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Dog Parks Statewide Please observe all posted rules and clean up after your dog. Chandler Shawnee Park 1400 W. Mesquite, Alma School north of Warner, 6a-10:30p. Fenced, benches, handicap access, poopbags, trees, parking, lights, water, and trash cans. 3 acres of grass and desert landscaping, lots of room for dogs to run.

Oro Valley James D. Kriegh Park 23 W. Calle Concordia, NE corner 6a - 10p, Sun-Sat. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, restrooms, and trash. 14,000 sq. ft. with water fountain for both people and dogs. Oro Valley Parks & Recreation, 520-229-5050

Snedigar Bark Park 4500 S. Basha Rd., Alma School Road & Ocotillo, 6a-10:30p. Fenced, benches, dog fountain, handicap access, poopbags, parking, restrooms, lights, water, and trash. Training obstacles such as a see-saw, balance beam, tunnel, and hurdles. Chandler Parks Division, 480-782-2750

Payson Payson Off-Leash Park McLane Rd., next to Library, 1 mile north of McLane and Longhorn, Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, poopbags, trees, parking, water, and trash cans. Over an acre, small dog fenced area. Payson Parks & Recreation, 928-747-5242

Flagstaff Thorpe Bark Park 600 N. Thorpe, Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, poopbags, trees, parking, water, and trash. About 1 acre park in the pine trees, park for small dogs as well.

Prescott Willow Creek Dog Park 3181 Willow Creek Rd., Commerce Dr., 7a 10p. Fenced, benches, tables, trees, parking, restrooms, water, and trash cans. Separate 1/2 acre area for small dogs. Prescott Parks & Recreation, 928-777-1122

Bushmaster Park 3150 N. Altavista, Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, trees, parking, water, and trash. About 1 acre park in the pine trees, park for small dogs as well. Flagstaff Parks & Recreation, 928-779-7690 Fountain Hills Desert Vista Park 11800 N. Desert Vista Dr., Saguaro Blvd., Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, handicap access, poopbags, trees, parking, water, and trash. About 3.5 acres of turf and a 1/2 acre fenced area for smaller dogs. Fountain Hills Parks & Recreation, 480-816-5152 Gilbert Dog Park at Crossroads 2155 E. Knox Rd., west of Greenfield, south of Warner, 6a - 10p. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, poopbags, parking, lights, water, and trash cans. Separate fenced areas for active and timid dogs. No shade, early morning or evening is best for summer. Tables and rest area. Gilbert Parks & Recreation, 480-503-6200 Glendale Foothills Dog Park 57th & Union Dr., next to baseball field 6a - 10p. Fenced, benches, poopbags, trees, parking, lights, water, and trash cans. Access is from North Glendale Library parking lot. Agility toys for practice and play. Trails nearby. Sahuaro Ranch Park 63rd Ave. & Mountain View, 6a - 10p. Trees and benches. Enclosed off-leash area within park, almost an acre. Glendale Parks & Recreation, 623-930-2820 Kingman Lewis Kingman Park Route 66/Andy Devine, Louis, & Harrison, Dawn - 10p. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, poopbags, trees, restrooms, parking, lights, water, trash cans, and shelter. 2 acre park, plenty of shade, some agility equipment, and beautiful lawn. Kingman Parks & Recreation, 928-757-7919 Lake Havasu City Lion’s Dog Park 1340 McCulloch, 6a - 10p. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, poopbags, trees, parking, lights, water, trash, and shelter. Over 1/8 acre, fire hydrant water fountain that sprays onto a concrete pad for dogs to play on. Lake Havasu Parks & Recreation, 928453-8686 Mesa Quail Run 4155 E. Virginia, Greenfield & Virginia, Sunrise - 10p. Fenced, benches, poopbags, trees, restrooms, lights, water, and trash cans. About 3 acres of grass, lots of new trees. Mesa Parks & Recreation, 480-644-5040

Scottsdale Chaparral Park 5401 N. Hayden Rd., dog park located at SE corner of McDonald Dr. and Hayden Rd. Dawn - 9p, 2.2 acres, fenced, passive & large dog areas, shade, water, benches, and restroom. Horizon Park 15444 N. 100th St., Thompson Peak Parkway & 100th St., Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, tables, disposal bags, parking, phones, restrooms, and trash cans. Some shade, fountains for both people and dogs. Vista del Camino Park 7700 East Pierce St., west on Pierce St. from Hayden Rd., Sunrise - 10:30p. Fenced, benches, mutt mitt stations, some light, and drinking fountains for both people and dogs. Just under an acre with restroom facilities nearby. Scottsdale Parks & Recreation, 480312-2331 Tempe Creamery Park 1520 E. 8th St., west of McClintoch, south of University, 6a - Midnight. Fenced, benches, disposal bags, handicap access, trees, parking, lighted, water, and trash cans. Mitchell Park Mitchell Dr. & 9th St., 6a - Midnight. Fenced, benches, disposal bags, handicap access, trees, parking, lighted, water, and trash cans. Papago Parks 1000 N. College Ave., south of Curry, 6aMidnight. Fenced, benches, disposal bags, handicap access, trees, parking, lighted, water, and trash cans. Tempe Parks & Recreation, 480-350-5200 Tucson Christopher Columbus Park (city park) 4600 N. Silverbell, between St. Mary’s & Speedway, Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, tables, poopbags, trees, parking, restrooms, water, trash, and shelter. 1/3 of an acre. McDonald Park (county park) 4100 N. Harrison Rd., Tanque Verde, Dawn - Dusk. Fenced, benches, tables, handicap access, poopbags, trees, parking, restrooms, water, trash, and shelter. 1.25 acres, two fenced areas for small and larger dogs. Reid Park Dog Park (city park) Alvernon & 22ND St., near zoo entrance - old baseball field, 7 a-10p. Fenced, trees, parking, lights, water, and trash. In a converted ball field within Reid Park, grassy with trees. Tucson Parks & Recreation, 520791-4873. Pima County Parks & Recreation, 520-877-6000

