Ashaway is a small village in the town of Hopkinton, located on the west side of the state of Rhode Island, along the Connecticut state line. The town welcomes residents and visitors with a friendly atmosphere and small-town charm. If your pup is ever in need of care, there are two veterinarians in the town of Westerly, just 4 miles southwest of Ashaway, that are both ready to assist.
Looking for some outdoor fun with your pawatastic pup? The Crandall Field Playground, in the town of Hopkinton, offers a dog-friendly park for you and your pup to enjoy. There is a lot of open, green space where you can allow Fido to romp on an extended leash or take a walk on the many paved walking paths that meander throughout for a nice stroll. The park features an extra-large wooden playground for the kiddies to climb on, and plenty of picnic tables and pavilions where you can share lunch together. Be sure to keep your pup on leash throughout. There are restroom facilities and drinking fountains on site.
So, pack up your pup and your walking shoes and enjoy all that Ashaway has to offer.
In the Bethel neighborhood of the town of Hopkinton, Briggs Memorial Park is waiting for you and your pawtastic pup to spend some time here. This park is a tribute to veterans and is the perfect location for you and Fido to spend some quality time together. Relaxation is the goal for the day here, with paved paths for strolling and benches to sit. Landscaped grounds are a beautiful addition to this area and offer a scenic view during your rejuvenation time. There are no restrooms here or drinking fountains, so plan accordingly for your day with your fur-ever friend.
Check you the Barn Island Wildlife Management Area, in the Osbrook Point/ Watch Hill neighborhood of Stonington, Connecticut, 4.8 miles southwest of Ashaway, just over the state line. You and your pawtastic friend have a whopping 1000 acres to visit here and tons of wildlife. Jump on the Barn Island Wildlife Management Area Trail for an exciting 5.1-mile loop through the area, which offers a beautiful hike for all. Pups are welcome on leash throughout, but they must remain on leash while walking on the trail. Be sure to pack water, snacks and binoculars to spot the diverse ecosystems here.
Grab your pup and head over to Wilcox Park, in the Central Westerly neighborhood, of the town of Westerly, 3 miles southeast of Ashaway. Here you will find a beautifully landscaped park for you and Fifi to enjoy. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, scenic views abound here. Although the town’s arboretum here is not pup friendly, Wilcox Park is! Fifi will love strolling along the paved paths that are perfect for any pup-ability. Restrooms are on site as well as water fountains. Please keep your pup on leash throughout.