Is your dog dog a social butterfly? An all-star athlete who needs plenty of room to roam? A brainiac who needs an agility course? A small dog who wants her own separate space? Whatever she’s after, we’ve got her covered. Grab your leash and get ready to enjoy some quality time at one of these 11 Denver dog parks.
1. Barnum Dog Park (Barnum West)
Wanna see gorgeous views of the skyline and lake while you play with pup? Head to Denver’s newest dog park, which features a small fenced area for small or low-energy dogs, easy parking, and a gravel surface. Make sure to BYOW (bring your own water).
2. Belleview Dog Park (DTC)
Give your doggo a taste of sweet, sweet off-leash freedom at Belleview Dog Park. Nestled behind the Belleview Station shops, this park has a small dog area, water bowls, tables and seating for hoomans, and easy parking. Bonus points: the park is covered with wood chips so your dog doesn’t trail mud through your car and house.
3. Berkeley Leashless Dog Park (Lakeside)
After a scenic stroll around Northwest Denver’s Berkeley Lake, check out this puppin’ awesome dog park. Puppers and their peeps will love the mountain views, big open space, gravel surface, water station, benches, shade, easy parking, and separate area for low-energy dogs.
4. Carla Madison Dog Park (City Park)
Located a few blocks south of the beloved City Park, this dog park offers water bowls, a gravel surface, shade, and benches. Cozy and urban, this park is definitely a hit with small and low-energy dogs.
5. Chatfield Dog Park (Littleton)
Lookin’ for a wonderland of open space for your dog to have plenty of room to roam? Featuring 70 acres of fully-fenced open space, Chatfield in Littleton is the perfect spot. Chatfield has miles of walking trails, two ponds, water fountains, grassy hills, tons of socializing opportunities, mountain views, easy parking, and benches. Be sure to purchase a dog-off leash area pass for $3 per day or $25 per year.
6. Fuller Dog Park (City Park West)
Woofs will ruv this dog park located a few blocks northwest of City Park. Fuller Dog Park boasts a separate area for low-energy dogs, water bowls, and benches. If your dog gets muddy after the next big snow or rain, don’t say we didn’t warn ya—the surface is mostly dirt.
7. Green Valley Ranch East Dog Park (Green Valley Ranch)
Snuggled in the lovely Green Valley Ranch East Park, this dog park is a perfect playground for your fluff. There’s a separate fenced-in area for smaller dogs, shade, easy parking, and a covered sitting area for humans. Be sure to bring water!
8. Greenway Dog Park AKA Stapleton Dog Park (Stapleton)
Does your dog wanna feel like she’s goin’ to the beach? Check out Greenway Dog Park, which has a sand surface, tons of open space to run, water fountains, benches, water bowls, easy parking, tons of other doggies to party with, and a bit of shade for those scorching summer days.
9. Kennedy Dog Park (Hampden South)
For a friendly park with good vibes in Southeast Denver, head to Kennedy Dog Park. It features a separate space for small or low-energy dogs, water bowls, sandy surface, benches, shelter, a bit of shade, and easy parking.
10. Lowry Dog Park (Lowry)
Brainiac dogs should head to Lowry Dog Park, which offers an agility/obstacle course! There’s also a separate area for small and low-energy dogs, gravel surfaces, lots of socializing opportunities, benches, and parking.
11. Railyard Dog Park (LoDo)
Hip city slicker pups will dig this park in the heart of Denver. Though the park is small, it’s busy and features separate areas for small and low energy dogs, a water fountain, shade structures, and benches.
Which of these Denver dog parks is your pup’s favorite? Woof at us in the comments, post on our Dog-Friendly Denver Facebook Group, and be sure to tag #SidewalkDog in those pupper playground pics.
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