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Chicago Dog Parks

From Wiggly Field to Jackson Bark, sniff out some of our favorite Chicago dog parks.

Are Dogs Allowed in Chicago Parks?

Wondering if you can take pup to any park in Chicago? Certain parks have designated sections for dogs to frolic off-leash as long as pup has a City of Chicago dog-friendly area (DFA) permit and tag. Find parks with DFAs and more deets on getting a DFA permit here.

Are Dogs Allowed at Chicago Beaches?

Belmont Harbor Beach and Montrose Beach are the only two Chicago beaches with DFAs.