About 19 miles from Lake Point is Stansbury in West Valley City, UT. This neighborhood sits between Lake Point and Salt Lake City, so you not only have some dog-friendly things to enjoy here, but you’re also within barking distance of the state’s capital with plenty of doggy delights. In Stansbury, your dog can get groomed by the experts at PetSmart Grooming, which is open 7 days a week for your convenience. There’s also a PetSmart training center to teach your pup all the basics of obedience. And, with a Banfield Pet Hospital in the neighborhood, you’ll know your dog is in good hands for his health care needs.
A 23-minute drive from Lake Point brings you to one of the most popular – and populated! – areas of Salt Lake City, Utah. The East Central neighborhood is the home of Herman Franks Park, an off-leash park that’s perfect for your pup to explore. The dog area sits within the park itself, which also has playgrounds, sporting fields, and more for you to enjoy with your leashed dog. You can also check out Liberty Park while he’s on his leash. This quiet park has plenty of shade and picnic areas for a day of relaxation and bonding with your furry buddy.
Downtown Salt Lake City is about 24 miles from Lake Point and is sure to keep your pooch howling to come back with its parks, restaurants, and more. Be sure to visit Pioneer Park, a beautiful outdoor oasis that looks beautiful in every season. The park, in addition to hosting seasonal Farmer’s Markets, sporting events, and more, has its own dog park. The small, but fully fenced, area is a good place for your pooch to socialize. If you work up an appetite, you can head to Spitz SLC with your dog. Pull up a seat on the sidewalk patio tables and enjoy some Mediterranean-style favorites.
Just under 25 miles from Lake Point is Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City, Utah. Memory Grove Off Leash Area at Freedom Trail is one of the most popular spots in the city for dogs and their owners to enjoy a slice of outdoor life. The area isn’t fenced, but your well-behaved dog has plenty of space to roam, and can even explore the creek. Your leashed dog is also welcome at Brigham Young Historic Park, which has plenty of beautiful grass and space to walk through the park and enjoy the memorials. Bring your appetite to Em’s Restaurant, a local favorite with a dog-friendly outdoor patio.