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Dog Areas in Wilkes Barre

17 Parks
1 Trail
2 Shops
7 Eateries
4 Groomers

The city of Wilkes-Barre in northeast Pennsylvania is a riverside town with two campuses, residential areas, a commercial district, and several parks. There are ample opportunities for you and Fido to get outdoors both in town and in the surrounding areas. If you're in need of veterinary services for your pup, you can select from three options here.

Go exploring with your pooch in the Seven Tubs Nature Area. This pawtastic location features waterfalls and distinctive rock formations. The natural wonderland is about five miles northeast of town. Keep your pup on a leash and pick up after him.

Head over to Kirby Park for some outdoor recreation with your furry friend. This 52-acre facility includes a pond, a hiking trail, and lots of green space. Dogs on a leash can join you here as long as you clean up after them.

Plan a day adventure to Nescopeck State Park with your special pal. With 3,550 acres and 19 miles of hiking trails, you and Spot can wander through fields, forest, and wetlands. This pawesome facility is about 15.5 miles south of town. Make sure you keep your four-footed friend on a leash.

Dogs and their owners have a range of outdoor recreational options to choose from in Wilkes-Barre and the surrounding areas.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Wilkes Barre

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    Population Density 3,084/sq mi

    #1 Parsons

    Parsons is a mixed zone commercial and residential neighborhood in the northern part of town. You'll find sidewalks along the streets here where you can take your pup for a daily walk. When you want to enjoy some green space with your furry pal, head to Scouton Lee Park off Parkin Street. Walk along Laurel Run or share a picnic with your four-footed friend in this 7.3-acre facility. Dogs are permitted to join you in designated areas of the park as long as you keep them on a leash that's no longer than six feet. Remember to bring waste bags with you.
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    Population Density 2,567/sq mi

    #2 Miners' Mills

    Miner's Mills is primarily a residential community that includes a few parks, streets with single-family homes, and local businesses. There are sidewalks here where you can take your pooch for a stroll. Give your pal a special treat by heading to the Wilkes-Barre Dog Park at Hollenback Park. Let your pup get a little exercise and enjoy some social time with other canines. There are water stations, agility equipment, and separate areas for small and large dogs to play together off-leash in this facility. Make sure your pooch is under control and non-aggressive toward other dogs. Remember to pick up Spot's waste.
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    Population Density 9,232/sq mi

    #3 Iron Triangle

    Iron Triangle is a populous residential community with single-family homes, an elementary school, and some local businesses. Some of the neighborhood streets include sidewalks where you and Fido can go for a stroll. If you want to enjoy a little green space, take your furry pal to Huber Park and walk around the facility. Work on obedience or play some frisbee with your pup in the field. Dogs on a leash that's no longer than six feet are permitted to accompany you in designated areas here. Make sure to bring waste bags so that you can clean up after your canine companion.
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    Population Density 7,593/sq mi

    #4 South Wilkes-Barre

    The neighborhood of South Wilkes-Barre has residential sections, a high school, a few parks, and a commercial area. There are sidewalks past single-family homes here that provide a place to stretch your legs with your pooch. If you want to enjoy a walk by the water with your special pal, connect with the Luzerne County Levee Trail at Barney Farms Park. This paved multi-use pathway stretches 12 miles through area communities. You can bring dogs as long as they're on a leash up to six feet long. Remember to bring water and waste bags with you when you use the trail.
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    Population Density 7,708/sq mi

    #5 Wilkes Barre Heights

    In Wilkes-Barre Heights, there are areas with single-family homes, a commercial district,  churches, and some parks. The streets here have sidewalks where you and your fur baby can take your daily stroll. Take a walk by the water with your four-footed pal by heading to River Common on North River Street. This park includes a half-mile paved walking path and a fishing pier. Bring some food and share a snack by the river with your pup. Fido is welcome to join you in this peaceful setting as long as he's on a leash, there are no special events, and you clean up after him.
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