10 Best Dog Parks in North Carolina!

If you're looking for some tail-wagging fun, North Carolina is the perfect place for your pup to frolic! From Benson to Wilmington, North Carolina is home to some of the most pawsome dog parks around. Below is a list of the 10 of the best dog parks in the state for you and your pup to enjoy!

Benson Dog Park, Benson, NC

Your pup will love stretching their paws at this 1-acre off-leash park. Featuring a separate area for small dogs under 25 pounds and another section for larger dogs, your pup will be in doggie heaven! Located off of Hwy 242, this park is the perfect place to relax and enjoy.

Oakwood Dog Park, Raleigh, NC

Head on over to Oakwood Dog Park for an off-leash frolicking experience! This park is great for both small and large breeds. With plenty of space to roam and romp around, your pup will be entertained for hours!

Mills River Dog Park, Mills River, NC

Take your pooch to Mills River Dog Park. This 48-acre park provides plenty of open space for your pup to explore and is a local favorite among dog owners in the area. There are 1.25 miles of paved multi-use trails, tennis/pickleball courts, and a picnic shelter.

East Clayton Dog Park, Clayton, NC

Your four-legged family members will love East Clayton Dog Park. Spanning across 3 acres, this leash-free park provides separate areas for both small and large dogs. The perfect place for an energetic outing with your pet!

City of Wilson Dog Park, Wilson, NC

Head over to the City of Wilson Dog Park for a fun-filled day with your canine companion. This park provides separate play areas for small and large dogs, a great spot for your pup to meet and make friends.

Riverside Dog Park, Fayetteville, NC

Welcome to Fayetteville's puppy paradise! This play area is open from dawn to dusk each day and offers a tail-wagging good time for furry friends of all sizes. Don't forget the leash - no four-legged pals are allowed to roam free outside of the enclosures.

Dog Park at Dix Park, Raleigh, NC

Dogs and their owners are invited to come to Dog Park at Dix Park to play, run, and relax! This large grass-covered park provides separate areas for small and large breeds, as well as a water station to stay hydrated after hours of action.

Best Friend's Dog Park, Rocky Mount, NC

This green oasis in Rocky Mount is a great spot for your pooch to enjoy! This off-leash park allows your furry friend the opportunity to meet new friends and get in some good, old-fashioned play.

Canine Commons Dog Park, Pineville, NC

Open since 2017, Canine Commons Dog Park is the ideal place to visit with your dog. This facility is tailored to meet their needs and allows them to safely run and play without a leash.

Southern Community Dog Park, Chapel Hill, NC

This 2-acre park offers plenty of space to run and play! The area is split 50/50 between sun and shade and you'll find 5-foot tall split rail fences, benches, and a shelter with a rain garden.

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