Ultimate Dog Park LIst

The OK Dog’s Ultimate Dog Park List

We are all about visiting dog parks!  We try to take a “dog park extravaganza” often and try to visit dog parks we have never been too.

Currently, we have visited

over 200  different dog parks

& we’re still going strong.
We update this page as we visit new ones, so come back!  You can check out the details of each dog park by clicking on the link.  Don’t forget to leave a comment about your favorite dog park!  One day we will find #American’sBestDogParks

Kentucky = 28

Top 5 Dog Parks In Kentucky
Sawyer Dog Park, Louisville, KY
Boone County Dog Park, Florence, KY
East Frankfort Bark Park, Frankfort, KY
Michael Kay Red Orchard Dog Park, Shelbyville, KY
Champions Dog Park, Louisville KY

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Kentucky

 


 Tennessee = 28

Top 5 Dog Parks In Tennessee
Concord Petsafe Dog Park, Knoxville, TN
Morristown Dog Park, Morristown, TN
Shelby Farms Dog Park, Memphis, TN
Tommy Schumpert Petsafe Dog Park, Knoxville TN
Maggies Bark Park, Franklin, TN

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Tennessee


 Ohio = 29

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
  5. Alum Creek Dog Park, Columbus, OH

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Ohio


 North Carolina = 6

Our Favorite Dog Park In North Carolina
Jackson Park Dog Park, Hendersonville, NC

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in North Carolina


South Carolina = 10

Top 5 Dog Parks In South Carolina
James Island Dog Park, Charleston, SC
Conestee Dog Park, Greenville, SC
The Pavillion Dog Park, Taylors, SC
Simpsonville Dog Spot, Simpsonville, SC
Pelham Mill Dog Park, Greenville, SC

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in South Carolina


Florida = 15

Top 5 Dog Park In Florida
Dogwood Dog Park, Jacksonville, FL
Fort De Soto Dog Beach, St Petersburg, FL
Happy Tails Dog Park, Plantation, FL
Tropical Park Dog Park, Miami, FL
West Kendall Dog Park, Miami, FL

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Florida


Georgia = 20

Top 5 Dog Parks In Georgia
Newton Beneful Dream Dog Park, Johns Creek, GA
Macon Dog Park, Macon, GA
Canine Crossing, College Park, GA
Pinckneyville Dog Park, Norcross, GA
Woofstock Dog Park, Woodstock, GA

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Georgia


Alabama = 7

Top 3 Dog Parks In Alabama
Cahaba Beach Dog Park, Birmingham, AL
Alabaster Dream Dog Park, Alabaster, AL
Hannah Daye Ridling Bark Park, Montgomery, Al

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Alabama


Illinois = 5

Top 5 Dog Parks in Illinois


Wisconsin = 2


Minnesota=13

Top 5 Dog Parks In Minnesota
Battle Creek Off Leash Dog Park
Minnehaha Dog Park
Bloomington Dog Park
Alimagnet Dog Park
Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Minnesota


Indiana = 5


 Missouri = 10

Top 5 Dog Park in Missouri

Broemmelsiek Dog Park, Wentzville,MO
Grindstone Nature Off Leash Area, Columbia, MO
Cosmo Park Off Leash Area, Columbia, MO
Twin Lakes Dog Park, Columbia, MO
Garth Nature Area Dog Park, Columbia, MO

 

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Minnesota


West Virginia = 7

  • Valley Park Dog Park, Hurricane WV -dog tunnels inspiration
  • Nitro Dog Park, Nitro, WV  -chicken house
  • Krepps Dog Park, Morgantown, WV -woodsey/rocks, cool
  • Joplin Dog Run, South Charleston,WV
  • Stanleys Spot Dog Park, Morgantown, WV
  • Fidos Backyard, Fairmont, WV
  • Clarksburg Dog Park, Clarksburg, WV

 Virginia = 21

Top 5 Dog Parks In Virginia
James Hunter Dog Park, Arlington VA
Glencarlyn Dog Park, Arlington, VA
Shilington Dog Park, Arlington, VA
Fort Bernard, Arlington, VA
Windmill Dog Park, Alexandria, VA

