Off-Leash Dog Parks in Nova Scotia

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 Nova Scotia, 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 Point Pleasant Park
Point Pleasant Park Point Pleasant Park is one of Halifax Regional Municipality's great civic spaces. It is the largest forested park on the Halifax peninsula and offers fine views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is also one of about 7 off leash parks for dogs in the HRM - and the oldest dog park in Halifax. There is an off leash part and a "no-dogs at all after 10am" part, so consult the well marked signage inside the park. See Details
Pet Friendly Irving Big Stop Bark Park
Irving Big Stop Bark Park Irving Big Stop is dog-friendly! Bring Fido to this Enfield gas station and restaurant's fenced-in, grassy dog park where dogs can safely relax and stretch their legs off-leash during a long road trip. Waste bags are provided, along with some agility equipment for the dogs to use so they can stretch their paws. See Details
Irving Big Stop Bark Park Irving Big Stop is dog-friendly! Bring Fido to this gas station and restaurant's fenced-in, grassy dog park where dogs can safely relax and stretch their legs off-leash during a long road trip. Waste bags are provided, along with some agility equipment for the dogs to use so they can stretch their paws. See Details
Irving Big Stop Bark Park Irving Big Stop is dog-friendly! Bring Fido to this Aulac gas station and restaurant's fenced-in, grassy dog park where dogs can safely relax and stretch their legs off-leash during a long road trip. Waste bags are provided, along with some agility equipment for the dogs to use so they can stretch their paws. See Details
Truro-Bible Hill Off-Leash Dog Park Bring Fido to run freely at the Truro-Bible Hill Off-Leash Dog Park. The Dog Park is more than a hectare of fenced-in property. It includes grassy play areas, trees, and water. Dog owners are asked to follow the rules posted at the Park. Children under twelve years of age are not permitted anytime. Truro-Bible Hill Off-Leash Dog Park is open daily from 8am to 11pm. It is free and open to the public. See Details
Mainland Common Park Mainland Common Park is pet-friendly. Offering the only public fenced-in off-leash dog parks in Halifax, there's a small and large dog section to enjoy. The trails that surround the dog park are pet-friendly too, although Fido will need to wear a leash when exploring these. See Details
Antigonish Dog Park Antigonish Dog Park is pet-friendly. This off-leash dog park is located behind the Club 60 building. It's fenced with many exits, has benches and garbage cans inside the area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
South Shore Vet Dog Zone Dogs are welcome to run and play off leash at the South Shore Vet Dog Zone. Follow all rules and restrictions. The dog park is open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Long Lake Provincial Park Long Lake Provincial Park is a dog-friendly park in Halifax, NS. The park offers birding, fishing, hiking, boating, sailing, camping, geocaching, horseshoes, kayaking, mountain biking, and swimming. A seasonal concession stand sells ice cream, firewood, ice, and more. The 3-mile White Earth Trail is accessible year-round via Township Road 621. Stay alert for bear activity. See Details