If you’re searching of a great dog park in Los Angeles for your pup to play, run, and socialize, look no further.
From parks with celebrity dog sightings to low-key off-leash wonderlands, we’ve rounded up the best dog parks in LA, including all the details you need to plan a visit. Get your dog ready for their close-up.
Click on the parks in the map below for more info on the parks, and scroll down for images and details.
Top 7 Dog Parks in Los Angeles
- Lake Hollywood Park
- Laurel Canyon Dog Park
- Alice’s Dog Park
- Silver Lake Dog Park
- Hermon Dog Park
- Sepulveda Basin
- The Boneyard
1. Lake Hollywood Park
3160 N. Canyon Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
- Considered by many to be the best dog park in L.A.
- Great view of the Hollywood sign
- Lots of parking
- Large, grassy play area
- On the edge of Griffith Park, which offers beautiful hikes
- Technically not an off-leash park—a $100 fine if caught
2. Laurel Canyon Dog Park
8260 Mulholland Drive, Studio City, CA 90046
- There are large, fenced-in play areas for both large and small dogs at Laurel Canyon.
- This L.A. dog park is in the hills of Mulholland—celebrity sightings not uncommon!
- Largest fenced-in play space at 5 acres with separate areas for large and small dogs
- Lots of dog walkers utilize the park, so keep an eye out for packs
- Small parking lot (up to 35 cars)
- Watch for rattlesnakes and coyotes at dawn and dusk
- Closed Fridays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. for maintenance
3. Alice’s Dog Park
3026 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
- 2.5 acres of off-leash play space for large dogs
- 1 acre grassy off-leash play space for small dogs
- Hilly park protected by a double fence
- Picnic tables and isolated shade
- Water stations for people and dogs
- Closed Tuesdays for maintenance
4. Silver Lake Dog Park
1850 Silver Lake Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90026
- 1.25 acres of off-leash play space
- Separate areas for large and small dogs
- Great views, including some of LA’s hippest locals
- Lots of dirt, so it can get dusty in the summer and muddy in the winter
- Closed Wednesdays from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for maintenance
5. Hermon Dog Park
5568 Via Marisol, Los Angeles, CA 90042
- Off-leash park with fenced areas
- 1.3 acres, much devoted to the small dog play area
- Mud-free play yard
- Lots of tree shade
- Does not get heavy traffic
- BYOB—Bring Your Own (Poop) Bags!
- Fun events like vaccine clinics and socialization time. Check out Yappy Hour
6. Sepulveda Basin
17494 Victory Blvd, Encino, CA 91436
- A whopping 6.5 acres of off-leash play space
- Plenty of grass and dirt areas
- Picnic tables for people to rest
- Large parking lot
- Convenient for the San Fernando Valley
- Closed Fridays from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. for maintenance
7. The Boneyard
3160 N. Canyon Drive, Culver City, CA 90232
- Located within the bounds of Culver City Park
- Off-leash park on 1-acre lot
- Ample parking
- Water fountains available
- Dusty gravel lot (some do consider it a flea-deterrent!)
- Late hours—open until 10 p.m. daily with lights over play area
The Bottom Line
There are an estimated 1.6 million dogs in Los Angeles County, and they need room to run and play. Fortunately, L.A. is also home to some of the fanciest dog parks around, with plenty of off-leash space for dogs to do their thing. So grab the tennis balls, treats, and poop bags, and let’s roll!
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