Guide to the Best Dog Parks in Dallas & Fun Places To Bring Your Pup


The dog days of summer are upon us here in Texas and our pups are looking for some fun! Thankfully, we have a mountain of choices when it comes to great dog parks and cool places to take your dog in Dallas. Here are some of my favorite dog parks in Dallas offering doggie fun (and some human fun, too!) 


Mutts Canine Cantina
2889 Cityplace West Blvd., Dallas, 75204

Mutts Cantina

Mutts offers the best of both worlds: a great bar and menu plus a safe place for your pups to play! They have several locations around Texas.

Know before you go:

  • Plenty of shade and space to run around
  • Dog park requires membership or day pass
  • Dog-friendly patio 
  • Menu features dog-friendly snacks
  • Dog-friendly events like Dog Days of Summer and frequent live music

White Rock Lake Dog Park
8000 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, 75218

Located next to White Rock Lake, White Rock Dog Park offers several size- and age-specific play areas for your pup. Our favorite part was the access to the lake. Our dogs had a blast! 

Know before you go:

  • Small and large dog play area
  • Dog access to the lake 
  • Free to the public
  • Closed on Mondays

4899 Gramercy Oaks, Dallas, 75287

Northbark has 22 acres of doggy fun and is located between the North Dallas tollway and the George Bush tollway. 

Know before you go:

  • Largest dog park in North Texas
  • Features a doggy beach and pond
  • Doggy shower
  • Tons of space to play
  • Closed on Tuesdays


Bush Central Barkway
411 West Arapaho Road, Richardson, 75080 

Bush Central is a six-acre dog park located underneath the George Bush Turnpike, west of 75.

Know before you go:

  • Separate areas for small and large dogs
  • Rental space available for doggy celebrations
  • Area for sedentary dogs           
  • Lots of shade and open spaces          

The Colony

Bacons Dog Park at The Shacks
5800 Windhaven Pkwy., The Colony, 75056                                             

Head north to The Colony where you’ll find The Shacks, featuring six different types of restaurants overlooking a one-acre dog park. 

  • Separate areas for small and large breeds
  • Plenty of shade
  • Family friendly
  • Ramen, burgers, tacos, and more food choices
  • Dog park access is free

Did you know that National Dog Party Day is also in August? Here are some great dog party ideas!


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