Off-Leash Dog Parks in South 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 South 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 James Island County Park
James Island County Park A visit to James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston with your pup. Said to be the best dog park in Charleston, this park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations. See Details
Pet Friendly Barc Parc South
Barc Parc South This dog park has its own lake for dogs to play in and shade structures for the people. There are small and large dog areas, bathrooms, and another entrance near the small dog area. See Details
Barc Parc North Your pet will love the chance to exercise off-leash at this fenced dog park with a separate area for small dogs, drinking fountains, and shade. See Details
Best Friends Dog Park/Chaplin Park The Islands largest park that includes tree covered benches and two water fountains in each of the fenced areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Columbia Dog Park Dogs are welcome off-leash at this Columbia park, which also has drinking water available. The park is open 24 hours and membership gives you access to enter with the passcode to a combination lock. This off-leash, fenced in dog park is right beside the Columbia city Animal shelter and even features a doggie pond! The annual pass is $35 gives you unlimited access to the park and pond and a park tag for your dog's collar. The same requirements of up-to-date shots and proof of having been spayed/neutered apply for admission. See Details
Brittlebank Park Located next to Joe Riley Stadium along the Ashley River, Brittlebank Park features ample space and impressive views of the beautiful Ashley River area. There is a playground, fishing pier, and boat dock. Dogs must be leashed at all times in the park. See Details
Hazel Parker Playground Dog Run Dogs are welcome to run and play off-leash in the fenced dog run at Hazel Parker Playground. The park is also referred to as the East Bay Dog Park. See Details
Sesquicentennial State Park Sesquicentennial State Park, situated in the middle of the Sandhills region, features a beautiful 30-acre lake surrounded by trails and picnic areas. The park’s proximity to downtown Columbia and interstate highways attracts both local residents and travelers. Sesqui, as it’s affectionately known, also features dog park which consists of a 2-acre, fenced-in area for dogs to run off-leash. A permit is required for each dog, available at the park office. Permits are $25/year, and are pro-rated depending on the date of purchase. Permits expire on July 1 of each year. Daily permits are available for $4. Important Notice! Dog must be present for photo identification to obtain dog park permit. Owners must provide current vaccination records showing proof of spayed/neutered, rabies, parvo and kennel cough. Dog permit fees do not include admission into the park. Park Admissions: $2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free See Details
McLean Park This clean, attractive park is a favorite with local pet owners, who are welcome to bring their dogs on-leash, and often hosts community events. See Details
Conestee Dog Park Greenville's newest dog park features fully-fenced play areas, with seperate sections for large and small dogs. Park features include benches, water station, and dog play features. See Details
Freeway Park Freeway Park is a fenced dog park on 3 acres with a bridge that overlooks a nice size pond. You can feed the fish from the bridge or just hang out at the table and chairs that overlook the pond. Dogs can run off leash. All dogs must be registered at A Dog's Way Inn before entering park. Aggressive breeds are not permitted. See Details
The Unleashed Dog Bar Bring Fido to Greenville's first completely dog-friendly bar! The Unleashed Dog Bar boasts a covered, fenced-in, off-leash dog park for your dog to enjoy while you sip on wine, a beer, or a mimosa. Leashed dogs are allowed inside, too. All dogs must either have an annual membership or a day pass to enter The Unleashed Dog Bar. Fees are $10 per dog ($5 for each additional dog per household) for the yearly membership, and $3 per dog, per visit for the day pass. All human guests must be 21 years of age or older. For a complete list of rules and regulations, visit The Unleashed Dog Bar website. The Unleashed Dog Bar is open Tuesday - Thursday 4pm - 9pm, Friday 1pm - 10pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am - 10pm. See Details
Pelham Mill Dog Park Dog Park located off Hwy 14 at the old Pelham Mills and ReWa WWTF. Includes Large and Small Dog Area, Benches, Water Station, Dog Play Features, Sand Run See Details
White Point Gardens / Battery Park This well-maintained park offers beautiful sights amid ample shade and grass. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Wannamaker County Park Dogs are welcome to enjoy some off-leash playtime at the fenced dog park located within Wannamaker County Park. Features include shaded areas, benches for humans, and a water station. Leashed dogs are also welcome to enjoy the trails and many of the other park features outside of the dog park. The dog park is closed on Mondays until 10:00 am for maintenance. There is a fee to enter Wannamaker County Park. See Details
Central Bark Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park with shade trees and benches for owners to relax on. See Details
Emily Douglas Dog Park Decent sized dog park. Plenty of shade with few benches and one water area for dogs to drink. There is no separate area for big and small dogs See Details
Lake Carolina Dog Park Lake Carolina Dog Park is pet-friendly for Lake Carolina residents. Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced Lake Carolina dog park! Lake Carolina Dog Park is only open to Lake Carolina residents and requires an annual pass for $25. See Details
Riverfront Park Dog Park Riverfront Park offers an off-leash area for dogs and their humans to enjoy playtime. Leashed dogs are also welcome throughout the rest of the park. The fully-fenced dog park is located near the playground. See Details
Folly Beach County Park Bring your pet with you to this beautiful beachside park. They're welcome on leash anytime in the off-season, or before 10am or after 6pm in summer. See Details
Waggin' Tails Dog Park Part of The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, Waggin' Tails Dog Park offers a fenced-in playground for dogs. The park includes separate areas for small dogs (under 25 lbs) and large dogs, water fountains, waste bags, and plenty of parking. See Details
Hampton Park Dog Run Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a water spigot, grass, shade trees, and benches. See Details
Bees Landing Recreation Area Located behind the Rec Center on Ashley Point Road, this lovely recreation area offers three large fenced-in spaces to roam. There are dozens of shade trees and park benches. Doggies can explore, chase, catch a refreshing drink from the fountain, then repeat if necessary. See Details
Simpsonville Dog Spot The Simpsonville Dog Spot, is located in the 14-acre city park, behind the police station at 405 E. Curtis St. There is a fenced area for dogs over 35 pounds and another for dogs under 35 pounds. There are bag dispensers and canine water fountains. There is one bench in each area and a few trees. See Details