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Columbus Dog Parks

 

We all know how much dogs love to go to the park. These parks have off-the-leash areas where your furry friend can really enjoy his or herself. You can help develop a dogs positive behavior by letting them socialize, and perhaps you may even make a friend of your own. So what are you waiting for? We now offers four parks (below) where you can take your canine companion.

 

Big Walnut Dog Park
5000 E. Livingston Ave.
Columbus, OH 43227
Hours: 7:00am to 11:00pm (Daily)
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  • 3 Enclosed Acres
  • Double Gated Entrances
  • Lights for Night
  • Pond Access
  • Separate Large & Small Dog Areas

 

Godown Dog Park
6099 Godown Rd.
Columbus, OH 43235
Hours: 8:00am to 11:00pm (Daily)
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  • Hills and Trees
  • 50 Parking Spaces
  • Benches
  • Water for the Dogs
  • Separate Large & Small Dog Areas

 

Spindler Road Dog Park
2121 Spindler Rd.
Hilliard, OH 43026
Hours: 7:00am to 11:00pm (Daily)
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Three Creeks Dog Park
2748 Spangler Rd.
Columbus, OH 43207
Hours: 8:00am to Dusk (Daily)
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  • 5 Enclosed Acres
  • Separate Large & Small Dog Areas
  • Walking Paths
  • Water Pump Access

 

Wheeler Dog Park
725 Thurber Dr. W.
Columbus, OH 43215
Hours: 7:00am to 11:00pm (Daily)
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  • 1.5 Enclosed Acres
  • Benches
  • Nearby Short North & Goodale Park
  • Lights for Night
  • Street Parking
  • Walking Paths
  • Water Pump Access

 

Dog Park Rules

  • Handlers are responsible for any injuries caused by any dog they bring to the park. Users of this park do so at their own risk. Neither the City of Columbus nor the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department shall be liable for any injury or damage caused by any dog in the Dog Park.
  • Handlers must immediately pick up and properly dispose of dog waste and must fill in any holes dug by your dog(s).
  • No pets other than dogs are permitted in the Dog Park.
  • Handlers must have proper license and vaccination tags while in the park. Remove chokers and spiked collars while in the gate area.
  • Do not bring dogs that are aggressive, sick or in heat. Dogs must be at least 4 months old.
  • Handlers must leash and remove their dog(s) at the first sign of aggressive behavior. Handlers must remain in park with leash at all times.
  • Handlers may not bring more than 2 dogs.
  • Handlers must have their dogs under direct control at all times.
  • Handlers may use only bite-sized treats in the Dog Park.
  • Handlers must be 18 years old. Children under 13 are not permitted unless accompanied by an adult.
  • All Columbus Recreation and Parks rules and Columbus City Codes are enforced. Columbus Police (614) 645-4545. Emergency 911.
  • Call 311 with any concerns about the Dog Park.