A neighborhood of Nashville, Whites Creek got its name from the creek that runs through the area. This borough is home to the Mansion at Fontanel, which is the former residence of the famous American country singer Barbara Mandrell.
Whites Creek is located on the northern outskirts of Nashville, and is quieter than the bustling downtown areas. It's also a cheaper place to lodge with a pup. Super 8 Whites Creek and the The Inn At Fontanel both welcome canine guests. Although there aren't any veterinary clinics within the neighborhood, you can find plenty in other areas of Nashville.
One of the most interesting things that you can visit in Whites Creek is the Prichard's Distillery at Fontanel. Dogs are allowed to accompany you, but they have to be leashed. You can try the wide variety of whiskey, bourbon, and rum that they offer, and hang out with your dog at the same time. Can it get better than that?
For an even better day, you can visit the The Trails at Fontanel and admire the peaceful beauty of Whites Creek. The trails are shaded and surrounded by lots of trees. There are benches along the way, and all you need to bring is some fresh water and waste baggies.
Whites Creek doesn't have its own dog park, but you'll find Centennial Dog Park just 13 miles away, in the Midtown neighborhood of Nashville. This pawesome park provides plenty of space to play off-leash with some new furry friends. Like most dog parks, this one is split up into separate sections for large and small breeds. You'll need to present your dog's license and proof of vaccinations to enter this park. All the amenities, including water and waste bags, are provided, so you don't have to worry about a thing! Benches, shade and plenty of toys are just some of the other amenities that the park offers for you and your pup.
21 miles away from Whites Creek is another fun dog park that your pooch will pawsitively love! Edwin Warner Dog Park is located in the Bellevue borough of Nashville, and is a fenced, off-leash area where your pup can make some new friends! The ground has a little bit of grass, but it is mostly covered in dirt, so your buddy might get a little muddy here if it rains. You should take a towel to be prepared, and water and poop bags as well. The place is pretty large and is visited by lots of dogs, which makes it the perfect spot for playing and socializing!
Shelby Dog Park is around 12 miles away from Whites Creek, in Shelby Hills. This dog park is part of Shelby Park, which welcomes leashed dogs to explore with their owners. You'll find trash cans placed throughout this well-maintained dog park. Fresh water is provided in the park, but bring your own waste bags. Pet parents can rest on one of the benches inthe park. Be aware that there aren’t separate areas for small and large dogs, so if that’s a problem for your pup, choose another place to visit. The ground is mostly grass and there are some trees that provide shade.
Twelve miles away from Whites Creek, in Two Rivers Park, there is a designated space for doggos called the Two Rivers Dog Park. If you decide to take your pup on a stroll in this park, you'll be rewarded with an adventure at one of the largest green spaces in the area. This huge, grassy park also features walking trails that wind around the perimeter. Fido will love sniffing around the wooded areas of the park, which provide thick shade in the summer months. Water fountains are provided along with water bowls, but bring your own waste bags.
Riverfront Park Dog Park is yet another great place in Nashville where you can take your pup to play, socialize, and even train! This is an eco-friendly doggie park with multiple entrances and water fountains during the summer months. There are no separate areas for small and large dogs, so mind your pup's temperament while you're here, or choose another place if this doesn't suit your shy pup. You'll also find picnic tables and restrooms in the near vicinity. As a bonus, the ground is covered in artificial grass, so it is very clean and doesn't get muddy even after a hard rain.