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Dog Areas in Elkins Park

3 Parks
1 Trail
20 Shops
22 Eateries
4 Groomers

When you walk down the streets of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, you're exploring a city that is over 300 years old -- older than our nation itself! The historic Richard Wall house, which is still standing, was built in 1682, and has been expanded throughout the years. Known simply as "Wall House", it's now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was passed down through the Wall family for over 150 years. You can see it when you and your dog take the walking tour around the city.

There are many unique historic sites in Elkins Park that you won't want to miss, and there's also plenty for your pup to do, too. Grab a leash and go for a walk at Tacony Creek Park. This is a quiet little park that goes through the greenbelt. Your pup will love making a splash in the stream along the path. The way that the trees hang over the stream and path will make you feel like you are in an enchanted forest. It is so peaceful that you'll forget you are in the middle of the city, which makes it the pawfect place to share a quiet moment with your furry friend.

Alverthorpe Park is another great green spot that is dog-friendly. There is a no-dog zone here, but it is on the other side of the fence. The entire area is lined with a paved walking trail designed for you to walk your dog, ride bikes, or just take a stroll. There are benches along the track and trash cans as well.

Elkins Park is the pawfect destination for nature lovers and history buffs alike!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Elkins Park

  1. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 2,680/sq mi

    #1 Chews Landing

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    Timber Creek Park is a furrific dog park located in Blackwood, about 25 miles from Elkins Park. This is a nine-acre dog park that is completely fenced in so that you can let your dog off his leash for a little while. While you're at the dog park, you will have access to water and cleaning stations. However, if you really want to create a barktastic adventure, there are 90 acres outside the dog park that offer trails of various difficulties. You will need to keep your pooch on their leash for this adventure. Remember to bring some water along for your excursion on the trails.
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  2. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 35,998/sq mi

    #2 Spruce Hill

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    Philadelphia is only about twelve miles from Elkins Park. You will want to make the quick trip because there is a barktastic dog park right on the Schuylkill River. Schuylkill River Dog Park has some really great safety features, like double gates and six-foot fences. This is the pawfect place for your pup to enjoy some off-leash playtime with new canine companions. There are two separate areas here so that you can be sure that your dog is always safe with other dogs his own size. Drinking water and well-stocked cleaning stations are provided.
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  3. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 2,234/sq mi

    #3 Montgomery Township

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    Montgomery Township Dog Park in North Wales is about fifteen miles from Elkins Park. Once you visit this grrreat dog park, you will be so glad it is so close by! There are two separate areas for big and small dogs. Each side has all the great security details, like double gates and six-foot fences. The cleaning stations have plenty of poop bags, but they also have scoopers there as well. The trash is cleaned out every couple of hours, and the watering stations are always clean and ready with fresh water. This park provides everything you need to have a great day at the dog park!
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    Population Density 4,932/sq mi

    #4 Park Avenue

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    If all that activity at the dog park made you and Fido hungry, come on over to Alexander's Cafe and get some of the best Perogis in town! You will absolutely love that your dog can join you to share a plate of whatever you're craving. From classic American dishes like burgers and fries to Italian classics like chicken parm, you are sure to find something to soothe your growling bellies. Please bring a leash and a water dish for your dog if you want her to be served as well, and make sure she's on her best behavior. Bone Appetit!
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    Population Density 4,932/sq mi

    #5 Montgomery Dr

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    If you want to share a delicious gourmet meal with your dog, you should come on over to Park Plates. You will find that the spacious patio has plenty of room for you and your dog to stretch out and relax. The cuisine ranges from authentic ethnic cooking to high-end steak dishes. You can grab a quick lunch or plan the perfect date night. Your dog will need to stay on his leash for the visit. Bring his water dish if you want him to be served. The patio area is usually pretty full, so make sure your dog can behave in a crowd. You may also want to call ahead to make sure there's a table available.
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