Lodging Etiquette • Contact the location - find out about restrictions for size or type of pets; ask about non-refundable fees or any deposits required; consider a first level room to make “bathroom” trips easier. • At check-in - inquire about areas you can take your pet for walks and where they are not allowed. • Inside the room - cover furniture and beds your pet will be using; bring a mat to

put food and water on, unless fed outside. • Leaving your room - avoid leaving your pet in the room alone; if you must, inform the front desk and leave something to entertain your pet. • During your stay - wipe off dirty or muddy paws before going into the room; if your pet damages property, report it and offer to pay the costs.

Hiking with Dogs in Arizona National Parks In general, pets are permitted but must be restrained either on a leash not exceeding 6 feet in length or caged at all times. Some parks have further restrictions. You can access information on the parks you plan to visit at http://www.nps.gov/parks.html. Some park webpages have lists of nearby kennels where you can leave your pet during your stay in the park. Arizona State Parks Dogs are allowed on trails if leashed, with the exception of Red Rock State Park. They are not allowed in historic parks. 602-542-4174 National Forests • Apache/Sitgreaves National Forest Dogs must be leashed in campgrounds,

recommended on trails. 928-333-4301 • Coconino National Forest - Dogs must be caged or on a leash. 928-527-3600 • Coronado National Forest - Dogs are allowed on trails if leashed. Dogs are NOT allowed in wilderness areas or Sabino Canyon. 520-670-4552 • Kaibab National Forest - Dogs must be leashed in campgrounds. 800-863-0546 • Prescott National Forest - Dogs must be leashed at all times. 928-445-1762 • Tonto National Forest - Dogs must be leashed in any developed areas, on trails & around other people. 602-225-5200 Wildlife Refuges Dogs are allowed if leashed at all times. 520-823-4251 Bureau of Land Management Dogs are allowed if leashed at all times. 520-258-7200

Pet Friendly Hotels ARIZONA FLAGSTAFF Ramada Limited West

2755 Woodland Village

877-703-0291

www.the.ramada.com

TUCSON Ghost Ranch Lodge

801 W. Miracle Mile

800-456-7565

www.ghostranchlodge.com

BENSON Motel 6

637 S. Whetstone Commerce Dr.

800-466-8356

GOODYEAR Hampton Inn & Suites

2000 N. Litchfield Rd.

www.hamptoninn.com

MESA La Quinta Inn & Suites

6530 E. Superstition Springs Blvd.

800-531-5900

Select Suites Mesa Fiesta Mall

960 W. Southern

www.selectsuites.com

PHOENIX Best Western Inn

17211 N. Black Canyon Hwy.800-937-8376

www.bestwestern.com/bellhotel

SCOTTSDALE Hampton Inn

4415 N. Civic Center Plaza 800-426-7866

www.amdest.com

Residence Inn by Marriott-Scottsdale 6040 N. Scottsdale Rd.

800-426-7866

800-821-8005

800-835-6205

www.motel6.com

www.laquinta.com

www.marriott.com/phxrs

Scottsdale Marriott At McDowell Mountains 16770 N. Perimeter Drive 800-288-6127

www.marriott.com

SIERRA VISTA Motel 6 - Location #0277

1551 E. Fry Blvd.

800-466-8356

www.motel6.com

TEMPE Amerisuites

1520 W. Baseline Rd.

800-833-1516

www.amerisuites.com

Best Western Inn of Tempe Comfort Inn & Suites

670 N. Scottsdale Rd. 1031 E. Apache

800-937-8376 877-424-6423

www.innoftempe.com www.comfortinn.com

TUCSON Clarion Randolph Hotel

102 N. Alvernon

800-227-6086

www.clarionhotel.com/hotel/az128

LOS ANGELES Farmer’s Daughter Hotel

115 S. Fairfax Ave

800-334-1658

www.farmersdaughterhotel.com

MONTEREY Victorian Inn

487 Foam St

800-232-4141

www.victorianinn.com

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