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8 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Fairfax County, VA (with Pictures)

Written by: Ashley Bates

Last Updated on April 12, 2024 by Dogster Team

8 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Fairfax County, VA (with Pictures)

Fairfax County, Virginia has a lot to do for both humans and their canine pals. So, if you’re looking for something new and fresh for your dog to get into, dog parks are a great way to meet new faces. Your dog could burn off some steam and you can chat with fellow dog lovers or read a book on a bench.

So, here are 8 of the coolest dog parks Fairfax County and the surrounding area has to offer. Hopefully, you’ll have lots of new territory to explore.

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The 8 Off-Leash Dog Parks in Fairfax County, Virginia

1. Fairfax City/Westmore Dog Park

️ Address: 11000 Berry St, Fairfax, VA 22030
Open Times: Dawn to Dusk 
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes
  • Fenced-in exercise area for all dogs, no separation for large and small
  • Water fountains and trash receptacles are available
  • All dog licenses must be up to date before entering the dog park
  • Pet waste stations available
  • Monetary donations accepted, more information on webpage

2. Grist Mill Dog Park

️ Address: 4710 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309
Open Times: 8 am–8 pm
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes  
  • Small 1-acre, fully fenced-in dog park
  • Uses blue landscaping dust and gravel to prevent mud and mess
  • Lots of shaded areas to keep cool in warm months
  • Toys and activities available
  • More on-leash activities around the area

3. Vienna Dog Park

️ Address: 700 Courthouse Rd SW, Vienna, VA 22180
Open Times: 8 am–8 pm 
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes
  • Offers both doggy and human water fountains to stay hydrated
  • Double gates available for secure entry
  • The dog park contains agility equipment for training and play
  • Toys available for play
  • Benches and seating available for human guests

4. Rock Hill District Park

️ Address: 15150 Old Lee Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Open Times: 8 am–8 pm
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes 
  • Fully fenced with separate areas for small and large breeds
  • No water is available must bring water and bowls
  • Trees to provide shade in hot months
  • Benches available for human guests

5. South Run Rec. Center Dog Park

️ Address: 7550 Reservation Dr., Springfield, VA 22153
Open Times: 7 am–8 pm
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes
  • Fully fenced in gravel space
  • Benches available for human guests
  • Waste baskets provided on site
  • Bowls available, must bring your own water
  • No separation based on breed size

6. Mason District Off-Leash Dog Park

️ Address: Alpine Dr. & Pinecrest Pkwy, Annandale, VA 22003
Open Times: 9 am–8:15 pm
Cost: Free 
Off-Leash: Yes
  • Supported by the Mason District Dog Opportunity Group
  • No water on site, must bring water and bowls
  • Poop bags and garbage cans available for easy cleanup
  • Leashed hiking options nearby
  • Directions can be confusing, so map carefully

7. Chandon Dog Park

️ Address: 0161 19 D1, Herndon, VA 20170
Open Times: 7 am–7 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am–7 pm
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes
  • Often visited by locals, low tone and humble
  • Fully fenced-in area with lots of large trees for shade
  • Water and poop bags available on site
  • Benches available for human guests
  • Some agility equipment for play and training

8. Prince William County Dog Park

️ Address: 13000 Minnieville Rd., Lake Ridge, VA 22192
Open Times: 6 am–8 pm
Cost: Free
Off-Leash: Yes

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Summary

There are a few options for dog parks in the area of Fairfax County, Virginia. Remember to check nearby areas as well, if you don’t mind a little traveling. You and your pooch can make a day of it and visit all the best parks you find.

Remember to read all dog park rules and pack a bag before you go! You’ll need all outing supplies in case the park doesn’t offer water or clean up.


Featured Image Credit: Avis_Colors, Pixabay

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