“Join in the Pfun”, and visit the nice city of Pflugerville located within both Travis and Williamson Counties in Texas. This heartwarming and friendly city hosts many festivals throughout the year and just loves welcoming visitors and newcomers! While this furrific city is home to parks, recreation areas, and plenty of places to shop and eat, Pflugerville didn't fur-get about its canine residents! In case of emergency, seek the help of 7 veterinary hospitals conveniently located in different areas of the city and in the city center as well.
There are plenty of nice neighborhoods in Pflugerville, but the must-visit place with your pup is Falcon Pointe, including, apart from residential quarters, a dog park and a golf course. Feel free to enjoy a stroll along the walking trails adjacent to Central Park at Falcon Pointe, or let your mutt “join in the pfun” and run off-leash in Pflugerville Bark Park. This is a nice place with grass and two separate areas for small and large pooches, drinking facilities, but no trees to provide shade at all.
Just across from the Falcon Pointe neighborhood, you will spot a huge shopping mall flourishing with dog-friendly eateries. Chow down with your hound at Jersey Mike’s Subs, enjoy some Japanese cuisine at Shogun Japanese Grill, or just share a homemade pizza at Russo New York Pizzeria after a good day out! All the eateries provide dog-friendly tables for your furry friend.
Exploring Pflugerville, you may find yourself in the southern part of the city with no clue where to stretch your legs with your lovely mutt. Luckily, this part of town includes the Parkside neighborhood, which is handy for dog owners! Hidden between other big neighborhoods, the majority of Parkside is occupied by a recreational area which includes a dog park and a pond! Feel free to explore the fenced Harris Ridge Park, where your mutt simply must be let off-leash to run and play with some new canine companions! You will meet an extremely friendly crowd here, many of whom visit daily and will welcome you to join them. Or, you can just exercise with your pup individually near the obstacle course.
The extensive Mills Pond Recreation Area is located at the very northern end of Austin and is bordered by other neighborhoods, including Vista Business to the east and Jackson Pond to the west. This tranquil, beautiful neighborhood welcomes you and your leashed pup to explore the area around Mill Pond, which offers convenient access to the water and shore. Search for a retreat at one of the picnic areas, or just enjoy a simple walk among the flourishing trees and nature. Keep in mind your pup will need to be on a leash here, since this isn't a designated dog park. Don't fur-get to bring your own water with you!
Round Rock just rocks! This delightful city is flourishing with places to eat, shop and visit. Round Rock’s downtown features two recreation areas, and one of them is where the pooches are the ones who make the rules! Round Rock Lake Depot is so much more than a dog-friendly place. Located near Lake Creek, the park features two separate areas for small and large breeds, an amazing set of agility equipment, and drinking water to keep your boisterous buddy hydrated. If you want to explore more of the city center, do check out The Brass Tap, a dog-friendly brewpub with a mind-blowing choice of craft beer and outdoor tables available for pooches.
Walnut Crossing is a northern neighborhood of Austin set off North Mopac Expressway, with quiet, winding streets and residential quarters occupying most of the area. This neighborhood is home to Balcones District Park, which is a super fun place to explore with your pup! Upon first glance, the park may not seem all that impressive, but if you follow along the walking trails and explore further, you'll find a huge field of grass with picnic areas and a pond! Pack up a picnic and head down to Walnut Creek for the pawfect day out! Don't forget to keep your furry friend on their leash at all times here.
Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park is more than just a park with walking trails and a few picnic areas. It also features a great dog park! Tucked away among a number of small and medium-sized neighborhoods in the northern part of Austin, the park area is an alluring green oasis with plenty of outdoor activities and lots of fun! Your pooch will not get tired of exploring the miles of winding walking trails here, or running and romping with new friends in the dog park. This is a small, fenced area, so your pup can play and chase safely.