Tacoma & Pierce County WA Off-Leash Dog Parks
Below you will find information about local Dog Parks and links to Tacoma, Seattle, King County, and Clark County (Vancouver) Dog Parks. Plus you can search your community at DogPark.com.
Off-Leash Dog Parks offer fun and safe recreation areas for dog owners and their canine friends. You know they really are family. For us who live in communities with Dog Parks, we know it is a great way to exercise and socialize with our dogs. It also brings a community together as we socialize with each other.
The off-leash dog park benefits the community in many ways:
- Allows socialization and exercise of dogs in a safe environment
- Promotes responsible pet ownership
- Provides elderly and disabled owners an accessible place to exercise their companions
- Enables dogs to legally run off-leash
- Promotes public health and safety
- Provides a tool for realistic enforcement of dog control laws
Tacoma WA & Pierce County Off-Leash Dog Parks:
1. Fort Steilacoom Park Off-Leash Area Come out and enjoy this fantastic park with two, large fenced in areas for you and your dog to roam and play. One section, just around 3 acres, is designated more for the small dogs and is reserved a few hours every Sunday to let the Greyhounds run. The large playfield, around 7 acres is a fun and safe place for all.
Fort Steilacoom Park is located at:
8714 - 87th Avenue SW
Lakewood, Washington 98498
Click here for an aerial map with street names from Google.com
A few photos of Fort Steilacoom Dog Park & my dog, Jensi.
2. Rogers Park Off-Leash Dog Park Bring your pets to visit Tacoma's first off-leash dog park. The fully fenced off-leash area has a newly updated drinking fountain, bench and shelter. It is a perfect place for dogs to exercise and socialize.
Rogers Park is located at: Located at East 34th St & East "L" St, Tacoma
3. McKinley Park Off Leash Demonstration Area Approximately 7 acres of the lower trail area of McKinley Park have been made into an off-leash demonstration area. Unlike a formal dog park, this off-leash demonstration area is not a fully fenced enclosure. The lower portion of McKinley Park is fenced, providing a barrier between the off-leash area and I-5.
McKinley Park is located at 907 Upper Park St, Tacoma
4. Point Defiance Park Off Leash Demonstration Area Approximately 7 acres in Point Defiance Park, located in the former Madrona Day Camp area on Five Mile Drive south of Fort Nisqually, have been made into an off-leash demonstration area. Unlike a formal dog park, this off-leash demonstration area is not a fully fenced enclosure.
Point Defiance Park Off Leash Demonstration Area is located at 5400 N Peral St, Tacoma
Location: To be determined
What's Planned: Creation of community Off-Leash Dog Parks
- Wapato Lake - Designated Off-Leash Area - $50,000
- Point Defiance Park 'Baker Tract' - Establish an Off-Leash Area - $75,000
- Downtown Tacoma - Establish a downtown 'dog park' in cooperation with UW Tacoma and the City of Tacoma - $50,000
|Other Local Off-Leash Areas in Pierce County|
- Clarks Creek Park in Puyallup
- North Dacca Community Park in Fife
- A temporary off-leash area is located in the Central Meadow near Chambers Bay Golf Course.
To find Off-Leash Dog Parks in your community, visit dogpark.com.
Please follow posted park rules for your pet's and everyone's safety & enjoyment.
Enjoy the parks and enjoy Man's Best Friend!
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