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Virginia

  • Windmill Dog Park, Alexandria, VA 
  • James Hunter Dog Park, Arlington, VA
  • Glencarlyn Dog Park, Arlington, VA
  • Fort Bernard, Arlington, VA
  • Shilington Dog Park, Arlington, VA
  • Crozet Dog Park, Crozet, VA
  • Forest Hill Presbyterian Church Dog Park, Richmond, Virginia
  • Dorey Dog Park, Henrico, VA
  • Short Pump Dog Park, Henrico, VA
  • Church Hill Dog Park, Richmond, VA
  • Barker Field Dog Park, Richmond, VA
  • Northside Dog Park, Richmond, VA
  • Stony Point Fashion Park Mall Dog Park, Richmond, VA
  • Bandy Field Dog Park, Richmond, VA
  • Hanover Co Dog Park, Hanover, VA
  • Salem Rotary Dog, Salem, VA
  • Highland Dog Park, Roanoke, VA
  • Thrasher Park, Roanoke, VA
  • Rockwood Dog Park, Richmond, VA
  • Lynchburg Dog Park, Lynchburg, VA
  • Ruff House Dog park, Richmond, VA

Maryland = 6

Top 3 Dog Parks In Maryland
Patterson Dog Park, Baltimore, ML
Locust Dog Park, Baltimore, ML
Downs Memorial Park Dog Beach, Pasadena, ML

All Dog Parks We’ve Played at in Maryland

  • Heurich Dog Park, Hyattsville, ML
  • Kent Island Dog Park,  Stevensville, ML
  • MataPeake Dog Beach, Stevensville, ML
  • Downs Memorial Park Dog Beach, Pasadena, ML
  • Locust Dog Park, Baltimore, ML
  • Patterson Dog Park, Baltimore, ML

Delaware = 2


Pennsylvania = 12

Top Dog Park In Pennsylvania
Beau’s Beneful Dream Dog Park, Lancaster, PA

  • Schuylkill Dog Park, Philadelphia, PA
  • Beau’s Beneful Dream Dog Park, Lancaster, PA
  • Jeager and friends dog park, Somerset, PA
  • Allen Township Dog Park, Northampton, PA
  • Macungie Dog Park, Macungie, PA
  • Monocacy Dog Park, Bethlehem, PA
  • Route 100 Off-Leash Dog Park, Fogelsville, PA
  • Cedar Creek Dog Park, Allentown, PA
  • Nazareth Dog Park, Nazareth, PA
  • Happy Tails Kohl Memorial Dog Park, Harrisburg, PA
  • Godfrey’s Welcome to Dogdom, Mohnton, PA
  • Bubba’s Happy Tails Dog Park, Shippensburg, PA

New Jersey = 8

Top Dog Park in New Jersey
Freedom Bark Dog Park, Medford, NJ

  • Timber Creek Dog Park, Blackwood, NJ
  • Longport Dog Beach, Somers Point, NJ
  • Freedom Bark Dog Park, Medford, NJ
  • Connelly Dog Park, Voorhees Township, NJ
  • Cameron Dog Park, Parsippany, NJ
  • Pennington Dog Park, Delanco, NJ
  • Swedes Run Dog Park, Moorestown, NJ
  • Gloucester County Dog Park, Logan Township, NJ

 

New York = 7

Dog Parks we’ve visited in New York



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Top 20 Dog Parks

Concord Dog Park, Knoxville, TN
Wags Park, Cincinnati, OH
Battle Creek Off Leash Dog Park
Newtown Dream Dog Park, Johns Creek, GA
Cahaba Beach Dog Park, Birimingham, AL
Minnehaha Dog Park
Brommelsiek Dog Park, St. Louis, MI
Grindstone Nature Off Leash Area, Columbia, MO
Macon Co. Dog Park, Macon, GA
James Island Dog Park, Charleston, SC
Bloomington Dog Park
Heritage Trails Dog Park, Columbus, OH
Lums Pond State Park, Bear, DE
Prairie Wolf Dog Park, Lake Forest, IL
Beau’s Beneful Dream Dog Park, Lancaster, PA
Alimagnet Dog Park
Viking County Dog Park, Stoughton, WI
Jackson Bark Park, Chicago, IL
Freedom Barks Dog Park, Medford, NJ
James Hunter Dog Park, Arlington VA


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Help us find #America’sBestDogParks
By commenting below – your favorite dog park
We’ll get back with you and we will tell your story on our blog!
Then get the keys and come check it out ourselves!
WOL (Woof Out Loud)


Learn what we believe the Characteristics of a Dog Park are.

