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10 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Denver, CO You Can Visit Today (2024 Update)

Written by: Brooke Bundy

Last Updated on July 11, 2024 by Dogster Team

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10 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Denver, CO You Can Visit Today (2024 Update)

If you’re a dog owner living in or visiting Denver with your dog, you’ll be happy to know that the city owns and operates several dog parks. Most are free to visit but require your dog to be fully vaccinated and spayed/neutered unless they’ve obtained an intact permit from the city.

While you might have to pay a little to visit some parks, the privately owned properties have a few more perks than the free ones, including the Belleview Station Dog Park that’s located beside a dog-friendly beer garden, and the 100+ acre Cherry Creek Off-Leash Area in nearby Aurora. Here are the top 10 places you and your dog won’t want to miss next time you’re in the Mile High City.

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The 10 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Denver, CO

1. Greenway Off-Leash Dog Park

️ Address: 2002 Spruce St, Denver, CO 8023
Open Times: Sunrise to Sunset
Cost: Free
  • Sandy area with benches and shade
  • Water fountain available during the summer
  • Large space for all dogs to run
  • Also known as Stapleton Dog Park

2. Kennedy Dog Park

️ Address: 9700 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80231
Open Times: 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
  • Separate play areas for large and small dogs
  • Small pavilion provides shade
  • No water available
  • Dirt field with little to no grass
  • Benches throughout

3. Berkeley Lake Dog Park

️ Address: 1758 Sheridan Blvd., Denver, CO, 80212
Open Times: Sunrise to sunset
Cost: Free
  • Separate play area just for dogs under 25 pounds
  • Located beside the fairgrounds of Berkeley Lake Park
  • Sandy gravel field with rocks to climb
  • No water fountains available, so bring your own bowl

4. Lowry Dog Park

️ Address: Yosemite Way & E 4th Pl, Denver, CO 80230
Open Times: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Cost: Free
  • Spacious dirt field near Lowry Air Force Base
  • Separate sections for large and small dogs
  • Features an obstacle and agility course
  • On-leash trail areas located outside the fence

5. Belleview Station Dog Park

️ Address: 4825 S Newport St, Denver, CO 80237
Open Times: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Cost: Free
  • Privately owned spacious play area for all dogs
  • Rustic picnic tables provided
  • Parked bus for dogs to climb inside and on top of
  • Hip community hangout with beer garden next door
  • Complimentary water and dog treats are available at the beer garden

6. Fuller Dog Park

️ Address: 2801 N Williams St, Denver, CO 80205
Open Times: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Cost: Free
  • Fully enclosed dirt field
  • Separate areas for large and small dogs
  • No water available

7. Cherry Creek Dog Off Leash Area (DOLA)

️ Address: S Entrance Rd, Aurora, CO 80015
Open Times: 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Cost: $13/day fee or annual pass
  • 107 acres of natural land for your pup to roam
  • Located in Cherry Creek State Park
  • Includes access to Cherry Creek
  • Poop bags not provided
  • 2.1-mile perimeter walking trail
  • Price not listed for annual pass

8. Carla Madison Dog Park

️ Address: 2405 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206
Open Times: Sunrise to sunset
Cost: Free
  • Clean, small dog park
  • Fenced-in gravel enclosure
  • Water fountains don’t work

9. Railyard Dog Park

️ Address: 2005 19th St, Denver, CO 80202
Open Times: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Cost: Free
  • The only dog park operated by the City of Denver that’s open after dark
  • Well-lit
  • Water fountains are only operational during summer
  • Features a low-energy play area intended for small dogs
  • Dirt field with no grass or gravel

10. Green Valley Ranch East Dog Park

️ Address: 4455 Jebel St, Denver, CO 80249
Open Times: Sunrise to sunset
Cost: Park costs $3 to enter for non-residents
  • Small dog park
  • Sandy field with benches
  • Water fountain doesn’t always work

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As you can see, there’s no shortage of dog parks nearby. However, rules and fees vary, so be sure to check the listing and give them a call before you go. Unless otherwise noted, most of the dog parks we’ve reviewed are owned and operated by the City of Denver. You can contact the Denver Park and Recreation Department for more information at (720) 913-1311.

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