Fernwood Park in Chicago, Illinois, is where all the neighborhood families, and their dogs, love to hang! This park is known for its indoor facilities, including a gymnasium, indoor pool, fitness center, and multi-purpose rooms, but it has plenty of outdoor space too! Pups are not allowed inside, but can enjoy the fresh air and greenery with their two-legged friends.
The outdoor facilities in this 12 acre park include baseball and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, a spray pool and a playground. These athletic fields do not allow pooches while there are games in play, but there are plenty of open grassy areas that your doggo will love to dig his toes into. Why not bring a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon here? Don’t forget the treats for your good boy or girl!
A pawrific part of this park is the paved pathways that meander around the different athletic fields. These pathways are great for a heart pumping jog or a leisurely stroll with your canine companion. The pathways are lined with tall shade trees, and they're easy on the paws and the eyes. If you’re going to be in this park for a while, bring along some drinking water for your parched pup!
There is plenty of free parking for Fernwood Park that can be found on South Wallace Street. Dogs are welcome throughout the park, but they need to stay leashed and follow proper petiquette. Don’t forget the waste bags, and be prepared to stoop and scoop. This park is pawpular among the pups and pup-parents, so be prepared to make some furry friends.
With the seemingly endless amount of things to do here, this park is a family pleaser, sp bring your pup today!