The Moran Prairie neighborhood of Spokane is approximately seventeen miles north of Cheney. This neighborhood has many interesting places for a person and pup to visit. South Hill Dog Park is located at S Altamont Street and East 63rd Avenue. This dog park is a fully fenced area with mature trees within and around it. It has about ten acres of space for dogs to run leash-free and make a few furry friends. There is no separate enclosure for small dogs. Water and waste bags are not readily available, so don’t leave home without them. The rustic setting features several nice walking paths for a leashed dog and human companion to explore together.
The Latah Valley neighborhood of Spokane, which is located about eighteen miles north of Cheney, is home to Spokanimal Dog Park at High Bridge Park. This dog park is a fully fenced enclosure for dogs to socialize and play off-leash. The dog park is situated on a hillside, and offers a variety of terrain for the dogs to experience and explore. The ground is mostly grass with some wood chips. Small dogs have their own enclosure for safer play. The dog park supplies water and waste baggies, but that supply diminishes quickly, so bring your own just in case. Benches and a gazebo give the human companions a pleasant way to sit and watch their pups. Hiking trails through woods make for a pleasant way to spend an afternoon with a four-legged friend.
If you’re looking for a neighborhood that provides all the amenities you’ll need, including activities, lodging, and dining, Spokane’s Riverside neighborhood is the place to be. Spokane Riverfront Park is centrally located in this neighborhood. Walkways, picnic sites, and beautiful views of the river give a person and a leashed dog some quality exercise and good times together. Need a place to stay during your time in Washington? Davenport Hotel & Tower welcomes up to two dogs of any size for an additional fee of $50 per stay. After you and your pal are all settled into your hotel room, head to Sante Restaurant & Charcuterie to grab some grub. This Fido-friendly eatery supports local farmers by including local fare on the menu. People with their pups must eat at the outdoor patio tables.
Liberty Lake is 32 miles east of Cheney, but Scraps Dog Park is sure to have Fido barking to come back. This fully fenced dog park gives dogs a chance to run and socialize off-leash. Be aware that there is no separate area for small dogs. The ground of the dog park is a mixture of crushed rock, dirt, and grass, giving Fido a variety of terrain to explore. There are many trees around for shade, as well as benches and picnic tables for the human companions. Waste baggies are supplied by the dog park, and water is available on-site, so all you need to bring is a toy and a leash. There are trails around the dog park for on-leash walking. The dog park is open from dawn to dusk.
Coeur d’Alene is 49 miles east of Cheney, and, although it’s in another state, the drive is definitely worth it!. Central Bark Dog Park is a fully fenced, grassy enclosure for dogs to exercise and play off-leash. There is a separate area for the small dogs. Water fountains and waste bags are supplied by the dog park. Human companions have benches from which to sit and supervise their pups. If, for some reason, Fido can’t get his fill of exercise at Central Bark, head to McEuen Dog Park. This fully fenced enclosure has a rubber surface for clean play. McEuen also includes several piece of agility equipment for extra training and exercise, and is open from sunrise to sunset.