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Pottsville was given in a land grant to William Penn by Charles II. Since then, the town has grown and flourished, with no happier residents than the lucky dogs who get to call this town home. There are three private practice clinics and an animal hospital in Pottsville, so you know your pet is in good paws! As the county seat, Pottsville has a number of great, dog friendly attractions!
Looking for a challenge to kick off your Pottsville tour right? The Second Mountain Trail is an out and back, 9.5 mile trail. You can make it shorter by turning around sooner, but it's quite a hike! The draw is the seasonal wildflowers and great view of the area. Keep your dog on leash, because you have to share the road with hikers, bikers, and even equestrians! Looking for something tamer? The JFK Memorial Pool is a great public park in Pottsville. It contains plenty more than just a pool; there are tennis courts, shaded seating under the gazebos, and a walking path through the area. Your dog is allowed to accompany you on leash, but is prohibited from the pool. Cool down under the trees or gazebo instead!
Pottsville is a vibrant community that makes canines king!
Eleven minutes from Pottsville is the community of Llewellyn. Central Llewellyn has two great parks. Llewellyn Fireman’s Grove is a peaceful place to walk a shy dog, and features a baseball field. When there isn’t a game in session, it’s a quiet place to get your steps in with your pup! Llewellyn Community Park offers a bit more if you’re looking for full family fun. It has a small playground and a basketball court. Dogs will be most interested in sniffing over every inch of the wooded walking paths. These tree lined paths help you feel like you’re really out in nature, even when you’re close to the playground!
The Barefield Outdoor Recreation Complex is a long name for a pawsome Park! This area combines sports fields, walking paths, and green space into an exercise oriented area with fun for the whole family. Unlike other parks, Barefield Outdoor Recreation Complex is geared towards activity. You won’t find as many benches and tables, but you will find outdoor exercise equipment! Visitors can choose from tennis, basketball, baseball, and soccer fields. There are also strips of grass that can be used for relaxation. Dogs are allowed in the complex, as long as they’re on leash and their owner picks up after them.
Railway Park in Yorktowne is a highly convenient place to walk your dog. It’s near the center of the neighborhood, and serves a largely residential community. It’s primarily a baseball park, with a large diamond set up. You can walk your dog through the field when it’s not in use, and you can always do laps of the perimeter! This park is a bit simple. It doesn’t have the amenities of other Pottsville parks. You should bring your own water, plus a doggie bowl, when you head here. What it does have is a nice atmosphere, well trimmed grass, and a great location for Yorktowne dogs.
The General Joulwan East Side Park in the Lawton’s Hill neighborhood of Pottsville is small park with big results. This park packs in the features! Entering the park, you’ll get to choose between a basketball court and a tennis court. Go deeper and you’ll reach the playground. This area has climbing equipment and a few benches for watching. Further back, there’s a baseball diamond. Your leashed dog is welcome to accompany you in this park. While there isn’t a dedicated walking area, you can walk around the playground or the entire park. It’s compact size makes it easy to customize your stroll to the exact length your dog needs.
The Bunker Hill Playground in the Guinea Hill neighborhood of Pottsville is a convenient place to walk your dog. The place has a small green space surrounding a playground. While it’s not the largest park, it’s convenient location in this residential neighborhood makes it a pupular spot! Energetic dogs will be able to exercise their mind as well as their paws when they go for a walk here. People watching can be a great way to work off energy! Your leashed dog can also join you making the rounds of the playground. Bring your own doggie bowl to take advantage of the fountains.
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