Off-Leash Dog Parks in Raleigh, NC

There are 13 off-leash dog parks in Raleigh, NC. Use the links below to get an overview of each dog park, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Millbrook Exchange Dog Park

Millbrook Dog Park, located within Millbrook Exchange Park, offers three separately fenced areas for dogs of all abilities. The larger area provides play space for large or energetic dogs while the small dog area is reserved for elderly, small, or infirm dogs and puppies. There is also a fenced, double-gated picnic shelter area located between the small and large park areas. Millbrook Dog Park is lighted for nighttime use. The park also features a water spigot and buckets.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Flaherty Dog Park

Wake Forest’s first dog park provides a place for dog owners to let their pets run free safely and legally without a leash. The park is approximately two acres and located adjacent to the Flaherty Park baseball and softball fields on N. White Street. It features a five-foot high chain link fence, paved entrance and double gated entry, grass, picnic tables, water stations, and pet cleanup stations.

Fuquay Varina Dog Park

Amenities include: -Grassy areas -Benches for relaxing -Sanitary stations -Small Dog and Large Dog areas

Piney Wood Dog Park

Spacious park with separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, and a third section for Frisbee catch.

Knightdale Station

Knightdale Station, while still under development, offers much to everyone looking for a relaxing leeway on their trip either to or through Knightdale, NC. In particular, there is the Ashley Wilder Dog Park for you and your furry friend! The park is very dog friendly and even has separate gated areas to allow your dog off-leash so that the little dogs (under 25 lbs) and bigger dogs (over 25 lbs) can feel free to be as comfortable and happy as physically possible. No lack of wagging tails here!

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

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)