From play areas with agility equipment, to lovely, winding trails, we’ve rounded up the best options in Connecticut for getting out with your dog. Luckily for your four-legged friend, there are plenty of wonderful places to choose from.
Click on the parks in the map below for more info on the parks, and scroll down for Instagram photos of each park!
Top 8 Dog Parks in Connecticut
- Rowayton Dog Park
- South Windsor Bark Park
- Birge Pond – Hopper’s Preserve
- East Windsor Dog Park
- Paw Meadow Dog Park
- Salisbury Community Dog Park
- Enfield Dog Park
- Park and Bark
1. Rowayton Dog Park
36 McKinley St, Norwalk, CT 06853
- LOTS of room for pups to run
- Friendly people who clean up after their dogs
- Super clean space
- Auto-filling water bowl your dog will adore
2. South Windsor Bark Park
150 Nevers Rd. South Windsor, CT 06074
- Separate small and large dog areas to play in
- Agility equipment
- Not too crowded during the week – weekends get crazy!
- Clean and well-kept
3. Birge Pond – Hopper’s Preserve
400 Perkins St, Bristol, CT 06010
- Plenty of trails to explore with your pup
- Over two miles of hiking trails
- Parking is a cinch
4. East Windsor Dog Park
24 Reservoir Ave, Broad Brook, CT 06016
- One acre, grassy park
- Separate areas for small and large dogs
- Plentiful trees keep the park shady and cool
- Benches to kick back on
5. Paw Meadow Dog Park
22 Iron Horse Blvd Simsbury, CT 06070
- Friendly dog owners and pups
- Separate area for small dogs
- Can get super busy with regulars
- Can get a little dirty – wear something old!
- Also hike some dog-friendly trails around the park
6. Salisbury Community Dog Park
107 Long Pond Rd, Lakeville, CT 06039
- Friendly, dog-loving locals to meet!
- Enclosures for small and large dogs
- Peaceful, rural location
- Benches and chairs to relax on
7. Enfield Dog Park
Ecology Dr & Town Farm Rd, Enfield, CT 06082
- Agility equipment galore!
- Active and friendly community of regulars
- Clean and well-maintained
- Water station for pups
- LOTS of space with separate areas for small and big dogs
8. Newton Park and Bark
21 Old Farm Rd, Newtown, CT 06470
- Two acres of fenced in area for pups to play!
- Agility course
- Small dog area for little or shy dogs
- Water pad in the summer season
Have too many plans to exercise your dog properly while you’re in Connecticut? Rest easy knowing that you can easily hire a local dog walker who will be happy to show your pup around.