Off-Leash Dog Parks in Louisville, KY

There are 11 off-leash dog parks in Louisville. 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 Louisville.

Pet Friendly E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park
E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park Let your pup enjoy an off-leash romp at Sawyer Dog Park, located in the E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. Sawyer Dog Park offers six acres of grassy space, divided into separate areas for small and large dogs. The park also offers two gazebos, shaded areas, and water for dogs. An official Louisville Dog Run Dog Park Permit is required to use dog park. See Details
Pet Friendly Cochran Hill Dog Run
Cochran Hill Dog Run Pets love the chance to play off-leash at the fully-fenced Cochran Hill Dog Run in Cherokee Park. This two-acre park is divided into a one-acre small dog area and a one-acre area for all dog use. The park also features baggies for cleanup and water for dogs. An official Louisville Dog Run Association Dog Park Permit is required to use this park. Please note: this is a private dog park that is subject to an application process before use. See Details
Louisville Waterfront Park Pets love the chance to explore this riverside park with open grassy areas—such as the Great Lawn—and plenty of shady trails to stroll along. They're welcome in the majority of the park on-leash. Dogs are not allowed in the playgrounds, waterplay, water feature, and Big Four Bridge areas. Louisville Waterfront Park is open from 6am to 11pm, daily. See Details
Champions Dog Run Fido will love the off-leash playtime at Champions Dog Run in Champions Park. This 3.6-acre dog park features separate areas for small dog use and all dog use along with water for humans and canines alike. An official Louisville Dog Run Association Dog Park Permit is required to use this dog park. See Details
Vettiner Dog Run Enjoy the beautiful views of Charlie Vettiner Park as your pup enjoys off-leash playtime at the Vettiner Dog Run. This two-acre park is fully-fenced and features a small dog area and a large dog area. An official Louisville Dog Run Association Dog Park Permit is required to use this dog park. See Details
The Barklands at Beckley Creek Park The Barklands of Beckley Creek Park, the first off-leash dog park within The Parklands of Floyds Fork, is open to members of the Louisville Dog Run Association. The bark park is positioned on the northwest corner of the Egg Lawn. You’ll know you’re there when you see the fire hydrants and large bone in the pavement at the entrance. The dog run features three "zones", each one-acre, including one for large dogs, one for smaller dogs, and one that will be “resting” and closed for use. The runs will rotate in order to maintain the turf and signage at the park will help users identify which areas are open. Louisville Dog Run Association members help pay for the maintenance, programming, and overall upkeep of the new amenity and the membership process helps to verify that each dog is up-to-date on shots and safe to play with other pups. Visit the website to learn more about the LRDA and how to apply for annual membership. See Details
Iroquois Park Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash in this lovely Louisville public park. See Details
Morton Avenue Dog Park Spacious fenced area for dogs to run and play off leash. Located near Patterson Playground. See Details
Waverly Dog Run Waverly Dog Run is located at Waverly Park, a 297-acre park located in southwestern Louisville Metro. The Waverly Dog Run is located at the end of Waverly Park Road and spans approximately an acre and a half. The area is past the lake area and is in the woods See Details
Old Louisville Dog Run Old Louisville Dog Run in Toonerville Trolley Park is pet-friendly. The dog run consists of two 100' x 115' areas, one built over the old tennis court and the other on the grassy area at the back of the park. Dogs are welcome to play in the dog run, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
PG&Js Dog Park Bar PG&Js Dog Park Bar is pet-friendly. The first dog park bar in the area invites you to sit, sip and stay while your pup runs freely in the 8,000-square-foot open space. They offer complimentary Wi-Fi and coffee or alcohol for purchase. Become a Founding ForePAWther for a membership fee of $199.95 and receive unlimited park access for one year, complimentary coffee once a month, an engraved bone with your pup’s name on it, a T-shirt, VIP access to events, and more. As an added incentive to pay them a visit, a portion of every dollar spent is donated to local pet charities. PG&Js Dog Park Bar is open Tuesday through Friday from 12pm to 10pm, Saturday from 10am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
The Jeffersonville Dog Park at Highland Park The Jeffersonville Dog Park, located in Highland Park, features separate small dog (25 lbs or less) and large dog (over 25 lbs) areas. The small dog area can also be used for less active, shy, or senior dogs of any size. The park also offers drinking water for humans and canines, benches and picnic tables, a pergola, shaded areas, a walking trail, and agility equipment. Membership is required for park admittance. See Details