Welcome to Woodrow! With its beginnings dating back to the mid 1910s, this rural community has preserved its small town charm and close-knit feel over the years. Woodrow pups and their people get to take advantage of the city of Lubbock’s furrific amenities, like more than 30 veterinarians, just six miles down the road!
Some of Lubbock’s woofderful parks are nearby, too! Just six miles from Woodrow, Earl Crow Park is a great community park to stroll with your leashed pup. There’s lots of open grassy space, a glistening pond, plus a playground, picnic tables with barbecue grills and plenty of trees.
Just a few blocks away, McCullough Park is another pawesome spot to visit with your leashed pooch. There is an .8-mile walking or jogging path where you and Fido can stretch your legs, and room to romp in the lush grass. There’s a playground where kiddos can frolic, picnic tables, fishing access and restrooms, too.
For furrific eats, check out Aloha BBQ! Grab a seat at a pet-friendly table outside and chow down on some Hawaiian-style favorites with your dog by your side.
With so many nearby things to see and sniff, it’s easy to see why there’s so much tail wagging in Woodrow!
A huge park full of pawesome fun is what you and your dog will find in the South Lubbock neighborhood, just six miles from Woodrow! Jack and Mary Nell Strong Park is a wide open grassy park where you and your leashed pup can play, work on training, or take a few laps together! The .44-mile walking track is a great place to work up a sweat and tucker out Fido. There’s also benches along the way, in case you two need a rest or just want to take in this beautiful park. Jack and Mary Nell Strong Park also has a covered picnic area, a playground, and trees scattered throughout this community green space.
For pups and people that need a lot of space to exercise, visit Lubbock’s Bayless Atkins neighborhood! About six miles from Woodrow, this quiet residential neighborhood’s O.W. Ribble Park is a spacious park with a woofderful walking track that wraps .63 miles around the perimeter. This pawesome green space has a large pond in the middle, a fishing dock on the northwest bank and an island in the middle. There are picnic tables and benches scattered throughout the park, plus lots of mature trees that provide much needed shade on hot Texas days. Kiddos love this park for its furrific playground.
Off-leash fun awaits you and your pooch in Lubbock’s Clapp Park neighborhood, about eight miles from Woodrow! The neighborhood’s namesake park happens to also be one of Lubbock’s most beloved parks for many reasons, but especially because of its Hub City Unleashed Dog Park! This fully fenced-in portion of Clapp Park has a 1.1-acre large dog area, plus a .31-acre small dog zone. There is tons of grass, doggie water fountains, shade trees, and benches where people can chill out while pups frolic. For a furrific walk in Clapp Park, take a stroll through the park’s93-acre Lubbock Memorial Arboretum. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you as you meander through the beautiful displays of trees and gardens.
Discover a pawesome park in Lubbock’s Caprock neighborhood! Just nine miles from Woodrow, this peaceful residential area is where you’ll find Leftwich Park. You and your leashed dog will love all the sights and smells at this large, open green space. There’s a huge sparkling pond where you can cast a fishing line with Fido by your side, or enjoy a quiet stroll along the banks. Your pup will love all the birds that commonly congregate around the water, and the squirrel scents around the mature trees! This furrific park has benches where you two can take in the scenery, plus a playground, a picnic area and tennis courts.
If you and Fido are in the mood to log some miles, check out Lubbock’s Kings Park-Raintree neighborhood! Bob and Ann Miller Park is a woofderful neighborhood canine hangout, about 10 miles from Woodrow. This pawtastic park has a mile and a half paved walking and jogging trail that meanders through fields of gras and around mature trees. Make a few laps through the park and you and your pup will earn a break on one of the pleasant benches or picnic tables throughout the park! For more furrific fun nearby, scope out Charles A. Gy Park, Clifford H. Andrews Park and Henry Huneke Park!