Pender County has many awesome places to explore with your dog. No matter what type of dog exploration outing you are itching for, in Pender County we got your craving satisfied with these friendly people/dog parks and trails!
- Hampstead Kiwanis Park:
586 Sloop Point Loop Rd., Hampstead, NC, 28443
The Park (82 acre parcel) offers a healthy, quality environment for the entire community and has established relationships with existing local organized youth sports programs. Has a playground, picnic shelters and three baseball and three basketball courts.
- Millers Pond Park:
12762 US Hwy 117, Rocky Point, 28457
This park is a great place for families to walk, fish, picnic and simply enjoy nature. Features are a 7 acre pond, surrounded by a half-mile walking trail and a new overlook pier over the pond.
- Pender Memorial Park:
601 South Smith Street, Burgaw, NC 28425
County owned baseball/softball/soccer/football facility bordering the edge of town in the southwestern quadrant of town. In addition to numerous athletic fields there are also grassy areas and a playground facility for children.
- Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail:
Burgaw, NC 28425
2.2 mile loop of asphalt and concrete walking trails in and around the central portion of the town limits. The trail follows the Osgood Canal through town and offers walks through wooded areas along the canal, through urban areas in the downtown, connects to the schools located in town and offers the convenience of both passive parks and playground parks along the way. This trail connect several smaller parks such as Johnson Park, Harrell Memorial Park, Rotary Park and Hankins Park. No pets are allowed in these parks but are on the walking trail. (view map)
- Moores Creek National Battlefield:
40 Patriots Hall Dr. Currie, NC 28435
Site of one of the first battles in the South of the Revolutionary War and the first patriot victory of the war. Throughout the park, remnants remain of the 1776 road traveled by patriot and loyalist forces. A .7-mile trail with wayside exhibits leads through the battlefield and across Moores Creek. The historic bridge site is located along the trail. The park offers a visitor center with exhibits, lighted troop movement maps and film; a .3 mile colonial forest trail, and a picnic area.
- Soundside Park:
517 Roland Ave., Surf City, NC 28445
Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, this park has a boardwalk, playground, picnic shelters, fishing pier, amphitheater and a public boat access. The town of Surf City host many events throughout the year in the park
- Surf City Bark Park:
201 Community Center Dr., Surf City, NC 28445
Small and large fenced in dog park.