Restaurants & Bars
Off-Leash Dog Parks and Dog Runs in Canada
Click on the map below to find dog parks and dog off-leash areas in Canada.
Ten Tips for Dog Park Etiquette:
1. Know each dog park's rules, and follow them.
2. Keep your dog leashed until you're inside the park's fenced area.
3. Never leave your dog unattended, even in an off-leash dog park.
4. Maintain voice control over your dog at all times.
5. If your dog starts to play rough, leash him or her and leave the park immediately.
6. Don't bring toys that dogs could fight over to the dog park.
7. Keep your dog's vaccinations up-to-date.
8. Never bring a female dog in heat to a dog park.
9. Always clean up after your dog.
10. A dog park is not a great place for small children -- if children are with you, watch them closely.
Banff: Off-Leash Dog Park
The 1.5 acre fully-fenced dog park is located on Hawk Avenue on the South side near the Industrial District entrance.
Edmonton: Off-Leash Area Sites
There are over 40 sites in Edmonton where dogs are allowed off-leash.
Strathcona: Deermound Dog Off Leash Park
Located on Highway 21 and Highway 628, the park is Strathcona County's only dog off-leash site.
Delta: Off-Leash Dog Areas
Delta offers 12 leash-optional areas for licensed dogs.
Kamloops: Pioneer Park Beach
Located on the South Thompson River, Pioneer Park beach is dog-friendly.
Kamloops: Overlander Park Beach
Located on the North Shore where North and South Thompson Rivers meet, Overland Park beach is dog-friendly.
Surrey: Dog Off Leash Areas
Dogs are only allowed off-leash in designated areas within the city.
Port Moody: Off-Leash Dog Areas
Dogs are allowed off-leash at the following unfenced, natural areas: South end of Hugh Street (behind the 7-11); East/West connector right-of-way, which is a wide trail leading west from Heritage Mountain Blvd David Avenue; North end of Westhill Park. A fenced dog run is also located at Rocky Point Park, adjacent to Slaughterhouse Creek.
Vancouver: City of Vancouver Dog Off-Leash Areas
Dogs are welcome in all of Vancouver's parks and must be on leash unless they are in a designated dog off-leash area. Special off-leash privileges are available during specific times at selected locations.
Vancouver: John Hendry (Trout Lake) Park Dog Off-Leash Area, 3300 Victoria Dr., Vancouver, BC
The off-leash area's boundaries are from the north end of the lake, the ball field on the west, the football field on the east, and the lake to the south.
Victoria Dog Parks
There are 13 off-leash parks in Victoria.
Whistler Dog Parks
The following parks in Whistler have marked and signed off-leash areas:
Alpha Lake Park - Alpha Lake includes a gravel off-leash dog area known as "Arfa Park" and a designated dog dock.
Rainbow Park - Barking bay at the south end of the Rainbow Park is a small grass lawn off-leash dog areas with access to the swimming dock.
Lost Lake Park - Dogs are welcome at "Canine Cove" 400 metres to the north of Lost Lake beach. They are not permitted on Lost Lake beach. Dogs are not permitted on public beaches, playgrounds and waterparks.
Winnipeg: Off-Leash Dog Areas
Thirteen sites for off-leash dog areas are located Winnipeg parks and public spaces.
No listings at this time.
Barrie: Dog Off Leash Recreation Area (DOLRAs)
Barrie has two Dog Off-Leash Recreation areas (DOLRAs), located at the Barrie Molson Centre and Sunnidale Park
Belleville/Quinte: Off-Leash Areas
There are two off-leash areas in the Quinte region. The first is an off-leash trail (the "Pooch Path") at the Quinte Conservation area. The Pooch Path is not fenced, and is used by those who wish to hike with their dog. The second is Quinte Dog Park at East Zwick's park.
Bradford West Gwillimbury: Scanlon Creek Bark Park
Dog Park Pass, $40.00/year.
Kingston: Off Leash Dog Parks
There are four permanent sites for off-leash dog areas:
West: Rotary Park, 1280 Coverdale Dr.
East: MacLean Trail Park, 918 Hwy. 15
West/North: Meadowbrook Park, 444 Kingsdale Ave.
Centre/South: Memorial Centre, (303 York St.
East: Grass Creek Park, 2991 Hwy. 2 E.
Mississauga Leash Free Zones
Mississauga has seven Leash-Free Zones.
Oakville: Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Bronte Creek Provincial Park has two leash free areas; one is a .5 km loop located in the Day-Use area and one 2 km loop in the Campground.
Stratford: Stratford Dog Park
The Stratford Dog Park is located at the corner of Packham Road and Dunn Road, with the gate entrance and parking lot access from Dunn Road.
Waterloo: Bechtel Park Dog Park
The Dog Park is fully fenced 5 acres, located behind the sports complex at Bechtel Park (near the intersection of Bridge Street and University Avenue East at 185 Bridge St. W.).
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Fort Saskatchewan: Off Leash Dog Park
The Dog Park is located just off 83 Avenue in the Eastgate Industrial Park, not far from the Recycle Station.
Please let us know of off-leash dog parks in your area.