Dog Parks in the Baltimore Metro Area

Walk your dog in a Baltimore Park

BALTIMORE CITY

Patterson Park Dog Park

Description The Patterson Park dog park is a great off-leash option for dogs in the city. Located on South Linwood Avenue in the center of the park, it features two separate fenced-in areas- one for small and senior dogs and one for large dogs. With a few hills to run around on and water fountains for pups, this dog park has plenty of amenities for your four-legged friend to enjoy!

Websites
https://pattersondogpark.wordpress.com (not fully developed)
Facebook is kept up with https://www.facebook.com/PattersonParkDogPark/

Reviews
“This dog park is a great size, and I had a blast bringing my friend’s dog out to play and socialize. The park has AstroTurf hills and well-placed stones—even a stone bridge. The entrance has a sort of “air lock” with two gates, so there’s less risk of a dog accidentally escaping.” – Eva (Google)

Helpful info:
Open 24 hours
Free entry

Canton Dog Park

Description Just off Boston Street in Canton you’ll find the Canton Dog Park with two fenced in areas- one for small and senior dogs and one for large dogs. Each side of the dog park is large, and the fences are super tall so even escape artist dogs will have a hard time hopping over. This dog park has no grass but instead opted for sand and has plenty of seating and water fountains to keep your pup hydrated!

Website
https://www.cantoncommunity.org/news-and-notes/2018/5/30/canton-dog-park-an-unleashed-oasis

Reviews
“Plenty of space for my puppy to run until he couldn’t run anymore. There’s a water fountain for the dogs and their humans, lots of different toys, and plenty of seating for when you just want to watch all the doggos run around.” – Amy (Google)

Helpful info:
Open daily from 6am – 9pm
Free entry
Check their website for closures due to COVID-19. As of August 2020, they are closing every Thursday morning from 630am-9am for cleaning
https://www.canton-mi.org/151/Dog-Park

Locust Point Dog Park (at Latrobe Park)

Description: The Locust Point dog park is nestled into Latrobe Park in South Baltimore and is a large fenced in park where dogs of all sizes can play. This dog park has am AstroTurf hill and large tree on its side for dogs to play on. Take your pup on a walk-through Latrobe park and make sure to stop by this awesome dog park for some puppy socializing.

Website
https://www.facebook.com/locustpointdogpark/

Reviews
“Dog LOVED it- It has a hill built in and turf for the dogs and a knocked over tree for the dogs to jump on. In the summer it has a small pond. It was really nice and had a lot for the dogs to play with” – Michelle (Google)

Helpful info
Open daily from 6am – 9pm
Since it’s only one large park, it is reserved for small and senior dogs only every day between 9-10am and 3-4pm.
Free entry

Howards Park Dog Park

Description: The Howards Park dog park is located in the heart of the Mount Vernon neighborhood in downtown Baltimore. There are two separate areas- one for small and senior dogs and one for large dogs, each with their own amenities like AstroTurf and water fountains. It’s surprisingly large for being downtown and offers plenty of room for your pup to run around.

Website
https://www.facebook.com/MidtownDogPark/
http://mvba.org/our-parks/?fbclid=IwAR38-y9R-cTRAX_gCPhPPcwQrpz2hUxSff_ZDROdzk6w3jtdQeiYb939AzA#howardsParkDogPark

Reviews
“Love this dog park, everyone is friendly as well as their dogs, I like the size and the layout is perfect! It’s clean and my dog has a blast every time we go!”- Haley (Facebook)

Helpful info
Entrance on both sides of the dog park along with a door connecting the two sides
Open daily from 7am – 10pm

Liberty Dog Park

Description Liberty is a small dog park located in the center of downtown Baltimore right on Park Avenue. While it’s not super wide, it is extremely long, making it a great place to let your dog run and stretch their legs in this gravel park. Keep in mind, it’s located on a busy street, so all pups are required to remain on-leash while enjoying the park.

Website
N/A

Reviews
“Great dog park- perfect length for your dog to do laps and really stretch their legs! The dog parents that come see very nice & social and most dogs get along and if they don’t, parents are very attentive.” – Anthony (Google)

Helpful info
Open 24 hours
Free entry

HOWARD COUNTY

Worthington Dog Park

Description: The Worthington dog park is a popular park in Ellicott city with a small entrance fee that goes towards the maintenance of the park. The park offers two separate sections so you can bring your big or small pup. There are plenty of amenities like running water, obstacles for your dogs to enjoy and tennis balls.

Website
https://www.howardcountymd.gov/WorthingtonPark

Reviews
“Love this place! Go here almost daily with my high energy pup, 5 bucks a day or 40 for the year, worth every penny” – Rita (Google)

Helpful info:
Open daily from sunrise to sunset
$5 for the day or annual pass available to Howard County residents

Columbia Dog Park

Description: The Columbia dog park is a massive well-kept park for pups in Howard County. While there is an entrance fee, it goes towards upkeep and there are plenty of amenities in the park. There are two separate fenced sections for small/senior dogs and large dogs and they each have benches and watering stations. The small park is just shy of an acre and the large park is 2 full acres so there’s tons of space to run around freely.

