Off-Leash Dog Parks in Ohio

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 Ohio, 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 Bow Wow Beach
Bow Wow Beach Bow Wow Beach offers a 7.5-acre fenced dog park surrounding a 5-acre lake in Stow, OH. There are both beach and grassy areas, sunny spots and shade, as well as a small dog area. Pet waste stations are located throughout the park, as well as benches and a dog wash station. The park is open mid-March through December 1st each year, weather permitting. See Details
Pet Friendly Deeds Dog Park
Deeds Dog Park This simple but large dog park has lots of room for the dogs to run, explore, and play in a securely-enclosed space. Deeds Dog Park is located right across the Mad River from Downtown Dayton in the McCook Field Neighborhood. See Details
Rocky Fork Metro Park Rocky Fork Metro Park in Westerville, OH, is home to several dog friendly trails and a fenced-in dog park that's divided between small and large dogs. Both parks feature dog splash pads, a concrete area where dogs can drink and play in small fountains embedded in the concrete, a small covered shelter, and a large grassy area for the dogs to run and play. See Details
Schappacher Dog Park Your pet will love to exercise and socialize off-leash at Schappacher Dog Park in Mason, OH. This dog park is fenced with plenty of trees for shade. See Details
Marietta Community Dog Park A perfect spot for your pooch to play, Marietta Community Dog Park is a two-acre, fully fenced, off-leash area, located in Jackson Hill Park. The Park features a water fountain, fire hydrant, benches, shade, and clean-up bags. Marietta Community Dog Park welcomes dogs that are vaccinated, have a current rabies tag and are over four months. Owners are allowed two dogs per person and must clean up after their pet. Marietta Community Dog Park is open daily from 7am to 11pm. See Details
Montgomery County Bark Park Recently expanded, the Montgomery County Bark Park is an easy-to-find park with several acres of fenced exercise areas and plenty of water onsite. It is located right next door to Animal Resource Center. Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated. See Details
Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park in Medina, OH, features a dog park that is totally enclosed by a 5-foot fence and has separated areas for large and small dogs, totaling 7-acres. Each side has gravel walking trails, wooded areas, and open turf play areas. Well-behaved dogs are welcomed off leash inside the dog park. See Details
Otto Armleder Dog Park Otto Armleder Dog Park in Cincinnati, OH, is a 10-acre fenced dog park, separated into three sections. There are two large sections on either side, and a smaller section in the middle for small breeds. The park rangers rotate the large sides of the park to allow for the grass to regrow about every 3 months or so. There are several benches, dog waste receptacles, and water spouts for the dogs. Please note that dogs are not permitted to run off leash near the canoe access area. See Details
Glass City Dog Park Local dog park with separate areas for large and small dogs. $40 per year. Veterinary forms required. Two shelters and many water fountains. Located at the Anthony Wayne Trail and Woodsdale. See Details
Tom Harvey Memorial Dog Park This massive, fenced dog park is a great place to bring your pet for some off-leash exercise. The wide area includes pasture grass, woods, and swimming ponds. See Details
Marysville Bark Park Marysville Bark Park is a 6-acre, off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with a paved path, benches, grass, hills, and trees. There are separate areas for active dogs and less active dogs along with a watering fountain and washing station. Plenty of parking and located in a quiet, easy access part of the city. You and your pooch will have a blast at this quaint park. See Details
Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park Bring Fido and family to enjoy a day at Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, located in Medina, OH. This area has a dog park with separate fully enclosed areas for large and small breeds, as well as walking trails, a pond, and a playground. See Details
Wadsworth Community Dog Park The goal of the Wadsworth Community Dog Park is to provide a safe, clean and secure environment where owners may exercise and train their dogs off leash without endangering or annoying people, property or wildlife and to provide effective socialization opportunities for people and their dogs as well as enhancing positive interaction between dog owners and the community. The organization will also work to promote education; training and recreational activities that facilitate responsible dog ownership through the use of volunteers and with the support of the community. See Details
