- Addison Dog Park. Small park that is used primarily by local neighborhood. The nearest parking lot is about 1.5 miles away at 3900 Beltway Drive and can be accessed via a pedestrian park trail. Local residents have asked that you do not park on the street. (Thank you Jim Bennett & Ken)
RUFF - Responsible Unleashed Fun for Fido. Group created to encourage the creation of dog parks.
- Auditorium Shores. 920 W. Riverside Dr. Directions: From South First to Bouldin Avenue.
- Bull Creek District Park. 6701 Lakewood Dr. Location: area of the park behind the restrooms (100 yards in length) all the way to the creek.
- Emma Long Metropolitan Park. 1600 City Park Rd. Location: Between City Park Drive, the west park boundary fence, Turkey Creek and the top ridge of the bluff line overlooking Lake Austin.
- Far West. Far West Boulevard right of way between Great Northern Boulevard and Shoal Creek Boulevard.
- Northeast District Park. 5909 Crystalbrook Dr. Location: Between Crystal Brook Drive, the railroad right of way and Decker Lake Road.
- Norwood Estate. IH35 at Riverside Drive. Location: on the north end of Travis Heights at the northwest corner of Riverside Drive and IH-35 (fenced in).
- Onion Creek District Park. 6900 Onion Creek Dr. Location: located at the North end of the greenbelt.
- Pace Bend Park. A park and camp ground on Lake Travis that allows dogs off leash! Information.
- Red Bud Isle. An off lead dog park on a peninsula into Town Lake. There is a people trail that is approximately 1/2 mile long with multiple safe places for dogs to swim or retrieve. There are often folks fishing or launching kayaks here also and the dog people and the sports people try to be considerate of each other's varied uses of the park. Really a beautiful place. Wooded peninsula with lake on 3 sides; bags. Location: 3401 Red Bud Trail Unit Cr. Directions: Take the Lake Austin Blvd exit off of Mopac and turn West. Follow to second traffic light which is Red Bud. There is a golf course on the right as a landmark. Turn Left onto Red Bud and watch for entrance on left to park just after bridge. . (Thank you Bobbie Myers & Deborah Sharp).
- Riverside Park. Fenced, small parking area, bulletin board, pick-up bags, water is available from park users who bring water in gallon containers. Other off leash areas are available however they are not fenced. Location: I-35 & Riverside.
- Shoal Creek Greenbelt. 2600-2799 Lamar Blvd. Location: between 24th and 29th Streets.
- Surplus Property. Location: between Old Manor Road, Manor Road, Lovell Drive and the airport fence.
- Walnut Creek District Park. 12138 N. Lamar Blvd. Location: between Cedar Bend Drive, Walnut Creek and the east and west park fences,
- Zilker Park. 2100 Barton Springs Rd. Location: soccer field area, between Great Northern Boulevard and Shoal Creek Boulevard.
- Officer Lucy Dog Park. Great park. No kids under 12 allowed. Off-leash dog park in Bellaire, TX. Separate small and large dog areas, double gated. Location: On Edith St. in Bellaire, TX. Across the street from Bellaire Public Works center and Bellaire Recycling center. Directions: Exit 59 at Newcastle. Turn left on Edith St. At the very end of the street. (Thank you M. D.)
Lick Creek Park. 500 + acres of undeveloped park. Beautiful, natural park. Dogs are required to be under voice control. Watch for water moccasins in the far back part of the park. Location: 13600 Rock Prairie Road. Directions: Take Highway 6 south out of College Station. Exit Greens Prairie, turn left. Turn Right on Rock Prairie. Park is on the left after about 1 mile. (Thank you Patrick Krepps)
- Steeplechase Park. Fenced in area, bags provided to pick up after your dog. Location: North side of Westridge Dr, in the Steeplechase Subdivision. Directions: from Harvey Mitchell, go south on welsh and right on the first road past the church (west ridge dr.) ... it is at the end of the street on the right side. (Thank you Elizabeth Berquist)
Texas A & M Research Park. (Not A Leash Free Park) Swimming pond, handicap accessible, Location: FM 2818 and University DR., between Wellborn and 2818. (Thank you Craig Mitchell & April McGallion)
- Bark Park Central. Fenced dog park. A great place to let your dog run free and meet people who live in the neighborhood. Plenty of grass, trees, shade, benches, and a doggy water fountain and pet washing area. Location: Southwest corner of Good Latimer Expressway and Commerce Street. (Thank you Megan)
- Dallas Dog Park. One acre fenced play area. Run by the City of Dallas parks dept. Location: 8000 East Mockingbird Lane, White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX 75214. North end of White Rock lake at E. Mockingbird Lane. (Thank you Chuck Moore)
- Deep Elem Dog Park. Has benches, bathrooms near by, water for the dogs, trash cans and baggies for the dogs, and has a lot of room for the dogs to run. Location: On Deep Elem close to I-75.
