10 Best Dog Parks in Maryland!

From the sandy shores of Pasadena to the suburban streets of Bel Air, Maryland’s dog-friendly venues are ready to be explored. Whether it's a large dog park with a fishing pier, or a small enclosed area with agility obstacles, these ten places will give your pup the best the state has to offer.

Columbia DogPark, Columbia, MD

For an enjoyable day out with your furry companion, the 2.7 acre Columbia DogPark is not to be missed! This venue provides two separate zones for small and large dogs, an ideal spot for canines to get their daily dose of exercise and socialization.

Bowie Dog Park, Bowie, MD

This 1 acre paradise for dogs is the place to be. Whether you're looking for some off-leash running or simply a place to take in the serene landscape, the Bowie Dog Park is perfect for any pooch.

Dog Park at Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, MD

The perfect venue for the pup with a love of adventure. Here, you can take advantage of the fishing pier and children's playground, or try out a lively game of fetch.

Heurich Dog Park, Hyattsville, MD

The Heurich Dog Park offers a true paradise for your pup. With separate zones for both large and small dogs, as well as a pavilion for shade, agility obstacles, and a drinking fountain, your pooch won't want to leave!

Downs Park Dog Beach, Pasadena, MD

Hit the shore with your dog at the picturesque Downs Park Dog Beach. Here, your canine companion can take a dip in the Chesapeake Bay, with plenty of room to run and play on the sand.

Patterson Dog Park, Baltimore, MD

This fenced-in area provides the perfect spot for some off-leash running and socializing. Come see why this hidden gem of a dog park has become such a hit with locals.

Dog Park at King Farm, Gaithersburg, MD

A 20 by 20 foot shade shelter spans the large and small dog area at King Farm, giving your pup some relief from the sun while they explore the park.

Dog Park White Plains, Waldorf, MD

Located in Waldorf, Dog Park White Plains offers plenty of space for your pup to run and play. Take a stroll around the park and enjoy the day with your four-legged friend.

Ma & Pa Dog Park, Bel Air, MD

This park is equipped with a shade structure, toys, and lots of chairs for you and your dog to relax and play. This Bel Air oasis offers lots of open space, as well as chairs and a gazebo to rest after a long day of exercise.

Dog Exercise Area at Green Park, Gaithersburg, MD

The Dog Exercise Area at Green Park provides a safe, fenced-in environment for your pup to enjoy. Located directly behind the Gaithersburg Community Museum, this spot is ideal for working off all that pent-up energy.

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