The city of Norton is a furrific place for dog lovers and their furry friends. There are five community parks and a few trails in town that you can check out with your pal. When you're in need of professional health services, you'll find a veterinarian about ten miles away in Big Stone Gap.
Want to spend a day on the water with your canine companion? Head to Norton Reservoir and go canoeing or boating. If you have a license, bring along a pole and fish for trout, catfish, and other species. The reservoir is about 4 miles south of Norton.
A pawtastic place to go hiking and exploring with your canine pal is Flag Rock Recreational Area. This 1,000-acre facility has hiking trails, picnic areas, and campsites. Dogs are welcome if they're on a leash and under control.
About 6.5 miles south of town, you'll find the High Knob Recreation Area. This secluded campsite has hiking trails and a spring-fed lake. As the highest elevation campground in the southwestern part of the state, the facility boasts cool summer temperatures. Dogs can join you, but they must be on a leash that's no longer than six feet.
Norton and the surrounding areas have a variety of dog-friendly outdoor activities.