Metropolitan Park at Walnut Creek offers a one-acre dog park with separate areas for small and large dogs as well as nearby parking and restrooms. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the rest of the park, too.


BringFido Traveler Rating

Metropolitan Park At Walnut Creek has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 bones by 13 dog owners on BringFido.

  • Apr. 09, 2019
    Awesome Place To Hike off Leash But Be Careful!

    Me and my pup have so much fun running on the trails! She loves being off leash! But be careful for the water! There are certain times due to rain and runoff the quality of the water can give your dog a really bad ear infections or I infections! Just be careful and check the website!

  • Jan. 01, 2019

    Love this place! There is more trail than you could handle! Lots of shallow creeks for the dogs to play and meet other dogs. Not too many places here where you won’t see another dog.

  • May. 30, 2018
    Great creek to cool off in!

    We had so much fun getting to explore this huge park, most of which is off leash! We walked down one of the trails to the creek and cooled off and played for about an hour. There were several other friendly dogs to play with and not too many bikers, we will definitely be back soon! Just watch for water moccasins during snake season!

  • More than one year ago.
    Not That Great

    Too many bikes, not enough dogs. The bikes will run over you, or at least try, and there was no creek to speak of, only a shallow puddle.

  • More than one year ago.

    I take my dog here at least 4 times a week. There are so many trails there's no way to get bored. My dog loves it here. The creek is shallow in some areas but deep enough for her to swim in other areas. We both get our exercise for the day here! Be ware of the cyclists though! They will run over you and Fido if you're not careful!

  • More than one year ago.
    Doggie Heaven

    I have been going to this park for months now and it is now my favorite. Lots of fun trails for an adventure! Fresh water to refresh your pups! Grab your hiking shoes for a long day out at Walnut Creek! Beware of cyclist, besides that everyone there is friendly :)

  • More than one year ago.
    Awesome Trail System

    This park is a hidden gem, literally. Very easy to miss the entrance to the park itself but once you're on the trails along the creek it's great. Recommend shoes you don't mind getting dirty!

  • More than one year ago.

    Haven't found a park as good. In the very middle of the summer the creek almost all goes, and the bikers come out on the weekends. Weekday mornings are perfect!

  • More than one year ago.
    No Dog Park Area

    I'm omly giving this 4star out of 5 becasue I was under the impression that this park had a fenced in area, which it does not. There is plenty of off leash trails to follow and allow your pet to get some exercise. CAUTION: along the trail near the creek are trails where your dog may wander and fall off steep cliff. Happened to my Boxer, luckily no serious harm, only small sprain. creek

  • More than one year ago.
    Trails, trees & water what more could a dog want

    I just moved to Austin and was told by several people to check out this park. It is phenomenal area for your pooch! There are tons of trails and river access, not to mention all the other dogs and people who venture out. Easy access off of Parmer and a short drive through a lovely neighborhood and you have arrived to 200 acres of land most of which is off leash.

  • More than one year ago.
    Great get-away for dogs & owners!

    Great place for dogs and owners. Many trails to choose from. Mountain bikers were very courteous while riding on trails. We will definitely return while back in Austin!

  • More than one year ago.
    Walnut Creek

    Great trails. Watch out for mountain bikers My dogs love to splash in the creek. Easy parking. Good park. This park isn't in apartments. Other poster is wrong.

  • More than one year ago.
    Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park

    A great many trails, sometimes rough and steep. Bring good walking shoes!

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