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10 Great Off-Leash Dog Parks in the Netherlands (2024 Update)

Ed Malaker

By Ed Malaker

Beagle dog and brown cat lying together on the footpath outdoor in the park

The Netherlands is a great place to travel to, with a rich history and plenty to do. However, if you have a dog, it can be helpful to locate the off-leash dog areas so your pet can get the exercise that they need to stay healthy and live longer. Keep reading as we list several locations that you and your pet can visit.

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The 10 Off-Leash Dog Parks in the Netherlands

1. Beatrixpark

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“Beatrixpromenade 2 1312 AW, 1312 AW Almere, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large park
  • Off-leash area
  • Public toilet

2. Vondelpark

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“Amsterdam, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
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  • The largest park in Amsterdam
  • Plenty of activities, including free music
  • Dining

3. Oosterpark

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“1012 AA Amsterdam, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large grassy field
  • Childrenโ€™s wading pool
  • Plenty of shade
  • Waterfront area

4. Sarphatipark

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“1073 VN Amsterdam, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large virtual playground
  • Close to a market
  • Plenty of activities

5. Park de Zuidert

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“Unnamed Road, 8304 GE Emmeloord, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large playground
  • Walk-over bridge
  • Large open field
  • Shady

6. Ankerpark

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“2312 RT Leiden, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: dawn to dusk
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large ship anchor
  • Plenty of trails to follow
  • Open every day

7. Nationaal Park Loonse en Drunense Duinen

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“5151 RG Drunen, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large park
  • Many trails
  • Plenty of room for your dog to run free

8. Hondenstrand Erkemederstrand

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“Erkemederweg 79, 3896 LB Zeewolde, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large area to run free
  • Dogs can play in the water
  • Beach

9. Hoorneboegse Heide

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“Hilversum, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Large area
  • Plenty of room to run free
  • Plenty of parking
  • Plenty of wildlife

10. Dog Forest Het Leesten

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Address: ๐Ÿ“7339 GG Beekbergen, Netherlands
๐Ÿ• Open Times: 24/7
๐Ÿ’ฒ Cost: free
๐Ÿ• Off-Leash: yes
  • Fenced-in
  • Large area
  • Plenty of trees

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When youโ€™re traveling in the Netherlands, there are several parks that you can visit with your dog. Most of the parks on this list are open around the clock and have a large area where your dog can run free. We recommend visiting Beatrixpark and Vondelpark because they are both amazing parks. If you want a large open area, we recommend Hondenstrand Erkemederstrand park.

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