- Mockingbird Point Leash Free Run. Located at White Rock Lake on East Mockingbird Lane.
- White Rock Lake Dog Park. Double gated entry, fenced, large and small dog areas, pick up bags, water fountains, bulletin board, shade in large dog area, parking lot, lights, benches, restrooms. Location: 8000 Mockingbird Lane off I-75 (Central Expressway). Dog Park is on right. If you've reached the lake bridge, you've gone too far. (Thank you Chris Hinds)
- Future Parks That are not open yet:
- California Crossing - 1400 California Crossing Road
- Harry S. Moss Park - Intersection of Greenville Ave and Royal Ln
- Kiest Park - 3080 S. Hampton Rd
- Ella and Friends Dog Park. 2 acre dog park in Deer Park on 13th Street west of Center next to the Jimmy Burke Activity Center. The dog must be registered with the city that the dog lives in. Constructed by Deer Park Rotary Club and the City of Deer Park. (Thank you Polly Swerdlin)
- Lake Forest Dog Park. Location: Ryan Road in South Denton. Location: 1400 Ryan Road. Directions: North on I-35. Take Swisher Rd/FM 2181 exit and turn left. FM 2181 becomes Teasley Lane. Turn left onto Ryan Rd. Park should be a few miles down on left. (Thank you Matt Montgomery, Nancy Westrell & Butch Starr)
- Fort Worth Dog Park Association. Group trying to establish a new dog park.
- Fort Worth Dog Park. Directions: At Gateway Park, which is north of Interstate 30 between Beach Street and Oakland Boulevard, east of downtown. From I-30, exit Beach Street (just east of downtown Fort Worth), head north on Beach Street for approximately a quarter of a mile, and turn east (right) at the Gateway Park sign. Then proceed another quarter of a mile; Fort Woof Dog Park will be on your left. Just park in the parking lot. (Thank you Allison)
- Frisco Dog Park. Group trying to establish a new dog park.
Ruff Range. 2.5 acres - This dog park has a separate small dog area (under 25lb), drinking water, and rinse area. open space including hills, terrain, trees, pavilions and benches. The Ruff Range Dog Park is the result of a collaborative partnership involving the Frisco's Park and Recreation Department, Parks and Recreation Board, the Frisco Community Development Corporation (FCDC) and the Frisco Dog Park, Inc., a local organization. It opened on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011. Location: 3335 4th Army Memorial Dr., Frisco, CA. Directions. Thank you Bill Orr.
