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Deep Ellum is the cultural home of Dallas, featuring hipster graffiti art, dozens of restaurants and bars, and most of the region's best entertainment venues. Though it's located in such a small area, Deep Ellum's music and arts scene really brings it to life. This is the perfect neighborhood for city dogs. There are a variety of dog-friendly restaurants in the area that welcome pets on their outdoor patio seating. You'll find a variety of places with a short walk down Elm Street!

Restaurants, bars, and shops are scattered throughout the area, but most of them are located along Commerce, Main, and Elm Streets. If you want to take your pooch shopping, Deep Ellum is the place to go. There are many unique stores in the neighborhood that invite you to window shop. For pets, The Upper Paw is a local pet store that sells items from yummy treats to fashionable collars. 

Terrain in Deep Ellum
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
All Artificial
Mostly Artificial
Good Balance
Mostly Natural
All Natural
Artificial
Balanced
Natural
TOPOGRAPHIC RELIEF
Flat
Mostly Flat
Medium
Mostly Hilly
Hilly
Flat
Medium
Hilly
Deep Ellum's buildings and streets are confined in a small area between Interstate 30 and Route 75, but the streets are still full of life. The area is well-known for its nightlife scene, so if you want a more relaxing walk, plan for a morning excursion. If your pooch loves people, an afternoon or early evening walk is perfect. The neighborhood is mostly comprised of concrete sidewalks, roads, and rows of buildings, so there isn't much space for a lot of greenery. However, there are a few spots where you'll find trees and places for a quick stop.

Many of Deep Ellum's sidewalks are wide and well-maintained and you shouldn't find any issues if you stick around the retail and restaurant areas. The southeast corner of the neighborhood is mainly industrial buildings. You'll want to try to avoid the areas near the highways as there is a lot of traffic and many busy roads.

Greenways in Deep Ellum
45 GREENWAYS
Neighborhoods in Dallas have an average of:
12 Greenways
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Deep Ellum doesn't have any major greenways within its borders, but you will find places to stop and rest as well as well-maintained gardens and trees. If you walk down Elm Street, you'll find small gardens and benches to rest along the sidewalk. The eastern end of the street also has stretches of grass along the sidewalks. Commerce Street also has a few benches under the shade of trees and buildings if you want to stop. 

If you're looking for an expansive stretch of grass, head north of the neighborhood. Central Square Park offers walking paths away from the roads under shady trees. The best part is that next door is Swiss & Liberty Dog Park where you can set Fido free for some leash-free fun. Just north of there is Exall Park, a larger area featuring longer walking trails, playgrounds, and athletic fields. Just remember to keep your pooch on a leash in these spaces.  

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