Dog Parks in Broward County

Your dog loves to be able to run and roam free. A fenced-in area is always the safest place for your dog to play and run.  Puppies 4 months and younger are not permitted in dog parks, and food is also prohibited. Visit some of the best parks designed for dogs in Broward County. Be sure to read all the rules specific to that park.

 

Make sure your dog has all his shots up-to-date and it is recommended to put him or her on a flea and tick medication when visiting public parks.

 

Safety Notes: Beware of your dog's or other dogs' behavior. If you and your dog don't feel safe around aggressive breeds, leave the park and report any issues to the park's office. Never leave valuables locked in your car, it's better to bring your wallet or purse with you.

 

 

Barkham Park at Markham Park (County Park)
16001 W. State Road, 84, Sunrise, FL
Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Info: (954) 357-8868
Park Admission: Weekdays Free, weekends and holidays $1 per hour parking, $5 daily maximum

 

Just to the west of Markham Park’s entrance is a 3-acre fenced in grassy area just for dogs to run leash-free. There are wide paved paths for walking or running with your dog, doggie drinking fountains, a dog washing area and three shelters.

 

 

Bark Park at Snyder Park (City Park)
3299 S.W. 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Hours: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm (Closed Thursdays from 8:00 am – 11:00 pm)
Info: (954) 828-4341
Admission: $1 per hour parking, $5 max per day

 

The 92-acre Snyder Park has fenced off a large grassy area for dogs to run free. There are separate areas for large and small dogs, agility equipment, hosing stations, drinking fountains for canines and humans and benches for dog owners. Bark Park is staffed with a supervisor for extra safety.

 

 

Canine Corner Dog Park (City Park)
1101 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL
Info: (954) 786-4574
Hours:Wednesday-Monday, sunrise to sunset
Admission: Requires paid membership
Annual Membership: Residents pay $30 per dog, $5 per additional dog. Non-residents pay $60 per dog, $5 per additional dog.  

Visit City of Pompano Beach's website for prices.

 

Pompano Dog Park has a large fenced in grassy area for dogs to run leash-free, with very secure gates. There are no separate areas for small and large dogs. There is not a lot of shade here and only a couple of benches for dog owners, but you can always bring a blanket and sit off to the side in the grass.  Water bowls for your dog and poop bag dispensers are provided.

 

 

Dr. Steven G. Paul Dog Park at Coral Springs Sportsplex (City Park)
2575 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs, FL
Info: (954)346-4428
Hours: 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Admission: Free

 

The Dr. Steven G. Paul Dog Park is a favorite among Coral Springs dog owners. The dog park is part of the sprawling 182-acre Coral Springs Sportsplex. There are separate fenced in grassy areas for large and small dogs, paved walking/running paths, agility training equipment, swimming pools, drinking water and a dog washing area.

 

 

John U Lloyd State Park
6503 N. Ocean Drive
Dania Beach, Florida 33004
Info: (954) 923-2833
Hours: Open daily 8:00 am – Sundown
Park Admission: Vehicle with 2-8 people, $6.00 single-occupant vehicle, $4.00, pedestrians, $2.00

 

Although dogs are not allowed on the beach here, there’s plenty of room for your leashed dog to roam in this 310-acre state park. The best way to enjoy time with your pet here is to plan a picnic with family or a group of friends in one of the many picnic areas off the beach. That way you can take turns accompanying your pet and also enjoy the park’s many recreational activities.

 

 

Pembroke Pines Dog Park at John S. Fahey Park (City Park)
9751 Johnson St, Pembroke Pines
Hours: 8:00 am - Dusk
Info:(954) 435-6525
Admission: Free

 

This neighborhood park has separate areas for large and small dogs to run leash-free and some dog agility equipment. There is not a lot of shade in this park, but dog owners and their pets seem to love it here.

 

 

Riverwalk Linear Park (City Park)
20 N New River Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Info: (954) 828-7275
Admission: Free

 

Riverwalk is a regional park, but think of more as an urban oasis. A long, meandering, tree-lined, brick-paved path loops around shops, restaurants, historic buildings and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts all along the New River. It is a fantastic place to stroll with your dog, watch boats as they pass by and just linger a while in the shade. It’s such a popular place for pooches that there are poop bag dispensers all along the path. Your dog must be on a leash here.

 

 

Tree Tops Park (County Park)
3900 SW100th Avenue, Davie, FL
Info: (954)357-5130
Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Park Admission: Weekdays Free, Weekends and Holidays $1.50 per person ages 6 and up

 

With 243 acres, Tree Tops is one of the best walking parks in South Florida. With over 11,000 feet of trails, you can take your leashed dog on a long hike and observe the abundance of wildlife in the park.

 

 

TY (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park (County Park)
3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood, FL 33021
Info: (954)357-8811
Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Park Admission: Weekdays Free, Weekends and Holidays $1.50 per person ages 6 and up

 

TY Park is 138 acres of natural beauty and my favorite of all the Broward County Parks. There are countless gigantic shady oak trees and many great spots for picnicking. The two miles of paved walkways are perfect for a walk or jog with your leashed dog. There’s even a popular walking club at the park. Beware of the many squirrels in this park that eat the acorns off the oak trees; if your dog is anything like mine, he'll yank you while trying to chase them.

 

 

Wilton Manors Dog Park at Colohatchee Park (City Park)
1975 NE 15th Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL
Info: (954) 390-2130
Dog Play Hours: Monday, Thursday & Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am -Noon
Annual Fee: Annual permit is required to use the Dog Park, $30.00 for Wilton Manors residents and $60.00 for non-residents

 

Colohatchee is a beautiful 8.5-acre mangrove preserve with an elevated walkway over the wetlands. In the back of the park is the fenced in dog play area, where dogs can run leash-free. All dog owners must register and pay an annual permit fee for their dogs, helping to keep the dog play area safe.

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