Round Rock, Texas has lots of places where you can enjoy the great outdoors. Some of them are pet-friendly so you and your dog can enjoy them together.
Furry residents of Round Rock enjoy Round Rock Dog Depot. With nearly two acres of leash-free roaming, an agility course for exercising active dogs, and separate areas for dogs over and under 40 pounds, what’s not to like?
Several restaurants in Round Rock are pet-friendly. Round Rock Café, The Brass Tap, Pita Fusion, Beluga, Freebirds World Burrito, PizzaRev, Rudy’s Country Store, and Jamba Juice all have outdoor patios that welcome dogs.
A number of motels in Round Rock consider themselves to be pet-friendly. Hampton Inn, Candlewood Suites, Best Western Executive Inn, Extended Stay America and several others allow dogs in the rooms. Most require the animals to be in crates if their owners are not present. La Quinta Inn & Suites and Motel 6 permit dogs to stay at no extra charge.
With room for your dogs to run outdoors, and restaurants and motels that welcome them, Round Rock can be considered a very dog-friendly city.
Pups living in the Palm Valley Boulevard and FM 1460 neighborhood are lucky to be near Old Settlers Park. This park spans over 600 acres, so there’s plenty of space for your four legged BFF to explore. Clip on his leash and head out onto one of the trails, or find a spot under a tree to just hang out and enjoy each other’s company. There are several sport courts and playgrounds making this park a community gathering spot. Take the time to let your fur baby socialize and meet new friends. A trip to this park will make your pooch one happy hound!
The neighborhood of FM 1460 and Chandler Street is home to Meadow Lake Park. Pack up your pup and head over for some fresh air and sunshine. Get your pal’s four legs moving as you follow the 1.35 miles of paved trail. You’ll pass other walkers, runners and bikers, so be sure to keep your pooch on leash. Let your canine companion sniff around the grassy fields and discover the sights and smells of the area. The park has picnic tables and barbecue grills. Invite some of your two legged friends and stay for dinner. Two paws up for this park!
Brushy Creek Trail is perfect for dogs that have endless amounts of energy. This trail can be accessed in the Forest Ridge Boulevard and Red Bud land area, and runs a total of 10.4 miles. Hook a leash to your pup’s collar and walk (or run) until she’s tuckered out. Keep an eye open for signs that provide information about the area’s early history. One of the bridges dates back to the 1880s. That’s pretty woofin’ old! Be sure to bring enough water to keep your pooch hydrated. By the time you head home, your pup will be ready for a nap.