- Dogpark at Veterans Park. Digger #1 - Prairie Paws Pet Pals. Fully Funded by the City of Grand Prairie and will have the Grand Opening on 21 April 2007. Need volunteers to act as Dogpark Stewards. Location: Near 2222 West Warrior Trail (just east of Great Southwest Parkway). (Thank you Deb Koplen)
- Bill Archer Park Dog Park. 17 acres of trails, ponds, and play equipment for both big and small dogs sections. Built by Precinct 3 of Harris County as part of a 926 acre human park named for retired US Rep Bill Archer, there is also a 4,000 feet granite walking trail, benches and shaded areas. Location: 3201 State Hwy 6 North. Directions: From I-10 take exit 753A for Tx 6 North to Groeschke Rd. Park is on the left. (Thank you Polly Swerdlin)
- Danny Jackson Family Bark Park. 2nd Harris County (pct.3) dog park. 2nd dog park developed by Pct.3 (Harris County). The facility is huge, there's tons of parking, and the park even has fake fire hydrants. Location: On Westpark Drive immediately east of the 610 Loop. (Thank you Anne Stone & Frida Mancilla)
- Ervan Chew Dog Park. Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, water fountain, benches around large trees. Small pocket park within a small neighborhood park that has a nice kids playground too. No children under 12 Allowed. Location: inside loop 610, 4502 Dunlavy. This park is East of Shephard and South of Richmond off the Southwest Freeway (Hwy 59) . map (Thank you Tiffany)
- Levy Park Dog Park. Amenities: Some shade, lots of parking, dog water fountain. Location: 3801 Eastside. Directions: 1 block South of Richmond (between Kirby and Buffalo Spdwy) (Thank you Polly Swerdlin)
- Maxey Bark and Run Dog Park. A large dog park with a human park next door, triple gated & fenced, pick up bags, large and small dog areas, water fountains, doggie cool off shower, large shade trees, benches, information kiosk, porta potty, small parking lot. Open Dawn to Dusk. Location: 601 Maxey Road in the East side of Houston, Texas. Directions: East Houston, 601 Maxey Road, next to the Metro Park and Ride. Exit I-10 East, go north on Federal Road, which turns into Maxey Road and it is on the right. map (Thank you Carol Minar)
- Millie Bush Bark Park. The park was the first of its kind in HARRIS COUNTY, it is a County operated facility. Thirteen acres. Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, large and small dog areas (with large and small fire hydrants in them!) -doggie swimming ponds, water fountains, doggie showers, shade areas, benches, scattered trees, walking path, parking lot. Picnic benches outside park. Restrooms close by but not in the dog park. Open 7 days a week dawn to dusk. Location: Within George Bush Park, 16756 Westheimer Parkway. map (Thank you Anne Stone & Kristin Bush)
- Pine View Park. Small Park and Dog Park. For Huntsville it's great. If you are one of the many who live in apartments and would love to take your dog to run loose it's great. It's a little small, but it's enclosed and the dogs can run loose. There's benches and water fountains for dogs and humans. Location: 2335 23rd Street. (It's down at the very end of the street. (Thank you Kristin Norris)
- Katy Dog Park. It’s 14 acres with lots of shade trees and grass. There is a large paved walking trail. There are currently two water fountains (both for dogs and people). They are working on a swimming pond, and will add benches and a washing area soon as well as agility equipment. Location: In the area of 5414 Franz Road. Directions: From I-10 W, take the Katy Mills Mall exit and turn RIGHT. Turn LEFT on Franz Rd. It’s on the RIGHT. It shares the parking lot with the Katy Library and is next to the police station and backs up to Mary Jo Peckham Park. (Thank you Polly Swerdlin)
- Hogan's Run Dog Park. The City of Midland's only off leash dog park. The park has 5 fenced acres that are divided into a large dog area(over 30 lbs) and a small dog area. The large dog area is 3.5 acres and the small dog area is 1.5 acres. Each area has benches and shade structures as well as watering stations and trees. There are restrooms and an adjacent facility with outdoor grills and covered eating areas. Owners must be in the area with their dogs. No children under 8 are allowed and children between 8 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Their are doggy potty bags and disposal stations. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs. Owners can be asked to leave for not following the posted rules. Open from sunrise to sunset. Location: 1201 E. Wadley. Directions: From I-20 take the Fairgrounds Rd. exit. Go north about 3.5 miles to Wadley. Turn left and go about 3/4 of a mile and the entrance to the park is on the right. (Thank you Paul O'Neill)
North Richland Hills
- Tipps Canine Hollow. Off-leash dog park. Location: 7804 Davis Blvd. Directions: Call the North Richland Hills Parks and Recreation Department at 817-427-6600. Hours are 8am to dusk daily. The park includes a 2-acre fenced area for large dogs and 1-acre fenced area for small dogs. (Thank you Don Tipps)
