Top Dog Parks in Utah
Full of mountains, high plateaus and deserts, the state of Utah offers many dog-friendly parks to explore with your pup. This article will highlight some of the top dog parks located throughout the state.
Memory Grove Park
Memory Grove Park in Salt Lake City offers an off-leash area at Freedom Trail, which is located at the entrance to City Creek Canyon.The trail runs next to a creek where your pup can jump over rocks and run through leaves (however, please note that swimming is not allowed).This park offers a beautiful hike that both you and your pup can enjoy, rewarded by scenic views.The park is also conveniently equipped with dog poop bags and plenty of receptacles for you to pick up after your pup.
Lindsey Gardens Dog Park
Also located in Salt Lake City, Lindsey Gardens Dog Park offers an off-leash area at the southern end of the park with beautiful views of the mountain vistas. If you would like to explore the rest of the park with your pup, simply leash them back up and you can go explore several other amenities including ball fields, playgrounds, and a pavilion suitable for larger family gatherings or picnic style lunches on the grounds.
Sandy City Dog Park
Sandy City Dog Park a 1-acre dog park that features two fenced-in sides. The park offers a variety of surfaces to run over, with bark and dirt on one side and grass on the other. Your pup will enjoy strolling down the walking trail that runs the length of the park. Other amenities include tables, benches, and a pup drinking fountain. View their 2020 Dog Park Schedule for specific location information and hours.
Willow Creek Dog Park
Park City’s Willow Creek Dog Park is a great spot to take your pup. Consisting of 2.4 acres, this fenced-in dog park offers a pond with a floating dock. Your pup can enter the pond via a zero-entry point on the eastern bank. Other features include 24,000 square-feet to play fetch, a 1/3-mile soft surface trail, and an agility course.
Cottonwood Park in Salt Lake City offers an off-leash dog area. The park is known for being well-maintained and offers many shaded areas for your pup to cool down. In addition, this park features a playground, restroom, a path for jogging/walking, picnic tables and a reservable pavilion.
West Jordan Dog Park
West Jordan Dog Park is 4.5 acres and operates 7 days a week from sunrise to sunset. The park is next to the West Jordan Animal Shelter and Ron Wood Park and features separate spaces for smaller and larger dogs.It also offers water spigots, waste bags and benches for you to lounge on while your pup tires himself out.
Dog Town Dog Park
Washington City’s Dog Town Dog Park is divided into two areas: one for dogs under 25 pounds and one for those over 25 pounds. Your pup can splash around in the water feature. You can also pack up and make a day of it using their picnic tables or just take a short rest and relax on one of their park benches.
Dayland Dog Park
Dayland Dog Park is located in Draper City and features small and large dog areas. Your pup can enjoy running on hills and dirt and splashing in the stream that runs through the middle of the park. This park also features a skate park, tennis courts, walking paths, and park benches for you to rest after an active afternoon with your pup.