Off-Leash Dog Parks in Durham, NC

There are 3 off-leash dog parks in Durham, and 12 more nearby. 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 Durham.

Pet Friendly Durham Dog Park
Durham Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs, waste dispensers, and benches. Dogs must be registered with Department of Parks & Rec for an annual fee. See Details
Pet Friendly Northgate Dog Park
Northgate Dog Park This fenced off-leash dog park is a great place to take your pet for some exercise. Includes separate small dog area, benches, and water spigots. Dog park tag required. See Details
Piney Wood Dog Park Spacious park with separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, and a third section for Frisbee catch. See Details
Carolina Pines Community Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade and drinking water. Two separate areas provide play space for dogs of all abilities as well as elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Oakwood Dog Park This neighborhood off-leash dog park is a great place to bring your dog on a beautiful day! There are toys, plenty of fresh water buckets, and friendly owners. Two fully-fenced areas provide play space for dogs of any size along with play space for elderly, infirm, small, or shy dogs. See Details
Cary Dog Park Your dog will love to run free in this safe, fenced, 1-acre dog park. Includes a separate area for smaller pets and electronic gate. Passes required. See Details
Hawthorne Bark Park Small off-leash dog park within apartment complex (about the size of a large pool). Great for meeting a friend with his/her dog because the park will likely be unoccupied. See Details
Chapel Hill's Southern Dog Park Chapel Hill's Southern Dog Park is a large fenced park with trees and benches. Smaller dogs can play amongst themselves in their own area. Please note: parking along Dogwood Acres Drive is not permitted. See Details
Apex Nature Park Dog Park Features 2 acre park, fenced and lighted Pet waste stations Separate sections for small dogs and for large dogs Shade gazebos and benches Water fountains Wood chips for ground cover See Details
Homestead Dog Park Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash in this fenced Homestead dog park, a neighborhood favorite. See Details
Anderson Community Park Dogs love to run and socialize off-leash at this fenced dog park. No separate small dog area, and please bring water for your pet. See Details
Hunter Street Park Park Features: 12 acre park Softball/Baseball field Soccer field Asphalt walking trail Multi-age Playground Restroom Facility / Rentable Shelter Dog Park (registration required) See Details
Gold Park Dog Park The 24-acre Gold Park on Dimmocks Mill Road includes a multi-purpose field, playground equipment, picnic structures, a fenced dog park and a little less than half a mile of Riverwalk. See Details
Jaycee Dog Run Located just south of the parking area on Wade Avenue, close to the playgrounds and tennis courts, is the Jaycee Dog Run. The Dog Run features an accessible sidewalk, ample parking, benches, trash cans, and a dog waste station. See Details
Dix Park Dog Park Dix Park Dog Park is pet-friendly. Dogs and their owners are invited to run, romp and relax at the temporary off-leash dog park now open at Dix Park. The dog park is temporarily located on the site of the former athletic field on Biggs Drive where our Pop-PupAlooza events have been held. This facility provides a much needed off-leash dog area for park visitors, with all other areas of Dix Park requiring dogs to be on-leash. The 3+ acre dog park is open to the public seven days a week and includes separate areas for small and large dogs. Check out their website for closure dates. See Details