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22023 Airport Rd NE
AuroraOregon97002US
4.610
55Another amazing Time this is our third visit every time it gets better and better… a sign was added for parking and so was a bench and trash can. Shane is awesome to communicate with he lets me know when campers aren’t there and we are able to walk the whole place I love that the location is flat hardly any holes it’s really and ideal location to get your long line out stroll and do some training our pup is reactive so we stay clear of the other animals who are in a fenced area and although it’s near a road little traffic and again our dog is always leashed he can’t be trusted but the location is amazing and will keep coming back for those nice walks
55Quiet and unique spot. If you are looking for a spot that is semi shady and no hills this place is it. My little terrier found an endless number of holes of various sizes in the ground to check for vermin. They must be gone because she did not go crazy digging after anything. In a month or two this place is going to be covered in squirrels and birds to chase. The ground is hard packed dirt and good to walk on. If there is several days of heavy rain, a low rider like a Corgi will definitely get dirty. Other than that unless your dog likes to roll on the ground it’s not an overly dirty spot. My dog has terrible recall so she stayed on leash the entire time. I brought just a long line but it got caught up on branches and twigs on the ground. My bad, I’ve never been to a hazelnut orchard before. I will bring a 20’ retractable leash next time and it should work great. There is a road on one end of the property where the cars go upwards of 35 mph. If your dog chases cars this could be a problem for you. We saw two horses in an adjacent field, if your dog chases horses there is not a fence to keep them separate but the horses didn’t seem to care about us being in their vicinity at all. Overall this place is quiet, clean and walking up and down the rows is very relaxing. We will come back here often and can’t wait for when the squirrels are out.
55Beautiful spot. If those old trees could talk. Lots to sniff. My only issue is dogs should have impeccable recall as there is only one fence toward the road. Mine don’t.
15I really wanted to like this spot! We drove all the way out from Portland with high hopes but unfortunately they were almost immediately dashed and we had to leave less than 20 minutes after entry. I’m very used to partial fencing but that’s a generous way to describe it—this is basically unfenced because of the large gaps in the white picket fence and the lack of fencing along the roads to the side. You’ve got a busy 45-55mph road to your back, a farmhouse with a ‘friendly dog you can shoo inside’ (read: hazard for reactive dogs) to your left, a bunch of campers with possible dogs to your right, and a horse who clearly hates dogs to your front. It’s five acres (??) so there is room in the middle to walk up and down but you’re essentially trapped there if you bring multiple dogs like we did, even with the best recall. We were on edge the entire time and did not find it ‘tranquil’, unfortunately, thanks to the traffic noise, cars going up and down private roads to the left and right, and the dog barking in the farmhouse. There’s also no water, toys, chairs, shade structure or poop disposal on site. Ultimately we did not enjoy this as a Sunday experience and will not be back until and unless the host updates the amenities and fencing (with signage!).
55The name says it all ! Very relaxing lovely area … so this place is not for off leash unless you have an amazing recall … with that said this is a perfect place to bust out that long line practice recall, walking stay ect. This location is awesome for training but also a safe spot to walk and sniff I am sure this will be a hot spot as the days start early and end later it would be nice for seating but really who wants to sit w all those lovely rows of trees. Shane was great and responded quickly I will be returning !
55It was so nice to just walk and relax. The dawg Ollie didn't want to leave. I brought the directions, but forgot the rules. They were friendly about it. Next time I need to bring water for the dog.
55Amazing, beautiful, idyllic property! Please keep in mind that unless your dog has reliable recall a long leash should be used as there isn’t all over fencing. 😁
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Tranquility Orchards Aurora

Aurora, Oregon
Partially Fenced
5 acres
4.610 reviews
Sniffpass
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Hosted by Shane K.

Fencing

Enclosure

Partially Fenced

Fencing details: Three rail fence along the main road only


Designed for private play
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

Distractions seen/heard from the spot

Other dogsSometimes

Other domestic animalsSometimes

Other peopleSometimes

Private entryNo


Amenities

Outhouse available

Woods

Water - hose

Fruit picking

Farm animal sightings

Mud


Pricing
$14 per dog per hour

50% off all dogs after the 1st dog

25% off hourly price for 30 min visit

Sniffpass holders get discounts on all bookings at all spots by buying monthly credits!
This spot offers additional discounts.

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Location

Aurora, Oregon

Description

Working Filbert Orchard also known as hazelnuts. This 5 acres of trees is a unique place to explore or wander through Orchard rows. The property is 28 acres total, which you are welcome to explore, but the 5 acres south of the driveway (left as you enter) is exclusively for Sniffspot. The floor is very level, with some mouse and gopher holes, and is beautiful in the spring and summer. You are welcome to bring camp chairs, a propane fireplace, and hang out. Free throwing sticks are everywhere! Puppy play-dates and birthday parties welcome. We have Hipcampers on the property North (right) of the driveway. At the end of the driveway, we have hammocks available for the campers and you are welcome to snag one during your visit and relax. Return the hammock when you depart. Enjoy your experience and let us know if we can help with anything. Cheers

Cleanliness

80% of guests said this spot was as clean as expected during their visit.

