There are lots of reasons to love living in Raleigh, NC and dogs love it just as much as their humans do! With more than 200 parks and 100 miles of greenway, Raleigh is a walker’s paradise—and your canine companion is all about walking!
At Few Moves Moving Company, we do our best to make your pooch happy. That’s why we’ve collected this list of Raleigh dog parks where your best friend can run off-leash. It’s the next best thing to Milkbones! If you’re new to Raleigh or have moved to a new Raleigh neighborhood, check out this list of Raleigh dog parks to find one near you.
Ashley Wilder Dog Park is situated in Knightdale Station Park in Knightdale, and it’s open dawn to dusk.
Near the Raleigh Farmers Market, Carolina Pines Dog Park has separate areas for large and small dogs.
Flaherty Dog Park in Durham is next to the baseball and softball fields. Bring a ball for Barkley!
The Four Seasons at Umstead Park community in Raleigh has a small dog park for residents.
This small park is within a Raleigh apartment complex and is quiet and uncrowded.
Homestead Park in Chapel Hill is fun, but bring your own water to keep your pup hydrated.
At Raleigh’s Millbrook Exchange Park, this park is open later than others, from sunrise until 10 p.m.
Northgate Dog Park in Durham is a nice park with sections for small and large dogs.
Next to Oakwood Cemetery in the historic Oakwood section of Raleigh, Oakwood Dog Park and all dog parks require current rabies vaccinations.
Enjoy your outing with your dogs, and please remember your dog park etiquette:
- Keep dogs on a leash when they’re outside the fence.
- If a dog gets aggressive (even sweet ones do sometimes), leash her and give her time to cool off.
- Be sure to clean up after your dog, and don’t bring food along.