Off-Leash Dog Parks in Washington, DC

There are 7 off-leash dog parks in Washington. 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 Washington.

Pet Friendly Shaw Dog Park
Shaw Dog Park This 15,000 sf dog park on 11th Street NW between Q and R streets is fully fenced and has separate areas large and small dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Montrose Park
Montrose Park Bring your leashed pup to the super dog-friendly Montrose Park, considered one of Washington's best-kept dog-loving secrets. See Details
S Street Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on S Street. See Details
The Yards Park Come experience DC's new waterfront destination and centerpiece of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood! Located just south of Capitol Hill and to the east of Nationals Ballpark, this thoughtfully designed park is a place to be active or relax and enjoy the outdoors. At the Yards Park you?ll find open grassy areas and well-landscaped outdoor rooms, a waterfall and canal-like water feature, an elevated overlook, an iconic bridge and light sculpture, terraced performance venue, and a riverfront boardwalk. Dogs are welcome off-leash in the designated dog run, but must be leashed in the rest of the park. See Details
Walter C Pierce Community Park Small--but always busy--dog park between Woodley Park and Adams Morgan. Easy to access off of Calvert Street just east of the Duke Ellington bridge. See Details
Newark Street Dog Park Bring Fido to Newark Street Dog Park to play off-leash! The Park features two separate play areas with two separate entrances, a crushed granite surface, benches, a shade shelter, water fountains for people and pets, waste disposal stations, and "a steady supply of tennis balls, provided by [its] Newark Street Park tennis players." Fido must be cleaned up after and leashed when entering and exiting the park. Park capacity is twenty-two dogs. When the park is at capacity and others are waiting, handlers are allowed thirty minutes in the Park with their pets. Newark Street Dog Park's hours vary seasonally, so dog owners should check its website before planning their outing. See Details
Lansburgh Dog Park Bring Fido to play at Lansburgh Dog Park! The Dog Park is fenced and features separate areas for large and small dogs. Bowls, water for dogs, and waste bags are provided. Lansburgh Dog Park is open seven days a week from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Shirlington Dog Park Shirlington Dog Park is a very large park with gates that lead to a stream. The park has separate areas for large and small dogs to play, and is a well-maintained area with lots and lots of room for running. Shirlington Dog Park is open daily from sunrise - sunset. See Details
Maryland City Dog Park Your pet will enjoy meeting other dogs at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes separate areas for large and small dogs as well as running water and benches. The dog park is located within Maryland City Park. See Details
Cabin John Dog Park Bring your pet down to this fenced, off-leash dog park for a chance to make friends and play. See Details
Vienna Dog Park The Vienna Dog Park is located at 700 Courthouse Rd, SW. The parking lot is off of Old Courthouse Road. If the lot is full, patrons can park up the hill at the Nottoway Park basketball courts. The Vienna Dog Park offers a doggie & human water fountain, fully shaded Woodchip surface, fully fenced area that's 5 ft high with double gates, and agility equipment (ramp, hoop, hurdles). See Details
Duke Street Dog Park This large, fenced, grassy dog park is a wonderful place to bring your pet to play off-leash. There are plenty of toys on hand, but bring your own water. See Details
Dog Run Park at Carlyle Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with separate small dog area, grass, gravel, benches, and drinking water. See Details
Glencarlyn Park Your pet will love the chance to cool off on a hot day in the stream at this designated off-leash area. Be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
Grist Mill Dog Park This small, 1-acre dog park is fully fenced and covered in a special blue landscaping dust to reduce mud. Includes shade trees and benches. See Details
Prince William County Dog Park Great new dog park in Woodbridge. Has a separate small dog area, benches, a picnic table, agility equipment, and poop-bags and trashcans. Located between Colby Dr. and Sturbridge Rd. See Details
Olney Manor Recreational Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this free, one-acre, fenced dog park. Includes separate area for smaller dogs. See Details
South Run Dog Park This fenced dog park is a convenient place to bring your pet for a bit of off-leash exercise. Includes shade trees and varied terrain. See Details
Benjamin Banneker Park Your pet will love the chance to play and socialize off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes water spigot, shade trees, and seats for owners. See Details
Wheaton Regional Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes plenty of shade and benches to relax on. See Details
Ben Brenman Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash in the fenced dog run in this public park, though be sure to bring your own water. See Details
Rockville Dog Park at King Farm Rockville pooches will love the chance to play at this residents-only fenced dog park. It's a great place to get some off-leash exercise. Water fountains, was stations, benches, and picnic tables are also available. *In order to keep the Dog Park safe from non-vaccinated and unlicensed dogs, and those not compliant with the rules, the Dog Park is locked and restricted to Rockville residents only whose dog(s) are licensed with the City of Rockville. Dog licensing is handled by the Neighborhood Services/Animal Control Division of the Rockville City Police Department. All dogs older than four months are required to be licensed.* See Details
Mason District Dog Park Dogs are welcome off-leash at this Annandale park, supported by the Mason District Dog Opportunity Group. Directions: Beltway Exit 52B(Little River Tpk., Rt. 236) east 3 miles to left at Robert Ave. and right on Alpine Drive and then left into the parking lot entrance. See Details
Founders Park Off Leash Dog Area Pets will love the chance to play off-leash in the designated area of this city park. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details