Dog parks

A day frolicking in the sun with some four-legged friends is a great way to spend your time and get your dog spent.

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Alexandria

Ben Brenman Park
Benches are located in the park that also has some agility equipment and toys for pups to play with. The park is located adjacent to Backlick Creek. // 4800 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria

Eugene Simpson Stadium Dog Park
Drinking water for dogs and humans and a few benches. // 426 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria

Dog Run Park at Carlyle
Good sized fenced area with large and small dog sections. // 450 Andrew’s Lane, Alexandria

Potomac Yard
New dog park that opened this year with water fountains, benches, shrubs and trees in the 1-acre fenced park. // 561 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria

Arlington

Benjamin Banneker Dog Park
Fenced area with trees and shade, watering station and stream nearby, human restroom and an area for small dogs. // 1600 N. Sycamore St., Arlington

James Hunter Dog Park (formerly Clarendon Dog Park)
Large fenced park with a waterfall, wading pool and benches. // 1299 N. Herndon St., Arlington

Shirlington Dog Park
Fenced area, space for small and special needs dogs and drinking water along paved bike path. // 2710 S. Oakland St., Arlington

Towers Dog Park
Fenced with separate area for small dogs, water, lights for night use, picnic tables and lots of trees. // 801 S. Scott St., Arlington

Utah Dog Park
Fenced gravel area with pavilion and picnic tables, water and plenty of shade. // 3191 S. Utah St., Arlington

Fairfax

Baron Cameron Dog Park
A separate fenced area for dogs under 25 pounds, portable restrooms and benches for humans and water spigots for the pups. // 11300 Baron Cameron Ave., Reston

Blake Lane Dog Park
A grassy fenced field with little shade and no running water. // 10033 Blake Lane, Oakton

Chandon Dog Park
Fenced area with water, benches, a spot for small dogs, shade and a restroom for humans. // 900 Palmer Drive, Herndon

Grist Mill Dog Park
Benches and trees surround this fenced park with special landscaping (mud-free). Has water but no separate space for small dogs. // 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria

Rock Hill District Park
Fenced area for both large dogs and small dogs with a capacity for 90 dogs. // 15150 Old Lee Road, Chantilly

South Run Dog Park
A large area with a capacity for 85 dogs. Some rocks and obstacles for the dogs to play on. // 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield

Loudoun

Leesburg Dog Park
Located in Olde Izaak Walton Park with benches inside and outside of the fenced area. Water is available. // 850 Davis Court SE, Leesburg

One Loudoun Dog Park
Fenced with plenty of shade. // Northpark Drive, Ashburn

Prince William

K-9 Gunner Memorial Dog Park
46,000 square feet of grass and dirt areas with separate areas for large and small dogs. Bench seating in and out of the park. // 13000 Minnieville Road, Woodbridge

(July 2018Best Veterinarians)

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