Website:
https://www.columbiaassociation.org/facilities/columbia-dog-park/

Reviews:
“Such a nice place! They keep their grass in great condition and there are plenty of benches for the humans- plus the water fountain for dogs is so helpful.” – Steven (Google)

Helpful info:
$5 for residents and $6 for non-residents for a daily pass or annual pass available to Howard County residents
Open Tuesday through Sunday from 7am – 3:15pm

BALTIMORE COUNTY

BARC at Hannah More Dog Park

Description: The BARC dog park at Hannah More is a local favorite in Baltimore County. In order for you and your pooch to enter you must have a registration but once you’re a member you can go as often as you’d like! There are two separate fenced-in areas with tons of space for your dog to run around. The grounds are cleaned by volunteers and there are water fountains on both sides so you can keep your pup hydrated while running.

Website:
http://www.reisterstownrec.com/dogpark

Reviews:
“The park itself was very nice! The grass was cut, plenty of dog bags and lots of space for roaming.” – Jessica (Google)

Helpful info:
Open daily from 8am – 8pm
Membership fees are $30 per dog and $10 for each additional dog (offered annually only)

Wags Dog Park at St. Helena

Description: St. Helena Park is a large recreational area in Dundalk with a dog park that has plenty of room for your four-legged friend to explore. There are two separate fenced-in grassy areas so large and small dogs can safely play. Each side is well-kept and offers many amenities like water fountains and benches for owners to relax while watching their pups.

Website:
N/A

Reviews:
“Great dog park! But FYI, membership is required as I just recently learned. Worth the investment” – Derrick (Google)

Helpful info:
Must have a membership to go. Membership fee is $20, and you need to show proof that your dog is up to date on all shots and that they are spayed/neutered

Perry Paw Dog Park

Description: Perry paw dog park requires an annual membership and is a huge dog park in Perry Hall with tons of space for your four-legged friend to roam around. The dog park has two separate sections, plenty of doggie bags and running water available for dogs. There are nearby hiking trails that many enjoy taking their pup to once they’ve finished socializing.

Website:
https://perrypawdogpark.com/

Reviews:
“It’s the perfect size for my husky girl to get all of energy out! I take here there for about an hour, then we go running around the park so she’s too tired to pull” – Ricardee (Google)

Helpful info:
Open daily from 7am – 9pm
Membership fee is $30 and includes 2 dogs
No guests allowed under the age of 12

Paw Point Dog Park

Description: Paw Point dog park is a popular members-only park in Baltimore County for pups to explore freely off-leash. The park is located within Lake Roland and has over an acre of fully fenced space for dogs to roam around with plenty of amenities like water fountains, doggie bags and benches in the shade. As a bonus for pups who like water, there is a dedicated area for dogs to swim on the lake.

Website:
https://www.pawpoint.org/

Reviews:
“My dog’s favorite weekend spot! He loves the company, the swimming and the playing and it’s a very clean location.” – Amber (Google)

Helpful info:
Open daily from sunrise to sunset
No guests allowed under the age of 12
There is plenty of parking nearby but in order to reach the dog park you’ll need to walk along a short trail

 

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

Maryland City Dog Park

Description: The dog park inside Maryland city park is a large grassy area with two separate sides for small/senior dogs and large dogs. There’s a fence separating the two sides that opens in the middle in case you have a pup who can roam around freely in both.

Website:
https://www.aacounty.org/locations-and-directions/maryland-city-park

Reviews:
“My dog loves it and has a wonderful time playing with the other dogs. I love that it is fenced in. & if we go on a Saturday, he is so tired when we get home & for at least the next 3 days. “– Amber (Facebook)

Helpful info:
Open daily from dawn until dusk
Bring your own water- no water fountain in the park

Broadneck Dog Park

Description: One of the most popular dog parks in Annapolis, the Broadneck dog park is a large park for pups to roam around freely off-leash. This park has tons of amenities like running water during hot months, trees for shade, benches to lounge on and in the summer a wading pool for the pups.

Website:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/BroadneckDogPark/reviews/?ref=page_internal

Reviews:
“The place is awesome; it has a separate area for the smaller dogs and has plenty of toys for your dog to enjoy. Everyone is friendly and cleans up after their dog!” – Kaitlyn (BringFido)

Helpful info:
Restrooms available in the park nearby
Open from dawn until dusk every day.

Bell Branch Dog Park

Description: The Bell Branch dog park is well-maintained, and locals say it always has toys for pups to play with. This large park has plenty of room for your dog to run around freely and is separated into two areas- one for small and senior dogs and one for large dogs.

Website:
N/A
County website does list the dog park in its park amenities section https://www.aacounty.org/locations-and-directions/bell-branch-park

Reviews:
“Our golden, Angel, loves the opportunity for romping and socializing. It’s wonderful place in this area of small yards and large dogs” – Steve (BringFido)

Helpful info:
Open daily from 6am – 8 pm

Quiet Waters Dog Park

Description: Quiet Waters Park is a beautiful recreational area in Annapolis with two separate dog parks and a dog beach. There is an entry fee but it’s worth it if you plan to spend some time exploring. Both dog parks are large and offer many amenities and the rest of Quiet Waters Park is dog friendly to dogs on a leash. If you have a pup that loves the water, you’ll want to check out their dog beach where dogs can run around and enjoy a nice dip!

Website:
N/A
County website does list the dog park in its park amenities section https://www.aacounty.org/locations-and-directions/bell-branch-park

Reviews:
“What a refreshing take on a dog park. There are two areas you can take your dog: one, a traditional double gated dog park (with separate areas for large and small dogs) and two, a dog beach just the right size to let your dog get a taste of the water.” – Andy (Google)

Helpful info:
Open daily from 6am – 8 pm