Off-Leash Dog Parks in Michigan

There are few things in life a dog loves more than running off-leash with his canine comrades. No matter where you live or where you’re headed in Michigan, we can help you find an off-leash dog park nearby. We’ll even give you the scoop on poop bag and water availability.

Pet Friendly Hillcrest Dog Park
Hillcrest Dog Park Hillcrest Dog Park is located on the northeast side of Grand Rapids and offers separately fenced areas for small and large dogs, benches, shaded areas, water station (seasonal), and bags for cleanup. See Details
Pet Friendly Prairie View Dog Park
Prairie View Dog Park Prairie View Dog Park opened in the spring of 2010 and features 7 acres of fenced park area for dogs to exercise and socialize off-leash. The park has a grass area with plenty of shade trees and a wooded section with a walking trail. Plus there is a special area for dogs under 25 lbs. Access to the dog park requires either payment of the daily vehicle entrance fee or an annual park pass.
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Wagner Park Dog Run Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise in the designated area of Wagner Park, though be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Meadow Run Dog Park Meadow Run Dog Park has 24 acres of completely-fenced rolling meadows, a large pond for dog swimming, agility equipment, a separate small/shy dog area, plowed paths in winter, a dog rinse off area outside, and self-grooming tubs inside the office. There are also rest areas with poop and water stations and benches. This is a private park that sells 3, 6, 9 or 12 month memberships. 3 visits are allowed before membership is required. All dogs must demonstrate suitable temperament and have proof of current rabies, distemper, parvo, and bordetella vaccinations before entering park. See Details
Fairmont Dog Park Kalamazoo dog lovers are hard at work putting in a fenced off-leash dog park at this location. Visit for updates! See Details
Tails and Trails Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this Saugatuck dog park, which is fully fenced with a separate small dog area, grass, sand, and trees for shade. See Details
Soldan Dog Park Soldan Dog Park has more than 12 acres of natural space and trails, as well as a large pond and expansive open field for running. There is LOTS of room for dogs to roam off-leash, pet and human drinking fountains, and free poop bags. Day passes and key FOBS are required to enter. See website for details or call Lansing Parks and Rec at (517) 483-4277. See Details
Swift Run Dog Park The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission welcomes dog owners and their pets to visit Swift Run Dog Park. The park is an outdoor space established for registered dog owners to allow their dogs to legally run free off-leash. There is 10 acres of grassy fields with separate fenced runs for large and small dogs. See Details
Covell Dog Park Covell Dog Park is located on the northwest side of Grand Rapids, at the intersection of Bridge and Covell, next to Union High School. This one-acre off-leash area offers plenty of room for your pup to play. Be aware there are not separate areas for small and large dogs. See Details
The Bark Park Bring Fido to play in a safe and fun space at The Bark Park! The Park features five acres of fenced grass, with a separate area for small, shy, and special needs dogs. The Bark Park is fully staffed at all times, offers fresh water, and features wading pools for splashing in the summer. Proof of rabies, DHLPP, and Bordetella vaccinations are required to enter the Park. Daily and monthly passes are available, with no membership fees. Rates can be found on The Bark Park's official website. The Bark Park is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 6:30pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00pm.

