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!!

Rice Creek Off Leash Dog Area

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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

 

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This dog park marked our 200th dog park visited!!!!!
200 dog parks across 17 states!
See all these dog parks here: Where We Play

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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

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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

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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

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