The Best Dog Park in Each State


Do you know which dog parks are the best one’s to visit with your dog in your State of residence? If not, here’s the perfect list for you:

Alabama
Daphne Dog Park, 8600 Whispering Pines Rd, Daphne
Managed By: City of Daphne (251) 621-3703

This dog park has a separate small dog area, drinking fountains, and washing station and open from sunrise to sunset.

Alaska
University Lake Park, Bragaw Street and University Lake Drive, Anchorage
Telephone Number: (907) 343-8118

Unless otherwise noted, dogs are allowed throughout the park and on the trails that surround the lake. Dogs must be legally licensed, have a current rabies vaccination, and be leashed and cleaned up after. In the off-leash area dogs must be under their owner’s control at all times.

Arizona
Jackass Acres K9 Korral, 41635 Old Black Canyon Highway, New River
Managed By: Anthem Pets (623) 551-2234
Fees: Annual fee: $35 for one dog or $50 for two or more dogs

Voted the Best Dog Park in 2008 by Dog Fancy Magazine, this 2.5 acre dog park has solar-powered lights, a security system, and water pumps, as well as decorative metal flowers made from old cars, furniture crafted from fallen timber, and recycled artificial turf.

Arkansas
Paws Park, Murray Park, Little Rock
Managed By: Friends of Paws Park (501)371-4770

This off-leash, dog park features five foot high chain link fencing around two acres for large dogs, four foot high chain link fencing around a half acre for small dogs, secure area for entering and exiting the park, water troughs and fountains, benches, parking, trash cans and mutt mitts.

California
Woof! Pac Park, 300 Goodwin Road
Managed By: Santa Barbara County (805) 896-2344

This 3 acre dog park is open from dawn until dusk and is supported by the local organization of WOOF: Winners Of Off-leash Freedom.

Colorado
West Arvada Dog Park, 17975 W 64th Pkwy, Arvada
Managed By: City of Arvada

This fully fenced, 5 acre dog park is open from sunrise to sunset and features a separate small dog area and benches.

Connecticut
Granby DOGGS Park, inside Salmon Brook Park on Route 10/202, Granby
Managed By: D.O.G.G.S. (Dog Owners of Granby Getting Social)

This fenced dog park includes double gated entry, mulch, shaded trees, benches, picnic tables (just for the dogs) and water from a Fire Hydrant. During the winter months the water is shut off. This park is open from 7am to dusk.

Delaware
Bark Til Dark Private Dog Park, off Route 23 at 1277 Hills-Miller Road, Delaware
Managed By: Missi Hamilton (740) 369-9170

This 6 acre, fully fenced, private dog park features a 1 acre pond, shaded picnic area, areas for agility and one-on-one training, and a paw wash area. Membership fee is $30 for three visits or $22 per month for unlimited visits. Your First Visit is FREE.

District of Columbia
Shaw Dog Park, 11th Street and Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Managed By: DC Department of Parks and Recreation

This dog park is 15,000 square feet and features 5 foot high chain link fencing, pea gravel and stone dust, 3 waste disposal stations and 2 enclosures for large dogs and one for small dogs.

Florida
South Brohard Beach Paw Park, 1600 Harbor Drive, Venice
Managed By: The City of Venice (941) 486-2626

This dog parks features hours a fenced area, double-gated entrance, benches, tables, handicap access, trees, parking, restrooms, water, trash cans, small dog area, poop bags, dog shower, bulletin board. Behind the dog park is a stretch of beach where dogs are allowed to run around and enjoy the waves!

Georgia
Dog Park located in The Liane Levetan Park at Brook Run, 4770 N. Peachtree Rd., Dunwoody
Managed By: DeKalb County

This dog park, which is open from sunrise to sunset, features 3 acres, fully wooded, and completely fenced with 6 ft. high chain link.

Hawaii
McInerny Dog Park, Kehena Pl, Honolulu
Managed By: Hawaiian Humane Society (808) 946-2187

This fenced dog park is on a one-third acre of grass with trees and a waterfall.

Idaho
Moscow Dog Park, 2019 White Ave, Moscow
Managed By: City of Moscow

This fenced, 1 acre, dog park features a water spout, picnic area, plastic bags and scoopers and port-a-potty.

