Off-Leash Dog Parks in Markham, IL

There are 31 off-leash dog parks within 20 miles of Markham. 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 Markham.

Pet Friendly Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park
Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park Your pet is welcome to run and play off-leash during designated hours at this fenced dog park, which includes a large grassy area with a small stream. See Details
Pet Friendly Mayslake Forest Preserve Dog Park
Mayslake Forest Preserve Dog Park This large, fenced off-leash dog park is renowned for its friendly community of pet-owners. Includes covered picnic tables, mulch ground cover, and portable restroom. See Details
Winnemac Park Pets are welcome to play on-leash at this Chicago park packed with fun recreational facilities. See Details
Grant Park Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash in this 18,000 square-foot fenced dog park in Chicago's famous Grant Park. You will need to get yourself a permit to use the park and have the required vaccinations to do this. See Details
Jackson Bark Jackson Bark is a dog park with an agility course located in Jackson Park, just south of the Museum of Science and Industry. See Details
Messenger Marsh Dog Park The Forest Preserve District of Will County's 5-acre fenced Messenger Marsh Dog Park provides an exercise area where dogs can run free. The Dog Park also features a smaller 1-acre park for dogs under 30 pounds. A shelter and benches provide comfort for the canines' human companions. A permit is required for use of the Dog Park. Other amenities at Messenger Marsh include a picnic shelter and multi-use trails suitable for equestrians. Located on South Bell Road, about 0.25-mile South of 159th Street. See Details
Bremen Grove Off Leash Area Newly opened off leash area located in Tinley Park run by the Cook County Forest Preserve District. Fully fenced, double gated, with two separate areas. See Details
Mt. Greenwood Park Leashed pets are welcome to join you at this massive Chicago public park. See Details
Dogwood Run at Lemon Lake County Park There's loads of room to play at this 14-acre off-leash dog park, where your pet will love to make friends. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Trantina Farm Dog Park Located on the south side of 151st Street between Cedar and Gougar Roads. The park is a component of the Trantina Farm, which is the first parcel to be developed as part of Homer Township’s Open Space Program. Funding was made possible in part with an OSLAD Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The Board and Trantina Farm Committee have established the posted rules and provided waste receptacles for park users. The southern portion of the Trantina Farm site is about 20 acres with the Dog Park comprising about 2 acres. The canine park is fenced and divided in two sections: one for smaller dogs less than 15" at the shoulder or 30 lbs. or less and the other for larger dogs. Parking, benches, a pavilion and a mowed, looped trail surrounding the Dog Park are available for horses, dogs and humans. The view from the trail offers wonderful vistas of the rolling terrain and wildlife. While the southern part of Trantina Farm site caters to our domestic friends, the northern approximate 30 acre portion is better suited for humans offering a playground, picnic area, limestone trail, restroom, fire pit, interpretive center, gardens, native prairie restoration, wildlife viewing and historical buildings. See Details
Lake Shore Park Leashed pets are welcome at this popular Chicago dog-walking spot. Located in the Near North community also called Streeterville, Lake Shore Park totals 7.08 acres and offers extensive outdoor recreational opportunities for dogs and their owners. You can extend your walk together by exploring the area with your pooch on a leash. Lake Shore Park is open every day of the week from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Coliseum Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this shady, fenced, neighborhood dog park. See Details
Maple Park Dog Park Maple Park Dog is a dedicated off-leash site that covers approximately 12,000 square feet. The park features a crushed granite surface, benches, canine water fountain and an electronic entry system. The dog park is open daily to permitted users from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Freedom Bark Park This award-winning park boasts trees, grass, tunnels, shade, a digging area, and drinking water. Pit Bulls and Pit mixes are not allowed. Membership is required. Annual passes are available with proof of current vaccinations. Registration forms, rules, and membership pricing can be found on Freedom Bark Park's official website. See Details
Lake Shore East/Park No. 546 Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this shady, fenced, neighborhood dog park. See Details
Wicker Memorial Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with benches and trees. Although the park does get muddy at times, dogs love to play here. Dogs must be registered to use the dog park. You can register your dog at the Wicker Memorial Park Picnic Office. Current vaccination records and a valid ID must be presented at the time of registration. Annual rates are $25 for the first dog and $10 for each additional dog for township residents, $60 for the first dog and $20 for each additional dog for out-of-township residents, and $100 for the first dog and $30 for each additional dog for out-of-state residents. Pursuant to Lake County Ordinance #1244F: Pit Bull and Pit Bull mixes are prohibited from participating in unleashed dog parks. See Details
Frankfort Bark Park at Commissioners Park This is a members-only park, which means you must register. Enter the gated park, featuring a separate small dog area, with an access card. See Details
Promontory Point Leashed dogs are welcome in Promontory Park, which is located near S Lake Shore Drive and East 55th Street. See Details
Centennial Dog Park Centennial Dog Park is a fenced, members-only dog park, which features drinking fountains and separate off-leash areas for small and large dogs. Centennial Dog Park is three acres and is located on the east side of Centennial Park. Dog owners interested in becoming a member of Centennial Dog Park can sign up at the park office. Membership is $40 a year for residents, plus $25 per additional dog. Residents must also obtain a town tag for $10, available for purchase in the Clerk Treasurers office. Membership is $115 a year for non-residents, plus $35 for a second dog and $25 for a third dog. For more information, check out the Dog Park's official website. See Details
Miller Meadow Off-Leash Dog Area Grand Opening The Forest Preserves of Cook County currently operates Miller Meadow Off-Leash Dog Areas for visitors to let their dogs enjoy the preserves without a leash. Please note that these are the only locations within the Forest Preserves where off-leash dogs are allowed. Dog owners wishing to enter the Off-Leash Dog Areas must first purchase an annual membership. The annual membership includes one membership card and one key to enter any of the Forest Preserves’ Off-Leash Dog Areas. Annual memberships are valid from October 1 through September 30 of the following year. See Details
Fulton River Park/Park No. 551 Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this shady, fenced, neighborhood dog park. See Details
Rover's Run Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade structures and drinking water. Dog park tag from the county is required from this members-only based park. See Details
Forest Park Dog Park Fenced in dog park with woodchips/mulch. Great group of dogs and dog owners. Only downfall is not enough shade in the summer time. See Details
Fred Anderson Dog Park Architecturally structured dog park named for Chicago Jazz musician and owner of the Velvet Lounge, the Fred Anderson Dog Park is part of the Chicago Park District. Located in the South Loop, thete are separate areas for large or rambunctious dogs and small dogs; spouting fountains in summer; performance area. See Details