Rice Creek Off Leash Dog Area


Nature of Park: Fenced off leash dog park

Open to Public

Location: 5959 Lexington Ave N, Shoreview, MN 55126

Enrichment: 13 acres of sand and trees and wide open spaces

Areas: one area for all

Surface: sand, dirt, mulch, mud, grass

Human Comfort: a few benches




Independence Grove Dog Park

Nature of Park: Fenced off leash

Open to Public: Permit required: http://www.lcfpd.org/dog-parks/IG/

Location: Separate from the rest of Independence Grove Forest Preserve, the Dog Park has its own entrance on Milwaukee Avenue (Route 21), north of Buckley Road (Route 137) in Libertyville.

Enrichment: 30 acres of woods and lakes

Area: one open area

Surface: Dirt, Grass, Water

Human Comfort: Bring your walking shoes



This dog park marked our 200th dog park visited!!!!!
200 dog parks across 17 states!
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Everitt Ave Dog Park

Type of Park: Fenced off leash park

Location: 1137 Everitt Ave, Panama City, Florida

Maintenance: dawn to dusk no lights

Membership: free to public

Separate Areas: one area

Surface: Sand & Grass

Stimulating Activities: none

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: 2 out of 3

Niceville Dog Park

Type Of Park: Fenced Off Leash Park

Location: N Highway 85 , Niceville, FL 

Membership? Free to public

Separate Areas? Small & large area

Maintance: DOES HAVE LIGHTS!!!

Surface Area: Sand & grass

Stimulating Activities: none

Cooling: lots of shade trees and doggy water fountain in park

Human Comfort: lots of benches and shade trees
The OK Dog’s Rating: 2.5 out 5 Paws

*loved all the shade trees nice big area to run*

Woofstock Dog Park


Type Of Park: Fenced Off Leash Park

Location: 5051 Gann Store Rd.  Chattanooga, TN

Membership? Free to public

Separate Areas? Small & large areas

Maintance: dawn to dusk

Surface Area: Manly mulch

Stimulating Activities: agility equitment 

Cooling: some shade trees and doggy water fountain inside park

Human Comfort: picnic shelter with shade structure 
The OK Dog’s Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Paws

*love the agility equitment*

Greenway Farms Dog Park

Type of Park: Fenced off leash park

Surface: Grass & Dirt

Stimulating Activities: a few agility equipment

Cooling: shade trees and water fountain inside park

Separate Areas: small dog and large dog area

Greenage: waste station located at entrance

Human Comfort: a few benches and shade trees

Location: 5051 Gann Store Rd Chattanooga, TN, US 37405

Maintenance: dawn to dusk

Membership: free to public

theOKdog’s Rating: 2.5 out of 5 paws

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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

2015-12-09-20.06.21.jpg.jpegWe travel a lot and one of our favorite things to do while traveling is seeing the different dog parks.  We have learned the Characteristics of a Dog Park which we will discuss below, these will help you understand how we rate dog parks (which we will be discussing in a later post!)*be sure to check it out!

Characteristics of a Dog Park

  1. Type of Park: on leash or off leash area, fenced or not

  2. Surface: Acreage, type of surface-sand, turf, grass, dirt, pebbles

  3. Stimulating Activities: Agility equipment, water for swimming, wooded area

  4. Cooling: water fountains, shade trees

  5. Separate Areas: large/small areas

  6. Greenage: waste bags, trash bins

  7. Human Comfort: bathrooms, seating areas

  8. Location: Parking, Ability to get in and out, Ease to fine

  9. Maintenance: lights, hours

  10. Membership: membership fees, rules