Off-Leash Dog Parks in Columbus, OH

There are 7 off-leash dog parks in Columbus. 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 Columbus.

Pet Friendly Wheeler Memorial Dog Park
Wheeler Memorial Dog Park Locals love this neighborhood off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with paths, benches, grass, hills, and trees. Bring water as pump was broken at last report. See Details
Pet Friendly Big Walnut Dog Park
Big Walnut Dog Park Your pet will thank you for the chance to take a dip in the doggie swimming pond at this fenced, off-leash dog park. Also includes separate small dog area. See Details
Scioto Audubon Dog Park This dog park has a separate small dog area, benches, and drinking water. Great sized park with agility areas, digging sand pit, and lots of space to roam and explore. See Details
Goodale Park This Columbus public park is a beautiful spot to take your pooch for a walk. Pets welcome if they are leashed. See Details
Whetstone Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Whetstone Park, which is located on North High Street in Columbus. See Details
Dog Park at Godown Park Excellent park on the Northwest side of Columbus. Co-owned with Worthington, this fully fenced, double gated, 7 acre park has small dog (25lb and under) and large dog areas. There are trees for shade, walking paths throughout, and the 4-acre large dog area with beautiful rolling hills. In addition, there are benches, water fountains (human and dog), dog wash stations, and a porta-potty. The park is open year round. See Details
Doggy Sunday School This pop-up dog park at Livingston United Methodist Church is open every Sunday from May to September. Vaccinated dogs are invited to play with trained supervision while their owners catch up with neighbors or attend the casual worship service inside the church from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Registered participants receive a special treat and an invitation to the Fall blessing ceremony with Pastor Jim Donnan. Those dogs attending Doggy Sunday School multiple times also receive their own dog tag. See Details
Alum Creek Dog Park This great off-leash dog park includes separate, fenced areas for large and small dogs, as well as a doggie beach where pets can swim. See Details
Nando's Dog Park at Darree Fields Park Pets go wild for this fenced dog park with separate small dog area, benches, picnic tables, and drinking water in summer. See Details
Brooksedge Dog Park The Brooksedge Dog Park in Westerville is a big fenced in area with 3 separate sections for different dog sizes. One of the sections is reserved for regrowth while the other two are used for small and medium/large dogs. The area has parking, doggie doo bags, trash cans, water bowls and fountains for the dogs and for people. There are benches for the people, and some large climbing toys and tennis balls for the dogs. Whenever there is a conflict here, the owners are very quick to separate the dogs. See Details
Prairie Oaks Metro Park Pets love this West Jefferson public park. They're welcome on-leash except on the Bridle Trail, and even have an off-leash play area near the lake. Not fenced. See Details
Pooch Playground Pooch Playground is a 2 acre enclosed area for your pooch to run and play safely with other dogs. There's even a separate area for small dogs. The best thing is it is FREE. Thanks to Gahanna Parks and Recreation, dog lover's now have a great place to go and enjoy quality time with your best friend. Open dawn to dusk. See Details
Heritage Trail Dog Park This fenced park has separate areas for large and small dogs, exercise tunnels, "sprinkle area" for drinking and washing, pathways, benches, and shaded areas. See Details
Spindler Dog Park The Spindler Road dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs to play off leash, plus picnic tables, a drinking fountain, portable restroom, walking paths, and available parking. See Details
Dog Park at Godown Park This dog park has a 4.5-acre area for large dogs and a one-acre area for small dogs. This park offers rolling terrain, natural areas, benches, and tons of shade. There is a dog water fountain and a dog rinsing station. The park is fully-fenced with two double-gated entrances in both large and small dog areas. Waste bags are provided. Rules include no aggressive behavior, toys, treats or children under 9. Dogs must be spayed/neutered. See Details
Fancyburg Park Bring your pet to play at this quiet, 25 acre park. They're welcome as long as they remain on leash. See Details
Walnut Woods Metro Park The dog park is within Walnut Woods Metro Park, it features a 3 acre "large dog" area (20 lbs and over) with a shade shelter and a separate fenced in pond. It also offers a 1 acre "small dog" area (20 pounds and under) with a shade shelter. Paved "multi-use" trails throughout the park are also dog friendly. See Details
Breck Community Park Dog park in Grove City has 4 areas fenced in for off leash dog play. See Details
Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash on the special packed-earth doggie trail at this Galloway public park. See Details
Three Creeks Dog Park at Sycamore Fields This off-leash park has a separate area for small dogs, drinking water, tons of trails, and bags available for picking up pet waste. See Details
Violet Township Dog Park Violet Township dog lovers are currently working to get a fenced off-leash park open at this site. Stay tuned! See Details
Violet Township Dog Park Violet Township and Pickerington's first off leash dog park Rules posted at entrance See Details
Mutt's Paradise Amusemutt Park & Training Center Mutt's Paradise Amusemutt Park is available for rental. Do you stay away from regular dog parks because your dogs are anxious around other dogs, or maybe a bit protective, or even too large or too small or have other special needs? Mutt's Paradise is your answer! At Mutt's Paradise, you can rent an ENTIRE dog park just for you and your pooches! You will have private access to 6 acres of fenced-in park, including a 1-acre pond for those pups who love the water! Proof of up-to-date vaccinations is required. Cost is $10 per dog, per hour (or $9 per dog, per hour for more than 5 pups). For groups of 12 or more, a flat rate of $100 per hour is available. For individual or groups of foster dogs, dogs in shelters, and hospice dogs there is no charge. They also offer private dog training lessons and are a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Open daily from 11am to 7pm. Park is closed from December to April. See Details
Rocky Fork Metro Park Rocky Fork Metro Park is pet-friendly. It's home to several dog friendly trails and a fenced-in dog park that's divided between small and large dogs. Both parks feature dog splash pads, a concrete area where dogs can drink and play in small fountains embedded in the concrete, a small covered shelter, and a large grassy area for the dogs to run and play. See Details