Hyrum is nestled in Cache County, in the south end of the beautiful Cache Valley. Settled in 1860 by a group of families, it grew quickly and became a stronghold for settlers in the area. This friendly community looks out at the furrific Wellsville Mountains and is home to Hyrum Reservoir. Local dogs love the welcoming vibe of Hyrum and the fact that there is a veterinary clinic right in town.
If your doggo is begging for a walk, clip on the leash
and make your way over to City Square Park. Located in the heart of Hyrum, this
puptastic park has a large lawn that your pooch will go mutts over. They’ll
love wandering around the grass at their own speed while taking in all the new
smells. Be sure to check out the
charming gazebo; it’s a great spot to paws for a break and enjoy a little
shade. There are also a few walkways that weave through some trees.
East Park is another pawsome option. With 17.5 acres to
explore, this park will keep your doggo busy. Since it has ball fields, tennis courts, and a playground, it’s a pretty
happening place. Your pooch will have ample opportunity to practice their
With such puptastic parks, Hyrum will make your dog’s tail wag!
Treat your dog to a walk on the Blacksmith Fork River Trail. The trailhead is located at the mouth of Blacksmith Fork Canyon inside CCC Camp, which is a group campsite. Hop on the trail and follow it up the canyon as it runs alongside the babbling river. Your pup will love feeling the dirt beneath their paws and the sun on their back. The out and back trail is just under four miles long and is steep in places. but for the most part, it’s an easy trail through grassy meadows and wooded areas. If your doggo doesn’t want to hike the entire trail, there’s a turnaround point about half way up.
This Wellsville neighborhood has a few furrific parks that are just calling your dog’s name. Darley Park is less than 10 minutes from Hyrum. It has a baseball field and tennis courts, but more importantly, it has a nice patch of grass that your pooch can explore. City Square Park is just down the street. With a massive lawn area and shade trees, this park definitely ticks all the boxes. Just around the corner you’ll find Tabernacle Park. Like the name suggests, the Wellsville Tabernacle is nestled inside this park. After admiring its beautiful architecture, take a stroll around the park’s grass area with your furry BFF.
If your doggo has been lying around the house all day, grab the leash and make your way over to Black Willow Pond. Located 10 minutes away in Wellsville, this little slice of nature will reinvigorate your pup’s spirits. Follow the paved pathway around the pond for a bit of exercise. It’s about a half mile long and runs through shrubbery and native plants. This pond is home to several types of birds, so don’t be surprised to see your pup’s ears perk up. With the majestic Wellsville Mountains in the background, this is also a great spot for a picnic. Just don’t forget to bring some biscuits for your pooch!
It’s easy to see why Wellsville City Park is a favorite among local pets and people. Although it’s only 10 minutes west of Hyrum, you’ll feel miles away as you stroll through the natural surroundings and enjoy gazing at the Wellsville Mountains. Walk around the reservoir with your dog so they can get some much needed exercise. Since the lake is teeming with fish, you’ll probably encounter some anglers on the shore and docks. But, this park isn’t just for fishing; there’s also a ball field and playground at the north end, not to mention the open lawn area that your dog can explore. Sounds furrific!
If you’re looking for a new place to walk your dog, consider going to Virgil Gibbons Heritage Park. Located in the neighboring town of Nibley, this park is only 10 minutes away from Hyrum. It’s got a great walking path that circles the park’s perimeter. Take a couple laps around to get your doggo’s heart rate pumping. Then let them wander through the grass and search for new smells. Clean up bags are provided, and picnic benches are available. For even more room to roam, head over to Clear Creek Park. It has another pupperific paved walkway that your pup can trot around.