Dog friendly Places in Arizona

Published by: Jersey on 26th Jul 2010 | View all blogs by Jersey

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·         Dog Chefs of America Kitchen and Dog Park. A dog friendly 50's style diner for dogs. Daily preparations of natural food for dogs, specializing in dog chef cooking classes. The Dog Chef Dog Park is across the parking lot. 1/2 acre fenced in area, water, wading pool, seating for humans, toys. Deli for humans next to Dog Chef Kitchen. The only privately owned public dog park available south of Tuson. Location: 30 miles south of Tucson off i-19. Exit 48, Arivaca Turnoff. Go left under the overpass. That takes you right to the Amado Territory Ranch. Go to the furthest East side of the ranch. (Thank you Micki Voisard)



·         Bark Park. Baggies and all sorts of doggie obstacle courses! Located near Alma School, Basha, & Ocotillo. Take side street "Mesquite" north and you will see large fenced in area for dogs.  (Thank you Autumn)

·         Chandler Bark Park. The dog park has a staging area and a large area for the dogs to roam. It also has an agility course, which is separate from the dog-roaming area. Gated Dog Park. Location: 1400 W. Mesquite St. Directions: Bark Park/Shawnee Park is located south of Elliot and north of Warner just off of Alma School. Head WEST on W. Mesquite St. from Alma School. The park is on the north side of the road. You can park on the road, near the dog park entrance OR you can park in the Shawnee Park parking lot on the east side of the park and walk across (to the west) the children's playground to the dog park. Also, the park is east of Dobson Rd. (Thank you Amy Guillory)


·         Barkmaster Park. Located in Bushmaster Park.  1.5 acre, fenced, benches, tables, trees. 

·         Thorpe Bark Park. Tables, fenced, water, trash. Location: 600 N. Thorpe.

Fountain Hills

·         Desert Vista Neighborhood Park. Bags provided, doggy drinking fountains. On Tioga Dr. between Desert Vista and Tower Drives. Fountain Hills, AZ. (Thank you Emily)


  • Cosmo Dog Park. Leashed and leash-free dog park - 4 acres. Won Dog Fancy award for best dog park in U.S. Awesome park with lake for dogs to swim, K9 agility equipment, several leash free areas, dog washing areas, dog fountains. Location: 2502 E. Ray Road. (Northeast corner of Ray Road and Santan Loop 202). Directions: From the Santan Loop 202, exit at Higley, turn south to Ray Road, turn west on Ray follow until you see the entrance signs. (Thank you Kim Burkovich)
  • Cottonwood Park. Large fenced in area with separate areas for active and timid dogs. Location: Greenfield & Knox. Directions: South on Greenfield Road past Warner Road. Turn right at Knox Road. Follow signs for the Dog Park. (Thank you Kathryn Carlson)
  • Crossroads Park. Very big area, separate areas for small & big dogs. Big complex with baseball fields. Lots of children in baseball season.  Location: 2 blocks south of Warner on Greenfield's Rd. make right turn. Directions: I-60 to Greenfield Rd., go South past Warner 2 blocks and make a Right. (Thank you Neal Rosenberg)


  • Northern Horizon Park. Large fenced-in play area, a play area for small dogs, water fountains and waste stations. Location: 63rd and Northern Avenues. (Thank you Brittany Brezinski)

·         Sahuaro Ranch Park. North & adjacent to Glendale Community College. Glendale is a western suburb of Phoenix. Water and toys are available. The dog park section may be accessed easiest by parking in the 63rd Ave Parking lot south of Peoria Ave and north of Olive Ave.  (Maricopa County)

  • Foothills Dog Park. Glendale Park Department. Small park divided into two parks for large and small dogs. Grass area in middle. Surrounded by crushed decomposed granite. Obstacle course. Has water and dog shower. Seating available. Has poop scoopers and bags. Location: Next to parking lot for Foothills Library in Glendale, AZ. North of Union Hills on 57th Ave. Directions: Take Union Hills Drive to 57th Ave. Go north past baseball field and turn East into Foothills Library parking lot. Go to far corner of parking lot. (Thank you Robert Reese)


  • Good year Dog Park. 1 acre. 1 side for old one side for active. County Park nearby allows dogs on leash and has a Dog Hike every month. Location: Estrella Parkway near just before Gila River Bridge. Directions: I-10 south about 6 miles just before Gila River Bridge to right.


