Dog Friendly Activities in Sun Lakes, AZ

There are 78 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of Sun Lakes. 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 Sun Lakes.

Pet Friendly Quail Run Dog Park
Quail Run Dog Park Quail Run Dog Park offers separately fenced areas for timid dogs and more active dogs along with benches and water fountains for humans and pups. The dog park is closed on Thursdays and daily from 12pm -1pm for cleaning. See Details
Pet Friendly Cosmo Dog Park
Cosmo Dog Park Cosmo Dog Park has three sections: one area for small or timid dogs, one area with agility equipment, and one area with a pond and "beach" that dogs can enjoy. Water hoses are available for cleaning up your pup after her romp. Off-leash areas (active, beach, and timid) are closed for maintenance every Tuesday from 5:30 am-12:00 pm. See Details
Tempe Sports Complex Dog Park This is considered the best of Tempe's many off-leash dog parks, a popular spot is a large, fenced area with lovely grass, gravel, and picnic tables. See Details
South Mountain Park and Preserve South Mountain Park and Preserve has over 51 miles of primary trails for you and your pup to explore. Not a hiker? Take the Summit Road to Dobbins Lookout for amazing valley views or to Gila Lookout for a view of the Gila River Valley. Once a month, South Mountain Park offers Silent Sunday, a day in which the park's main access roads are reserved for non-motorized uses and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the roads. Phoenix leash laws apply to all hiking trails, and pets must be leashed at all times. See Details
RJ Dog Park at Pecos Park Named for a police dog that died in the line of duty, RJ Dog Park is a fantastic place for your dog to play off leash. This fully fenced dog park offers a total of 2 grassy acres divided into separately fenced areas for small and large dogs. There are also shaded areas and water fountains in both areas of the park. The park is ADA accessible. Heavy rainfall may result in temporary closure of the park to allow time for the turf to properly dry. Please call to find out about wet condition closures. See Details
Scottsdale Fashion Square Dogs twelve pounds and under are welcome at the Scottsdale Fashion Square, as long as they are carried or pushed around in a stroller. Service dogs, of course, are welcome to walk. This is a higher end mall with 240 shops (and counting), an indoor playground, food court, and movie theater. Bring your walking shoes- you’ll be doing a lot of it. Individual businesses (particularly the movie theater and certain restaurants) reserve the right not to allow dogs in. The Fashion Square is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM and Sunday from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Individual business hours may vary. See Details
Encanto Park Visit Encanto Park with your dog to enjoy a relaxing day in the shade. The park is open from 5:30 AM until 11:00 PM, and has amenities like a picnic area, playground, grills, fishing lagoon, boat rentals, and even Enchanted Island Amusement Park for the human children. Keep in mind, however, that dogs are not allowed on the rental boats or in the amusement park. Take your dog on a walk along the lazy river or enjoy a lazy day with a picnic. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. See Details
Steele Indian School Dog Park Located within Steele Indian School Park, Steele Indian School Dog Park is an off-leash dog park where both large and small dogs can enjoy some off-leash playtime. The park offers separate areas for large and small dogs as well as ADA compliant double-gated entrances and pathways and chilled drinking fountains. Waste bag dispensers and trash receptacles are also on-site. After heavy rainfall, the dog park may be closed to allow the turf to dry properly. Please call to find out more about wet condition closures. See Details
Countryside Park Off-Leash Area The off-leash area at Countryside Park includes separately fenced areas for timid dogs and active dogs, park benches, and water fountains for humans and canines. The Countryside Park Off-Leash Area is closed on Tuesdays and daily from 12pm -1pm for maintenance. See Details
PetSmart Charities Park at Chase Field You and Fido can enjoy ball games together in comfort at Chase Field! Dog Days of Summer ticket packages, presented by PetSmart Charities, are available starting at $50 and include a semi-private space with all the necessities for four people and one dog. Each table comes with access to All-You-Can-Eat hot dogs, soda, water, popcorn, peanuts, and chips. Directly behind Banner Health Centered Field is the PetSmart Charities Park, an outdoor and indoor (air conditioned) dog park so even in the heat of the summer dogs can run around and play. The outdoor park will feature a baseball theme complete with a baseball diamond and a grassy outfield - perfect for dogs to explore, play ball with other dogs or find their perfect "spot" to go to the bathroom. Limited inventory may be available for some games. See Details
