As a northern suburb of Dallas, The Colony is an amazing place to create countless lasting memories with your pooch. You'll fall in love with the city's commercial and cultural allure as well as its outdoor activities. The pooches, both locals and visitors, love the pet-friendly attitude of the area, as well as its two dog parks and three veterinary clinics.
You will find no better place to play than Pawesome Playground Dog Park in the northern part of town. This fenced, off-leash dog park near the water has plenty of open space to explore. If the Pawesome Playground isn't quite pawesome enough for your pup, don't despair! The Shacks Dining and Dog Park is a great alternative for your pooch to hang out in a cool, unique place where mouthwatering food is served to both humans and canines! You'll need to sign up for a membership before visiting.
Hankering for a hike? You'd be barking mad not to explore the Arbor Hills Trail, which is located just out of town, but is easily accessible. This dog-friendly trail stretches for about 3 miles in Denton County, from Arbor Vista Drive to West Parker Road, and is suitable for both beginner and seasoned hikers alike!
The Colony is a furrific place for dogs and their owners, particularly those who like to eat and play! (And, let's face it, who doesn't like to eat and play?)
Southwest Community Park is a neighborhood in Frisco, TX. Its name is slightly misleading, because this neighborhood is entirely occupied by the BF Phillips Community Park, which features Dash’s Track and a super cool place to bring Fido: Ruff Range. The dog park is set at the southwest corner of the main park, boasting almost 3 acres of terrain and hills for pooches to play off-leash, as well as plenty of shade, benches and pavilions for owners to relax! There are two separate sections for small and large breeds, as well as drinking water facilities. The park is open daily year-round, except on Thursdays for maintenance.
Winding along small and quiet residential neighborhoods in north Plano, Pleasant Valley Drive passes by a few nice facilities to check out with Fido on your day off! Start your adventure with some off-leash playtime at Jack Carter Dog Park, set near Spring Creek and right across from the Plano Independent School District. The dog park features an extensive, but not shaded, area where your pup can play off-leash with some new friends! You will find some benches and drinking water facilities for furry friends and humans, as well as picnic tables, tents, toys and lights for evening walks.
The huge area of Far North Dallas includes numerous small neighborhoods and communities, as well as plenty of places to explore with your pooch! First, pay a visit to Wagging Tails Dog Park at Keller Springs Road. This fenced dog park encompasses about 7 acres, and features two separate sections for small and large pooches, benches and drinking water facilities. Or, enjoy the friendly atmosphere in NorthBark Dog Park, where your pooch can get off the leash and go wild! This 22-acre, fenced open space includes a pond, walking trails, plenty of shade and lots of canine companions to play with!
Addison is a western neighbor of Dallas located a half-hour drive southeast of The Colony. Downtown Addison is full of small and large green public parks, and also features a nice, cozy commercial area with dog-friendly eateries. Enjoy a nice walk in Beckert Park, which is incredibly pawpular with the locals. Keep your dog leashed at this public park, and be sure to visit in summer to catch a live concert or movie! Then, enjoy a feast in the city center at Union Park Café or Taco Borracho, offering outdoor seating for pups and plenty of tasty treats.
Addison's Beltway Drive will lead you to a place that's sure to get your dog's tail wagging! Les Lacs Linear Park has an amazing spot for pooches to play and run off-leash with some new canine companions. The dog park features a roomy, grassy area split into two separate sections for small and large pooches, as well as a fence, benches, shade and drinking water facilities for dogs. (You'll need to bring some water for yourself.) Set in close proximity to Dallas and the shopping center at Belt Line Road, this park is a local favorite and is the pawfect place to find some new friends!