fall color. Garfield Park also has a playground, water park for kids, picnic areas and restrooms. Hungry? Sammich serves up mouthwatering hot and cold sandwiches on their pet-friendly outdoor seating area. For accomodations, you and Fido will feel like royalty when you stay overnight at The Palm Hotel. The fur-iendly and eco-friendly hotel’s posh rooms are beautifully appointed, and you’ll flip for the heated saltwater swimming pool and cabanas. This hotel truly feels like a colorful oasis. There’s an additional fee for furry guests.
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