Illinois
Frankfort Bark Park, Commissioners Park, Laraway & 80th Ave. S, Frankfort
Managed By: Frankfort Park District (815) 469-9400

This 2.5 acre dog park features run areas for small and large dogs, benches, trees, shade shelters, water during the non-winter season, and pick-up bags. Fees are $60 per year.

Kansas
Chisholm Creek Pet Resort Pup Park, 6260 N. Hillside, Wichita
Managed By: Chisholm Creek Pet Resort (316) 744-0191

This privately owned, 10 acres, fenced, dog park includes a pond, play equipment and a large sand mound for digging and climbing. Membership fees are $295 per year or $150 for 3 months.

Kentucky
Masterson Station Dog Park, Leestown Rd, Lexington
Managed By: City of Lexington

This 6 acre dog park includes mature trees and hydrants enclosed in a horse-farm style fencing with mesh backing.

Louisiana
Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Run, Bonnabel Blvd, Lake Pontchartrain, Jefferson Parish
Managed By: Jefferson Parish

This new dog park has grass, drinking water, play tunnels, and benches.

Maine
Belfast Dog Park at Walsh Field Recreation Area, Route 52, Hwy 1, Belfast
Managed By: City of Belfast

This new, fenced, dog park features 1.5 acres, separate small dog area, water, and benches.

Maryland
Quiet Waters Dog Park and Beach, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Managed By: Anne Arundel County

This area includes a fenced dog park, with separate small dog area and rinse station, and beach access for dog swimming only.

Massachusetts
South Boston Dog Park, Columbia Rd and William J. Day Blvd, South Boston
Managed By: The Friends of South Boston Bark Park, Inc

This newly opened dog park features benches, trees, and tunnels.

Michigan
Soldan Dog Park, Hawk Island County Park, 1601 East Cavanaugh Rd, Lansing
Managed By: City of Lansing and Ingham County

This 17 acre dog park includes trails, large pond, drinking fountains, poop bags and small dog area.

style="font-weight: bold;">Minnesota
Stone Mountain Pet Lodge Dog Park, 9935 Radisson Road NE, Blaine
Managed By: Stone Mountain Pet Lodge (763) 792-8929

This privately owned indoor/outdoor dog park features a cushioned floor and two isolated ventilation systems inside and two play yards outside. Fee is $10 per day.

Mississippi
Petal Dog Park, Dawson Cut Off, Petal
Managed By: City of Petal (601) 554-5440

This dog park features two separate fenced enclosures for small and big dogs.

Missouri
Broemmelsiek Park Off-Leash Dog Area, Wilson Rd, Wentzville, St. Charles
Managed By: The St. Charles County Parks Department (636) 949-7475

This 2.5 acre off-leash dog park features a covered shelter, shade trees, and small pond.

Montana
Canine Beach Dog Park, Bozeman Pond, 700-550 N. Fowler, Bozeman
Managed By: City of Bozeman

This dog park is fenced on three sides on the forth side is a pond and has access to the beach for dogs.

Nebraska
Richman’s Run Dog Park, Holmes Lake, 70th and Van Dorn, Lincoln
Managed By: City of Lincoln

This 12 acre dog park includes a creek, picnic tables and trees.

Nevada
Dog Fancier’s Park, 5800 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas
Managed By: Clark County 455-8200

This 12 acre, fenced dog park has 5 separate areas, water spigots, grass, shade structures, and benches and is usually used for dog shows, canine trials and agility training.

New Hampshire
American K9 Country’s Public Dog Park, 336 Rt 101 at Camp Rd, Amherst
Managed By: American K9 Country (603)-672-8448

This privately owned, fenced, dog park is open from sunrise to sunset and is free to use.

New Jersey
Wantage Dog Park, 128 Route 628, Wantage
Phone: 973-875-4141

This fully fenced, off-leash, 8 acre dog park features two parks – one for big dogs and one for small dogs, Waste Disposal Bags, Separate Exits, Umbrellas and benches, Agility Course, Bathrooms and is open from Dawn to Dusk.

New Mexico
Dog Haven at Overlook Park, Overlook Dr, White Rock
Managed By: City of White Rock

This fenced dog park features tanbark, tunnel and overlooks the Rio Grande river canyon.

