Taking a break from your daily routine is usually beneficial, especially when you walk with your pet. Below we’ve featured 9 of the best dog parks in Los Angeles you should check out!
Located in Los Angeles’ up-and-coming Eagle Rock, the Eagle Rock Dog Park is a modern, spacious park where dog owners can relax as their furry companion plays in the grass. The park features grassy terrain, large trees for shade, and additional shade awnings for owners. There are also benches to sit on and supervise your dog from.
The Eagle Rock Dog Park also has many walking paths, as well as boulders and logs that your dog can jump and play on. Please clean up after your dog using the trash cans provided, and ensure your dog is under voice command at all times during your visit to the park.
Located in inner-east Los Angeles, Silver Lake Dog Park is open every day from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm. The park features a sandy terrain, and is fully enclosed for the safety of all pups. For owners, there is a shaded area with some benches – perfect for meeting other dog owners and watching your canine companions socialize.
The park also features a large, grassy space and views of the Hollywood sign. Please clean up after your dog using the waste receptacles provided, and note that the Silver Lake Dog Park is closed on Wednesday mornings between 6:00 am until 8:30 am for maintenance and cleaning. Dogs must be supervised at all times while off-leash.
Located on Mulholland Drive in the valley, Laurel Canyon Dog Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. This designated off-leash dog park features large areas of natural terrain where dogs can freely roam, as well as a large, shaded area with benches for owners.
When visiting the park, please ensure your dog is securely leashed whenever they are outside the designated off-leash area. The Laurel Canyon Dog Park is closed on Friday mornings between 6:00 am and 11:00 am for cleaning and maintenance.
Located in northeast Los Angeles, Hermon Dog Park is a spacious off-leash area with two separate (fully fenced) enclosures. One is specifically designed for small, elderly, or disabled dogs who may not be able to keep up with the energy levels of their younger companions. For added security, the park features a secure, double-gated entryway, and is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Hermon Dog Park also features large trees for shade, benches for owners, and drinking water for thirsty pups. The park is covered with granite stones to reduce the chances of muddy paws. Please clean up after your dog – biodegradable waste bags are available to make this easier. Inside the dog park, ensure your dog is supervised and remove them from the park if they show any signs of aggression.
Located in the heart of Hollywood, Runyon Canyon Dog Park is a designated off-leash dog park located in the southern portion of Runyon Canyon Park. The park is open to all socialized dogs and their owners seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.
Runyon Canyon Dog Park is securely enclosed (please close the gate behind you when you enter or exit the park) and features walking trails throughout. Trash receptacles are also available – please use these to clean up after your dog.
Westwood Dog Park (often fondly referred to by locals as “Westwoof Dog Park”) is located in Westwood Park in west Los Angeles. With an entrance on Sepulveda Boulevard, the dog park features parking, plenty of space for your pup to enjoy some sunshine, and benches for owners.
Please clean up after your dog, and ensure they are supervised at all times. Remove your dog if they show any signs of unusually aggressive behavior. Dogs must be over the age of four months, fully vaccinated and licensed with appropriate tags on display to enter the park.
The Boneyard Dog Park was first opened in Culver City in 2006. Situated inside Culver City Park, the designated off-leash area features three separate enclosures. One is for large dogs, one is for small or shy dogs, and the third is for dogs in need of a time-out or break from the action. Please note that once inside any of the off-leash areas, your dog is not permitted to be on a leash.
Boneyard Dog Park is open seven days a week from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm. To visit the park, your dog needs to be four months or older and licensed. Owners can bring up to three dogs to the park at once. Please clean up after your dog and supervise them during their visit to the park.
Another of the top dog parks in Los Angeles is William S Hart Dog Park in West Hollywood. This dog park (as well as the greater William S Hart Park) has undergone several significant upgrades in recent years, including the addition of security lighting and improved parking.
The fully enclosed William S Hart Dog Park contains lots of grassy space to explore and trees for sniffing. As this is a popular dog park, please ensure your dog is properly socialized and remove them if they exhibit any signs of aggression.
Located in Encino, Los Angeles, the Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park is open seven days a week, from sunrise to sunset. On Fridays, the park is closed from 6:00 am until 11:00 am for necessary maintenance. The Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park is securely fenced and features natural terrain, and lots of wide-open spaces for playing fetch, releasing the zoomies, or meeting some new four-legged friends.
For owners, the Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park features lots of seating, large trees for shade, and ample parking. Please note that your dog must be on a leash whenever you enter or exit the off-leash area. In addition, supervise your dog at all times while off-leash. If they exhibit signs of aggression, leash and remove them from the off-leash area.