Off-Leash Dog Parks in Palm Desert, CA

There are 11 off-leash dog parks in Palm Desert, CA. Use the links below to get an overview of each dog park, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Freedom Park

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A very popular spot for local dog owners, this large off-leash dog park is part of the 26-acre Freedom Park.

University Dog Park

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Pets are welcome to romp and play in this Palm Desert off-leash dog park, which includes a separate area for small dogs.

Civic Center Dog Park

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Pets will love to run and play off-leash at this Palm Desert fenced dog park.

Cahuilla Hills Park Off Leash Area

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Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise in the designated area of this public park, though be careful as the area is not fenced.

Joe Mann Dog Park

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Bring your pet to play off-leash at this small, fenced, neighborhood dog park in Palm Desert.

Palm Springs Dog Park

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The Palm Springs Dog Park is located behind City Hall in the city of Palm Springs, CA. The Palm Springs Dog Park consists of 1.6 acres of fenced-in rolling grass with fire hydrants, dual purpose canine/human drinking fountains, picnic tables and benches made from recycled materials, solar lighting and shade structures. Dogs run and play leash-free; park never closes. Separate play area for small dogs. Beautiful fence designed and built by artist Phill Evans; double-gated for safety.

Humber Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome in Humber, which is located near Fern Valley Road and Forest Drive.

Idyllwild Dog Park

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Enclosed dog park with 2 sides for both small or large dogs off leash and 2 other small enclosed runs. double entry gates. Running water, pooper scooper and bags, some shade, chairs to sit on, tennis balls,, some grass. Well behaved dogs and very friendly people there. 1/2 mile from the heart of town. Located in a church camp facility. Posted rules.

South Side Neighborhood Community Park

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The new park features areas for dogs, children’s play equipment, bathrooms and a shaded picnic bench. The dog park portion of the park has two separate sections, one for smaller dogs under 25 lbs and a side for larger dogs. Both sides of the park are equipped with a drinking fountain for people and doggie drinking fountains as well as a bench located on each side. Unfortunately, neither side comes with a shade area for humans and the dogs seek refuge under the table for shade. During the hot summers it is almost unbearable to spend time at the park with little to no shade. More trees or a shade structure located inside the dog park would be nice

Rancho Mirage Dog Park

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Rancho Mirage Dog Park is a fully-fenced 4.5 acre dog park with separate off-leash areas for large dogs and small dogs. Shaded areas with seating are also available. The park is open daily from 6 am to 9 pm.

Palm Springs BUZZ Trolley

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The Palm Springs BUZZ is a free trolley service to help residents and visitors get around town quickly and easily. Well-behaved, socialized dogs are welcome on board. Humans and dogs ride for free! Check out the BUZZ website for stop locations.