A list of dog parks around the Dallas Fort Worth area just for your fur babies!
BARK PARK CENTRAL
2445 Canton Street, Dallas
Park hours: Monday, Wednesday-Sunday 6:00am-11:00pm
*The dog park is closed on rainy days and on Tuesdays for maintenance. This urban dog park is in the heart of Deep Ellum with great views of downtown and eclectic artwork. You and your furry bestie are within walking distance of great dog-friendly restaurants and bars. Bark Park Central is a 1.2 acre “off-leash” dog park, in downtown Dallas.
Bark Park Central features:
- Dog Drinking Bowl
- Dog Shower
- Fenced Area
- Pet Waste Area
- Shaded Areas
Fun Fact: Bark Park Central offers whimsical dog murals by local artists.
BUSH CENTRAL BARKWAY
3581 N Central Expy, Richardson
Park hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – Saturday 6:30am – 10:30pm
Wednesday 10am – 10:30pm
Bush Central Barkway in Richardson is the city’s first dog park and is a treat for man’s best friend. The six-acre site is under and along the President George Bush Turnpike west of US 75. The park features separate areas for large and small dogs, and for puppy parents who are not as perky anymore, is now settling into a slower pace or recovering from surgery, an area for sedentary dogs is also available. The park has a central plaza with restrooms, shade structures and open space with different textures that include grass, decomposed granite, stone and logs.
**Please note: If your fur baby is 29 pounds or less they need to play in the small dog area. Large dog area is designated for 30 pounds and over.
DOG PARK AT BONNIE WENK PARK
2996 W. Virginia Park McKinney, Northeast of Hardin at Virginia Pkwy.
Park hours: Open daily dawn to 11 p.m.
McKinney’s Very Own Park for Canine Friends Unleash the Fun!
Dog Park at Bonnie Wenk Park is a beautiful two-acre, fenced, off-leash park featuring:
- Splash pad for dogs
- Separate areas for big and small dogs
- Shaded pavilion
- Well-lit location
Splash Pad Notice
The dog park splash pad is available to enjoy year-round, however, the splash pad is occasionally deactivated due to freezing temps and reactivated as weather conditions allow. Dog Park Rules
JACK CARTER DOG PARK
2215 Pleasant Valley Dr. Plano
Park hours: Monday – Sunday – 5am – 9:30pm
The dog park is a double-gated, fenced, two-acre area along Bluebonnet Trail, It features a separate area for large and small dogs with shade shelters, picnic tables, benches. LED lighting, water stations for humans and dogs, waste pickup/disposal stations and a dog rinse station near the parking lot. A warning strobe will be activated before the lights automatically turn off. Please leave adequate time to vacate the park. The dog rinse station is winterized during the winter months and remains off until spring. The dog park is the only off-leash area designated by the Plano Parks and Recreation Department. When outside the dog park enclosure, all animals are required to be restrained on a maximum 6-foot leash at all times, including when arriving and departing the dog park.
NORTHBARK DOG PARK
4899 Gramercy Oaks Dallas
Park hours: Wednesday – Monday 6am – 11pm
NorthBark Dog Park is a 22.3 acre “off-leash” dog park, in far north Dallas and offers everything a pooch could want; including trails, swale and an expansive lawn area. Pamper your pet on the unique “dog beach” adjacent to the doggy lake, frolic on the 6-foot wide loop trail, lounge under the pavilion, or cool off in the doggy shower surrounded by beautiful metal fencing with custom cut dog silhouettes and elegant flagstone structures. The park features: Dog Drinking Bowl, Benches, Dog Shower, Drinking Fountain, Fenced Area, Grill, Lake/Pond, Large and Small Dog Area, Parking, Pavilon, Pet Waste Stations, Portalets and Trails.
Fun Fact: This unique K-9 haven is the largest of its kind in North Texas.
WAGGING TAIL DOG PARK
5841 Keller Springs Rd. Dallas, Texas 75248
Park hours: Tuesday – Sunday 5am -11pm
The dog park is closed on rainy days and on Mondays for maintenance.
Wagging Tail Dog Park is a 6.9 acre “off-leash” dog park, in north Dallas. It is located northwest of Preston Road. A wonderful flagstone observation deck rises 35 feet above White Rock Creek, and offer majestic views of a waterfall. The beautiful metal fencing with custom cut dog silhouettes and expansive landscape is ideal for both large and small dogs. After enjoying the company of other K-9’s, be sure to stroll around the 6-foot-wide loop walking trail.
The park features Benches, Dog Drinking Bowl, Drinking Fountain, Fenced Area. Grill. Small and Large Area, Nature Observation Platinum, Parking, Pet Waste Station, Picnic Areas with Picnic Tables, Shaded Areas and Trail
Fun Fact: Wagging Tail was the first dog park designed by the City of Dallas.
WHITE ROCK LAKE DOG PARK
8000 Mockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75218
Park hours: Tuesday – Sunday 1 – 3pm
This 3-acre “off leash” doggy paradise boasts great views of the lake, trail, and wildflower areas. You and your fur friend will enjoy the wide variety of big and small K-9’s that frequent this park, and most importantly you are only steps away from hiking, jogging, cycling, or boating around Dallas’ largest lake.
Features: Benches. Dog Drinking Bowl, Drinking Fountain, Fenced Area, Large Dog Area, Parking, Pet Waste Area, Picnic Tables, Large Dog Paddock – 2 acres, Small Dog Paddock – 1 acre, Pavilion with Lighting & Electrical Outlets for Events, Shade Structures in Dog Paddocks, Dog (Launch) Water Access & Overlook, Lighting in Dog Paddocks Parking Lot , 6’ Tall Ornamental Fencing with Mow Strip, Gated Entries to Dog Paddocks & Dog Launch, Dog Washes (Pet Comfort Stations), Trash Receptacles
Fun fact: Mockingbird Point was the first dog park in the Dallas Park and Recreation System.
At all Dog Parks Please Remember To: