There are a variety of dog-friendly spaces throughout the Dallas area, but few things beat seeing your fur-baby romp with new friends in wide-open spaces. If your dog is friendly, vaccinated, and well-socialized, dog parks can be the perfect way to help burn off energy and enjoy the outdoors. With so many options it’s hard to choose where to go, so we’ve gathered our favorites for you to check out!
Our favorite dog parks in Dallas
This massive 22.3 acre dog park will have your pup running for hours. This park is located near the North Dallas Tollway and the President George Bush Tollway. The best part is the pond area, allowing the dogs to take a dip on a hot day.
This newly renovated 3-acre dog park is located on the northwest side of White Rock Lake Park. Great views of the lake are featured in this park, along with spacious trails and close proximity to the rest of Dallas’ largest lake.
This park offers 6.9 acres of off-leash doggy fun and is located northwest of Preston Road. This park features a quarter-mile walking trail and a deck overlooking White Rock Creek.
This urban dog park is located in the southwest intersection of Good-Latimer Expressway and Commerce Streets, underneath the elevated portion of US 75. It also features great art shaded areas in the 1.2 acre lot for you and your pup to enjoy.
This 1.8 acre lot is located in East Dallas on the corner of Victor Street and North Carroll Avenue. This dog park is in a more residential area and features a walking path and picnic tables.
Located in the southwest corner of Pearl Street and Woodall Rodgers Freeway, the new dog park location within Klyde Warren Park boasts shady trees and pet-grade turf (aka no dust and mud)!
This neighborhood dog park features a white-picket fence, with shady areas and grass. Just make sure to bring water for your furry friend as there are no water stations in the park.
In the heart of downtown Dallas, you can find a dog run for your furry best friend. Main Street Garden Surrounded by beautiful, tall buildings, the park offers downtown doggos the opportunity to romp off-leash before heading to their favorite dog-friendly restaurant.
Before heading out, take a moment to check the park’s rules and regulations to make sure you’re informed and prepared. Dog parks can be overwhelming for some dogs. For safety reasons, if you are unsure if your dog is ready for a dog park setting reach out to your local behavior consultant or contact our team for more information to see if we can help!