New York
Ossining Dog Park, 235 Cedar Lane, Ossining
Managed By: City of Ossining

This dog park features a wading pool, lights, port-o-potty, benches, shade tent, water, poop bags.

North Carolina
Northgate Dog Park, 400 W Lavender Ave, Durham
Managed By: City of Durham

This fenced dog park includes a separate small dog area, benches, and water spigots.

North Dakota
Village West Dog Park, 45th St and 9th Ave S, Fargo
Managed By: City of Fargo

This fenced dog park features a separate small dog area, water spigots, shelter, and seating.

Ohio
Bow Wow Beach, Silver Springs Park at 5070 Stow Road, Stow
Managed By: Stow Parks and Recreation Department (330) 689-5100

This 7.5 acre dog park features grassy knolls and a sandy beach that lead to a 3 acre lake, separate areas for small and large dogs, six waste cans, drinking water and a dog washing station.


Oklahoma
Paw OK Dog Park, Oklahoma City
Managed By: PAW OK (405) 782-4311

Voted one of the best dog parks by Dog Fancy Magazine, it includes a small dog area, fencing, a beach for dog swimming, water spigots, benches, and trees.

Oregon
Hazeldale Dog Park, SW Prospect Pl, Beaverton
Managed By: Washington County

This fenced dog park includes a separate small dog area and trees.

Pennsylvania
MonDaug Bark Park, 1130 Camphill Road, Fort Washington
Managed By: The Township of Upper Dublin (215) 643-1600

This 1 acre dog park is divided into two sections for big dogs and small dogs with double-gated entries. There is also trails and stream where you can take your leashed dog.

Rhode Island
Gano Street Dog Park, Gano St, Providence
Managed By: City of Providence and the Providence Dog Park Association

This fenced dog park has a separate small dog area and benches.

South Carolina
Six Wags of Greer Dog Park, 3669 North Highway 14, Greer
Managed By: Upstate Dog Training & Pet Resort (864) 895-5355

This 8 acre, privately owned, dog park features three separate areas for different dogs and a 1 mile nature trail.

South Dakota
Spencer Park Off-Leash Area, 3501 South Cliff Avenue, Sioux Falls
Managed By: City of Sioux Falls

This temporary off leash area includes a picnic table, plastic bag dispenser and trash can.

Tennessee
Maggie’s Bark Park, 138 Claude Yates Dr, Franklin
Managed By: Williamson County

This 2 acre dog park features a separate small dog area, walking trail, lights, benches, shade, gazebo, water stations, kiddie pools, and agility equipment.

Texas
Bear Branch Dog Park, 5200 Research Forest Dr, Woodlands
Managed By: The Woodlands Association

This 2 acre dog park has a separate small dog area, water spigots, water play area, shade, and benches.

Utah
Sandy Dog Park, 9980 South 300 East, Sandy
Managed By: City of Sandy

This 1 acre, fenced, dog park has trees, benches and a walking path.

Vermont
Manchester Dog Park, Dana Thompson Park, Rec Park Rd, Manchester Center
Managed By: Manchester Parks and Recreation

This new, fenced, dog park is open from sunrise to sunset.

Virginia
Ruff House Dog Park, Rockwood Park, 3401 Courthouse Rd, Richmond
Managed By: Chesterfield County

This fenced dog park has two separate areas and drinking water that is available only in summer.

Washington
Westcrest Dog Park, 9000 8th Ave. SW, Seattle
Managed By: City of Seattle

This 4 acre, fenced, dog park features a separate area for small dogs, benches, shelter, lighting, and shade trees.

West Virginia
Charleston Dog Park, Washington Street, Charleston
Managed By: Charleston County

This dog park is fenced and double gated with benches. Open from sunrise to sunset.

Wisconsin
Tails N Trails Dog Park, Elm St and West High St, Milton
Managed By: City of Milton

This 18 acre, fenced, dog park features a small dog, agility equipment, swimming pond, drinking water, and trails.

Wyoming
Cheyenne Community Dog Park, 800 Southwest, Cheyenne
Managed By: Cheyenne Animal Shelter

This fenced dog park has a separate small dog area, shade, and benches. Closed on Wednesdays an
d open 11am-6pm weekdays & 12pm-5pm weekends.

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