  • Kingman Dog Park. The "No Dog" signs apply to certain areas of the park, not the off-leash park inside of it. Location: Andy Devine Ave (Rte 66), inside Louis Kingman City Park. Directions: Exit I-40 west on Andy Devine Ave, park is approx 2 miles on the left. (Thank you Catherine Cornelius)

Lake Havasu City

  • Lion’s Dog Park. The park goes along the side of the Colorado River. Fenced with fountain for dogs. London Bridge State Beach, 1100 Empire Drive, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404


  • Quail Run Park. Nice large fenced area. A fenced area to separate the timid dogs. Water and bags are available for both sections. Directions: Take first left (West) North of McDowell Rd off of Greenfield Road in Mesa. Large park with kids play area and baseball fields. (Thank you K. Reese & Jacque Humpert)

Oro Valley

  • James D Kriegh Park. This is a great place with a smaller area for Dogs under 30 pounds. 23 W Calle Concordia. (Thank you Sonya)


  • Payson Off-Leash Park. Fenced small dog area. Tables, poop bags, trees water, tables, trashcans. Location: McLane Road. North of Longhorn and Longhorn. (Thank you Amy Guillory)


  • EchoMountain Dog Park. For now there are 2 enclosed areas: 1 side for large dogs & 1 side for small/passive dogs. They are working on getting lites, seating, water & shade. There is a poop scooper & people have been trying to bring baggies to leave for people to use. There are not enough baggies currently. Location: Cave Creek Road & Grovers. Directions: Grovers is between Bell & Union Hills in North Phoenix. Cave Creek Road is between 16th Street & 32nd Street. (Thank you Andy Schulgasser)
  • Rose Mofford dog park. Location: 25th Ave between Dunlap and Peoria. Directions: East of I 17 south of Peoria on 25th Ave. (Thank you Sheridan Rombough)
  • Steele Park Dog Park. The dog park, which opened in June of 2006 is located in the fenced northeast corner of the park. The 1.83 acre, granite surface with small, rolling hills and dog-friendly shrubbery is enclosed by six-foot-high perimeter fencing and two double-gated ADA accessible entrances. The area offers both large and small dog sections, both of which provide "Mutt-Mitt" dispensers and trash receptacles. The small dog section is intended for those under 20 pounds. Pet owners can enjoy shade trees and picnic table seating, although food is not allowed in the off-leash area. The Dog Park is open during Park Operation Hours of 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Parking can be accessed off of 7th Street just north of the VA Hospital. Closure notices will be posted in advance due to large scale events throughout the year.  Community members are continuing to raise funds for additional dog park amenities such as shade structures, benches, water resources within the off-leash area, and lighting. You may access the Fundraising Web Site for more information. Location: Central and Indian School. (Thank you Adam Kessler)
  • Washington Dog Park. A huge place for dogs with 10 feet high secure fences! Location: Maryland avenue and 21st at Washington park near Maryland Grade school and Washington High School! South of Glendale to "Maryland" is on the EAST side of "Washington park." (Thank you Terry and Pets)


  • Willow Creek Dog Park. Prescott, AZ  Location: Willow Creek Road & Commerce Drive. Directions: Intersection of Willow Creek Road and Commerce Drive (go south on Willow Creek from Hwy 89 approx 2.5 miles). Promoted by Prescott Area DogPark Society (PADS) (Thank you William Huth)


