If your fur-riend is full of energy, it may be time for a trip to the dog park. And lucky for Orlando locals, there are various locations that you and your pup with give two paws up. So pack up your pup, maybe a picnic, and head over to one of the best dog parks in Orlando.
Lake Baldwin Park
Looking for a spot that your furry friend can have full reign to run, explore, and sniff? Lake Baldwin Park is Orlando’s only dog-friendly park that allows dogs to be off the leash during park hours.
But, if you’re not quite ready to let your dog entirely off the leash, they also have a fenced-in play area—talk about the best of both worlds. On top of their two dog park options, this 23-acre park also has a lake, boat ramp, and picnic areas.
Barber Dog Park
Trash cans, clean-up bags, doggy drinking fountains—Barber Dog Park has everything owners look for in a dog park. The best part? This Orlando spot has two split areas that separate small and large dogs so you can let your pup run free without having to worry. On top of the crowd-drawing doggy areas, you’ll also find a hockey rink, skate park, and picnic-worthy facilities.
Park of the Americas
Walk the half-mile-long path, take on the Lake Underhill Path trailhead, or play fetch in one of the fenced-in areas—your options are endless at the Park of the Americas. With two separate areas for dogs over 35lbs and under 35lbs, this wide-open park is the perfect spot for your small and large fur-riends.
A visit to the Hound Ground is not only a treat for your furry friends but owners as well. This well-kept wide-open space has agility equipment, a dog wash station, and a lot of grass. So let your dog socialize off their leash while you enjoy the stunning Lake Jesup views—it’s a win-win.
This park prides itself on keeping its grounds clean and maintained weekly. So keep in mind, they do close on Wednesdays for park maintenance—setting them apart from other dog parks in the area.
Arbor Dog Park
All dogs are welcomed with open arms at Arbor Dog Park—a public dog park owned by the City of Longwood. And being a shaded, woodsy dog park, it’s the perfect spot for those hot Florida summers. They have small and large dog areas, obstacle course, cleaning-up stations, and doggy drinking fountains.
The best part? They host various evens like Barkfest” at Arbor Dog Park. This gives you and your pup a chance to socialize with other animals in the area.
Dr. P. Phillips Community Park
Dr. P. Phillips Community Park is an incredibly large, 43-acre park packed with sports fields, picnic-worthy pavilions, a kid-friends splash pad, and public dog parks.
Though dogs are required to be on a leash while walking throughout the park, there are two fenced-in spots where your small and large dogs can roam free. Play a game of fetch or walk along the stunning lake—there’s ample space for your fur-riends to sniff out and explore.
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