In the list below, we’ve featured 10 of the best dog parks in Ontario. Continue reading to find out about them and their facilities.
1. Totoredaca Leash-Free Dog Park (Mississauga)
Totoredacta Leash-Free Dog Park spans 3.5 acres of lush terrain where dogs can happily enjoy some off-leash exercise in Mississauga, Ontario. The park is fully enclosed with a chain link fence, features large trees for shade, and agility equipment where your pup can hone their skills. There’s also a separate fenced area for small dogs and puppies to enjoy.
During the summer months, Totoredacta Leash-Free Dog Park has running water and a pool where your pup can cool off. There’s abundant designated parking, and a wash station where you can clean your dog up before you leave the park.
2. Fergus Dog Park (Fergus)
Fergus Dog Park, also known as the CW Dog Park, is located on Glengarry Crescent in Fergus, Ontario. The park is around 5 acres in size, has plenty of trees for shade, grassy space for running and playing fetch, walking trails, and an agility course. Drinking water is also available at the entrance to the park.
To visit the park, please ensure your dog is fully vaccinated, healthy, and does not have a history of aggressive behavior. Please note that the Fergus Dog Park is not fenced – it is surrounded by trees and wooded areas that act as a natural fence, but the park itself has no fence or secure boundary.
3. Niagara Falls Dog Park (Niagara Falls)
Niagara Falls Dog Park is one of two designated off-leash dog parks in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Niagara Falls Dog Park is located in Fireman’s Park, on Dorchester and Mountain Roads. The park is open daily from dawn to dusk and features both a small dog and a large dog area. There are also designated waste containers near the entrance to the park to make it easy to clean up after your dog.
Please ensure your dog displays tags of license and rabies vaccination and remains within your sight at all times. To visit the park, dogs must be over four months of age, healthy, and non-aggressive. Each owner may bring up to three dogs to Niagara Falls Dog Park at any one time.
4. Cherry Beach Off Leash Dog Park (Toronto)
Cherry Beach Off Leash Dog Park is located on Cherry Street at Cherry Beach in Toronto, Ontario. There is lots of parking available near the dog park on the Martin Goodman Trail. The dog park is part of the greater Clarke Beach Park, which features beachfront access, bike trails, picnic sites, and more.
The Cherry Beach Off Leash Dog Park is fully enclosed and contains sandy terrain. There are lots of large trees and shrubs for shade and sniffing, and plenty of waste receptacles at the entrance to the park. Please ensure your dog is leashed when you enter and exit the park.
5. Border’s Falls Dog Park (Hamilton)
The city of Hamilton, Ontario, is home to many wonderful dog parks, including Border’s Falls Dog Park. Open daily from 6:00 am until 11:00 pm, this designated off-leash area is fully enclosed and contains plenty of space for your dog to play and socialize.
Border’s Falls Dog Park is located at the corner of York Road and Valley Road. Please ensure your dog is on a leash whenever you are not inside the designated off-leash area. All dogs visiting the park must display valid license and rabies tags and be under voice control at all times.
6. Greenway Off Leash Dog Park (London)
If you’re looking for a dog park in London, Ontario, Greenway Off Leash Dog Park is a great place to take your dog for some fun exercise. The park is securely fenced with a double-gated entry and features open areas, walking trails, and large trees for shade. There is a separate area for small dogs and a designated parking lot.
Greenway Off Leash Dog Park also features benches where owners can relax, a portable toilet, garbage containers, and a notice board. The park is open daily from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm or dusk. Please clean up after your dog and ensure you follow all rules posted at the park.
7. Oakes Road North Leash-Free Dog Park (Grimsby)
Oakes Road North Leash-Free Dog Park is one of three designated off-leash dog parks in the city of Grimsby, Ontario. This park is open daily from 7:00 am until 9:00 pm and features a walking trail leading down to the waterfront. There are also benches and lots of open spaces for dogs to play.
Please clean up after your dog when you visit Oakes Road North Leash-Free Dog Park. Also, all dogs must be over 4 months of age and display a valid license. Dogs must be up-to-date on all vaccines (including rabies) and need to be under voice command at all times.
8. Pickering Dog Park (Pickering)
Pickering Dog Park is located inside Grand Valley Park in Pickering, Ontario. The dog park is separated into two fully enclosed areas – one for large dogs and one for smaller dogs or owners with mobility issues. Please leash your dog while walking from the parking lot to either of the designated off-leash areas.
To visit Pickering Dog Park, dogs must be licensed and displaying their tag. Each owner can bring up to three dogs to the dog park at any one time. Please clean up after your dog and remove your dog from the park immediately if they exhibit aggressive behavior.
9. Lansdowne Dog Park (Ottawa)
Lansdowne Dog Park is a designated off-leash area located behind the baseball fields of Sylvia Holden Park in Ottawa, Ontario. The park entrance is located near the corner of O’Connor and Holmwood. This fully enclosed area is a great place to bring your pup for some socialization and exercise.
The park features water bowls that you can fill for your dog, a secure double-gated entry, and waste bags to make cleaning up after your pet easy. Please ensure your dog is licensed, vaccinated, and supervised at all times during your park visit.
10. Campbell Memorial Park (London)
Campbell Memorial Park in London, Ontario, is a large public park with many amenities, including an off-leash dog park. Open daily from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm (or dusk), the dog park features secure chain link fencing, a double-gated entry, waste containers, and woodchip ground cover to reduce mud.
Parking for the Campbell Memorial Park dog park is available on Dundas Street East, with pedestrian access to the dog park available from here. Please clean up after your dog using the waste containers provided.