Located about three hours from Cheyenne, and only thirty minutes from the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Center in Utah, Rock Springs offers a variety of activities for pups and their families. If Fido enjoys hiking, the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway begins in the south part of town and travels down to the Green River. While walking through the natural areas, you will see a variety of plants and animals. Another option for hiking is the Boars Tusk Trail that travels through the White Mountain Petroglyphs. The climb is fairly easy and you can pack a lunch and snack for you and your pup.
Finding a great place to spend the night with your pooch is easy in Rock Springs. The Econo Lodge allows two pets for an additional fee. You can also check out Motel 6 or Super 8 where your pooch is welcome for an affordable pet fee. If you are looking for a Fido-friendly place for dinner, Taco Time offers Mexican meals and you can relax on the outdoor patio.
Fido’s medical needs can also be taken care of by one of the four veterinarian clinics in the area. Buying toys and treats for your pooch is also easy if you stop by Southwestern Wyoming Wool Warehouse. The friendly staff can help you find the perfect new pup bed and toy.
Rocky Springs is a great place to spend time with your furry family member walking around the parks or eating at the pooch-friendly restaurants.
Spending time with Fido at Bunning Park is a great way to get some exercise and enjoy the fresh air. You can walk around the park and let your pup sniff the trees and flowers, or roll around in the grass. The playground is perfect to let the kids run around, or you can relax at the gazebo. If you and your pup need a snack, head over to the picnic tables for some cool water. On the way home, stop by Boschetto’s European Market and Deli where you can order Italian dishes and sit at the outdoor tables with your canine companion.
Located off Pearl and Ruby street, O’Ferrell Park is a quaint neighborhood destination where you can spend time with your pooch. The park features a basketball court where you can walk around and watch the kids play. Strolling along the pathway gives your pup a chance to sniff the flowers or chase a ball or toy. The kids can play on the playground or invite friends over with their pups for a BBQ. If you are feeling nostalgic, stop over at Grub’s Drive-In, a family owned business since 1946. You can order burgers and shakes and eat with your pup outside.
Centennial Park is a great place to walk your pooch and let him run off some energy. There is a large open area where your pup can frolic in the grass or walk along the paths and let him have a snifftastic time in the trees and flowers. If you are out with the kids, they will enjoy the huge playground, and you and your pup can sit in the shade and relax. There is even a picnic area where you can have lunch, and the bathrooms are convenient if you need to refill your water bottles. If you are looking for a pup-friendly place to spend the night, Days Inn welcomes cats and dogs of any size for an additional fee.
Located next to the Rock Springs Animal Control, the Bitter Creek Bark Park is a wonderful place to let Fido run and play. There is a pond where pups can cool off, and the large open space that is completely fenced in. Pups can climb on the large rocks or sniff around the trees and plants. Pup parents can relax on one of the benches while their furry children play and socialize with friends. Poop bags are provided, so be sure to clean up after your pup. Close by, you will also find Hampton Inn where up to two pups can stay for an additional fee. The dog park is close enough to walk to from the hotel, so your pup can enjoy lots of exercise.