Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area is in the redwood belt of the north coast in California. This park is located in the town of Leggett, California. Standish-Hickey is known for its huge redwood trees, some of which are over 1,000 years old. The park is beautiful with its greenery and canyon bluffs. You are going to be amazed at these panoramic views.
If you don't live in the area, it is so worth the trip to see these awesome trees and bluffs, and your dog will totally enjoy the day out. This beautiful park has some much space to roam! There are plenty of picnic tables and BBQs to have a full day of fun with your family and your pet. You can even enjoy a quick swim in one of the swimming holes. Should you decide to stay the night, there are over 100 campsites to choose from at Standish-Hickey.
Dogs are allowed within the park on leashes. However, they are not allowed on any of the trails in Standish-Hickey. Since dogs are not allowed on trails, they have been given access to fire roads which are located near the campgrounds and the swimming area. Your pooch is even allowed in the swimming area.
There is no off-leash area within the park and owners must clean up after their pets. Please accompany your pet at all times. Dogs are not to be left unattended at the Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area. This is for the safety of all who enjoy the park. In addition, you must make sure your dog has the proper tags and is fully vaccinated before coming to the park.
Overall, Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area is a family-friendly, pet-friendly facility that is worth the trip. The trip is even more worth it if you have never seen a 1,000-year-old redwood tree! If you haven’t been here yet, check it out. Your dog is sure to have a blast swimming and hanging out with you.