Two hours west of Nashville, pups and their parents can enjoy Fido-friendly activities in Paris, Tennessee. Dedicated to the health and well-being of pup’s and their families, there are four veterinarian clinics in Paris. You can easily find the best vet to take care of Fido’s routine appointments and emergency care. After your pooch visits the vet, plan a stop at Wags. This friendly family-owned pet store features pup food and treats your pooch will love.
Take your pup for a walk over to the Barton Field in the center of town. There are several ball fields where you can play a game of fetch and your pooch can run off some energy. You can also sit on one of the shaded benches and watch the kids play while enjoying the sunshine. After a day at the park, stop by Trolinger’s restaurant. You and your pooch can enjoy some southern-style BBQ and relax at the picnic tables outside.
When searching for Fido-friendly accommodations in Paris, consider Knights Inn or Paris Inn. Both motels welcome pups for an additional fee with reservations in advance. If you are looking for fun, pup-friendly activities near Nashville, Paris offers several wonderful parks and campgrounds.
Located on Blanton Street near Paris Parks and Recreation, the Atkins Porter Dog Park is a great place to let Fido run around and socialize with his friends. The park is separated into two areas, one for large dogs and one for smaller pups. There’s an agility course to challenge Fido, and the area is completely fenced in creating a safe place for your pooch to play. Pup parents will also find shaded benches where they can relax and chat with friends while Fido sniffs the trees and rolls around in the grass. The dog park is free to use and fresh water is available.
Paris is known for hosting the largest fish fry in the world, and it all happens at the Eiffel Tower Park. Since the town was named after Paris, France, is it not surprising to find a 60-foot steel replica of the Eiffel Tower in town. This park is also an amazing place to take Fido for a walk and let the kids play. There is a paved walkway where you can stroll through the gardens and admire the Eiffel Tower, and the kids can run around on the playground. You may even want to stop by the stocked pond and go fishing, but make sure to keep Fido on his leash.
Located on Edwards Street in the west part of town, McNeill Park is perfect for getting some exercise with your pooch. There are several ball fields where friends and neighbors meet to play softball or soccer, and you and Fido can walk around the perimeter of the park and stretch your legs. If you are out with the kids, they will have fun on the playground and you can sit on a bench with your pup and watch them play. After a busy day of ball games, plan a picnic with your friends and their furry family members and take advantage of this pooch-friendly park.
Situated near the center of town, pup parents will enjoy strolling over to Ogburn Park and letting Fido stretch his legs. The park is well maintained and features playground equipment and a picnic pavilion. You can plan an afternoon at the park where your pup can run around and roll in the grass or sniff all the trees and plants. There are shaded benches where you can relax and you can even refill your water bottles at the fountain. Since the park provides lighting at night, it is a great place to walk your pooch before bedtime.
About 15 miles northeast of Paris, the Paris Landing State Park is located in the town of Buchanan. This park features 841 acres of land along the Tennessee River and Kentucky Lake. When you are searching for some fun on the weekend, plan a trip to go hiking or camping and enjoy nature and wildlife with your pooch. You can also go fishing or just stroll around the lake with your pup admiring the view. The Paris Landing/ Kentucky Lake KOA is also located in the park and is a great place to camp with Fido. There is a dog park in the campground and you can pitch a tent or sleep in your RV. When you’re not cooking on the campfire, stop by the Lakeview Grill where you will enjoy American-style food and your pup can join you at the outdoor tables.