Papago Bark Park at Papago Park There is a fenced, off-leash dog park within lovely Papago park, which also has picnic tables, pond, playground and restrooms. See Details
Papago Park Dogs are welcome to join you on the trails at Papago Park. Enjoy the Sonoran Desert Habitat and the sandstone buttes that set Papago Park apart from the other natural attractions in the Phoenix area. The trails in Papago Park are generally known to be easy treks with little elevation gain making it the perfect place for families or beginner hikers. Phoenix leash laws apply to all trails in Papago Park, and pets must be leashed at all times. See Details
Dog Park at Crossroads Park The dog park at Crossroad's Park has two separately-fenced areas for active and timid dogs, partial lighting for night use on the south end, human and doggie drinking fountains, tables, benches, shaded areas, and waste disposal stations. See Details
Snedigar Sportsplex Dog Park Snedigar Sportsplex Park has a fully fenced "Bark Park" where you can bring Fido for some well-deserved exercise and fun. Maintenance Closure: Wednesdays 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. See Details
Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area as long as they remain on the asphalt trails. Rio Salado is a habitat restoration project. Enjoy the views of the river channel, ponds, rocks, flowers, and wildlife, but take away nothing but photos. Phoenix leash laws apply throughout the habitat restoration area, and pets must remain on a leash at all times. See Details
Vista del Camino Dog Park Humans and their canine friends can enjoy off-leash playtime at Vista del Camino Dog Park. This half-acre park offers water stations, benches, and shade trees. Leashed dogs are also welcome throughout the larger Vista del Camino Park. Parking for the dog park is available off Pierce Street. See Details
Nozomi Park Nozomi Park is a fenced dog park that features dog drinking fountains, benches, and fun obstacles including a see-saw, balance beam, tunnels, and hurdles. The park is great for off-leash fun! Maintenance Closure: Mondays 6am- 2:30pm. See Details
Arizona Falls BringFido to Arizona Falls, a restored hydroelectric plant and gathering place. Formed by a natural 20-foot drop along the Arizona Canal, Arizona Falls is a beautiful work of art as well as an energy-generating technology. Seating is available in the water room and a shade structure covers seats near a pool of water. Dogs must be leashed at all times. The structure is located at G.R. Herberger Park, 56th Street and Indian School Road. See Details
Arizona Canal Path Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans along the Arizona Canal Trail. Some of the businesses along this paved trail from Scottsdale to Peoria also welcome dogs. See Details
Photo Shoot in a Desert Preserve 'Photo Shoot in a Desert Preserve' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Natali. Create some unique memories with your pooch at this 110-acre wetland and wildlife sanctuary. You and your leashed pup will be guided by foot around the preserve while your host snaps photos of you along the way. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring water for yourself and Fido. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $44 per person. See Details
Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market Bring your dog to Phoenix's Open Air Market to shop for fresh fruits, veggies, and local arts and crafts while listening to local bands. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Mitchell Dog Park This securely-fenced area is one of Tempe's five off-leash dog parks, and also includes grassy areas, shade trees, benches and picnic tables. See Details
Eldorado Park Spend an afternoon at Eldorado Park in Scottsdale, Arizona, which spans over sixty acres with something for everyone in the family. Take Fido for a walk along the greenbelt walking path around the lake. Let the human children play on the playground or go for a dip in the pool. Watch a game of soccer on the recreation fields and then stop for a family picnic at one of the picnic areas. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Shawnee Park A spacious park with a fenced-in agility course that can also be used as a private area for nervous or small dogs. The park features pooper-scoopers, doggy drinking fountains, tunnel, a hurdle, and the park is surrounded by 6-foot high chain link fence with one main entrance so dogs can't escape unleashed. The park is closed on Tuesdays for maintenance. See Details