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The Best Dog Parks in New Jersey

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You probably will never understand the phrase “man’s best friend” when referenced to dogs until you have one. These sociable animals desperately want your love, praise, companionship and attention. They are always up for snuggles, fun and a scratch behind the ears. Their happy tongues and wagging tails are good indicators of their affection for you. Just as parents spoil their children with a recreational outing, dog owners enjoy spoiling their canines with enjoyable places for them to run and frolic. A dog park is the perfect place for this. Dog parks also bring a lot to the community. Not only is it the best spot for these pets to get some much-needed exercise, but meeting neighbors and members of the community is an added perk. In urban communities, it may be difficult to find places for your beloved pet to play so knowing where the best dog parks are may be a deciding factor in where you choose to live. Below are some of New Jersey’s best dog parks:

Timber Creek Dog Park in Blackwood

With 9 acres of fenced in, wooded grounds, your canine will be in paradise here. Your dog can run off-leash here at high speeds without a care. This clean park has a small pond, an amphitheater and many trees to run around.

Brookdale Dog Park in Montclair

This dog park provides fun for the whole family. While you’re getting your exercise around the running track, your precious pooch can run with you. It’s not just fun for your furry friend though, the kids will love it too since the playground there is new, gigantic, and full of slides and swings. Doggy doo-doo bags are provided and this park is clean and well kept.

Donaldson Park in Highland

This park has it all! 90 acres of sports fields, playgrounds, walking paths, fields, shaded picnic areas and last, but not least, a fenced in dog area make this a park that will make everyone happy. The cleanliness of this park is first rate and running around here with your kids and dogs during a free moment are sure to release the wiggles. 

Ridgewood Dog Park in Ridgewood

No matter the size of your pup, they will love this park. If you are worried about your small dog around other large dogs, this park has specifically designated areas for large and small dogs. The fenced in areas will give you peace of mind that your dog can run and play without getting lost or running too far. It’s a great place to socialize with other dogs in the neighborhood. 

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Published April 10, 2017 in Trends