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Dog Friendly Spots in Northern Utah

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.

Off-Leash Dog Parks

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.

Roy City Dog Park
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.

Campfire Lounge
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.

A Good Life Cafe and Juice Bar
274 25th St., Ogden, UT 84401

This Ogden restaurant has outdoor seating that is pet friendly! Grab a smoothie for yourself and remember to bring a water bowl for your dog.

Two Bit Street Cafe
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.

Eats of Eden
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.

Charlie’s Supreme Ice Cream
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!

Red Rock Grill
13544 Hwy 39, Huntsville, UT 84317

Stop by this charming little grill after a day at Causey Reservoir. Their patio is pet friendly and the food is delicious!

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.

Waterfall Canyon
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!

Adams Canyon
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.

Bloods Lake and Lake Lackawaxen
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 Creek Trail
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!

Desolation Overlook Trail
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.

We love our pets and we know you do too. When you are looking to buy or sell a home in Northern Utah, look no further than our team of expert REALTORs. Whether you need a fully fenced yard for your fur babies, or stables for horses, we will help you find a home that fits all your and your four-legged friends needs. Visit to search for all available listings from all real estate agents in Northern Utah or give us a call today at 801.821.9401 or 801.821.9400. You can also email us at CoryandRhonda(at)kw(dotted)com