Dog Parks in the Houston Metroplex
Burroughs Park Dog Park (Tomball/Spring)
Coming Soon.Harris County Precint 4 is awaiting funding approval to begin their first dog park. The design is complete and has been shared with HDPA. It will be 5 acres with large and small sides, double gated entry, No Pond, but will have wash off stations. Opening estimated Spring/Summer 2011.
Cattail Dog Park (The Woodlands)
Location: 9323 Cochrans Crossing Drive, in the Woodlands north of Houston off I-45. across from Palmer Golf Club house in Cattail Park.
Amenities: Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, water fountain, doggie cool off station, benches, bulletin board, parking lot. The Woodlands Dog Park Club
Congressman Bill Archer Bark Park (West Houston)
Location: 3201 Hwy 6, just north of I-10. Across from Bear Creek Park.
Amenities: 20 plus acres. Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, large and small dog areas (with large and small agilty fun equipment in them!) -doggie swimming ponds, water fountains, doggie showers, shade areas, benches, lots of trees, long walking trails, parking lot. Open 7 days a week dawn to dusk. Built and maintained by Harris Cty Pct 3
Danny Jackson Bark Park (Inner Loop)
Location: 4700 Westpark, just inside the loop and just South of 59 – under the power lines, between Loop 610 and Loop Central.
Amenities: Large and small dog seperate areas each with a pond, new trees, benches, walking path. Built and maintained by Harris Cty Pct 3
Discovery Green (Downtown)
Location: 1500 McKinney. A City of Houston park.
Amenities: The Kinder Large Dog Run and Harriet and Joe Foster Small Dog Run offers a place at this large people park for the four-legged family member to take an off leash break. The areas feature crushed gravel ground cover, fountains and seating. Website
Ella and Friends Dog Park (Deer Park)
Location: 500 W. 13th Stnear Jimmy Burke Activity Center. Two acre dog park in Deer Park on 13th Street west of Center next to the Jimmy Burke Activity Center. Constructed by Deer Park Rotary Club and the City of Deer Park. Contact City of Deer Park for more info.
Ervan Chew Dog Park (Inner Loop)
located at 4502 Dunlavy (Key Map 492Z), was the first neighborhood park in Houston to allow dogs to legally run free, off-leash in a designated dog zone. The dog zone is located adjacent to the picnic area and swimming pool. It is a fenced-in space, approximately 9,000 square feet in size and is designed to allow dogs to exercise freely. The Ervan Chew Park dog zone was the first step in providing an area for off-leash dogs. The Friends of Ervan Chew Park, a neighborhood organization, provided funding for the dog zone. Ervan Chew was dedicated in May of 2004. A City of Houston park.
Amenities: Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, water fountain, benches around large trees. Small pocket park within a small neighborhood park that has a nice kids playground too. Bark ground cover/no grass.
Gene Green Beltway 8 Park Dog Park (North East)
Location: 6500 E. Sam Houston Pkwy N. Houston, TX 77049. This park is fairly large as dog parks go, has a pond, and a nice area of trees and underbrush left in place so hunting dogs can sniff up some birds even! Dog Park Map
Amenities: Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, large and small dog areas, pond, water fountain, benches, large trees. Has an amazing human park, skate park, splash park, and really cool kids playground too. A Harris Cty Pct 2 park.
Small dog park ( .7 acres)
Large Dog park (3.5 acres)
Katy Dog Park (Katy)
Location: 5414 Franz Road, Katy, Tx. 77493. From I-10 W, take the Katy Mills Mall exit and turn RIGHT. Turn LEFT on Franz Rd. It’s on the RIGHT. It shares the parking lot with the Katy Library and is next to the police station and backs up to Mary Jo Peckham Park. Amenities: It has 14 acres with lots of shade trees and grass. There is a large paved walking trail. There are currently two water fountains (both for dogs and people). They added a pond, benches and a washing area- as well as agility equipment.
