Surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Easley is located about 20 minutes from Greenville and offers many family and Fido-friendly activities. If you are searching for a fun destination for the whole family on a warm summer day, check out the Saluda River Yacht Club Tubing! Your pup can join you on an adventure down the Saluda River as you lounge on a tube and relax in the cool water. When you get back to the club, your pooch can sit with you on the outdoor patio and enjoy refreshments and music.
Friendly and qualified veterinarians can be found at six different clinics in Easley. If your pooch needs routine medical care like vaccinations or a checkup, you will find it easy to make an affordable appointment. When looking for healthy treats for your pooch, check out the Saluda River Pet Food Center. The friendly staff will help you locate the dog food you need and the snacks your pup will enjoy.
When planning a dinner out with Fido, Rainbow Billiards and Café is a popular spot for canine lovers. You can order burgers or sandwiches, and relax at on the outdoor patio. For a treat, head over to Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. You can order a peanut butter cup sundae and enjoy the evening with Fido at one of the outdoor tables. If you need a place to spend the night with your pooch, Days Inn allows up to two pets for an additional fee.
Gardens, wildflowers, and a natural setting are just some of the features of the Alice Mill Village neighborhood. When Fido needs some time to socialize and exercise, head over to the Bark Park Dog Park, which offers two separate areas for small pups and large dogs. The agility equipment is perfect to help your pup learn new tricks, and owners can relax on one of the shaded benches. The park is kept clean and provides doggie waste bags for convenience. If your pooch needs a cool drink, there are doggie water fountains here as well. If you need a pooch-friendly destination for your morning coffee, check out The Coffee Corner where you can enjoy some baked goods at the outdoor table with your pup in tow.
In the Kings Park neighborhood, the “forgotten park,” or Kings Park, is perfect for walking Fido any time of the day. Located right in the middle of town, this 10-acres features both a playground and bike paths where canine’s and their companions can get some exercise. You will also be able to fill your water bottles at the restroom facilities, but will need to bring doggie waste bags to clean up after your pooch. With several smaller loops around the park, you and your pup can explore several gardens, or relax on one of the shaded benches.
One of the best features of the Arial-Breazeale neighborhood is The Doodle Trail between Easley and Pickens. This 7.5-mile former railroad line is now used for biking, hiking, and walking Fido. The well-maintained path offers a great workout for both you and your pup, with a few hills thrown in to make it extra challenging. Walking your pooch on the Doodle Trail is perfect if you want to take the entire family out for the day. You will need to bring your own water bottles and doggie waste bags, and dispose of trash either at the beginning or end of the trailhead.
When searching for a nice play to walk with your pooch in the Pope Field neighborhood, you are sure to enjoy the Pope Field Park. While the kids are climbing on the playground equipment, you and Fido can walk along the perimeter of the park, or romp and run in the grassy open area. There are several picnic tables located throughout the park where you can relax and enjoy a snack. Remember to bring a bowl for water, and your own waste bags to help keep the park clean and beautiful.
If you travel about 15 miles to Clemson, Fido will love spending time at the WC Nettles Dog Park in the Clemson University neighborhood. The large fenced in grassy area is perfect when your pooch needs time to run around and get rid of excess energy. You will need to make sure there hasn’t been a recent rainy day, because the park sometimes gets a little muddy. If your pooch loves to socialize with other dogs, he will enjoy sniffing butts and chasing after a ball in this puptastsic park.