Give your loyal canine companion the gift of the great outdoors at one of Oklahoma’s leash-free dog parks. From jungle gyms and water fountains to doggie beaches and walking trails, the world is your pet’s oyster at these pooch-perfect locations across the state.
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Whether you’re looking for a road trip pit stop or a secure area to let Fido socialize, Oklahoma has plenty of spacious, leash-free parks to keep your four-legged friends happy.
Myriad Botanical Gardens Dog Park
An urban oasis awaits you and your dog in downtown Oklahoma City at Myriad Botanical Gardens Dog Park. Surrounded by lush scenery, unique plants and landscaped greenery, this park provides your pet with a picturesque jaunt close to OKC attractions and venues like Oklahoma City Museum of Art and Paycom Center. Be sure to bring your camera and snap some adorable photos of your dog in front of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory.
Paw OK Dog Park
When your dog is in need of a good exercise session, take them to Paw OK Dog Park in Oklahoma City’s Nichols Hills neighborhood. This well-attended park features prime real estate for your pet to explore, run, sunbathe and mingle. Ranked as one of the “Ten Great Southern Dog Parks” by Southern Living, Paw OK also has a fine-grade gravel beach and swimming pond for the ultimate canine getaway.
Biscuit Acres Dog Park – Hunter Park
Get ready for a wag-worthy time at Biscuit Acres Dog Park. Located in Tulsa’s Hunter Park, dogs of all sizes will enjoy this park’s leash-free play zones. Sit on a bench while your pet runs, sniffs and plays in grassy, shaded areas. Following their park session, dogs can cool off with drinking fountains and a refreshing rinse area.
Cooper Dog Park
Cure Rover’s boredom with a trip to Cooper Dog Park in Bartlesville. This city park holds multiple acres of secure recreational space for your dog to enjoy, and separate small and large dog areas ensure your pooch feels comfortable to make new friends. Whether you’re there to play fetch or meet fellow pet parents, Cooper Dog Park offers a great time for four- and two-legged visitors.
Crosslin Park’s Dog Park
Go off-leashing with your canine pal in Enid at Crosslin Park’s gate-secured area just for dogs. Just off US-81, this dynamic city park welcomes your pet with shade, freshly-mowed grass and plenty of space for play. Let your pooch roam freely while you catch some rays, or take advantage of the park’s spacious lot and exercise with your dog.
Happy Tails Dog Park
Dogs love to let loose at Happy Tails Dog Park in Moore. Complete with designated small and large dog areas, water fountains, picnic tables and restrooms, pet owners will enjoy this public park just as much as their furry friends. Bring your dog’s favorite toy for a game of fetch, and this leash-free park will supply the rest.
Paws Valley Dog Park
Run by a group of dog lovers in Pauls Valley, this aptly-named park features 1.5 acres of space for your pet to enjoy. Just off I-35, Paws Valley Dog Park is an opportune road trip stop in south central Oklahoma. While you and your dog stretch your legs, be sure to enjoy the scenery, or sit at a park bench while your pet plays. Once it’s time to hit the road again, waste stations around the park make it easy to clean up.
Mustang Dog Park
If you’re looking for a dog park that prioritizes socialization, exercise and community, Mustang Dog Park has you and your pet covered. In addition to its lush, grassy play areas, a water pool, park benches and free waste stations, this Mustang park regularly holds pet-friendly events that are fun for the whole family. From outdoor pet shows to Christmas-themed parties, Mustang Dog Park offers your dog year-round excitement.
Vito Baxter Puppy Promenade
Dogs will feel like royalty after visiting the Vito Baxter Puppy Promenade in Lawton. Tucked away off Southwest Lee Boulevard, this city’s first leash-free dog park is well worth the search. Canines small and large can play in size-appropriate spaces while getting in some exercise and fresh air, while humans can enjoy shaded seating areas.
Let your pet get in some optimal play time at Central Bark in McAlester. This popular, fenced park in eastern Oklahoma is a safe environment for dogs to socialize and exercise in a place all their own. Dogs will jump for joy at the fire hydrant, massive yard and water station, while their owners will appreciate the shaded benches and well-maintained yard.
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