Walking your dog can be a walk in the park (literally), a dreaded chore on a cold morning, or a workout if your big red dog is named Clifford. But not every city is built for a “good dog” walking experience, so which cities are spot-on the most ideal environments for strolling with your pup?
To mark National Walk Your Dog Month, LawnStarter ranked 2022’s Best Cities to Walk Your Dog. LawnStarter compared over 170 of the biggest U.S. cities on walkability, pup-friendly trail access, dog walking services, and safety. How does San Diego stack up?
San Diego’s Rank in Some Key Metrics (1 = Best)
- Walk Score – 54th
- Best Dog Park Cities Rank – 11th
- Number of Dog-Friendly Trails – 8th
- Average Dog Walker Rate – 121st
- Crime Index – 32nd