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The PourTaproom

The whole reason we made a trip through Greenville, South CarolinaGreenville, South Carolina was to go to the newest dog friendly place there :The Pour Taproom.

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A shelf serve beer tavern with a small game room serves over 40 types of beer and several types of wine.

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They were very welcoming of our dogs, offering water bowls for them.  Ossian and Koda loved all the attention from the employees and other patrons.

Hangin out at the Pour Taproom

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Conestee Dog Park

 

840 Mauldin Road, Greenville, SC 29607

Type of Park: Off Leash Fenced area

Surface: Mainly dirt, not good in raining weather

Stimulating Activities: lots of logs and rocks to climb on

Cooling: very shaded.  water station located outside dog park *although it did not work when we were there*

Separate Areas: two separate areas-one large-one small

Greenage: one waste station located at entrance

Human Comfort: three benches under a shelter and lots of logs to sit on

Location: located in Conestee Park

Maintenance: Dawn to dusk no lights

Membership: free to public

theOKdog’s Rating: 3.5 out of 5 paws

*on a hot day it is the perfect park, because all the shade trees, and it is very popular among the younger adults*

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Simpsonville Dog Spot

100 Park Dr Simpsonville, SC

 

Type of Park: Fenced off leash area

Surface: mulch, dirt and grass about 1/2 acre

Stimulating Activities: none really, a few trees to pee on

Cooling: doggy fountain on inside of park and a few shade trees

Separate Areas: two separate areas, one for large one for small

Greenage: one doggy station at entrance

Human Comfort: 3 benches and some shade trees

Location: located past the large church on the left side of the park ***make sure your dog stays on leash outside of dog park, HUGE fine if caught off leash outside dog park***

Maintenance: dawn to dusk, no lights

Membership: free public park

theOKdog’s Rating: 1.5 out of 5 paws.

*very nice shaded park-seemed to be 20 degrees cooler*

With all the trees in the park, there are lots of squirrels to chase!

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A photo posted by Ossian & Koda (@theokdogs) on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:50pm PDT

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Pelham Mill Park

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2770 E Phillips Rd, Greer, SC 29650 

 

 

 

 

 

Type of Park:  Fenced off leash park

Surface Area: Grass, mulch, sand

Enrichment Activities: huge sand pit for digging

Cooling: drinking water available in season, a few shade trees

Separate Areas: don’t remember

Greenage: one doggy waste station

Human Comfort: a few benches

Location: easy to find, plenty of parking

Maintenance: dawn to dusk

Membership: free to the public

the OK Dog’s Rating: 2.5 out of 5 paws

*the big sand pit is such a smart idea*

James Island Dog Park-Charleston SC

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871 Riverland Dr Charleston, South Carolina

*Cost to get in to James Island Park-Dog Park is free*

Type of Park: Off Leash-Fenced Public Park

Surface Area: 4 acres, grass and sand with lake access

Stimulating Activities: Lake access

Cooling: Lake access – no water fountains

Separate Area: none-all one big area

Greenage: A few trash cans with doggie bags but spread out (you have to walk a while to get to them)

Human Comfort: none really, there is a concrete wall that you can sit on.

Location: Inside James Island County Park.  You do have to pay to get into the park $1 per human, dogs free.

Maintenance: no lights, The dog park is closed on Wednesdays from 7 – 9 a.m. for routine maintenance. Hours vary during different seasons: January – April 8 a.m. – Sunset
May – Labor Day 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. September & October 8 a.m. – Sunset November & December 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Membership: No membership fees-but it is $1 to enter the dog park

theOKdogs Rating:  5 out of 5 paws *great swimming area*

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