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The Best Dog Parks in Cleveland, Ohio

best dog parks in Cleveland

If you live in or around Cleveland, Ohio then you know it’s quite a dog-friendly place to be! There are plenty of dog parks in Cleveland to take your pup to throughout the year that will not only allow them to burn off some energy but also make friends with other dogs as well.

If you’re currently living in northeast Ohio or plan to move to the area, make sure you check out our list of the best dog parks in Cleveland and what makes each one so great.

Treat Your Pup with a Trip to These Cleveland Dog Parks

Lakewood Dog Park

The Lakewood Dog Park has been around for nearly twenty years! The Friends of the Lakewood Dog Park founded the park in 2002 and have worked to enhance, improve, and sustain the property for the community ever since.

The park is very well maintained and features a huge outdoor play space that is 100% fenced in and great for playing fetch or simply letting your dog roam free. If you plan on visiting Lakewood Dog Park, check out their rules and policies page in order to prepare for having the best experience!

Downtown Cleveland Dog Park

Conveniently located for downtown residents, this park sits just outside of The Flats. The Downtown Cleveland Dog Park is a fenced in, spacious (nearly 3,500-square-foot) outdoor play area that draws crowds on a regular basis, and it features a play structure for the more adventurous pups. Downtown Dog Park is also known for its involvement in many pet-related events and fundraisers. Learn more by visiting their Facebook page.

K-9 Coastline, in Edgewater Park

If your dog enjoys the water, this is the spot for them! The westernmost section of Edgewater beach, also known as the K-9 Coastline (indicated by signage), is a pet-friendly shore where dogs of all sizes can run, swim, and play in the sun. Parking is free and the Edgewater beach house, located just down the walking path, has snacks, drinks, and an outdoor shower head to rinse off with.

Tri-City Bark Park

Tri-City Dog Park is among the best dog parks in Cleveland and is located in Middleburg Heights. This dog park is roughly .75 acres and is completely fenced in, allowing dogs to run and play off-leash. In the coming years, Tri-City Bark Park board plans to install more amenities to the park such as a pavilion for guests and an obstacle course for the dogs!

Avon Lake Dog Park

Another one of our favorite Cleveland dog parks is the Avon Lake Dog Park. Members of the Avon Lake community have shared great reviews about this park, describing it as spacious for their dogs with plenty of seating area for visitors. There are also a variety of obstacles and structures for your pup, which makes this a perfect option for fur babies in the suburbs.

Aukerman Park

Aukerman Park, located in North Royalton, features an on-leash agility course for dogs of all sizes and skill levels. Utilizing this agility course is a great way to exercise and spend quality time with your dog while getting some sunshine and fresh air.

Check Out These Awesome Dog Parks in Cleveland

Whether you live in Cleveland with your dog or only find time to visit occasionally, we would highly recommend stopping by one of the locations from our list of the best dog parks in Cleveland.

If you find that your dog enjoys regular socialization, outdoor exercise, and one-on-one attention, you may also want to consider doggy day care or pet boarding at the Cleveland Pet Palace for your next trip. Our pet experts are ready to treat your furry friend like royalty.

Reach out to our team about services and scheduling!

Lora Shaw

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Lora Shaw

Lora Shaw is currently the Vice President of Operations at Pet Palace.

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