In addition to its dog park, full-time, supervised dog daycare is available Monday through Saturday. Daycare dogs are available for supervised play with your dog.
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Clinton Township Dog Park This 1.5-acre, fenced dog park includes both doggie and human drinking fountains, benches and waste bags. A pass is required. Passes can be obtained by filling out an application and paying a yearly fee along with a fee for the park entrance key fob. Information on passes can be found on the website. See Details
Behnke Memorial Dog Park Pets can play-off leash at this park, which also includes trees, benches, drinking water, and retired fire hydrants. See Details
Wags West Dog Park Traverse City's first off-leash dog park has been a great success and instantly one of Traverse City's most visited parks. Please come visit at the corner of Division St. and Bay St, near Grandview Parkway.
The park is equipped with two fenced areas, one for large dogs, one for small. There are several doggie bags and trash cans available as well as benches. Currently there are no water facilities within the fenced area but a hose is close by.
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EZ Dog Park and Training Pets will love the chance to play off-leash at this dog park, which is fully fenced with a separate area for smaller dogs. See Details
Lyon Oaks Dog Park Lyon Oaks in Wixom, preserves 800 acres of environmentally-sensitive wetlands within a 1,041-acre park. Park features a 13-acre fenced dog park, day-use area with picnic shelter, playground and recreation fields, and approximately 6 miles of trails for biking, cross-country skiing, and on-leash dog walking. The 13-acre, fenced dog park includes a separate small dog area, benches, picnic tables, and water fountains. It is a great place for your pet to play off-leash. The park has an entry fee of $5 per day. See Details
Silver Lake Dog Park Unknown by many, this hidden gem of a dog park is located in the Silver Lake Recreation area off N. East Silver Lake Road. The park has a nice sized fenced in area both for small dog and large dogs (separated). In the fall of 2013 we held the "soft opening" of our new fenced dog park. In 2014 look for further improvements to this park, including a water source. Poop bags available on location - please pick up after your pup. See Details
Mark Twain Dog Park This fenced, neighborhood dog park is a great place for Royal Oak pets to get their off-leash exercise. Membership is required to ensure dogs are vaccinated. Visit the website for details on membership. Mark Twain Dog Park is open daily from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Northern Tail Dog Park The Northern Tail Dog Park is a two-acre, double-gated, fenced, off-leash park featuring a doggy station, shade trees and more. It is located just north of the East Lansing Softball Complex along the Northern Tier Trail. The Northern Tail Dog Park provides many community benefits by socializing and exercising dogs in a safe environment, promoting responsible pet owner ship, enabling dogs to legally run off-leash, promoting public health and safety and providing a tool for realistic enforcement of dog control laws. See Details
Wyoming Dog Park at Marquette Park The Wyoming Dog Park is a 2.2-acre off-leash, members-only park with fenced enclosures for small and large dogs located just north of Kimble Field in Wyoming’s Marquette Park. There is access to drinking water and a sand pile on site. Membership to the park is required prior to being allowed admittance. Entry into the dog park area is controlled by a key fob access to ensure pets are vaccinated and licensed, creating a safe environment for owners and their pets.

Membership is required and can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office, located at 1155 28th St. SW. Proof of select medical records and a current dog license are necessary for membership. The annual fee is $12 for Wyoming residents and $24 for non-residents` and is renewable on Jan. 1 each year. For more information, contact the Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department at 616-530-3164.
The Wyoming Dog Park is open daily from 7am to 10pm.
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Karner Farm Dog Park West Bloomfield pets love this 3 acre fenced off-leash play area, a great place for their daily exercise. Registration for the Off Leash Dog Area (OLDA) opens in January and closes in February. The fee is $30 for the year (January through December) and is not prorated. Only West Bloomfield Township residents may register. Registration is in person only (you do not need to bring your dog) at the Recreation Activities Center, 4640 Walnut Lake Road, in the WB Civic Center Complex. OLDA registration will be taken between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday (regular business days).

To register, you MUST bring the following:
Proof you are a West Bloomfield Township resident. (Driver’s License)
Proof of your 2014 Oakland County Dog License.
Proof of up-to-date, current vaccination, must include Bordatella, at the time of registration.
Registration will not be permitted if the county dog license, vaccination papers and driver’s license do not match exactly.
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Orion Oaks Dog Park Dogs are welcome at this off-leash dog park with a doggie swim beach, dock and ramps for pooches to get out of the water. Additionally, there are are also plenty of trails to hike with Fido in the 14-acre area. Orion Oaks Dog Park is open every day of the week from 7am until 30 minutes after sunset. See Details
Shaggy Pines Dog Park Shaggy Pines is a private dog park in Ada, MI, located just minutes from Grand Rapids. The park features 16 acres of off-leash activity. You and your dog will love exploring the park with lush pine trees, rolling hills, and wide open fields, and they will get to socialize with other friendly pups. There is a swimming pond in the summer and plowed paths in the winter. Visitors are welcome with proper documentation. See Details
Olson Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash in this fenced dog run at Ann Arbor's Olson Park. Passes from town hall required for access. See Details
Red Oaks Dog Park Red Oaks Dog Park features 5.2 acres of fully-fenced space for your pup to romp in as well as picnic shelter for the humans, doggie water fountain, waste station, and a hose for cleaning up Fido before heading home. See Details