Dog walking in Parkersburg

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My name is Shaun, I'm 36 years old, and have been around dogs pretty much my whole life. I grew up in Southeast Ohio, and moved to the Oklahoma City Area in February of 2010. I currently have a 7 year old female boxer that I spoil to death.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull

Dog Walking in Parkersburg

Parkersburg is in Wood County, and sits right on the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers. This waterfront town is known for its access to boating, fishing, and water sports, and is also close to many outdoor recreation areas, home to historical sites, and a great shopping hub. With five in town veterinary clinics, it’s clear this city is also a dog loving community.

Southwood Park is a great place to walk your pup. Two legged guests can enjoy amenities like a swimming pool, waterslide, playgrounds, sport courts, and picnic facilities. Your pooch will be more interested in the walking trail that weaves through the park. Take a couple laps for some doggy cardio.

When visiting Parkersburg, you and your pooch will have several pet friendly hotels to choose from. Sleep Inn and Suites and Red Carpet Inn Parkersburg both prefer their furry guests to be on the smaller side. But, don’t worry; if your canine companion is a larger breed, you still have plenty of options. The Blennerhassett Hotel, Red Roof Parkersburg, Travelodge Parkersburg, and Hampton Inn welcome dogs of all shapes and sizes.  

With lots of city parks and convenient access to outdoor recreation, it’s no wonder why local dogs love calling Parkersburg home!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Parkersburg

City Park- Washington Ave

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Population Density
5,172 per sq. mi.

City Park- Washington Ave

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It’s easy to see why the City Park is a local favorite. For starters, it is the largest park in the city. It is also bursting at the seams with amenities. Park visitors can enjoy a swimming pool, sport courts, ball fields, horseshoe pits, and playgrounds. This park is also a pawsome place for your pup to get some exercise. Paved walking paths circle the park and run past a large pond. A couple laps around the trails will definitely get your pal’s heart pumping. Facilities are available, so be sure to give your pooch a big drink of water after her workout. 

Parkersburg City Center

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Population Density
1,635 per sq. mi.

Parkersburg City Center

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Point Park is nestled right on the banks of the Ohio River. Its green grass, waterfront views, and shade trees make it an ideal spot to spend some time with your dog. Your canine buddy will love trotting along the paved walking path that parallels the river. If her paws need to rest, take a break on one of the benches and gaze out at the water. You can also stop by the charming gazebo. Bring a sandwich, and a couple biscuits for your pooch, and stay for lunch. Fishing is available, so if you’re feeling lucky, go ahead and cast a line. This park will definitely make your pup one happy hound!

Lauckport

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Population Density
1,188 per sq. mi.

Lauckport

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Is your pup a sucker for Civil War history? If so, be sure to visit the Fort Boreman Park. This park is home to a Civil War fort built by Union troops to protect the local railroad and river facilities. Take time to read the signs so you can learn all about the site’s history. Be sure to check out the scenic overlook to enjoy panoramic views of the Ohio River and surrounding area. If you are traveling in a large pack, reserve one of the large picnic shelters and grill up some burgers. If it’s just you and your four legged pal, meander around the nature trail so she can get some exercise. 

Broadway Ave/ Route 95

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Population Density
1,373 per sq. mi.

Broadway Ave/ Route 95

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Parkersburg just happens to have the northern most trailhead for the North Bend Rail Trail. This 72 mile trail stretches across central and western West Virginia. Needless to say, your pup will have plenty of room to stretch his four legs. Canopies of trees, mountain scenery, and stone bridges make this a beautiful trail with unique scenery. Keep in mind it is a multiuse trail, so keep your pooch on leash and expect to see cyclists, horseback riders, joggers, and, of course, other dog walkers. Also, be sure to carry water. You don’t want your pal to get thirsty!

Blennerhassett

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608 per sq. mi.

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A trip to the Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park makes for a charming day out. Located only minutes away in the neighboring community of Blennerhassett, this park is situated on an island in the Ohio River. It is accessed via a sternwheeler riverboat. Dogs are welcome on the boat and island, but they aren’t allowed in any of the buildings or on the wagon rides. There is still plenty to do with your furry pal. Stroll around the grounds so your pooch can get a feel for what life was like in the colonial days. The park also has some beautiful nature paths and self-guided walking tours.