Cedar Hills is located in Utah County. Nestled right at the base of the American Fork Canyon, this community is known for its welcoming vibe and family friendly environment. Local dogs enjoy the suburban layout while still being close to mountain trails and campsites. Un-fur-tunately, Cedar Hills doesn’t have its own veterinary clinic. But the neighboring town of Alpine has two, so canine care is just 10 minutes away.
Although small in size, Cedar Hills has a few puptastic parks that are guaranteed to make your pup’s day. Timpanogas Cove Park is located on the east side of the city. It spreads across five acres and has playgrounds, sport courts, and an amphitheater. Four legged visitors will love the large grassy fields and the paved walking path. This park also has access to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, a nine mile gravel trail that’s perfect for an evening stroll.
Mesquite Park hosts the city’s youth soccer program. but when games are not in play, your pooch can romp around the open fields. This park also has a playground and a picnic pavilion. Plus, the mountain views are absolutely furrific!
No bones about, Cedar Hills is the perfect place to raise
a four legged family member!
Is your pooch ready for a walk? Clip on her leash and head over to Heritage Park. Tall trees, open grass fields, a sand volleyball court, and a playground make this park a favorite spot for locals. On any given day, there will be plenty of two legged visitors for your pup to meet and greet. Once a week during the summer months, the parking lot fills up with food trucks. Grab a delicious bite to eat, then stroll around the park with your pal. Forest Creek Trail follows a small creek through the surrounding neighborhoods. It can be accessed at Heritage Park.
Highland Glen Park is a pawsome park located in the neighboring city of Highland. It is conveniently located minutes away from Cedar Hills. Trees, shrubs, and a large pond provide your pup with a healthy dose of nature. He will love trotting along the paved walking path and getting a good look at the ducks and geese that reside on the pond. Fishing docks are available, so bring a pole and see what you can catch. The park also features a playground and picnic facilities. If you need to add some mileage to your walk, follow the walking trail north.
The city of Alpine holds one of the most beautiful spots in the area- Lambert Park. Located just 20 minutes north of Cedar Hills, this open space is nestled right at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. Your four legged friend will have the time of her life exploring the vast 255 acres. Several trails zig zag throughout the park, so you can create your own route. This park is well known for the fields of poppies that bloom in the late spring. Hundreds of bright orange flowers look stunning against the sagebrush and oak shrub. Be sure to snap a photo of your furry BFF with this spectacular background.
Looking for a pawsome place to walk your pup? Grab his leash and pay a visit to Art Dye Park. Located in American Fork, this park is only 10 minutes away from Cedar Hills. Its disc golf course is a favorite among residents, and the ball fields bring out the local athletes. But your canine friend will be more interested in the open lawn areas and the walking path. Follow the trail through trees and past farmland. There is plenty of shade, so the trail is fine to use during the dog days of summer. Although the pavement does end, a dirt trail continues on to the neighboring city of Highland.
American Fork Canyon is the perfect place to spend some quality time with your pup. Access to the canyon is located just east of Cedar Hills. Outdoor enthusiasts come from all over to climb, bike, hike, and camp in this beautiful canyon. One of the most scenic spots to hike is the Timpooneke Trail that leads to the top Mount Timpanogos. If your pup doesn’t want to make the 7.5 mile trek to the summit, follow the trail 1.5 miles to Scout Falls, a creek that cascades over some mossy cliffs. There is a bit of a climb, so he’ll still get in a great workout. Bring enough H20 to keep you and your pal well hydrated.