We know that Dallas loves their pets. In fact, Dallas was named one of Wallet Hub’s Most Pet Friendly Cities in 2016. And here at MCLife, we love pets, too. Unlike other residential communities, you’ll notice that we have no restrictions when it comes to breed type or size. All pets are welcome with our We Love Pets Policy. And lucky for you, and your pet, there are plenty of community dog parks nearby to enjoy. Grab the leash and head out to these local dog parks around Dallas. 

Wagging Tail Dog Park  


Where: 5841 Keller Springs Road
If you and your pooch are searching for open green space in Dallas, Wagging Tail Dog Park is just the spot. Here at the first dog park designed by the city of Dallas, there’s plenty of space for both big and little pups to stretch their legs and run around. The 6.9-acre off-leash dog park offers park benches, a grill, and picnic areas for pet parents, and a dog drinking bowl for when Fido gets thirsty. There’s plenty of shade for when it gets hot outside and an outdoor nature observation platform, too. The park is regularly closed on Mondays for maintenance.

Mutts Canine Cantina


Where: 2889 W Cityplace Boulevard
What happens when you mix a dog park with a restaurant? You get Mutt’s Canine Cantina. Here you can chow down on burgers, hot dogs, and custard while your pet runs free in the fenced park area. The one-acre dog park is the perfect place to spend an afternoon, and is great for dog breeds of all sizes, from large mutts to small breeds. Mutt’s even has its own “Doggie Pawty Planner” that organizes dog parties and special play days.

White Rock Lake Dog Park

Willow swimming lessons

Where: 8000 E Mockingbird Lane
Great for warm summer days, this dog park has a dog-friendly water area where pets can jump and take a swim to cool off. The park recently underwent renovations and today is one of Dallas’ favorite dog parks. There is also ample fenced-in green space and separate areas for small and large dogs to play safely.

Griggs Park

Dog on a Leash

Where: 2200 Hugo Street
This urban memorial park welcomes leashed dogs. The Uptown-area dog park features a running track and walking paths that are well-maintained and suitable for long walks in the park. While it’s not a traditional dog park, this city park is great for dogs who may not be that social that prefer to spend time with their owners, rather than play with a group of other rambunctious dogs.

NorthBark Dog Park


Where: 4899 Gramercy Oaks Drive
This dog park is the largest in North Texas. Located in North Dallas, this 23-acre dog park has ample space for dogs to play. There is a dog beach and lake for pets to swim in addition to to walkable trails and an expansive lawn area. It’s closed on Tuesday’s for maintenance and on rainy days.

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