Off-Leash Dog Parks in New York

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 New York, 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 Central Park
Central Park No trip to Manhattan with your dog would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Dogs must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of the park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00am and after 9:00pm. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Pet Friendly Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen State Park Watkins Glen State Park is a popular dog-friendly recreation area offering hiking and camping in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Glen's stream flows over towering cliffs to create 19 waterfalls within a two mile stretch. Fido is welcome to explore the trails in this park, but dogs must be kept on a leash or in a carrier. Please note that pets are not permitted on the Gorge Trail, or in park buildings, playgrounds, pools, guarded beaches and the spray-grounds. See Details
Barton Orchards Located on Hudson Valley's 175-acre, premiere PYO family farm, Barton Orchards in Poughquag, NY, is now home to a pet-friendly park. To play in the dog park, pups must be well behaved, and you will need to be able to show proof of immunizations. Additionally, dogs are allowed in the orchard during PYO season; however they do need to be on a leash when walking outside of the the fenced dog park. Dogs are not to be brought inside buildings including The Tap Room, Farm Market or Bakery, which are also located on the farm. Opening hours vary depending on the season. See Details
Wegmans Good Dog Park Wegmans Good Dog Park is a fun place for Fido to play off leash in Liverpool, NY. This fenced dog play area has a dog obstacle course, and large run area with pea gravel. There are two separate areas for small and big dogs. The entrance has two gates so dogs cannot escape enclosed area. Onondaga Lake park also has an excellent dog walk path (on-leash, with doggie bag stations) that goes for 5 miles along the lake that is shared by pedestrians. Separate path for wheeled activities (bicycles, rollerblades, etc), so dog can run with you as you ride. See Details
Ellicott Island Park Pet owners love to bring their four-legged friends to this island park. Located in Ellicott Creek, the Ellicott Island Bark Park is unique, in that it is not fenced, but surrounded by water. Dogs are welcome to explore off-leash as long as they are cleaned up after. Ellicott Island features a doggy beach, open and shaded areas, trails, and a free library station for human visitors. Volunteers provide bowls and fresh water. Dog owners can enter Ellicott Island Bark Park at the park's double-gated footbridge. See Details
Prospect Park Dog Beach Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, offers a dog-friendly acres of green space for special off-leash hours (6am–9am and 9pm–1am) at the Long Meadow (except ballfields), Nethermead, Peninsula Meadow and, during those hours, even a place to swim, Dog Beach. Dogs must be leashed at all other times. The park also has a Kensington Dog Run at the Prospect Park Parade Ground. See Details
De Veaux Woods State Park Dog Park De Veaux Woods State Park Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Niagara Falls. After years of planning, the first dog park in the Falls is now officially open to the public. Federal funding covered the purchase and installation of fencing and other park furnishings. Located on a little over an acre of land, there's a section for small dogs and one for larger dogs. It also has a private run on the perimeter of the park that has the ability to close off into three private sections if you’d rather have an area for just you & your dogs. Additionally, there are doggie water fountains, disposal stations, leash holders, and benches. See Details
Thomas Bull Memorial Dog Park Thomas Bull Memorial Dog Park is a dog-friendly park located in Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Campbell Hall, NY. This fenced-in off-leash area is approximately 1.5 acres and features a separate area for small dogs. The park also has water fountains, benches and shaded areas. See Details
Southards Pond Park Southards Pond Park is a dog-friendly outdoor space in Babylon, NY. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk the trails with you at this 19-acre park. Fido can even go for a swim and you won't have to worry about boat traffic because boats are prohibited. See Details
Tompkins County Dog Park Dogs are welcome to run off-leash at this Ithaca dog park. There are separate areas for big and small dogs. See Details
Madison Square Park Dog Run This popular NYC dog park is a bit on the smaller side, but is a favorite among NYC dog-lovers. Double-entry/exit gates help ensure your dog's safety when anyone enters or leaves the park. Water is available for dogs during the late spring, summer, and early fall, but bring your own, just in case. Plenty of seating and shade available. See Details
Sirius Dog Run The Sirius Dog Run in Battery Park City's Gateway Plaza area is a great dog run with new paving. It is a beautiful part of the city, and many friendly dogs and their humans love this area. It is named after one of the Rescue Labs that gave his life during the 9-11 search and rescue operations. See Details
Tully Dog Park at Michael J. Tully Park Tully Dog Park at Michael J. Tully Park has plenty of space for Fido to play. Leashed dogs are also welcome on the paved walking paths throughout the park. For humans, the park also features baseball fields (by permit), tennis, handball and basketball courts, a playground, and more. See Details
Little Bay Dog Run Two separate areas for big and small dogs. Doggie water fountain available. See Details
Jamesville Beach Off-leash Dog Park There is a un-fenced, shared use off-leash dog area in Jamesville Beach Park which accesses the Jamesville Reservoir. Proof of a current rabies vaccine may be required on site.Dogs on leash are allowed in the rest of the park except that they are not allowed in the beach areas during the summer beach season. During the winter dogs may use the beach areas on leash. There is a disc golf course in the park. Dogs must always be cleaned up after throughout the park.
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Pelham Bay Park Dog Run The Pelham Bay Park Dog Run is located in Pelham South, not far from the entrance at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue. The Dog Run is one of the first dog runs to be built by the NYC Parks Department. Nearby, Orchard Beach is also a treat in the off-season, when strolling, biking or dog walking (on the promenade only from October 1 to May 1) are very popular. See Details
Buffalo Dog Park at LaSalle Park Pets may play off-leash at this lovely dog park with beautiful views. See Details
Hillside Dog Park Hillside Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation spot in Brooklyn. This much-loved, fenced dog park is a great place for your pet to get some off-leash exercise, with plenty of space as well as benches for owners to relax on. Don't forget to clean up after your pup. See Details
Springs Park Springs Park is an unofficial dog park in the town of East Hampton. Bring your pooch along to play on the winding trails of this pretty park. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Springs Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Prospect Park Prospect Park is a dog-friendly public park in Brooklyn, NY, that allows pets off-leash in designated areas at certain times of day. They are welcome on-leash all the time and must be leashed on pathways and in wooded sections. See Details
Nott Road Dog Park Large fenced area, water, and benches. Please visit the Town of Guilderland website to learn more about the Dog Park Rules. See Details
North Chelsea Dog Park This much-loved off-leash dog park is a favorite with locals for its wonderful views of the river. The park is fully-fenced, and there are dog-friendly restaurants nearby. See Details
Lake George Dog Park Lake George Dog Park, located behind the town transfer station and next to the soccer fields at Lake George Recreation Area, is a large free dog park that is separated into a large dog area and a small dog area. Rules are posted at the park. No females in heat and no aggressive male dogs are allowed. Any dog that shows aggression must leave the park. The Lake George Dog Park is open daily from dawn until dusk. See Details
Washington Square Park Dog Run You'll love this fenced, neighborhood dog park, a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash fun. Running water available. See Details