Canine Meadow Dog Park anine Meadow, Lake Metroparks' new dog park, is a place for dogs to socialize, exercise and play off-leash in a controlled environment under the supervision of their owners. This park has a large dog area (2.57 acres), a swim area (1.84 acres) and a small dog area (1.02 acres). Access to the swim area is by way of the large dog area only. Pet owners who are not physically able to participate in long walks with their dogs will now have this opportunity to exercise their dogs in a safe and friendly area. Open sunrise to 1/2 hour past sunset See Details
Taps & Tails Dog Bar Taps & Tails Dog Bar is dog-friendly bar and park in Cleveland, OH, with indoor and outdoor areas for dogs to play. Hungry hounds can chow down on treats, while their owners enjoy eats from some of the area’s freshest food trucks on a rotating schedule. If you have to head back to the office soon, doggy daycare will also be available so you can drop Fido off for a day of fun while you’re at work. To bring your dog you must either purchase a Guest Pass or Membership. Dogs must be registered prior to entering with all waivers signed and proof of vaccinations up to date. Dogs in the park must wear a collar displaying current tags with name and contact info. Bring paper copies of vet records, the bottom of an invoice from your vet with vaccine expiration dates, copy on your phone, or upload vaccination record onto your account in the "File Upload" section of their website. There is a limit of 2 dogs per adult owner or dog handler. No food or dog toys allowed in the dog park area. Please see their website for a full list of rules before entering the park.

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Kitty Hawk/Menlo Park Kitty Hawk/Menlo Park is pet-friendly. The dog park has an area designated for small dogs and another for bigger dogs. Each play area has a dog drinking fountain, misting fire hydrant water play feature, benches, trees, walking paths inside and around the perimeter of the dog park, shade structures and waste receptacles. The newly paved parking lot is ADA accessible. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset, unless otherwise noted. See Details
Anna Community Dog Park Anna Community Dog Park is officially open in Ohio. This pet-friendly recreation area offers a space for Fido to play off-leash with his friends. Located within Anna Community Park at the northwest corner, this premium location make it an ideal place to bring your pooch for a regular run around. See Details
Prairie Oaks Metro Park Prairie Oaks Metro Park is a public park in West Jefferson, OH. Fido is welcome on-leash except on the Bridle Trail, or on the off-leash play area near the lake. Please note, however, that the area is not fully fenced and owners must be with their dogs at all times. See Details
Washington Park Dog Park This beautiful dog park, located in the popular Washington Park, features 12,000 square feet of fully-fenced play space. Dogs can splash in the creek, explore the large boulders, enjoy a refreshing drink from the water fountain, and play on the synthetic canine turf while humans will enjoy the benches and human drinking fountain. See Details
Plain Township Veteran's Park Dog Park Plain Township Veteran's Park Dog Park in Canton, OH, is located on the east side of the park, along a group of trees providing shade. Open year round, the park offers free access and has 1.5 acre section for small dogs and 2.5 acre section for large dogs. Both areas are fenced with water and agility equipment. Lush green grass covers the large areas. There are also dog showers available by parking lot! See Details
Erie Metroparks Dog Park Erie Metroparks Dog Park is a pet-friendly park which is located in Huron, OH. There is no fee or membership required to access this fully-fenced 3 acre park with a maintained lawn and separate small dog area. Visitors will find two shelters constructed in the large section of the dog park, and also a doggy playground. See Details
Marge Hartman's Paws Town Located in Boardman Park, this three and a quarter-acre, off-leash, members-only dog park requires a pass for entrance. When Fido gets thirsty, take him over to the drinking fountain. When messes happen, a dog wash station and waste bags are available for instant on-site cleanup. See Details
Middlegrounds Metropark Off-Leash Area Bring Fido to Metropark's first off-leash dog area in downtown Toledo, OH, that provides separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. Middlegrounds Metropark Off-Leash Area is closed when the ground is wet to protect the turf. All dogs using this park must be licensed, vaccinated, spayed/neutered, and over four months of age. See Details
Quarry Dog Park This clean, well-maintained off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to play. The park is fenced with water available during warmer months. See Details