The pawsome town of San Juan is nestled in the southernmost tip of Texas. Here, visiting and resident dogs can find great pup-friendly parks and trails to enjoy as they take in views of the city and surrounding iconic Texan countryside. While there aren’t any vets or animal clinics in San Juan, rest assured help is not far away in neighbouring Pharr and McAllen should your pup need some assistance.
Check out the 7.7-mile Regional
Hike and Bike Trail that runs through the city of San Juan from
McAllen and Pharr to the west. The San Juan section is just over a mile long
and cuts into the western section of the city. Dogs are permitted on the trail,
but keep your pup leashed at all times. It is an easy walk and a great way to
start your stay.
The Explorers Trail Park is 2.8 acres of community park surrounded by mesquite trees and interesting native plants. A 0.3-mile walking trail winds around the park and is a pleasant walk for you and your pup. The park also features shelters, benches and a water fountain, making it a lovely spot to stop for a play on the grass and a packed lunch.
Lions Park and Memorial Park are two other great parks to visit in San Juan. Each cover 2.6 acres and have plenty of open space, playground equipment and ball courts to keep the kids amused, as well as picnic tables, grills, benches and restrooms close by. In all of these parks, you need to keep your pet leashed, and always clean up after him.
There are many more places to see and things to do with your pet around San Juan. You are sure to enjoy your stay here!