Are you and your pooch history buffs? Then you both will fur-oughly enjoy Jonesborough, the oldest town in the state of Tennessee! Jonesborough also offers dog owners plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy with Fido, and with two veterinarians available in town, you can feel safe exploring this historic area with your pup.
Take an adventurous mountain hike or a leisurely stroll in one of Jonesborough’s many trails and parks. The Lost State Scenic Walkway and the Eldridge-Jonesborough Scenic Trails both offer miles of pawsome views that surround and cut through downtown Jonesborough.
In addition to nature excursions, Jonesborough offers you and your pup the unique chance to taste the spirits of the Deep South. The Tennessee Hills Distillery in downtown invites all guests, two-legged or four-legged, to come in for a tasting and a peep around the shop. The owner will be “pleased to meet ya!”
Jonesborough offers it’s very own Riverpark Campground for pups who love to hike, fish, kayak, and snooze under the stars. Surrounded by hundreds of years of local history, the Riverpark Campground is the pawfect place to discover more of Jonesborough. Keep Fido leashed on camp grounds and don’t forget the doggie waste bags.
What are you waiting for? Take a trip to Jonesborough for storytelling, parks, trails, spirits, mountain landscapes, and more!
When in Jonesborough, do as Jonesborians do—go for a stroll in the park with your pup. With the Persimmons Ridge Park and its 100+ acres of nature, paved trails, and hiking routes, you are sure to have plenty of outdoor excursion oppawtunities. Enjoy picnics, biking, playground areas, and more with your pup! Visit the Town of Jonesborough Park for more fun as you take pictures of President Jackson’s reconstructed cabin, in which he lodged for several months in 1788. A pawsitively historical experience for you and Fido!