- Dogs love the great outdoors as much as we do.
Bear Creek Dog Park21st and West Rio Grande streets, tinyurl.com/BearCrDogs
Shade, benches, water fountains and bathrooms for humans and 25 acres of fenced-in roaming for puppers, with a giant creek and an agility course.
Red Rock Canyon Open Space3550 W. High St., redrockcanyonopenspace.org
While not technically a dog park, the Upper and Lower Dog Loops allow leash-free roaming. Each is about a mile long and offers a variety of terrain for exercise.
Palmer Park Dog Park3650 Maizeland Road, tinyurl.com/Palmer4Dogs
It’s not the fanciest of the city’s parks, but it gives Eastside doggos a solid place to roam free between leashed hikes on the numerous nearby trails.
Fox Run Dog Park2110 Stella Drive, tinyurl.com/FoxRunDogs
In the southeast corner of Fox Run Regional Park, find five fenced acres of leash-free happiness with a loop trail (tinyurl.com/FoxRunDoggo-Map), shady woods and benches.
Falcon Dog Park11050 Eastonville Road, tinyurl.com/FalconDogsRun
Falcon’s newest 8-acre park has the added benefit of an additional 2-acre spot for smaller dogs to run without their giant friends lovingly trampling them by accident.
Still to come …Duckwood Dog Park, 2010 Duckwood Road, tinyurl.com/DuckwoodDogs
Southeast residents and their pups can look forward to a snazzy 3-acre space in Fountain Creek Regional Park in the near future.