Kingwood Dog Park (Kingwood)
Location: 619 Lakeville Dr, Kingwood, TX 77339
Aaby Dog Park for Kingwood is a joint initiative by Kingwood Kennels and Aaby Foundation which provides a fun and safe off-leash environment for dogs to both exercise and socialize. It is set on 2 acres of partly cleared land at 619 Lakeville Drive, just off Russell Palmer Road and next door to Kingwood Kennels. The Dog Park is open dawn to dusk 7 days a week. Residents wishing to utilize the Dog Park are required to complete a registration form and show proof of current vaccinations to receive a park tag good for one year. http://www.kingwooddogpark.org/
Levy Park Dog Park (Inner Loop)
Location: 3801 Eastside, 1 block South of Richmond (between Kirby and Buffalo Spdwy)
Amenities: Some shade, lots of parking, dog water fountain. Small park with bark ground cover/no grass. A City of Houston park.
Maxey Bark and Run Park (East Houston)
Location: 601 Maxey Road, next to the Metro Park and Ride. Exit I-10 East, go north on Federal Road, which turns into Maxey Road and poark is on the right.
Amenities: approximately 12 to 13 acres of parkland for dogs, doggie drinking fountains, seperate areas for large and small dogs, a doggie shower, a waste disposal station and benches throughout the shade tree covered space. A City of Houston park.
Millie Bush Bark Park (West Houston)
Location: 16756 Westheimer Parkway near Hwy 6
Amenities: Thirteen acres. Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, large and small dog areas (with large and small fire hydrants in them!) -doggie swimming ponds, water fountains, doggie showers, shade areas, benches, scattered trees, walking path, parking lot. Picnic benches outside park. Restrooms close by but not in the dog park. Open 7 days a week dawn to dusk. Built and maintained by Harris Cty Pct 3
Officer Lucy Dog Park (Bellaire)
Location: Just inside loop 610, 4337 Lafayette in Bellaire. near Beechnut and NewCastle.
Amenities: Double gated & fenced, pick up bags, Large dog and small dog areas, some shade in large dog area, water available. *Note: This is a small neighborhood park intended for residents of the area. It is not easily visible from the street, has no signs, and the parking lot and entrance is actually off Edith Street, one block south of Lafayette. No children under 12 Allowed. Built and maintained by City of Bellaire.
Pawm Springs Bark Park (Sugarland)
Location: Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.
Amenities: The tropical oasis-themed Pawm Springs dog park is a six-acre retreat that includes large- and small-dog areas enclosed by a chain linked fence, a shade pavilion and a resort style pond. Includes a pond that resembles a beach area with loungers, a palm tree water spray feature and beautiful tropical landscaping. Built and maintianed by City of Sugarland.
Riverstone Dog Park (Sugarland)
A residents only, private 3.5-acre dog park in the Riverstone development. The facility has two leash-free enclosed areas (big and small), canine obstacle courses, a pet-cleaning station and more. Riverstone website
Tanglewood Bark Park (Galleria Area)
Location: 5801 Woodway Drive, in Tanglewood Park at corner of Bering and Woodway.
Amenities: A small neighborhood type fenced off-leash park. A City of Houston park.
TC Jester Bark Park (Near Northwest Houston)
Location: 4201 TC Jester Boulevard - more about this park
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Amenities: Separate small and large areas, double gates entrance, drinking fountains, benches, trees, and washing stations. This small park is a great stop for locals behind the baseball fields by the TC Jester Swim Pool. A City of Houston park.
Terramont Dog Park (The Woodlands)
Location: 8500 Terramont Lane. (off of Branch Crossing in the Village of Sterling Ridge)
Note: Small dogs (25 lbs or less only). The Woodlands Dog Park Club
West Webster Bark Park (Montrose)
Small public pocket park with a single space 5000 sq ft dog park in it. Includes a drinking fountain and dog wash area. 1501 W Webster St, Houston, TX 77019. A City of Houston park.