Hazards

Overhead branches, gopher holes, sticks on the ground

Host Rules

Minimum visit length
30 minutes
Required advanced notice for visits
1 hour
Max dogs per booking
8
Is the host present?
I generally do not meet my guests
Additional rules

This is a working farm with a Hipcamp on the other side of our driveway. You should have no visitors on the 5 acres of filbert trees south (left upon entry) of the driveway deemed exclusively for Sniffspot. If someone is confused about boundaries, please vocalize to them that it is a private park, but I don’t expect you will have any issues:-) Feel free to call or text me if you need anything. Cheers


Community safety rules
Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the spot.
Make sure the area is safe and secure before bringing your dog in.
Never enter a spot before your booking start time and never leave late.
Pick up after your dogs. Leave the spot as it was when you arrived.
Always review and abide by spot specific rules.
Unless otherwise stated, restrooms are not available on site.

Booking Policies

Booking Policies
Only one booking is allowed at a time at any spot and there is an enforced 30 min buffer between all bookings to ensure dogs in separate bookings do not meet.
This spot is set for Booking, which means you will be instantly confirmed for any booking you request. You will receive the address and access instruction immediately following booking.
Visits can be moved or cancelled up to 2 hours before a visit.
Visits can be extended and dogs can be added throughout the visit.

(10) Reviews

  • Lydia M., Apr 12, 2024

    Another amazing Time this is our third visit every time it gets better and better… a sign was added for parking and so was a bench and trash can. Shane is awesome to communicate with he lets me know when campers aren’t there and we are able to walk the whole place I love that the location is flat hardly any holes it’s really and ideal location to get your long line out stroll and do some training our pup is reactive so we stay clear of the other animals who are in a fenced area and although it’s near a road little traffic and again our dog is always leashed he can’t be trusted but the location is amazing and will keep coming back for those nice walks

  • Donna R., Apr 6, 2024

    Quiet and unique spot. If you are looking for a spot that is semi shady and no hills this place is it. My little terrier found an endless number of holes of various sizes in the ground to check for vermin. They must be gone because she did not go crazy digging after anything. In a month or two this place is going to be covered in squirrels and birds to chase. The ground is hard packed dirt and good to walk on. If there is several days of heavy rain, a low rider like a Corgi will definitely get dirty. Other than that unless your dog likes to roll on the ground it’s not an overly dirty spot. My dog has terrible recall so she stayed on leash the entire time. I brought just a long line but it got caught up on branches and twigs on the ground. My bad, I’ve never been to a hazelnut orchard before. I will bring a 20’ retractable leash next time and it should work great. There is a road on one end of the property where the cars go upwards of 35 mph. If your dog chases cars this could be a problem for you. We saw two horses in an adjacent field, if your dog chases horses there is not a fence to keep them separate but the horses didn’t seem to care about us being in their vicinity at all. Overall this place is quiet, clean and walking up and down the rows is very relaxing. We will come back here often and can’t wait for when the squirrels are out.

  • Ina G., Mar 24, 2024

    Beautiful spot. If those old trees could talk. Lots to sniff. My only issue is dogs should have impeccable recall as there is only one fence toward the road. Mine don’t.

  • Lea H., Mar 24, 2024

    I really wanted to like this spot! We drove all the way out from Portland with high hopes but unfortunately they were almost immediately dashed and we had to leave less than 20 minutes after entry. I’m very used to partial fencing but that’s a generous way to describe it—this is basically unfenced because of the large gaps in the white picket fence and the lack of fencing along the roads to the side. You’ve got a busy 45-55mph road to your back, a farmhouse with a ‘friendly dog you can shoo inside’ (read: hazard for reactive dogs) to your left, a bunch of campers with possible dogs to your right, and a horse who clearly hates dogs to your front. It’s five acres (??) so there is room in the middle to walk up and down but you’re essentially trapped there if you bring multiple dogs like we did, even with the best recall. We were on edge the entire time and did not find it ‘tranquil’, unfortunately, thanks to the traffic noise, cars going up and down private roads to the left and right, and the dog barking in the farmhouse. There’s also no water, toys, chairs, shade structure or poop disposal on site. Ultimately we did not enjoy this as a Sunday experience and will not be back until and unless the host updates the amenities and fencing (with signage!).

  • Lydia M., Mar 24, 2024

    The name says it all ! Very relaxing lovely area … so this place is not for off leash unless you have an amazing recall … with that said this is a perfect place to bust out that long line practice recall, walking stay ect. This location is awesome for training but also a safe spot to walk and sniff I am sure this will be a hot spot as the days start early and end later it would be nice for seating but really who wants to sit w all those lovely rows of trees. Shane was great and responded quickly I will be returning !

  • Susan G., Mar 22, 2024

    It was so nice to just walk and relax. The dawg Ollie didn't want to leave. I brought the directions, but forgot the rules. They were friendly about it. Next time I need to bring water for the dog.

  • Olivia G., Mar 20, 2024

    Amazing, beautiful, idyllic property! Please keep in mind that unless your dog has reliable recall a long leash should be used as there isn’t all over fencing. 😁

  • Susan G., Apr 4, 2024

  • Ines D., Apr 3, 2024

  • Lydia M., Mar 31, 2024

Meet your host

Shane K.

Joined in December 2023

Farmer and wine tour operator. www.TheGoodVibesTour.com


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