Top 10 Dallas Dog Parks

Taking your dog to the dog park is a fun and engaging way to spend time with your dog. Dog parks offer mental stimulation and give your dogs a chance to meet their physical needs; they are also fun to keep your dog exercised. Living in Dallas, you might think there are not that many places to take your dog to run freely, but that is far from the truth. Below are ten recommendations where you and your dog can freely enjoy the beauty of Dallas parks to the fullest.

The Dog Park at Jack Carter Park

2215 Pleasant Valley Dr.
Plano, TX 75023
(972) 210-2936

Jack Carter Park Dog Park is a 2-acre double gated and fenced park located in Plano, Texas, along Bluebonnet Trail. It features separate areas for large and small dogs, with benches, picnic tables, waste stations, dog rinse stations, and more. Your dogs will love the chance to run and play at this off-leash park. Park is open Friday through Wednesday, from sunrise to 10:30 pm and Thursday from 4 to 10:30 pm. plano.gov/1459/Dog-Park-at-Jack-Carter-Park

Wagging Tail Dog Park

5841 Keller Springs Rd.
Dallas, TX 75248
(214) 671-8001

Wagging Tail Dog Park is a 6.9-acre “off-leash” dog park in North Dallas. It features an observation deck raised 35 feet above White Rock Creek, offering majestic waterfall views. You’ll find designated areas for large and small dog breeds with shaded areas, dog drinking stations, benches, and more. The park is closed on rainy days and Mondays for maintenance.
dallasparks.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Wagging-Tail-Dog-Park-360

White Rock Lake Dog Park

8000 E Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 614-6711

This fantastic 3-acre “off-leash” dog park is located on the northwest side of White Rock Lake Park with lake access. White Rock Lake Dog Park is a doggy paradise with excellent lake views, designated areas for large and small dogs, a dog wash station, benches, and more. Your dog will have a great time using the dog launch on those hot summer days.

Bark Park Central

Address: 2530 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75226
Phone: (214) 671-8001

Bark Park Central is a 1.2-acre urban dog park located in the heart of Deep Ellum. This fenced dog park has excellent downtown views and eclectic artwork with plenty of shade from highway bridges. dallasparks.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Bark-Park-Central-357

NorthBark Dog Park

4899 Gramercy Oaks Dr.
Dallas, TX 75287
(214) 670-1923

NorthBark Dog Park is a 22.3-acre “off-leash” dog park in far north Dallas. You and your dog will enjoy separate areas for small and large dogs, a lake/pond, a dog shower, a shaded area with benches, and much more. Let the dogs relax at the unique dog-beach area next to the lake after running around the loop trail. Your dogs will have hours of fun at this one-of-a-kind North Texas dog park. dallasparks.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/NorthBark-Dog-Park-359

Rosemeade Dog Park

1330 E Rosemeade Pkwy.
Carrollton, TX 75007
(972) 466-3080

Located next to the Rosemeade Recreation Center, you’ll find two fenced-in areas for dogs of all sizes to run and play freely. Each area has a shade with tables to sit and relax while your furry friends run around with their new friends. Occasionally there are small pools for dogs to cool off in on hot summer days. cityofcarrollton.com/departments/departments-g-p/parks-recreation/facilities/dog-parks

Railroad Dog Park

1301 S Railroad St.
Lewisville, TX 75057
(972) 219-3550

This fantastic 6-acre dog park is located at Railroad Park. There is a 1-acre area designated for small breeds and a 5-acre area for larger breeds. Dog owners can enjoy covered seating areas in both locations, with water fountains, a wash station; there is also a transition area to assist when leashing and unleashing dogs. playlewisville.com/parks/park-listings/dog-park

Waggin’ Tails Dog Park

400 S MacArthur Blvd.
Coppell, TX 75019
(972) 462-0022

Waggin’ Tails Dog Park is a 2.5-acre park with spaces for large and small dogs. Owners can relax on park benches and picnic tables while their dogs roam around the fenced grass space; there is also some shade available. Unfortunately, the water is turned off at this time, so it’s a good idea to bring some water for your dogs as the temperatures rise. coppelltx.gov/facilities/facility/details/waggintailspark-25

Harry Myers Dog Park

815 E Washington St.
Rockwall, TX 75087
(972) 771-7740

You’ll find this natural and stress-free environment dog park in Rockwall, TX. Dogs will have plenty of room to run and play off-leash in either a large or small dog breed area. Park benches are available, and the trees provide some shade. A water station is on-site for both dogs and owners but occasionally will be turned off for maintenance, so if you can, bring water. playrockwall.com/dog-park-at-harry-myers/

Bush Central Barkway

3581 N Central Expy
Richardson, TX 75023
(972) 744-4301

Bush Central Barkway is a 6-acre park located under and along the President George Bush Turnpike with separate areas for small and large dogs. You’ll find a central plaza with shade structures, restrooms, and even a rental site. Dogs can enjoy roaming around on different textures like grass, decomposed granite, logs, and some rock structures. cor.net/departments/parks-recreation/parks-trails/dog-park

Are you and your furbaby itching to get out and explore? These ten Dallas dog parks are the best in and around the Dallas metroplex. Whether your dog enjoys taking a swim or just running in open fields, we are sure your dog will have a great time at one or all of these fantastic Dallas dog parks.

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