White Rock Lake Dog Park

Nature of park: fenced off leash park

Open to public

Location: 8000 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75218

Enrichment: water access

Areas: three: small dog, large dog, water access

Surface: grass, dirty, mud, pavement

Human comfort: a few benches

*water access is to the river, and was rolling pretty good when we were there.  Too much for the pups to swim.

TheOKdogs Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Paws

 

NorthBark Dog Park

Nature of park: fenced off leash area

Open to public

Location: 4899 Gramercy Oaks Dr, Dallas, TX 75287

Enrichment: water access

Areas: three: small.dog, large dog, water park

Surface: grass, gravel, sand, dirt, mud, rocks

Human comfort: lots of large sitting rocks and some benches.

 

TheOKdogs Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Paws

Joe Station Dog Park

 

Nature of park: fenced off leash park

Open to public

Location: 2279 Charles Page Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74127

Enrichment: none

Areas: two: small dog and large dog areas

Surface: grass and dirt

Human comfort: quiet a few benches and picnic tables

 

TheOKdogs Rating: 2.5 out of 5 paws

 

 

 

Shawnee Mission Dog Park

Nature of Park– Fenced off leash park
Open to– Public
Location of– Shawnee, Kansas
Enrichment-water for swimming
Areas-one area, has about 44 acres
Surfaces– dirt, grass, concrete
Human Comfort-a few benches spaced out

 

theOKdog’s Rating: 4 out of 5 PAWS

 

We were very excited this was our 250th dog park that we visited!!

Blue Springs Dog Park

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Nature of Park: Fenced off leash park

Open to Public

Location: Blue Springs MO, easy parking right next to park

Enrichment: Agility equipment, water for swimming and wooded area, the triple threat!

Areas: No small dog area, but pond area is fenced off incase you don’t want your pup to get dirty.

Surfaces: sand, dirt, grass, mulch

Human comfort: lots of shade trees, a few benches in the agility area

TheOKDog’s Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Paws

Fultondale dog park

Type of Park: Fenced off leash park

Location: 2398 Stouts Rd, Fultondale, AL

Maintenance: 5am-10pm

Membership: free to public

Separate Areas: small dog area and large area

Surface: Grass & Dirt

Stimulating Activities: few agility equitment

Cooling: shade trees and water fountains in dog park

Greenage: doggy waste station at entrance of dog park

Human Comfort: a few benches and shade trees

theOKdog’s Rating: 3 out of 5 paws

Concord Dog Park

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10909 S Northshore Dr. Knoxville, TN

FREE

OUR FAVORITE PARK

 

 

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Type of Park: Public Off-Leash Dog Park

Surface Area: Grass, concrete walking area, gravel and large rocks.

Stimulating Activities: Lake access & dock, and wooded area.

Cooling: lake access gives plenty of water to drink, also a water fountain inside the park, large wooded area, a small shelter and lots of trees.

Separate Areas: Yes- Large and Small (under 30lbs) areas and the lake access is also in a different fenced area, in case you don’t want your pup to get wet.

Greenage: four or five waste bag and trash stations throughout the park (you don’t have to walk far to get a bag or deposit one)

Human Comfort: small covered shelter with a few benches & benches throughout the park.  Men and women built in bathrooms right outside of dog park entrance.

Location:  Knoxville TN “top dog friendly place we’ve visited” Open Dawn to Dusk (no lights)

Membership: none. Sponsored by Petsafe Company

TheOKdogs Rating: 5 paws out of 5 OUR FAVORITE OF ALL!

Jumping off the Dock at Concord Dog Park

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Knoxville, TN

Ohio Dog Parks

Ohio = 28

Top 5 Dog Parks In Ohio

  1. Wags Park, Cincinnati , OH
  2. Heritage Trail Dog Park, Columbus, OH
  3. Washington Dog Park, Cincinnati, OH
  4. Montgomery County Dog Park, Dayton, OH- huge hill, agility area
  5. Alum Creek Dog Park, Columbus, OH

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Ohio

Characteristics of a Dog Park

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One of our favorite things to do is travel to different states and dog parks. So far we’ve visited over 250 dog parks!  We have learned so much about what a great dog park looks like, we have a TOP 20 LIST based on how we rate the Characteristics of a Dog Park 

 

Characteristics of a Dog Park

using the NO LEASH acronym

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Nature of Park– Type of Park, On leash/off leash area, fenced or not fenced
Open to– Public or Fee/Private
Location of– Address, parking ease, ability to get in and out, ease to fine
Enrichment-Agility equipment, water for swimming, wooded area
Areas-large/small, acreage
Surfaces– Type of surface- sand, turf, grass, dirt, pebbles
Human Comfort- bathrooms, seating area, shade

#characteristicsofadogpark

 

Check out all the dog parks we’ve visited by checking out
The OK Dog’s Ultimate Dog Park List