Dog Friendly Activities in Barrington, IL

There are 92 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Barrington. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Barrington.

Pet Friendly Prairie Wolf Dog Park
Prairie Wolf Dog Park This is a 44-acre, off-leash area that's fully fenced and includes a pond. There are always lots of dogs here to play with as well. See Details
Pet Friendly Beck Lake Dog Park
Beck Lake Dog Park This massive, 44-acre fenced dog park includes wide open fields, trails, drinking fountains, training enclosures, and even a swimming pond. Annual membership and key fob are required. See Details
Bull Valley Dog Park Newly opened in 2014! Come try it out! The Bull Valley Dog Park is a wonderful 7 acre off-leash dog park, completely fenced. Bring your own water for now. Special activities are planned throughout the year. Call for schedule. Permits are $65 for Bull Valley and Woodstock residents. Non-resident rate $130. 14. See Details
Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve Pets have a blast playing off-leash in the fenced dog parks at this forest preserve. Includes 5 acres of grassy spaces and wooded paths. See Details
Best Friends Dog Park Club Best Friends Dog Park Club is open 365 days a year from 8am till dusk. All dogs must show proof of current vaccinations. There is a yearly cost of $49. This needs to be renewed each year, along with your pets vaccinations. You need a key to enter, which you get at time of payment. See Details
Hound Town Dog Park Dogs may romp and play off-leash at this 3 acre Crystal Lake dog park. Out of town permits $60 per year. See Details
Lakewood Dog Park Dog owners drive from afar to enjoy this beautiful forest preserve, which includes four fenced off-leash areas with swimming, grassy areas, paths, and more. Permit required. See Details
Spring Avenue Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park is conveniently located in Glen Ellyn Park. A permit is needed for use. See Details
Ridge Park Pets are welcome to romp and play off-leash at this Park Ridge dog park near the ice arena and batting cages. See Details
Geneva Commons Geneva Commons offers a wide variety of places you can shop with your pet by your side including Wet Nose--a designer pawtique. Visit the website or stop in Wet Nose for a list of pet-friendly stores. See Details
Bo's Run This fully fenced off-leash dog park includes water, agility equipment, benches, and a keypad entry. 2 acres of field for dogs to enjoy. 5 foot tall fences. Seperate area for big dogs and another for smaller dogs and pups. Memberships required, and are limited in number! See Details
East Branch Forest Preserve Off Leash Dog Area Pets will love to play off-leash in the designated area of this beautiful park, which even has a lake where pets can take a dip. Be careful as the area is not fenced. Permit required. See Details
Community Bark West The newly opened Community Bark West is a 6-acre off-leash park with electronic key entry, benches, shade, and a separate small dog area. See Details
Independence Grove Dog Exercise Area This fenced, off-leash dog park includes 30 acres of space for your pet to play, as well as river access for a dip on hot days. Pets welcome on-leash on the walking trails. See Details
Pratt's Wayne Woods Forest Preserve Bring your pet for the chance to play off-leash in the designated area of this forest preserve, which is fenced on 3 sides. Permit required. See Details
The Arboretum of South Barrington Find a dog-friendly atmosphere and plenty of parking at The Arboretum of South Barrington! The open-air center invites dogs to stroll around outside, on-leash. While dogs are only allowed in certain stores (owners should check with individual stores before entering), they are allowed in all of the common areas. The Arboretum is named for its lush treescapes and gardens. It is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Hawk Hollow Preserve Hawk Hollow Preserve offers 34 acres of off-leash area for dogs to enjoy along with a three-mile multipurpose trail connecting to trails in Mallard Lake and West Branch forest preserves. A permit is required for off-leash use. Dogs must be leashed in all other areas of the preserve. The area is open during regular preserve hours. It is closed on Tuesday mornings until 10:00 am for routine maintenance. See Details
Dog Park at White Oaks Park Pets love the chance to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which is fully fenced and includes some agility equipment. See Details
McBark Dog Park 4 acre open space for off leash fun. Must buy a year pass key card from City of McHenry. See Details
Lake in the Hills Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade and drinking water. Permits available through The Village. See Details
Happy Tails Happy Tails has a big fenced in field and there is a small field for small dogs under 35 lbs. Next to the Metro. The dog park is available to Buffalo Grove Park District residents only. To get in there, pull into the metro parking lot and go all the way to the end, then walk a little ways and there is the dog park. There is free parking as well. See Details
Duck Farm Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with wetlands, fields, and drinking fountains. Permit required. See Details
Jaycee Dog Park Friendly dog park. There is a Children's playground, and in the winter there is open ice-skating outside. You will enjoy the Beautiful park See Details
Miller Meadow Off-Leash Dog Area Grand Opening The Forest Preserves of Cook County currently operates Miller Meadow Off-Leash Dog Areas for visitors to let their dogs enjoy the preserves without a leash. Please note that these are the only locations within the Forest Preserves where off-leash dogs are allowed. Dog owners wishing to enter the Off-Leash Dog Areas must first purchase an annual membership. The annual membership includes one membership card and one key to enter any of the Forest Preserves’ Off-Leash Dog Areas. Annual memberships are valid from October 1 through September 30 of the following year. See Details