  • Dog Park. Small enclosed area for dogs. Grass (when not dirt) & baggies provided. Water access outside of enclosed area about a 2 minute walk. It's not very large & no separation for small dogs but fairly good. On 92 St (or it's called 100th St there too) & Frank Lloyd Wright. From Frank Lloyd Wright & 92nd St go North till u see parking lot on left side. There are 4 large baseball fields. It's in front of the first field (#1). (Thank you (Ms) Andy Schulgasser)
  • Dog Park. 2 enclosed play areas. 1 for small/passive dogs, 1 for large dogs. Both have large grass areas with water, and some shade. Located at McDonald & Hayden on Southeast corner - enter on McDonald just east of Hayden. Take the 101 to McDonald & turn West to 82nd St lite & turn Left into Parking lot - it says to Off-Leash Area. Or from Hayden & McDonald go East on McDonald & take the 1st Right into Parking lot & right again. (Thank you (Ms) Andy Schulgasser)
  • Vista del Camino Park. 7700 East Roosevelt, At Roosevelt and Miller.

Show Low

  • Show Low Dog Park. This is a large wooded park with changes in terrain and a smaller adjoining area. Includes water and seating. Location: Intersection of Deuce of Clubs and westbound State Route 260, in the Show Low City Park. Directions: At the intersection of westbound State Route 260 and the Deuce of Clubs. (Thank you John Jarchow)


  • Surprise Dog Park. Two parts, small and large dogs, Grass , with water fountains, waste bags, and picnic tables. Larger than most in the area. Location: off of Primrose Lane, behind Library and aquatic facility. Directions: From Bell road, turn South on Bullard road for about 1/2 mile to Primrose Ln, and turn Left on it (East). Take the second exit on the right into a gravel parking lot, and go further east to the end of the parking lot. (Thank you Bruce Cox)


  • Tempe Dog Park. Off-leash park, one pretty large area for both large and small dogs. No separate areas for large and small breeds. No grass as of now, however it is closed thursdays for the attempt to grow grass. Location: Southwest corner of College and Curry. Directions: From Curry, turn off Scottsdale  Road, or Mill Ave. (Thank you Stephanie Kilgore)


  • Christopher Columbus Park. 4600 N. Silverbell, Tucson, AZ. off Silverbell Road south of Camino del Cerro. Fenced, water, and trees. 
  • McDonald's Park. There are two different area for large dog and small dogs water provided and waste bags large area trees. Location: Harrison Rd. Directions: Take Tanque Verde east to Catalina Hwy. Go north to Harrison. Go apprx. 1-1/2 miles, on right. Sign posted on Catalina Hwy. Has fenced-in areas. One side for large dogs. The other side is for small dogs. (Thank you Vickie Dixon)
  • North Sixth Avenue Park.  Large area with lots of grass. This half-acre dog park opened on June 20th, 2004. Features a ramada, benches, grass, trees, a dog-friendly drinking fountain, and scooper dispenser. There are no lights, however, and all dogs are confined to one area (no large/small dog sections). Hours of operation are dawn to dusk. For more information, call Tucson Parks & Recreation at 791-4873. Location: 2075 N. 6th Avenue. (Thank you Monica Ochoa)
  • Palo Verde Dog Park. Location: 1/4 mile South of East Broadway and Jessica. Directions: 1/4 mile South of East Broadway and Jessica. (Thank you S Dabbs)
  • Reid Park Dog Park. Running water, doggie doo bags provided, lit in the evenings and early mornings. Location: Reid Park (22nd & Country Club) near zoo entrance - old baseball field - the city has yet to put up sign. Directions: Enter park off of 22nd, near zoo entrance. (Thank you Jennifer Butkay & Nanette Day)
  • Udall Dog Park. Location: SE corner of Sabino Canyon and Tanque Verde Rds. Directions: SE corner of Sabino Canyon and Tanque Verde Rds. (Thank you S Dabbs)



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  • Jersey
    by Jersey 8 years ago
    I Love reid park
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