We Utahns love our furry friends. More than half of Utah households include pets according to a study by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). There are an abundance of dog parks, dog friendly hikes and pup welcoming restaurants all over Northern Utah. We have compiled a list of some of those places for you and Fido.
There’s nothing better than mingling your furry friend with others who love and respect their pets too. Northern Utah has plenty of off-leash dog parks that provide the perfect setting for your pups to play and make new pals!
South Ogden Dog Park at Club Heights
4150 S Palmer Dr., Ogden, UT 84403
This dog park has 2 acres of fenced off leash space for dogs to play. There is also a playground for kids nearby.
Ogden City Dog Park
2450 A Ave., Ogden, UT 84401
At this dog park you will find a small dog area, a large dog area, and an agility course that contains obstacles that can be used to exercise and train your pups. It is located near the Ogden River Parkway.
North Ogden Dog Park
850 E 2600 N, North Ogden, UT 84414
This park is the perfect place for your dog to meet new friends. Make sure to clean up after your pup.
5700 S 3260 W, Roy, UT 84067
This small, fenced dog park is a favorite of dog owners in the area. Make sure to bring your own water bowl.
Valley View Dog Park
2370 W 200 N, Logan, UT 84123
Residents love this dog park! The park includes picnic tables, benches, agility runs, hills, trees, a tunnel, 1,600 feet of walking trails, running space for your fur babies and two dozen poop stations.
Legacy Dog Park
151 S 1100 W, Farmington, Utah 84025
This fenced in dog park in Farmington is open from dawn until dusk.
Hill Air Force Base Dog Park
75th Air Base Wing, Hill AFB, UT (On the corner of 6th and Liberty, right across the street from the youth center)
This dog park opened in 2007 to those with access to getting on base. If you are lucky enough to be stationed here, or if you work on base, you can enjoy this dog park that offers pups plenty of room to run around.
Rotary Glen Dog Park
71 Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
A creek runs through this huge dog park in Salt Lake city where your furry children can run wild.
Four-Legged Friendly Restaurants
What dog lover doesn’t love sharing a meal with their four-legged friend? There are several restaurants in Northern Utah that allow dogs on their patios. We have compiled a few of our favorites.
837 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Campfire lounge is a bar that serves comfort food and brunch in the Sugar House area. The heated outside patio is a great spot to have a drink with friends and your dog. Dogs must be leashed and have current license and rabies tags.
126 25th St., Ogden, UT 84401
Two Bit Street Cafe has been serving up fresh farm to table food in Ogden for years. Their patio is the perfect place to people watch with your pup.
2595 N Hwy 162, Eden, UT 84310
Eats of Eden is a casual eatery that offers pizza, sandwiches, salads and burgers. Dogs are welcome on their patio in the summer.
1263 N Main St Logan, UT 84341
Charlie’s Supreme Ice Cream is a Logan favorite. Enjoy a delicious frozen treat on the patio with your pup!
Trails for Pups
Our dogs love to hike in the beautiful Northern Utah mountains, and we bet yours do too! There are endless trails in the Wasatch Front that welcome dogs. It’s important to note that while most trails in the Wasatch Front allow dogs, some areas don’t, for example, Little Cottonwood Canyon doesn’t allow dogs because it is a watershed area.
29th Street Trailhead, Ogden, UT 84403
This has been one of Ogden’s most popular hikes for years due to the breathtaking 200-foot waterfall at the end of the hike. Prepare to meet other pups on your hike!
N Eastside Dr E, Layton, UT 84040
This trail is stunning! If you like the outdoors, you will love this 3.8 mile hike that ends with a 40-foot waterfall. The trail is moderately difficult and begins with several switchbacks before you actually enter the canyon. Make sure to bring plenty of water for you and your fur baby.
Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT, GPS Coordinates: 40.606819, -111.555237.
The hikes to these lakes on the backside of Big Cottonwood Canyon are beautiful. Dogs are allowed off-leash on these trails. Visit them in the summer when your dogs can swim in the two lakes to beat the heat.
Farmington Canyon, UT 84025
This trail offers beautiful views and plenty of shade. Make sure to take water for your pups and check out the waterfall at the top!
Mill Creek Canyon, UT 84109
The Desolation Overlook Trail is a great hike to take your dog on in beautiful Millcreek Canyon. To reach the trail, drive up Millcreek Canyon for about 2.5 miles. Just past the Millcreek Inn, on the right hand side, there is a sign for the Desolation Overlook and a parking lot. Dogs are allowed to be off-leash on odd days, but a leash must be used on even days.
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