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10 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in New York That You Need to Visit!

Ed Malaker

By Ed Malaker

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New York City, New York, is one of the busiest places in the United States. If you are a pet owner thinking of traveling or moving to the Big Apple, you will need to know where you can take your pet so they can get exercise, run free, and make new friends. There are actually several dog-friendly parks in the city, so keep reading as we list several of the most popular ones so you can make plans.

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The Top Off-Leash Dog Parks in New York

1. Sirius Dog Run

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“385 South End Ave, New York, NY 10280
πŸ• Open Times: 24/7
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • On- and off-leash areas
  • Several pools
  • Hilly terrain that’s good for exercise
  • Breathtaking views of the Hudson river

2. Central Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“Central Park, New York, NY
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large park
  • On- and off-leash areas
  • In several areas, dogs can run free
  • Many walking trails

3. Jemmy’s Dog Run in Madison Square Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“Broadway, New York, NY 10010
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
πŸ’² Cost: $75 per year
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Fenced-in area
  • Private area
  • Open 24/7
  • Plenty of shade and seating

4. Hillside Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“Vine St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: $30 per year
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large park
  • Many places to sit and relax
  • Fenced-in area
  • Wooded area

5. Washington Park Dog Run

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“3 St., 4 St. bet. 4 Ave. and 5 Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Two dog runs, one for large dogs and one for small dogs
  • Plenty of trees and park benches
  • Plenty of activities

6. Tompkins Square Dog Run in Tompkins Square Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“99 1/2 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • First dog park in New York City
  • Pools
  • Plenty of seating

7. West Village D.O.G. Run

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“55 Little W 12th St, New York, NY 10014
πŸ• Open Times: 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Fenced-in are
  • On- and off-leash areas
  • On-site balls and toys

8. Mercer Houston Dog Run

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“Mercer St, New York, NY 10012
πŸ• Open Times: dawn to dusk
πŸ’² Cost: $50 per dog per year
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Well-kept grounds
  • Pools and freshwater
  • Plenty of seating

9. Pier 84 Dog Run in Hudson River Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“353 West St, New York, NY 10036
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Waterfront view
  • Tasty food
  • Large area to run

10. Chelsea Waterside Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address: πŸ“557 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011
πŸ• Open Times: 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
πŸ’² Cost: free
πŸ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Plenty of manufactured rocks to climb
  • Great for athletic dogs
  • Plenty of seating

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Despite all the concrete and many buildings, there are many great places to take your pet in New York City. We highly recommend visiting Central Park because there are several areas to let your dog run free, and you can walk on the many pathways with your dog on a leash. Another great choice is the Sirius Dog Run, which has plenty of room to run around, several pools, and even hilly terrain.

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