Wolf Pond Cross Roads is an unincorporated area right on the border of North and South Carolina. The area doesn’t have much infrastructure; it is more like one large sprawling neighborhood until you get to the city of Pagelands just minutes away. However, this sleepy, rural town will give your pup a much-needed break from the exhaustion of city living. You and your dog will love the fresh air and open landscape just begging for you to roll in it! Take a stroll through the town and see gas stations and country stores that look untouched despite time.
If you don’t want to venture far from Wolf Pond Crossroads, right across the highway is the neighborhood of Dudley in Pageland. The neighborhood has a high number of mobile homes and the culture is fairly laid-back. Your dog can get a fancy new haircut at All about Paws Dog Grooming. Your dog will enjoy walking through the open and friendly neighborhoods found here. There aren’t any structured trails or parks here, so you can have a barktastic adventure making your own!
Located right next to the neighborhood of Dudley is Towncenter in Pageland. This neighborhood is slightly more developed than Dudley. With a higher median income and a more stable homeowner market, you will find the walking paths through the neighborhood are well-kept. Your dog will bark with joy at all of the smells from the trees and local flowers that bloom in spring through summer. Take a break by the many ponds sprinkled through the area. Just make sure to bring a towel and some doggie waste bags to keep your pup, and the pond, clean.
About 30 minutes west of Wolf Pond Cross Roads is the historic, family-friendly town of Van Wych in Lancaster, South Carolina. Nestled on a corner between North and South Carolina, this border town is engrossed in Civil War history. If you and your dog enjoy learning about history, you will both get a bark out of the Andrew Jackson State Park. You can enjoy monuments and historical plaques while you make your way through the park’s trails. If your dog enjoys the water (and what dog doesn’t?) they will love the two small creeks that run through the park! Don’t forget to pack a towel.
Another of the nearest state parks to Wolf Pond Cross Roads is in Landsford, a small neighborhood in the city of Catawba. You will find the Landsford Canal State Park here. It is about a 45-minute drive from Wolf Pond, but well worth the trip if you are looking for a gorgeous park to stretch your paws. The northern part of South Carolina remains wild in many parts, making it the perfect place for an impromptu hike! If you prefer to walk the town, Landsford is home to many historic churches that are a sight for sore eyes.