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Dog Areas in Harleysville

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The city of Harleysville is a small town surrounded by thick Pennsylvania forests, and holds lots of rich history. The area has been populated since 1700, and since has gained multiple listings on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also home to a large-scale exterior mural by Dana McMullin. Despite its small size, the city has hundreds of acres of public parks, most of which are dog-friendly.

On the south side of the city lies Evansburg State Park, which has over 3,349 acres of land. The area is mostly made up of dense forests, with some open fields and recreational areas for ball and picnics. The state park has over 8 miles of trails for different uses, including walking Fido. Connecting to these trails are picnic tables, water fountains, benches, and fishing spots along the creek. Dogs must remain on a short leash of 6 feet, and don't forget to bring clean-up bags!

The Ted Dannerth Memorial Park is a central park in the center of the city. This park has over 15 acres of land, stretched out along the West Branch Skippack Creek. There are open fields, paved walkways, shaded paths and sitting areas, access to fishing spots, playgrounds, ballfields, and enclosed tennis courts. Dogs must be on a leash inside the park, but can walk the path that extends over 1.7 miles, or play on the tennis court. Additional features include water fountains, nighttime lights, clean-up stations, and benches.

Harleysville provides plenty to its human and four-legged residents, including parks like Robert Clemens Bucher Park and Kulp Road Pond Park, mulitple trails, and 2 animal hospitals.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Harleysville

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    Population Density 2,579/sq mi

    #1 Central Harleysville

    Central Harleysville is a busy community, and home to the city's country club and downtown shopping area. The neighborhood still has some amazing parks to visit, like the Daniel W Roth Memorial Park, which has 18 acres of well-kept grassy terrain with a baseball field, open space, and looping trail made from concrete. The park is nice and open, and will be the best place to bring your leashed pup for a game of fetch or to run around. Harleysville Community Center Park is nearby, and holds a lot more recreational fields, with over 8 baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and paved walkways. There are open space and additional amenities like water fountains, trash bins, clean-up stations, and benches.
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    Population Density 682/sq mi

    #2 Vernfield

    The neighborhood of Vernfield is the smallest neighborhood in the city, filled with a mixture of residential homes and woods. The Briarwyck Park is the most popular dog-walking park in the community, thanks to its quiet atmosphere, private setting, and features like a fishing pond, paved walking trail, benches, and trash bins. Groffs Mill Park is a larger park in the city that is mostly covered in thick forests, with some open fields for playing and picnicking. A large creek cuts through the park, offering fishing and swimming opportunities. Additional features include water fountains and benches. Dogs must be on a leash inside both parks.
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    Population Density 1,359/sq mi

    #3 Lederach

    The community of Lederach is an older one, made up of used farmlands and thick forests. Some of the old farmlands have been converted into parks like the Jacob Reiff Park has been. This area is one big open area, with an asphalt walkway, playground, and parking lot. There are benches and trash bins available for humans and leashed pups. The Bergey's Mill Park is another place to take Fido in town and is pretty secluded, surrounded by trees for privacy and shade. This spot offers an open area to run around in, with access to a small pond for fishing. Don't forget to leash up Fido and bring water and clean-up bags!
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    Population Density 741/sq mi

    #4 Southeast Harleysville

    Southeast Harleysville has a beautiful landscape, with large oak trees scattered around the area and fresh green fields. Fischer's Park provides a gorgeous escape from the inner city area, with an open green field, forested area, and paved trails that wind through te park. The trails extend over 1.4 miles and provide access to water fountains, benches, and picnic areas for leashed pups and humans. Towamencin Park is also in the neighborhood, and hosts lots of open space that also include 5 different baseball fields, restrooms, picnic pavilions, water fountains, benches, clean-up stations, and nighttime lights. Pups must remain on a leash while inside this park.
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    Population Density 1,019/sq mi

    #5 Woxall

    The community of Woxall is a residential one, with rows of homes and a decent school district. The park of choice for most residents is the Upper Salford Park, which boasts multiple activities. There are 3 fenced-in baseball fields, tennis courts, 1.2 miles of paved walking trails, picnic shelters, a pavilion, and restrooms. Leashed pups can go into the baseball fields and under the pavilion while on a leash and will also have access to water fountains, clean-up stations, benches, trash bins, and nighttime lights. For a large open area to play in, Salfordville Park provides a large space with tall grass. The area doesn't require pups to be on a leash though, and you will have to remember to bring water and clean-up bags.
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