Off-Leash Dog Parks in Charleston, SC

There are 14 off-leash dog parks in Charleston. 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 Charleston.

Pet Friendly James Island County Park
James Island County Park A visit to dog-friendly James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston, SC, with your pup. This park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations. A nominal fee is charged to enter the park. See Details
Pet Friendly White Point Gardens / Battery Park
White Point Gardens / Battery Park This well-maintained park offers beautiful sights amid ample shade and grass. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Bees Landing Recreation Area Located behind the Rec Center on Ashley Point Road, this lovely recreation area offers three large fenced-in spaces to roam. There are dozens of shade trees and park benches. Doggies can explore, chase, catch a refreshing drink from the fountain, then repeat if necessary. See Details
Colonial Lake Park This historic neighborhood park is in the peninsula of Charleston. Dogs are often seen on leashes. See Details
Brittlebank Park Located next to Joe Riley Stadium along the Ashley River, Brittlebank Park features ample space and impressive views of the beautiful Ashley River area. There is a playground, fishing pier, and boat dock. Dogs must be leashed at all times in the park. See Details
Hazel Parker Playground Dog Run Dogs are welcome to run and play off-leash in the fenced dog run at Hazel Parker Playground. The park is also referred to as the East Bay Dog Park. See Details
Hampton Park Dog Run Bring your pet to play off-leash at the fenced Hampton Park Dog Run in Charleston, SC. The park features a water spigot, grass, trees for shade, and benches. See Details
Bridgewater Dog Park Bridgewater Dog Park is located in Charleston, SC. Fido can run off leash in this large, fenced area. The park is equipped with waste bags, fire hydrants and a hand pump water station. Parts of the dog park are known to get muddy, so bring a towel to wipe off Fido's feet for the ride home. See Details
James Island County Park James Island County Park in Charleston, SC, is pet friendly. This huge park has lake access, a water fountain for dogs, and a hose to rinse them before leaving. Dogs are welcome to play off-leash and socialize with other pups in this popular park. A nominal fee is charged to enter the park. See Details
Ackerman Park Dog Run Pets go wild for some off-leash exercise at this fenced Charleston dog run. Big and small dogs are welcome. There is also a bulletin board for postings about pet sitters, groomers, lost dogs, etc. See Details
Cannon Park Located between Rutledge Avenue and Ashley Avenue, Cannon Park offers a small playground, plenty of shade trees, a perimeter sidewalk for running or walking with your dog. See Details
Marion Square Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Marion Square Park, which is located along the Charleston Harbor on Vendue Range Street. See Details
Freedom Park Freedom Park, located directly behind Daniel Island Elementary School, has an off-leash area for dogs to enjoy with their humans. See Details
Governer's Park Dog Run Governor's Park is located near the Family Circle Tennis Center. This park features soccer and baseball fields, a tot playground, dog run, waterfront trails, and more. See Details
Folly Beach County Park Bring your pet with you to this beautiful beachside park. They're welcome on leash anytime in the off-season, or before 10am or after 6pm in summer. See Details
Bark Park Located next to the water tower, Bark Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Folly Beach for registered dogs. This fenced-in area is a great place to bring Fido to socialize and play fetch. There are a number of shady spots for hot dogs to cool down when the sun's out. The park is also equipped with benches for humans to enjoy, fire hydrants to cock a leg at, and waste disposal bags for mess clean up. See Details
Mixson Avenue Dog Park Mixson Avenue Dog Park is a fully-fenced park for Fido in North Charleston, SC. This dog-friendly area has play apparatus for athletic pups, benches for owners to sit, and convenient pet waste stations. See Details
Wassamassaw Community Park Wassamassaw Community Park is pet-friendly. This recreation area boasts a dog park, basketball court, playground, walking trail and public restrooms. There are actually two off-leash dog areas here, one for small dogs, and one for larger dogs. After playing in the fenced area, take a stroll on the trails and on the open space with your leashed pooch. The park is open every day of the week from 7:30am to 8:00pm. See Details
Wannamaker County Park Dogs are welcome to enjoy some off-leash playtime at the fenced dog park located within Wannamaker County Park. Features include shaded areas, benches for humans, and a water station. Leashed dogs are also welcome to enjoy the trails and many of the other park features outside of the dog park. The dog park is closed on Mondays until 10:00 am for maintenance. There is a fee to enter Wannamaker County Park. See Details
Riverfront Park Dog Park Riverfront Park offers an off-leash area for dogs and their humans to enjoy playtime. Leashed dogs are also welcome throughout the rest of the park. The fully-fenced dog park is located near the playground. See Details
Rifle Range Dog Park A little hard to find, this park is situated behind the Mt P Waterworks complex and Whiteside Elementary School. There are brown signs that will guide you to the dog park but they are easy to miss! Park and walk down the forest trail and you've made it. Continuing along the short trail will bring you to the salt marsh. Water and bags for dogs at the park. See Details
Bark Park Dog Park Pets will love the off-leash fun at this fenced dog park with pet and human drinking fountains and waste stations. See Details
Harbor Pointe Apartments Dog Park Harbor Pointe Apartments Dog Park is pet-friendly. This off-leash dog park is for residents of the apartments. Visitors are reminded to clean up any mess that their pups leave behind. See Details