Off-Leash Dog Parks in North Carolina

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 North Carolina, 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 William Davies Park
William Davies Park William Davies Park provides plenty of space for your pup to run off leash and features separate areas for small and large dogs, seating areas, and trees for shade. The park has two sides to it. One side is for small dogs from 20lbs on down, and the other is for big dogs fro 20lbs on up. Nice fenced in area plenty of water, running room, and toys. The parents also have a place to sit and watch their fur-children run wild. There plenty of trees around for some nice shade. See Details
Pet Friendly French Broad River Dog Park
French Broad River Dog Park One of Asheville's most beautiful parks, the French Broad River Park meanders alongside the tranquil French Broad River, and features a vast area of open green space with old trees, a wildflower garden, a paved trail, a gazebo, picnic tables and grills, an observation deck, and a small playground. The Dog Park features a large fenced-in area made for exercising and socializing your pooch! It is a one acre lot with wood chips, fresh water, and dog waste bags. No separate areas for small and large dogs. There is a great trail system, picnic facilities, and wonderful access to the river for doggy swimming as well! See Details
Azalea Park Dog Park This 155-acre park has been developed as one of Asheville's top parks. The John B. Lewis Soccer complex (4 soccer fields) is open with lots more special features to come including trails, picnic areas, disc golf, lakes, a retreat center, the historic Thomas Wolfe cabin and much more. The Dog Park features two separate fenced areas, one for small dogs and one for large dogs. Separate Parking for pet owners. There is a gazebo in the large dog area. See Details
Dog Park at Hugh MacRae Park This dog park, located in Hugh MacRae Park, features separate areas for small and large dogs, picnic tables, and shaded areas. See Details
Barkingham Park at Reedy Creek Park This off-leash dog park is loved by both owners and dogs. It's a great spot for dogs to play and run in Charlotte. See Details
Wilmington Dog Park at Empie Wilmington Dog Park at Empie is the first functional off-leash dog park in Wilmington. The park is incorporated into a 2-acre site of unused land within the confines of Empie Park. The park is completely fenced in with two play areas -- one for large dogs and another dog dogs under 20 pounds. There is also water, pet waste stations, and lots of shade. Located on the corner of Independence and Park Ave, Behind Steinmart. See Details
Riverside Dog Park Riverside Dog Park offers two fenced areas for dogs. Water and poop bags are available. See Details
Southwest Park Dog Park Your pet will love to roam free over the 2.5 fenced acres of this off-leash dog park, which includes separate sections for large and small dogs as well as fresh water and treats. Fees apply. Use 3403 Wall Road, Greensboro for GPS purposes. See Details
Frazier Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park on Sycamore Street. See Details
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. See Details
Fetching Meadow at McAlpine Creek Park Pets love to play off-leash in the designated area of this Charlotte public park. This park is a one-acre, fenced-in, off-leash area for dogs. See Details
Ogden Dog Park Pets will love to get some off-leash exercise at this grassy, fenced Wilmington dog park. See Details
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. See Details
Happy Hounds at Horizon Park Pets are welcome on-leash at this beautiful, well-maintained Winston Salem public park. See Details
Shuffletown Park Shuffletown Park has a 4-acre enclosure for large dogs and a smaller area for small dogs. The area is partially-wooded for shade. See Details
Washington Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash in the fenced dog run at this popular Winston-Salem public park. See Details
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. See Details
Stephen M. Hussey BarkPark at Country Park Greensboro's first off-leash dog park was established March 2003 in honor and memory of Stephen M. Hussey, one of the BarkPark Fundraising Committee's founding members. The off-leash area is divided into 3 separate, air-lock gated areas. Open daily from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Swaney Pointe K-9 Park at Ramsey Creek Park This park is 4 acres, and completely fenced in, with lots of open space to run as well as some large patches of trees that provide plenty of shade. There are several picnic tables, and a platform located near the entrance with a constant supply of fresh running water. There are usually as many as 25 dogs there at a time, but they are said to always be very friendly and well-behaved. There is a large area for dogs 20+ lbs. and a smaller area for dogs 20- lbs. or elderly dogs. Great park and definitely worth the time to check out. See Details
Watauga Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park with separate small dog area. Passes available at Watauga Human Society (call 828-264-7865) with proof of vaccinations and license. See Details
Mills River Dog Park Recently built dog park, smaller area for 25 lb dogs and a larger area for larger, 25 lb and over dogs. Nice grass area, area with gravel and a small sidewalk area. Fresh water is available, along with several benches. See Details
PAWS Bark Park PAWS Bark Park has a double gated entry, key card entry, large and small dog area, parking, restroom, seating, shade structure, waste stations, and a water fountain. See Details
Vivian F. Bennett Memorial Dog Park This fenced off-leash dog park at Fourth of July Park includes a separate area for small dogs as well as watering station and waste disposal bags. Vivian F. Bennett Memorial Dog Park is open daily from sunrise - sunset. See Details
Gurney Hood Dog Park at Joe Eakes Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes separate small and large dog areas, doggie drinking fountains, and Frisbees. See Details