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Best Northglenn or Thornton Parks to Walk Your Dog

We are writing about the best Northglenn or Thornton Parks to walk your dog because we know daily movement is vital to your recovery (muscle building) from a good strength training session.

Our personal training gym is near Thornton, but located in Northglenn. If you come to our gym then these parks are all a short driving distance away for you to bring your furry friend and get your steps in!

Best Northglenn Parks to Walk Your Dog

  1. E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park (Northglenn): This spacious park features a beautiful lake with a walking trail around it, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll with your furry friend. There are also open grassy areas where your dog can run and play.
  2. Cherry Drive and Stern Park (Northglenn): This park has a pleasant walking path that meanders through the area, providing a peaceful atmosphere for you and your dog to enjoy together. Fun play area for the kids as well!

Best Thornton Parks to Walk Your Dog

  1. Carpenter Park (Thornton): This expansive park offers a variety of walking trails that wind through lush greenery, around ponds, and along the South Platte River. It’s an excellent place for a long walk with your dog while taking in the scenic beauty. Tons of fun for the kiddos over the summer too, as it has a splash pad to cool off!
  2. Trail Winds Dog Park (Thornton): This dedicated dog park in Thornton is a favorite among local pet owners. It’s fully fenced and divided into separate sections for small and large dogs. There’s plenty of space for your dog to socialize, run, and play off-leash.
  3. Eastlake Shores Park (Thornton): This park features a picturesque lake and a paved walking path that’s perfect for a leisurely stroll with your dog. You can also enjoy the gazebo and benches overlooking the water.

Before visiting any of these parks, it’s essential to check their specific rules and regulations regarding dogs, leash requirements, and waste disposal to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Enjoy your outings with your furry friend!

If you are looking for a walking guide you can use while out for a walk with your dog, I created a nice one just for this. You can walk your dog for recovery, or add in some body resistance strength training along the way!

If you would like this free guide, shoot me an email at and I am happy to send it over to you!

Also – if you have other parks that should have made my list, let me know. I will gladly update this content and give you credit!

Lastly – if you want to have more endurance and energy to keep up with Fido, we got you!

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