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Staten Island Dog Parks

Posted on 09 October 2011

Some great places for you and your dog to get some excercise.

STATEN ISLAND Dog Runs

Silver Lake Park
www.slreservoirdogs.com
Hours:  Mon.-Fri.: 7 a.m.-dusk; Sat. & Sun.: 9 a.m.-dusk
Location: Victory Blvd., below the pavilion, across from Parkview Apartments
What you’ll find: A large open area, with three benches for owners. Water fountains are nearby, so bring a container for your pup.
People perks: Besides the run, Silver Lake Park includes a freshwater reservoir,tennis courts and an 18-hole public golf course.

 

Wolfe’s Pond Park Dog Run
www.nycgovparks.org/parks/wolfespondpark
Location: Run is to left of Cornelia Avenue
What you’ll find: Benches for owners and lush woodlands abound at this lovely park on the south side of the island.
People perks: Aside from forests, Wolfe’s Pond Park also has a beach, tennis courts and a park for the kids.

 

Bloomingdale Park
www.statenislandusa.com/pages/bloomingdale.html
Location:Maguire Avenue behind athletic fields closer to Romona Avenue.
What you’ll find: Most of the 138-acre park was left natural and passive for wildlife. Walking trails have been included for hiking enthusiasts, as well as scenic waterways.
People perks:A portion of the park has been reshaped to offer a baseball field, softball field, soccer field, basketball courts and a playground.