- The Pearland Dog Park. Well-sized dog park takes up the south end of a community park that has picnic tables and playgrounds. Double gate added 5/2006. It's amenities include: colorful, sturdy agility equipment designed more for building confidence or just having fun, rather than for competition. Also benches, and a shade canopy. Restrooms and parking are provided in the general area of the park. This dog park does not supply pickup bags or water at this time so you will need to provide both. Location: off 288 in Pearland just south of beltway 8. Pass Mchard, then make a Uturn at the next rd. map
- City of Plano Parks and Recreation Dog Park. Double-gated, fenced, 2-acre area. Located at Bluebonnet Trail near its intersection with the Chisholm Trail in central Plano. Directions: Parking is available along Pleasant Valley Drive north of Spring Creek Parkway providing the shortest route and most convenient parking for the site. Off-street parking is also available at Jack Carter Park, just a few yards north on Pleasant Valley Drive. The Parks and Recreation Department encourages parking in these two areas. The area has benches, picnic tables, water stations for humans and animals, and waste pickup/disposal stations. Hours for the dog park area are 7 a.m. to sunset daily. (Thank you Deb Anderson)
- Dog Park - Jack Carter Park. Location: 6500 Roundrock Trail, Plano TX, 75023. Directions: The dog park is a double-gated, fenced, 2-acre area along Bluebonnet Trail near its intersection with the Chisholm Trail in central Plano. The area has benches, picnic tables, water stations for humans and animals, and waste pickup/disposal stations. Please access the park from the parking lot directly west of the area. You will find the parking lot by traveling one half-block north on Pleasant Valley Drive from its intersection with Spring Creek Parkway, west of Custer Road. The address is 6199 Pleasant Valley Dr. For more Dog Park Information, See Our Dog Park Web Page. For recorded information, including weather closings and regular maintenance, you may call our information line, 972-941-BARK. The dog park is closed the first and third Tuesdays of each month for maintenance. The dog park will also be closed during inclement weather to protect the turf. Animals must wear current registration and rabies vaccination tags at all times. The City of Plano Animal Services Department will be monitoring the park for proper registration and vaccinations. For information on City of Plano licensing procedures and regulations, please contact the Animal Services Department at 972-769-4360. Google® Map to Jack Carter Park PDF Map of Bluebonnet, Chisholm, Preston Ridge, and Legacy Hike and Bike Trails. (Thank you Scott Smith)
Rockport Dog Park. Off-Leash, Fenced Dog Park: separate, fenced areas for large & small dogs, shade trees, water available, waste disposal stations, benches, secure gates. Open 24/7, no fees. Location: Memorial Park at 1550 FM 2165. Directions: Park in the back by the pond & walking trail. The Dog Park is just around the first bend of the walking trail. (Thank you Anita Pool)
- McAllister Park. 1 1/2 acre leash-free dog park, dog water fountain, basic agility course, short loop trail, NO RESTROOMS at the moment. Location: Starcrest & Buckhorn (park's internal name for road). Directions: Take southern (sports complex, on airport side) entrance, drive 1 mile, on left-hand side park at first parking lot, walk 300 yards along gravel trail (not visable from parking lot but you will see it 100 yards after starting the trail) (Thank you Aaryn Baltutis)
Pearsall Park Dog Area.
San Antonio's Leash-free dog park. Location: 4700 Old Pearsall Rd.
- San Marcos Community Dog Park. Area for large and an area for small dog dogs. Location: Hopkins behind the San Marcos Public Library. Directions: Straight up Hopkins, turn into the Library parking lot and park. Behind library. (Thank you Crystal & C. Hill)
- BooBoo's Buddies. In development.
- Bear Branch Dog Park. No children under 9 allowed. 2+ very shady acres, separated into a large dog section and a small dog section(25lbs and under). There is a "water play station" available in both areas, many benches and of course, dog waste bags and waste containers- and it is double gated. Location: 5200 Research Forest Drive. On the NORTH side of Research Forest Drive, west of I-45 and west of Shadowbend. Map
- Cattail Park. The Woodlands Dog Park/Cattail Park. The Woodlands Associations. This is a wonderful park for a picnic and has a great playground for the kids. The dog park area is fenced, has a water hose for the dogs, and shaded seating area. Cattail Park is home to The Woodland's first dog park; it is located at 9323 Cochran's Crossing Drive and is open daily from dawn to dusk. Small dog time is each morning from 9:30 - 10:30. Location: 9323 Cochran's Crossing Drive. Directions: Cattail Park is on the west side of Cochrans Crossing Drive, just north of the entrance to The Palmer Clubhouse/ Golf course. (Thank you Holly Podlack, Teresa D Hill, & Laura McConnell)