Friendly and inviting, the quaint town of Dyersburg is just an hour and a half northeast of Memphis. When your pup need medical attention, there are two veterinarian clinics available for both emergencies and routine appointments.
Fido will also love walking over to the YMCA Recreation Center on McGaughey Street. There is an open field where your pooch can run around, and a paved walking path around two sides of the park. You will need to be sure to bring doggie waste bags to clean up, and since there is not much shade, pack plenty of water bottles for you and Fido.
After spending some time adventuring, stop by Mel’s Diner for a drink and a snack and relax on the outdoor bench.
When you are searching for high-quality dog food and pet supplies, The Pet Stop is available for all your pup’s needs. The friendly staff will help answer questions ,and you can find doggie treats and accessories to spoil your furry family member.
Dyersburg is a great town for families and their dogs with several parks and dog-friendly accommodations. If you are traveling on Highway 155 exploring the Mississippi River, stop in for some hometown family fun.
If you are looking for some fun for Fido and the family, head over to Okeena Park on Lake Road. You can explore the area on the one-mile trail that wanders through the trees and provides shaded benches where you can relax. Many of the trees also provide markers giving information about the species for an educational aspect along with exercise for you and your pooch. The playground is perfect for the kids to run off some energy, and your pup can roll around in the grass and have a snifftastic time. Not far from the park is the Days Inn where pups can stay with their parents for a small additional fee. There is plenty of grass behind the hotel where you can take your pup for a walk before bedtime.
The Kiwanis Park, also known as Shell City Park, is another great place to take your pooch for a stroll. There is an open field where Fido can chase a ball and run around to get some exercise, and a small playground for the kids. If you have family or friends looking for a pup-friendly place to stay in Dyersburg, the Hampton Inn on Mall Loop Road is perfect. Two pups are allowed for no additional fee, and there is a grassy lot next door where Fido can take a walk. Motel 6 on Lake Road is another option for pups and their family. Two dogs are allowed for a small extra fee and there is a grassy lot behind the hotel where your pooch can roll around and play.
Pups who love to socialize will enjoy the Dyersburg Dog Park on S. Mill Avenue. Pups can run around in the fenced area and play with their canine pals. There are benches where puppy parents can relax and their energetic pooches can roll in the grass or chase a toy. You will need to be sure to dispose of doggie waste bags in the trash receptacles and keep Fido on a leash when entering and exiting the park. After Fido has had some off-leash time, take a walk along the North Fork Forked Deer River and admire the plants and animals along the river’s edge.
The Newbern City Park is located just 8 miles north of Dyersburg in nearby Newbern, and offers an open grassy area where you can spend some time with Fido. The area provides plenty of shade trees where you and your pup can explore and Fido can sniff the plants and roll in the grass. The parking lot is easily accessible, and there are restrooms available where you can dispose of doggie waste bags. The Newbern Recreation Center and Oakview Recreation Park are also great places to let your pooch run around. The ball fields are great for a game of catch and the kids can spend time on the playground.
Just 20 miles west of Dyersburg, the Moss Island State Wildlife Refuge offers fun for the entire family. Plan a day of exploring the 3,400 acres of space where you will see a variety of plants and animals. You will need to keep your pooch on a leash and use doggie waste bags to clean up. While hiking through the area, you can admire birds, deer, and turkey wandering through their natural habitat. Walk along the banks of the Mississippi River or take a fishing pole and sit on the water's edge while your pooch has a pawsome time in the dirt and fresh air.