The Steel City is a very dog-friendly place. With acres upon acres of parkland, there’s plenty of outdoor space to take your furry friend to enjoy in the ‘Burgh. We’ve narrowed down the top 7 dog parks in Pittsburgh—and you won’t believe some of the amenities!
Click on the parks in the map below for more info on the parks, and scroll down for Instagram photos of each park!
Top 7 Dog Parks in Pittsburgh
- Frick Park
- Riverview Dog Park
- Misty Pines Dog Park
- Olympia Park
- Bernard Dog Run
- Point State Park
- Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park
1. Frick Park
Nicholson St. & Beechwood Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
- Largest park within city limits—644 acres!
- Two fenced-in off-leash play areas near Blue Slide Playground
- Water fountains and poop bags available
- Numerous trails
- Swimming hole just for dogs near Lower Tranquil Trail
1 Riverview Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
- 259 acres of park space
- Two acres of fenced-in off-leash play space below the Allegheny Observatory
- Wooded trails with lots of wildlife
- Horses allowed
Outside Pittsburgh, in Sewickley
2523 Wexford Bayne Road
Sewickley, PA 15243
- $7 per dog per 2-hour visit
- Fenced-in play area includes a pond and obstacles
- Wooded trails
- New users must sign up and submit your dog’s vaccination records
- Water on-site by BYOB—bring your own bowl!
4. Olympia Park
Olympia St. & Virginia Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15211
- Newly reopened, fenced-in off-leash park
- Nearby trails
- Hilly and flat play areas
5. Bernard Dog Run
40th St. Lawrenceville Triangle
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
- Half-acre park under 40th Street Bridge
- Separate play areas for large and small dogs
- Bring your own water!
101 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
- Located in downtown Pittsburgh in the Golden Triangle
- Dogs must stay on leash
- Three main hiking trails
2369 Corrigan Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15129
- Fenced-in off-leash area
- Fairly muddy when it rains
- Dogs allowed on-leash in most of the remaining 2000-acre park
- Nature preserve on site
The Bottom Line
Pittsburgh has plenty of parks for you to enjoy with your furry friend, but if you’re stuck at work and can’t get out to play, your dog will surely appreciate an outing with a Rover dog walker to one of Pittsburgh’s 7 best dog parks!