Enjoy exploring Gahanna with your dog with these dog-friendly experiences!

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Things to Do:

Visit Pizzuro Park & Dog Park – Pizzuro park includes over 23 acres of parkland. Pizzurro Park is home to a dog park, which includes a 4 acre fenced area where dogs may run off-leash. The dog park includes a fenced area for small dogs, 25 lbs. or less, and an agility area for all dogs. A paved path runs through the large dog area making it accessible for wheelchairs. Dogs must be on-leash when outside the fenced-in area. – 940 Pizzuro Park Rd., Gahanna

– Walk the scenic Big Walnut Trail - 4.6 miles of paved trail located along Big Walnut Creek runs from Morse Road south and ends at Cliffview Dr. and Rocky Fork Dr. South. The trail connects to many Gahanna parks and park trails including: Academy Park, Woodside Green Park, Gahanna Municipal Golf Course, Creekside Park & Plaza, Veterans Memorial Park, and the Gahanna Swimming Pool.

Learn more about Gahanna’s bikeways, nature trails, and multi-use paths here: https://www.gahanna.gov/trails-bikeways/

- Visit Edison Brewing to sample local beers, listen to live music, and watch planes land and take off from their large outdoor patio. – 785 Science Blvd, Gahanna

– Visit Gahanna’s local parks - All Gahanna parks and walking trails are dog-friendly, but dogs are required to be on a leash. Popular park options include:

Learn more about local Gahanna parks here: https://www.gahanna.gov/parks/

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Rita's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

Points Of Interest:

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard – Treat your dog to a pup-cup and yourself to a frozen treat with a visit to Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard. Rita’s is a one-of-a-kind, delightfully different treat experience bringing you Ice, Custard & Happiness. Rita’s offers a variety of frozen treats including its famous Italian Ice, made fresh daily, Frozen Custard, Milkshakes, Sundaes, Custard Cookie Sandwiches, layered Gelati, as well as signature Misto and Blendini creations. Open seasonally. – 200 Granville St., Gahanna

Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery – Treat your pup to a pup-cake and yourself to a cupcake from local bakery and creamery, Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery! The dog-friendly pup-cake is a mini version of their carrot cake recipe with peanut butter frosting. Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery is located in Stoneridge Plaza. Pets are not permitted inside, but they have items readily available for pick-up. Cupcakes and ice cream are made fresh everyday with twelve daily flavors and two specials! – 1249 N Hamilton Rd., Gahanna

Ohio Herb Center and Gahanna Visitor Center – Take a break from your dog-friendly adventure with a stop at the Ohio Herb Center and Gahanna Visitor Center. Enjoy a complimentary treat for your dog and browse a selection of pet-related merchandise. – 110 Mill St., Gahanna

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Local Cantina

Places To Dine:

Heart State Brewing – Indoor or Outdoor – After conjuring up creative brews all over the land, Heart State Brewing took their talents to Central Ohio! This stable of staples in Columbus is their newest project. Heart State is brewing many different styles: some hearty & some light-hearted, some flagships & some seasonals, some true-to-style, and some rule-bending. Get your heart-on! – 750 Cross Pointe Rd., Gahanna

Barrel & Boar – Patio Only – The Barrel & Boar team combines passion, craftsmanship, and love to create the finest smoked meats and an exceptional customer experience. This vision paired with a new focus on craft beer, cocktails and a southern menu creates a wonderful conduit to bring the old in to the new. Barrel & Boar is located at Creekside Plaza in Gahanna and provides a beautiful patio, a full bar and a large dining room (with private space available for events). Stop by for their seasonal Herbal Cocktail and pick up your passport to the Herbal Cocktail Trail. – 121 Mill Street, Suite 130, Gahanna

Local Cantina – Patio Only – Offering Mexican food and the famous Gahanna Creekside view is Creekside Local Cantina, one of Gahanna's most popular casual dining spots. Great tacos and margaritas, a wide selection of brews and free chips & salsa. Enjoy Taco Tuesday deals and more. – 101 Mill St., Gahanna

Nostalgia Brewing Company – Outdoor Patio Only – Nostalgia Brewing makes it's home at Creekside Plaza, offering a taproom, bar and covered patio space in the heart of Gahanna, Ohio. Nostalgia serves up a rotating selection of craft brews (with names as unique as their tastes), a creative cocktail menu and a food menu packed with comfort food favs. Nostalgia is a proud member of Visit Gahanna's Herbal Cocktail Trail! – 81 Mill St Suite 150, Gahanna

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