Dogs in College Corner have a hidden pupperdise inside the Hueston Woods State Park. Stretching over 2,936 acres of land around Acton Lake, this park offers plenty of outdoor fun for every member of the family. Best of all, there's even a dog park for your furry bestie!
The Hueston Woods State Dog Park covers three furbulous acres right in the middle of the woods, so your dog can feel like they are truly in the wild. With parking at the entrance on Main Loop Road, this park is conveniently located between the Hueston Woods Marina and the Hueston Woods Beach, where you can find human restrooms. This pawrific park is fully fenced and features a double gated entry for extra security. Once you've gone through the gates, you can take off the leash and let your pup run free!
With just one large open space, little pups should be comfortable running with the big dogs here. This area is pawfect for throwing a frisbee, or just letting your dog explore and socialize. Benches are placed around the space for you to relax on while your dog gets their play on. While the park itself is not as dense as the forest around it, it does have plenty of trees throughout to provide lots of shade. There are few amenities, so come prepared. Bring drinking water and a bowl for your thirsty pup, and clean-up bags. Trash cans are located at the entrance for your convenience.
When your furtastic furiend has had enough of the dog park, clip the leash back on and explore the rest of Hueston Woods State Park. Multiple trails will excite your adventure dog, and you may even find a fossil of an extinct marine animal. The lake provides a ton of recreational opportunities for water lovers. Boaters can use the launch ramp for a day on the water, and during boating season , the park offers docks and boat rentals. Fishing is available, so long as you get a license before you come. A beach offers visitors 1500 feet of prime shoreline to swim or sunbathe. Your dog is prohibited in most of the beach, but furtunately, there is a dog area just for them to splash in the water! There's even camping for those that want to make it a vacation.
For a truly woofderful time your pup won't soon furget, head to the Hueston Woods State Dog Park