Spending time outdoors with your dog is a great bonding experience for you both, and the exercise is another great motivation. A dog that doesn’t receive regular exercise can easily become bored or destructive.
Beneful Dream Dog Park, Alabaster, Alabama
You and your dog can enjoy Beneful Dream Dog Park from sun-up until 11:00 PM. Dogs can wander off-leash in two fenced-in yards, one for big dogs and one for small dogs while owners mingle and get to know each other. Both yards have synthetic turf, splash pads, tunnels and hoops, a football field for fetch and play, water drinking stations, and more.
University Lake Dog Park, Anchorage, Alaska
This park has eight different areas where you can bring your dog off-leash. There are hiking trails for you and your dog to wander and meet others. Some parts are seasonal, depending on the wildlife. Overall, this is a great nature experience for you and your dog.
Fort Smith Dog Park, Fort Smith, Arkansas
Fort Smith Dog Park is open from dawn until dusk every day. They provide a fenced-in area where your dog can roam off-leash and mingle other dogs while you mingle with their parents. There are a few rules to follow since there’s no staff on site. Look out for your dogs, pick up after them, keep an eye on them at all times, and respect the other dogs and their owners.
Cosmo Dog Park, Gilbert, Arizona
Cosmo Dog Park is a 17 acre park with fenced-in areas, a lake, basketball courts, benches, drinking stations, picnic areas, and more. In addition, they have grills you can reserve. Come here with friends and their dogs and enjoy this beautiful park.
Grape Street Dog Park, San Diego, California
Grape Street Dog Park is five acres of land where your dog can wander and play. It’s tucked away in a residential area so there are no busy roads and cars nearby. The area is fenced-in and you can let your dog run to its heart’s content. The park’s off-leash hours are 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Bear Creek Dog Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado
At Bear Creek Dog Park, your dog can enjoy 25 acres of fenced-in land while being off-leash. There are two acres sectioned off for small dog breeds or senior dogs. In addition, there are hiking trails, agility training areas, drinking fountains, and more. You and your doggo will surely have a fun time here.
Southbury Dog Park, Southbury, Connecticut
A group of volunteers runs the Southbury Dog Park. This dog park is 14 acres of land with plenty of things to do. There’s a huge open field that’s fenced-in, a river for wading or swimming, trails, benches and tables, and more.
Glasgow Regional Park, Glasgow, Delaware
Glasgow Regional Park offers many amenities such as walking trails, a fenced-in dog park, playground, farmer’s market, basketball courts, tennis courts, and more. There are occasional events, including Pets in the Park, a free family event for all.
Lake Baldwin Dog Park, Orlando, Florida
Lake Baldwin Dog Park has 23 acres of land with plenty to do. You and your dog can climb trees, swim, and even take a boat ride, or you can grab a picnic table and have a relaxing picnic. This park is wheelchair accessible for all dog owners.
Newtown Dream Dog Park, Johns Creek, Georgia
Newtown Dream Dog Park is one acre of fenced-in land with artificial turf. There are separate areas for large and small dogs. Newtown offers sprinklers, hoops, tunnels, walking trails, drinking fountains, and so much more.
Mililani Dog Park, Hawaii
Mililani Dog Park is a fenced-in area with plenty of space for dogs to run and play. There are toys, water bowls, and everything you and your dog need to have a happy, fun-filled day.
Rules and regulations for the parks on this list may change regularly. Please research each park you’d like to visit before heading out with your dog.