The city of White House is located in the Robertson and Sumner Counties of Tennessee, just 22 miles north of downtown Nashville. This town is named after the historic White House, and you can you can take a look at the replica while you’re taking a stroll through town with Fido. This fast growing city still has a quaint, small town vibe. White House is not short on conveniences, and the two veterinary hospitals right in town make pet care a breeze!
One of the favorite places to hang in this town is the White House Municipal Park. This park has something in it for everyone, including the family dog! Here you can find a large variety of athletic fields, playgrounds, an 8 foot wide paved nature path, and large grassy areas to sniff and play on. When your pup is tuckered out, you guys can kick back at one of the picnic tables and enjoy the views. Leashed dogs are welcome, but don’t forget the waste bags and the dog treats for your good boy or girl!
If you’re just here for a visit, you won’t need to go far to look for a place to crash with your pooch! The Holiday Inn Express White House allows two pets of any size for an additional fee. Call ahead to book a pet friendly room!
With all of these pet friendly places to check out, White House is sure to get your pup’s tail wagging!
Residents of the City Center of White House don’t need to look far to find a peaceful place to walk their pooch! For some solace from the city, check out the White House Walking Trail. Here you and your four-legged friend can soak up some natural beauty, while getting some exercise. There a four trailheads, one at White House Municipal Park, one at White House Highschool and two along Highway 31W. The trail continues for about 3.5 miles through some heavily wooded and undeveloped areas, and along the Honey Run Creek. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they get picked up after! When your stomach is growling, head over to The BBQ Place in the same neighborhood. Here they offer delicious southern barbeque dishes and two pet friendly outdoor tables.
Just southwest of White House, in the small town of Ridgetop, you can find another treat for you and your pupper to enjoy! It’s here that you can find the lovely Ridgetop Station Park, just a 15 minute drive from White House. This family friendly park features playgrounds, a sandbox, restrooms and a volleyball court. There are also plenty of grassy areas your pup will love to dig his toes into. If you’re hoping to get some exercise, there is a nice paved walking trail in this park to take advantage of. It’s a 0.8 mile loop with sections under tall shade trees. Dogs are welcome to join their humans, as long as they stay leashed and leave no trace.
Just a hop across the border into the town of Greenbrier brings you to a hidden gem. In the neighborhood of Bellar, you can find the Greenbrier Lake Park and Playground, just a 15 minute drive from White House. This park is scenically situated next to the Greenbrier Lake, and features sprawling grassy areas perfect for playtime or a relaxing picnic. There is also a pathway that goes down to the Greenway Dam, where you can enjoy the views of the water or even some fishing. Leashed dogs are welcome, so don’t forget the waste bags and plenty of water for your parched puppy.
Just south of White House, in the town of Hendersonville, you can find a natural oasis along the Cumberland River. The Rockland Road neighborhood of this town is proud home to the Rockland Recreation Area, just a 25 minute drive from White House. This waterfront park has walking trails through the woods that you and your pooch will love. You can enjoy activities on the water like fishing, boating and swimming, If that’s not your jam, you can relax and one of the picnic tables and take in the views with your best pal. Leashed dogs are welcome, just make sure Fido leaves only paw prints! After working up an appetite, head over to The Rudder, in the same neighborhood. Here you can dig into some crab cakes next to you canine companion on the patio with lake views.
In the nearby town of Gallatin, about a 30 minutes northeast of White House, you can find another puppy paradise that’s worth the drive! It’s in the Triple Creek neighborhood that is proud home to the Triple Creek Dog Park. The dog park is located on the midwest portion of the massive Triple Creek Park. Here your pupper can enjoy some glorious off-leash freedom and some pawsitive socialization in a safe environment. The park features two fenced off sections, one for large breeds and another for the little guys. There are also benches, shade areas and canine drinking fountains. Just don’t forget the waste bags. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the surrounding park as well.