Off-Leash Dog Parks in Jersey City, NJ

There are 8 off-leash dog parks in Jersey City. 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 Jersey City.

Pet Friendly Newport Dog Run
Newport Dog Run Newport Dog Run is a resident-only space where local dogs can play and socialize. The dog run is lined with faux grass and is fenced-in. It features lighting, benches, waste bags and trash bins. Dogs must be cleaned up after and leashed when entering and exiting the park. The Dog Run is not cleared of snow and ice during the winter months.

Newport Dog Run requires furry friends to be licensed by the Jersey City's Department of Health/Animal Control Bureau before their visit. Dog owners can obtain a resident tag and view a copy of the rules by visiting the Newport Residential Customer Service Office located at 20 River Drive.
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Pet Friendly Lincoln Park Dog Run
Lincoln Park Dog Run This large, well-maintained, off-leash dog park includes a separate area for small dogs, and even has its own fire hydrant. See Details
Hamilton Park Dog Runs Hamilton Park Dog Runs Park has off-leash areas for both small dogs (25 lbs and under) and big dogs. See Details
Timulty Park Dog Run Dogs with a current license and metal registration tags on their collars are welcome to play off-leash in the Timulty Park Dog Run. The small dog run is fenced and features waste bins. Dogs must be leashed until they enter the gate. Timulty Park Dog Run is open daily from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Van Vorst Park Dog Run This off-leash dog park is known for being friendly and well taken care of. There are separate areas for large and small dogs. See Details
Morris Canal Park Morris Canal Park is dog-friendly. This off-leash area is a great place to bring Fido to enjoy some socializing and a game of fetch. There's water on three sides of the park, so dogs are cut off from making a break for it into Jersey City. For safety purposes, make sure your dog is under voice command before letting them off-leash. See Details
Sgt. Anthony Dog Park This dog park is open 24 hours. They are in the process of upgrading it. See Details
Berry Lane Park Dog Run Berry Lane Park Dog Run in Jersey City welcomes dogs to play off-leash. Located next to the tennis courts, this small dog run is a great place to let your pooch run freely with the city's skyline in the distance. Leashed dogs are also allowed on the walking trails surrounding the dog run. Berry Lane Park Dog Run is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Central Park No trip to Manhattan with your dog would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Dogs must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of the park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00am and after 9:00pm. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Prospect Park Prospect Park is a dog-friendly public park in Brooklyn, NY, that allows pets off-leash in designated areas at certain times of day. They are welcome on-leash all the time and must be leashed on pathways and in wooded sections. See Details
Sirius Dog Run The Sirius Dog Run in Battery Park City's Gateway Plaza area is a great dog run with new paving. It is a beautiful part of the city, and many friendly dogs and their humans love this area. It is named after one of the Rescue Labs that gave his life during the 9-11 search and rescue operations. See Details
Prospect Park Dog Beach Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, offers a dog-friendly acres of green space for special off-leash hours (6am–9am and 9pm–1am) at the Long Meadow (except ballfields), Nethermead, Peninsula Meadow and, during those hours, even a place to swim, Dog Beach. Dogs must be leashed at all other times. The park also has a Kensington Dog Run at the Prospect Park Parade Ground. See Details
Little Bay Dog Run Two separate areas for big and small dogs. Doggie water fountain available. See Details
Hillside Dog Park Hillside Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation spot in Brooklyn. This much-loved, fenced dog park is a great place for your pet to get some off-leash exercise, with plenty of space as well as benches for owners to relax on. Don't forget to clean up after your pup. See Details
Madison Square Park Dog Run This popular NYC dog park is a bit on the smaller side, but is a favorite among NYC dog-lovers. Double-entry/exit gates help ensure your dog's safety when anyone enters or leaves the park. Water is available for dogs during the late spring, summer, and early fall, but bring your own, just in case. Plenty of seating and shade available. See Details
Pelham Bay Park Dog Run The Pelham Bay Park Dog Run is located in Pelham South, not far from the entrance at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue. The Dog Run is one of the first dog runs to be built by the NYC Parks Department. Nearby, Orchard Beach is also a treat in the off-season, when strolling, biking or dog walking (on the promenade only from October 1 to May 1) are very popular. See Details
Metuchen-Edison Community Dog Park Fenced dog park with benches, water fountains, trash receptacles, walking paths, and a paved parking area. See Details
Leonia Dog Park/Lakeview Park This is a lovely dog friendly park with 2 picnic tables under an awning. There is a large area including a hill. There is water access and a metal bowl. There seems to be a conflict with some neighbors as there are signs across the street in front of PVT homes stating "stop unleashed dogs in the park". As long as you go during posted hours and limit the dog barking there seems to be no conflict. Many nice dogs and owners! I have px available but cannot figure out how to post them! See Details
James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park Dog Run Pets love the off-leash fun at this fenced dog park, which includes separate runs for different size pets, benches, water bowls, running water, donated toys, and waste bags. With a land area of 167 acres, James J. Braddock Park is one of the largest and most beautiful of Hudson County’s parks where leashed dogs are welcome outside of the dog run. The park is home to the 16-acre Woodcliff Lake and has an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline. See Details
Goffle Brook Park & Hawthorne Dog Run One of the newest and most popular features in Goffle Brook Park is the Hawthorne Dog Run. The Hawthorne Dog Run allows dogs the opportunity to run leash-free in a safe and contained area and their owners the chance to relax and enjoy some quality time with their dogs. Leashed dogs are also allowed to walk with their owners in Goffle Brook Park, located along Goffle Road, this 103-acre park is adjacent to the Goffle Brook. The northern section contains a duck pond, which is stocked with trout for fishing during the summer. The southern section of the park contains numerous athletic fields, an accessible playground, and picnic areas. The park is open daily 9am - 9pm. See Details
Washington Square Park Dog Run You'll love this fenced, neighborhood dog park, a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash fun. Running water available. See Details
North Chelsea Dog Park This much-loved off-leash dog park is a favorite with locals for its wonderful views of the river. The park is fully-fenced, and there are dog-friendly restaurants nearby. See Details
Montville Township Dog Park You'll need to get a pass for this clean, secure, off-leash dog park in Montville. See Details
Nash Park Dog Park Located inside Nash Park, the Nash Park Dog Park in Clifton, NJ, offers plenty of green space for dogs to play and socialize. See Details