Off-Leash Dog Parks in Richmond, VA

There are 5 off-leash dog parks in Richmond, and 6 more nearby. 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 Richmond.

Pet Friendly Church Hill Dog Park at Chimborazo Park
Church Hill Dog Park at Chimborazo Park The 30-acre, dog-friendly Chimborazo Park in Richmond, VA, is home to National Battlefield Park headquarters and one of Richmond's most unique statues, a miniature of the Statue of Liberty. The park is also home to Church Hill Dog Park on the eastern lower terrace of the park. The Dog Park includes separate areas for small and large dogs. Dogs are welcome leashed outside of the dog park area, but can be unleashed within the dog park fence. See Details
Pet Friendly Phideaux Field at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church
Phideaux Field at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church This lovely private off-leash dog park is rarely crowded, which means your pet will have plenty of room to play. Bowls provided but bring water. See Details
Barker Field at Byrd Park Barker Field at Byrd Park in Richmond, VA, is a large, off-leash dog park that is fully fenced and includes bench swings, shade, and drinking water in-season. Be sure to bring water in cooler months. See Details
Northside Dog Park Two large fenced areas (not dog-size specific) feature several picnic tables inside and several benches outside. Not much shade, but room for plenty of dogs to run. No water tap, but water jugs delivered. Adjacent to the Henderson Sports Complex behind Henderson Middle School off Old Brook Road and Azalea Avenue. Turn off Old Brook right next to the Northside YMCA building and follow about 1/4 mile to the parking area. See Details
Ruff House Dog Park at Rockwood Park Ruff House Dog Park is a dog-friendly park located in Rockwood Park in Richmond, VA. The park offers two kennels with benches, water and close parking for you and your dog to enjoy. The Ruff House Dog Park is a partnership between The Friends of Ruff House and Chesterfield County Parks and Rec. See Details
Hanover Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at Hanover Dog Park in Ashland, VA. This 1-acre clean, grass-covered dog park features agility equipment, water stations and benches. See Details
Short Pump Dog Park Short Pump Dog Park is located within Short Pump Park in Henrico, VA. The park features separate play areas for small and large dogs. Synthetic grass is used to cover the ground in each section. There is also a short trail that traverses through the center of the park. See Details
Chester Dog Park at Goyne Park Chester Dog Park at Goyne Park is pet-friendly. This dog park is a great place to bring Fido for an off-leash stretch of the legs. The first phase features a small dog run and an eight-foot wide walking path that winds for 220-feet. There's also an 80-foot release foyer area. There are plans to add an agility course and large dog run too. The large dog run is now open, with water access in place at the start of 2020. See Details
Dorey Dog Park Dorey Park has an off-leash dog park, 1 acre in size, with 5 foot enclosed fence with two areas – one for small dogs and the other for larger dogs. See Details
Pole Green Dog Park This 1.2-acre dog park, established in 2015, is the second dog park in Hanover County. The dog park has two water stations, several waste stations, a time-out pen, and benches. Pole Green Dog Park is open daily from dawn to dusk throughout the year. See Details
Clover Hill Dog Park Clover Hill Dog Park is a dog-friendly dog park in Midlothian, VA. Fido is invited to play to their heart's content in this fenced-in, off-leash dog park. Features of the park are hand-pumped fresh water for water bowls, benches for the paw parents to sit on, or lounge near the raised bed garden for a moment to relax. See Details