Dog playing fetch at the park

17 Best Dog Parks in Los Angeles

One of the greatest ways to get to know your neighborhood is to go to a dog park.

Not only do your dog get to play off-leash, social with other dogs, exercise with you, but you get to chat with other owners if you like.

Dog parks offer many great benefits to both owners and their pets.

Luckily, Los Angeles is actually home to a couple of dozens off-leash dog parks.

Where ever you are, you can find a dog park nearby!

These dog parks allow your canine to roam around off-leash.

You can view the closest dog park near you in the map below.

Los Angeles Dog Parks Near Me

If you only want to take your pup to the best dog park in Los Angeles, here are my top choices.

Here are the 17 best dog parks in Los Angeles

1. Alice Frost Kennedy Dog Park

Address: 3026 E Orange Grove, Pasadena, CA 91107

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Mostly grass with some patches of dirt

Alice Frost Kennedy Dog Park

This park is one of the most popular off-leash parks in Los Angeles and it’s easy to see why.

Alice’s Dog Park has two separate sections for large and small dogs.

This park is huge and so offers plenty of space for your pup to easily roam around!

Canines and their owner can run around with plenty of green grass, enjoy the beautiful mountain views, relax at benches under the shade of multiple trees, and drink water.

There are two fences to cross before you get to the actual off-leash section to prevent dogs from accidentally running out.

Parking is onsite and plentiful.

2. Bluff Creek Dog Park

Address: 12604 Bluff Creek Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90094

Amenities:

  • Running water
  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bag
  • Water fountains

Turf: Water, concrete, and artificial grass

Bluff Creek Dog Park

Most dogs enjoy running around and some like socializing with other dogs, at this park, they can also play in the running water because there’s small manmade creek!

Bluff Creek Dog park is also very clean and offers two fenced enclosures for small and large dogs.

The turf is a combination of cement and artificial grass.

Owners love the poop bags available for messy clean up.

Drinking water is available for your canine through spouts at the water fountains.

There is only street parking so be sure to be aware of street parking signs and their restrictions.

3. Central Bark Dog Park

Address: 1500 W Rowland Ave, West Covina, CA 91791

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Mostly dirt and sand with patches of grass

Central Bark Dog Park

Located in the San Gabriel Valley, this dog park offers dog owners all the needed amenities: such as poop bag, water, and separate small and big sections.

Parking is readily available.

A well-maintained facility, Central Bark Dog Park provide a good amount of space for your canine to enjoy the great outdoors without a leash.

4. Crescenta Valley Dog Park

Address: 3901 Dunsmore Ave, La Crescenta-Montrose, CA 91214

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Wood chip and dirt

Crescenta Valley Dog Park

With two separate sections for small and large dogs, this dog park has lots of space for your dog to run around in and play with other dogs.

There are plenty of seating with lots of shades.

Like most dog parks in Los Angeles, this dog park is split between dirt and wood chip flooring, so bring your casual clothes!

The maintenance at this park is quite clean with water fountains for dogs.

5. Eagle Rock Dog Park

Address: 1100 Eagle Vista Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90041

Amenities:

  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Artificial grass and concrete

Eagle Park Dog Park

Eagle Rock Dog Park has an amazing story of how community efforts can lead to great things.

After the Dogs of the Rock organization collected 2,000 signatures of those who are in support of building a dog park in Eagle Rock, they presented their petition to Councilman Huizar’s office.

When no budget was available to fund the park, the Dogs of the Rock organization held a charity Art Show to raise money.

On May 19, 2016, Councilmen Huizar announces a moment the community has been waiting for, the approval for Eagle Rock Dog Park to be built!

On May 11, 2019, the Eagle Rock Dog Park was finally built and open to all dog owners.

This park is one of the prettiest dog parks, I’ve seen.

It is small, but well designed.

It has good number of shades and a nice grass area for your canine to running around it.

There is also a water foundation with different levels for pets and their owners.

Although the park currently doesn’t have a separate big and small dog field, it is still a worth a visit!

6. Fletcher Fetch Park

Address: 3404 Fletcher Park Way El Monte, CA 91731

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations
  •  Agility equipment

Turf: Grass

Fletcher Fetch Dog Park

A true hidden gem in the San Gabriel Valley, the Fletcher Fetch Park in El Monte appeared to have been built by dog lovers.

This park has large areas for big and small dog to roam around in.

They also have fun agility equipment for dogs to “work out” or goof around with other dogs.

It’s a very clean park with healthy grass and well-maintained facilities.

There are water fountains, poops bags, and plenty of parking to keep owners happy.

Whoever thought of the name for this park is also a funny genius!

I highly recommend this park!

7. Glen Alla Dog Park

Address: 4601 Alla Rd. Marina Del Rey, Ca 90292

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Artificial grass and concrete

Like Eagle Rock Dog Park, Glen Alla Dog Park recently opened on July 28, 2020 after 5-6 years of community efforts!

The park has a mixture of artificial turf and concrete with separate big and small dog’s section.

It is very clean with poop bag available throughout the dog section.

Don’t worry about water because this park has several water fountains for your canine.

The park is also across from the Ballona Creek offering a very scenic walk for both owners and their pets.

This is definitely a great dog park to bring your dog for some off-leash playtime.

8. Griffith Park Dog Park

Address: North Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (Located at north end of the John Ferraro Soccer Field)

Website: https://www.laparks.org/dogpark/griffith

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Pails and scoopers available
  • Water stations

Turf: Sand and dirt

Griffith Park Dog Park

Although the Griffith Park dog park might be tricky to find, there are plenty of parking available.

Even though the turf is mainly a dirt patch of land, the space for dogs to roam around is quite large.

There are lots of chairs for owners to relax.

Water and tennis ball can be found in the park for your pup to play and move around in.

