No matter how pet-friendly your apartment home is, it’s important for your pup to spend time outside. Dogs need ample opportunities to stretch their legs and get out of the house to ensure that they’re calm and well-behaved when they’re indoors. If you’re looking for a new place for Fido to get out and romp, consider these welcoming dog parks in the OKC area.
1. OKC PawPark 3303 NW Grand Blvd, Oklahoma City 7 miles from Springs at Memorial
The OKC PawPark offers leash-free fun for dogs of all sizes. There are separate fenced play areas, with one catering to dogs under 30 pounds and seniors while the other is for larger dogs with a bit more energy to burn. Water stations are on hand to keep the pups hydrated, while a pond offers a chance to splash about. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.
2. Edmond Dog Park East 33rd St & Rankin Terrace, Edmond 9.7 miles from Springs at Memorial
This dog park in Edmond offers four acres of enclosed green space for leash-free play. The park is open from dawn to dusk, and guests are permitted up to two dogs per owner. You’ll find restrooms, water fountains and convenient parking. Admission is free.
Oklahoma City’s Myriad Botanical Gardens offers 15 acres of green space including a children’s garden, ornamental gardens and even a dog park. You’ll find the fenced dog park on the east side of the property by Reno Avenue. Admission is free for leash-free fun.
Conveniently located in midtown, this leash-free dog park is the perfect place for metropolitan pups to get out of the apartment and burn off some energy. This is a very popular park where visitors can always find someone friendly for a little socializing. There are two fenced areas so you can separate if there are a few pups who don’t get along. Ample seating is available to keep pet parents comfy.
Spanning two acres, the Happy Tails Dog Park in Moore offers plenty of fun features for your pup. Two fenced areas offer separate spaces for large dogs over 30 pounds and small dogs who are under this threshold. You’ll find agility equipment, water fountains for both people and pups and restrooms.
Do you have a favorite dog park in the area? Share your preferred parks with other Springs residents and consider setting up a play date for your fur friends this fall.