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Dog Parks in and Around NYC

Dog Parks in and Around NYC

Take your pup to one of these NYC dog parks for some fresh air and tail waggin' exercise.

Dogs need fresh air and exercise and dog parks in NYC provide both of those things, plus some dog socialization. Not to mention, they're a great place for us humans to dog watch. Here is our list of dog parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland County complete with hours and information you need to know before bringing your dog for a visit. 

Dog Parks in Manhattan
Dog Parks in Brooklyn
Dog Parks in Queens
Dog Parks on Long Island
Dog Parks in Westchester
Dog Parks in Rockland
Dog Parks in Bergen County 

Dog Parks in Manhattan

Chelsea Waterside Dog Park
 11th Ave & W. 23rd Street, Chelsea
Chelsea Waterside Dog Park has unique play mounds with new vantage points for your dog. Dogs of all sizes are welcome, with shade available for pet owners during warmer months. The park is also expanding their dog run, which already includes a double-gated safety vestibule and fences all around. Fresh running water starting in mid April and benches and trash cans. For more information call (212) 757-0981 or email

De Witt Clinton Park
11th Ave. &, W. 54th St, Hell's Kitchen
Hours: Seven days a week from 6am-1am
For more information call
(212) 639-9675 

East River Esplanade Dog Run
East River At East 63th Street, Upper East Side

Tribeca Dog Run
830 5th Ave., Tribeca

Dog Parks in Brooklyn

Prospect Park Dog Beach
95 Prospect Park West, Prospect Park
(718) 965-895
Hours: Special off-leash hours from 5am-9am and 9pm-1am at the Long Meadow (except ballfields). Nethermead, Peninsula Meadow, and a place for dogs to swim during those hours at the Dog Beach

Brooklyn Bridge Dog Run
334 Furman St, Brooklyn Bridge Park
(718) 222-9939
Hours: Daily dog run hours from 6:30am-10pm daily

Two dog run locations in the park: Main Street Dog Run and Pier 6 Dog Run

Owl’s Head Park Dog Run
68th Street &, Shore Rd, Bay Ridge


Dog Parks in Queens

Cunningham Park Dog Run
193rd St &, Radnor Rd, Fresh Meadows
Hours: Open sunrise to sunset

K9 Korral Dog Run
8445 Park Ln S, Woodhaven
Hours: Open sunrise to sunset

Underbridge Dog Run
64th Ave. &, Grand Central Pkwy, Forest Hills


Dog Parks on Long Island

Bay Park
198 1st Ave, East Rockaway
 (516) 571-7245

Eisenhower Dog Park
576 Salisbury Park Dr, Westbury
(516) 572-0347

Town of Oyster Bay Dog Park
Clocks Blvd & E Pine St, Massapequa
(516) 797-4128

West Hills State Park Dog Run
Sweet Hollow Rd, Huntington Station
(631) 854-4423

Christopher Morley Park Dog Run
500 Searingtown Rd N, Roslyn
(516) 571-8113
Dog run open year-round. Dogs are also allowed on nature trails as long as they are leashed.


Dog Parks in Westchester

Ward Acres Dog Park
300 Broadfield Road, New Rochelle
(914) 654-2087
Hours: Sunrise-sunset seven days a week

Admission: (Annually)
New Rochelle Resident Household (up to 4 dogs)- $50
Non-New Rochelle Resident Household (up to 4 dogs)- $50
New Rochelle Resident Professional Dog Walker (up to 4 dogs)- $250
Non-New Rochelle Resident Professional Dog Walker (up to 4 dogs)- $300
Valid permit required for entering Paws Place Dog Park. Permits can be obtained from Parks and Recreation office dauky from 8:30am-4:30pm

Oakland Beach Park
Rye Town Park 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye
(914) 939-3075
Hours: 6am-9am (on the North End Hill)

Dogs are allowed off-leash only on the North End Hill during mornings and are not permitted on beach/sand.


Dog Parks in Rockland

Kennedy Dells Dog Park
355 N Main St, New City
(845) 364-2670
Hours: Sunrise-sunset seven days a week
Walk these breathtaking trails with your on-leash pet, or let them run free in the fenced- off-leash dog park where they can make other furry friends.

Kakiat Park
668 Haverstraw Rd, Montebello
(845) 364-2670
Hours: Seven days a week 7am-8pm
Fenced in a dog-run area within the park.


Dog Parks in Bergen

 Sam Nelkin County Park - Rose Street Wallington
316 Maple Ave Wallington, NJ

Joseph A. Carucci Jr. Area at Riverside County Park
Joseph A. Carucci Jr. Area River Road Lyndhurst, NJ

Wooddale County Park
101 Prospect Avenue Woodcliff Lake, NJ 

Henry Hoebel Area- Leonia North Park Dog Run at Overpeck County Park
50 Fort Lee Rd Palisades Park, NJ

Wild Duck Pond Area at Saddle River County Park
1133 E Ridgewood Ave Ridgewood, NJ 

Van Saun Park Continental Avenue Entrance
Address: 216 Forest Ave Paramus, NJ 

For more information on these dog parks, call (201) 336-7275



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Laura D'Angelo

Author: Laura D’Angelo is a freelance writer for NYMetroParents and is currently getting her master's in English from Binghamton University. When she’s not writing features on all the best spots to bring your kids to in New York, you can often find her playing guitar or lounging at the beach. See More

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