Port Angeles East is a community in Clallam County. It is bordered by Port Angeles to the west, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north. This unincorporated area helps accommodate the residential needs of the Port Angeles area. Its close proximity to the Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest make it a great starting point for pawsome outdoor fun. There are even a couple veterinary clinics right in Port Angeles East to help keep your pup in top dog shape.
Dogs living in Port Angeles East are lucky to have the Olympic Discovery Trail right in their backyard. The 130 mile trail stretches from Port Townsend all the way across the Olympic Peninsula to La Push. Needless to say, you’ll have plenty of mileage for walking your pup. The Port Angeles East section runs along the waterfront, so your pup will enjoy puptastic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca as he exercises. If you follow the trail east toward Blyn, you and your pup will pass scenic prairie and farm land where eagles, hawks, and ravens may be seen. If you head west toward Joyce, plan on more waterfront scenery plus side trails to beaches and resorts.
No bones about it, your furry friend will love spending time in Port Angeles East!
This Port Angeles neighborhood is just 10 minutes from Port Angeles East. It’s home to Francis Street Park, a puptasitc waterfront park right on the shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Clip on your pup’s leash and head over for a nice afternoon stroll. He can strut his stuff around the paved walking paths that zig zag throughout the park or trot around the open grassy areas. As you make your way around the park, be sure to stop by the 9/11 Memorial. Since this park has such an amazing view of the water, it’s a perfect place to have a picnic with your canine companion. So pack a sandwich and a couple doggy biscuits and stay for lunch.
If your pup is itching for a walk, grab her leash and head over to Webster Park. It’s located in Port Angeles and is less than 10 minutes from Port Angeles East. This park is chock full of tall pine trees, so your pooch will definitely get her fill of nature. Meander down the furrific path that cuts through the wooded area or stroll around the open grassy area. Once your pup is finished exploring this park, continue walking a couple blocks to the east until you get to Erickson Park. This community park has a playground, ball fields, and a skate park. You’ll also find walking paths for your furry friend.
Just 10 minutes west of Port Angeles East is the pawsome Valley Creek Estuary Park. This Port Angeles Park sits right on the waterfront, and is a beautiful spot for walking your four legged friend. Your pal will love getting his workout right next to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The salty sea breeze will keep him cool while he keeps track of all the sea birds. Be sure to check out the park’s Friendship Bridge. It represents the friendship between Port Angeles and Mutsu, Japan. After your walk, grab a bite to eat at Smuggler’s Landing. Sink your teeth into a juicy burger or a sandwich while your pup enjoys his own water bowl and a biscuit.
Looking for a new place to walk your doggo? Pack up your pooch and drive 15 minutes west to this Port Angeles neighborhood. Start your excursion at Crown Park. With plenty of open grass space to sniff, your pal will keep busy. Enjoy views of the sea while your pal cruises around the lawn. Next, hop on the Waterfront Trail and head out into the harbor. The peninsula is about three miles long, and you can drive or walk the first portion. But be sure to get out and explore when you get to the end. You and your pup can soak in the puptastic views of Vancouver Island, and maybe even catch a sunset.
All the hot dogs and cool canines hang out at the Port Angeles Dog Park. Located inside Lincoln Park, this off leash area is 15 minutes from Port Angeles East. It’s the perfect place for your furry friend to ditch her leash and run around to her heart’s content. Two acres are split between a large dog area and a section just for small pups. Each area has water year round, so your pup won’t ever go thirsty. Sit and relax on one of the benches while your pooch runs herself ragged. Not only will she get plenty of exercise, she’ll get to socialize with her fellow canines. Sounds woofin’ amazing!