Looking to take your pup out for some adventure? In this blog post, we'll tell you about 11 paw-some parks in Lenawee where you can take your dog to enjoy some fresh air and fun. And if you go on National Dog Day (August 26), you'll earn some bonus points!
Remember to always follow park rules, keep your dog on a leash when required, and clean up after them.
Burr Ponds, or locally known as “the duck ponds”, is a fantastic park for you and your dog. There is a smooth, paved trail that runs along two beautiful ponds, so you and your furry friend can watch ducks swimming and visitors fishing. The park even has a pavilion to stop and relax in the shade.
Hidden Lake Gardens is a true treat for your dog. The 755-acre property has stunning gardens, a pond, an arboretum, and canopy walk. There are various trails, both paved and dirt, for you to explore in a serene setting.
Bachmeyer Park is a beautiful riverfront park located in the heart of downtown Blissfield. The River Raisin runs through the center connecting Bachmeyer and Ellis Park with a pedestrian bridge. There are also pavilions for you to refresh under.
Douglas W. Bird Kiwanis Memorial Park is a must-visit for you and your dog. It has a small creek and a playground, so bring the kids!
Gerber Hill Park is a hidden gem for dog owners. There is plenty of space to run your doggo and play fetch, and nice scenery with a peaceful pond.
Riverside Park is located along the beautiful River Raisin where you and your furry friend can take a walk along the paved trail. The trees along the banks offer lots of shade too!
Riverside Natural Preserve has so many sniffs and wonders. The preserve has plenty of shade, a stunning creek (so bring your fishing pole), and a wooded area to hike through.
Take a hike through the 1¼ miles of maintained trails through the woods at Taylor Road Park and take in the quiet sights of a pond. This park is great for exploring nature with your best pup.
Ramsdell Park offers plenty of room to play fetch or tug-o-war with your dog. The park has a small pond on-site, picnic shelters, and picnic tables.
Heritage Park has an abundance of offerings for dog-owners. It has numerous wide-open fields to play fetch in, wooded and paved trails to hike, a playground, and pavilions - the whole family will enjoy.
Last but not least, is Cal Zorn Park. This park offers its own fenced-in dedicated “Dog Daze” park. It is the perfect place to let your dog run free if you need some extra space, or if your dog is looking to make friends.