The owners are very respectful and pick up after their dog so the park is quite clean.

9. Herb Katz Dog Park (at Joslyn Park)

Address: 2398 7th St, Santa Monica, CA

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Pails and scoopers available
  • Water stations
  • Cement tunnels for play

Turf: Sand, wood chip, and dirt

Herb Katz Dog Park

This is a great park nestled in a busy city.

This park has everything you would need for playtime with your pup: water fountains, play cement tunnels, shades from big trees and a clean environment!

Surprisingly, there are usually plenty of street parking, but do check the street sign before parking.

It’s a popular dog park with a lot of room for your dog to enjoy.

This is a very nice park, so bring your pup!

10. Hollydale dog Park

Address: 13401 Rancho Cam Dr, Paramount, CA 90723

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations
  • Agility equipment

Turf: Sand & dirt

Hollydale Dog Park

The Hollydale dog park is a great place for your canine.

It not only has nice amenities like poop bags, water foundations, separate small and big dog section, but agility equipment that acts like gym equipment for your pup.

These added amenities give your pup even more option to play and get fit.

Train or simply let your dog roam around, this is a very nice off-leash dog park.

The dog park is surrounded by the larger Hollydale Regional park, the largest park in Paramount with access to the LA River, grassy trails, horseback riding, and beautiful landscape.

11. Home Run Dog Park

Address: 20711 Studebaker Rd Lakewood, CA 90715

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Mostly sand and dirt with patches of grass

Home Run Dog Park

Home Run Dog Park offers one of the biggest spaces for your pup.

With two separate sections for small and big dog, this off-leash park is big enough for your dog to run around in.

Locals rave about how clean this park is and there is always ample poop bag offered.

There is also lots of shade with big trees all around and picnic tables for owners to relax as their dogs play.

Lots of street parking also make for happy owners.

12. Laurel Canyon Dog Park

Address: 8260 Mulholland Dr Los Angeles, CA 90046

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Mostly sand and dirt

Laurel Canyon Dog Park

Made up of all sand and dirt turf with no grass, the Laurel Canyon Dog Park offers two separate huge fence lots for large and small dog to freely roam around it.

Parking is easy to find. It’s a great park for active canine to run around in until they are tired out.

Then, they can relax in a couple of the shady area.

There are several scoopers and trash area for owners to discard their pet’s poop.

There are several water areas for your thirsty pet.

Tons are tennis balls are left in the lot so you can easily play fletch with your pup.

13. Redondo Beach Dog Park

Address: 190 Flagler Ln Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Pails and scoopers available
  • Water stations
  • 3 acres of total fenced area

Turf: Mostly dirt and sand

Redondo Beach Dog Park

This amazing dog park has about 3 acres of fenced area where your dog run freely!

Both separate small and big dog section has tons of room for your active pup to exercise and make other doggy friends to its heart content.

There is also plenty of water for your tired dog.

It’s a well maintained and clean park. If you don’t mind that the park’s turf is filled mainly with dirt, it’s a great place to bring your active dog!

14. Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park

Address: 17550 Victory Blvd Victory and White Oak Encino, CA 91406

Amenities:

  • 3 separate sections for big, small, and timid dogs
  • Pails and scoopers available
  • Water stations
  • Agility equipment

Turf: Mixture of grass, dirt, and sand.

Sepulveda Basin Dog Park

Just based on its huge size alone, it is easy to see why the Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park is one of the most popular dog parks in the valley!

On top of that, there are water fountains, agility equipment, poop scoopers, and lots of shade.

It’s a really great space that allows your dogs to be dogs.

Parking is very easy to find with lots of parking available.

Since this park is a popular spot for dog owners, it’s a great place to get to know your neighbors in the community.

The dog park is located inside one of the biggest outdoor space in the valley called the Sepulveda Basin Recreation area and is home to the famous Lake Balboa, Woodley Park Archery Range, Woodley Lake Golf Course, and Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve.

15. Silver Lake Dog Park

Address: 1873 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Pails and scoopers available
  • Water stations

Turf: Dirt and sand

Silver Lake Dog Park

A fairly large park with separate section for small dogs, this dog park is an ideal location for bringing your pup to social with other dogs.

Usually pretty crowded, the Silver Lake Dog Park, is a popular park for dog owners.

It is mostly filled with dirt with pail and scoopers, but it does have ample water to quench your pet’s thirst.

What it may lack in amenities, it makes up for being in a great location.

The greater park area surrounds the reservoir and provides some great scenery.

Parking can be found on the street.

16. West Hollywood Park Dog Park

Address: 647 N. San Vicente Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Parking at Garage nearby:

  • 625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Artificial grass

West Hollywood Dog Park

With both a separate section for large and small dog to run around in, West Hollywood Park Dog Park is a good size park with an artificial turf lawn.

Most dog park in Los Angeles are mainly dirt or wood chip, so it’s nice that this park has artificial turf.

They also provide water for thirty pups and poop bag for grateful owners.

Parking can be difficult to find, but if you don’t mind a short walk, you can park in a parking garage next to the library which offers free parking for the first hour.

17. Whittier Dog Park

Address: 12206 Philadelphia St Whittier, CA 90601

Amenities:

  • 2 separate sections for big and small dogs
  • Poop bags
  • Water stations

Turf: Dirt and sand

Whittier Dog Park

Located in the city of Whittier, the Whittier Dog park is a big park with lots of spaces and separate section for big and small dogs.

There are lots of room for dog to run around in and play.

A local favorite, many owners bring their dogs here quite often so it’s easy to get to know your community if you bring your dog here on a consistent basis.

The turf is made mainly of sand and dirt, with a couple of shaded seated areas for owners.

Your pets also have several fire hydrants to pee if that’s what they’re comfortable with.

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