22 Jan

Best Places for Your Pet to Socialize Near SR Homes Communities

Best Places for Your Pet to Socialize Near SR Homes Communities

Socializing your dog is an important step to transforming your furry friend into an upstanding canine citizen. Dog parks provide a safe and confined space for dog owners to socialize their pets with both humans and other pups. SR Homes homeowners have access to several local dog parks that offer some of the best places for pets to socialize, play and train in the area.

Windermere Park
3355 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

An open grass field, a nature trail, a paved trail and an enclosed dog park make up the beautiful Windermere Park. Separate enclosures are provided for large and small dogs that offer the perfect opportunity for safe play with other pups.

Fowler Park
4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA 30040

The largest park in Forsyth County, Fowler Park is great fun for everyone with its skate park, playground, recreation fields, picnic pavilions and, of course, a dog park. The dog park is divided into two sections and offers tons of shade trees and park benches. The park also has several walking trails, as well as easy access to Big Creek Greenway for more walking fun.

Chattapoochee Dog Park
4000 Rogers Bridge Rd NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Chattapoochee Dog Park offers a 1-acre park for small dogs and a 2-acre park for large dogs, separated by a large wooded area. Both parks feature agility equipment, shaded bench seating, picnic tables and an interactive fountain and splash pad, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. If the sprinklers aren’t enough, the park opens to the Chattahoochee River for even more water fun.

Newtown Dream Dog Park
3150 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022

One of the top dog parks in the country, Newtown Dream Dog Park is a true doggy dream. Located inside Newtown Park, the fenced-in 1-acre park features artificial turf, sprinklers, obstacle courses and water fountains for both pets and people. There are separate areas for large and small dogs that both include benches, shelters and plenty of shade.

Waggy World Paw Park
175 Roswell St, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Managed by the City of Alpharetta, Waggy World Paw Park features a beautiful 1.5-acre play area behind the Alpharetta Community Center at Wills Park. This fenced-in park offers separate areas for large and small dogs to exercise, as well as a bonus area that accommodates both. All three parks provide a clean and safe environment for dogs to socialize along with several shaded benches for their human companions. Wills Park also contains a variety of paved trails ideal for on-leash exercise before or after visiting the dog park.

Settles Bridge Park
380 Johnson Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024

The 268-acre nature complex at Settles Bridge Park provides numerous fitness recreation amenities. In addition to its skate complex, playgrounds and basketball courts, the park is also home to 4.5 miles of scenic walking trails along the Chattahoochee River, as well as a spacious dog park with an obstacle course.

Sandy Creek Park
400 Bob Holman Rd, Athens, GA 30607

Sandy Creek Park provides a beautiful setting full of outdoor recreation for both humans and their furry friends. The 782-acre park offers one large public dog park along with five private dog parks that vary in size. Private dog parks allow dogs who need a space to play away from others a chance to do so. Private parks cost $1 per dog, per hour and can be reserved up to 48 hours in advance. The large public park is free for use at any time.

Whether you explore a nearby dog park or simply walk along the walkways or green spaces within your SR Homes community, there are numerous opportunities for pet socialization and play.

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