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Alberta Dog Parks, Dog-Friendly Trails, Beaches and Off-Leash Areas

Alberta is home to the spectacular Rockies and an abundance of natural areas that are perfect for exploring with your dog. Dog parks in Alberta can be found throughout the province - some require dogs to be leashed, others are leash-free, but in all cases, dogs must be under the owner's supervision and control.


Do you know of a dog park in your local area that doesn't appear on this list? Please let us know!

This list is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed to be so. Park regulations may change from time to time.

Dog Parks & Beaches in Alberta

  • Banff Dog Parks
    - Fenced, 1.5 acre off-leash dog park

  • Calgary Dog Parks
    - Off-leash dog parks | Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

  • Canmore Dog Parks
    - Quarry Lake Park off-leash area

    From Diane V. - "There are two off-leash parks in Canmore. One is right at the junction of the #1 Hwy and the #1A Hwy (not the nicest) and a much better one on the road to the Nordic Centre near Quarry Lake on the left."

  • Cochrane Dog Parks
    - Off-Leash Parks (scroll down the page)

  • Edmonton Dog Parks
    - Off-leash park sites

    From Pam O. - "One of the best dog parks in Edmonton is the Buena Vista - Great Meadow dog park. Just drive to the Edmonton Zoo, and instead of turning right to park in the zoo parking lot, turn left to park at the off-leash dog park. Miles of trails, fields and parts along the river for swimming dogs. Another popular place for dog people."


  • Banff and Jasper National Parks:
    dogs must be leashed at all times.

  • Grande Prairie Dog Park:
    From Greg S. - "Hi, there is a great dog park in Grande Prairie. It is located in South Bear Creek Park just southwest from the intersection of 68th Avenue and 100 Street."

  • Jasper Dog Park:
    From Melody E. - "Jasper has an off leash dog park within the townsite. It is a small park on the corner of Elm Avenue and Pyramid Lake Road."

    From George K. - dog park located at Bonhomme and Elm in Jasper. Facilities: fenced, dog bags.

  • Kananaskis Country:
    Hiking with Your Dog in Kananaskis Country

  • Lethbridge Dog Park:
    From Sharon - "There is a small dog park in Lethbridge next to the Movie Mill off Magrath Drive. It's a place to walk small dogs on-leash legally."

  • Leduc Dog Park:
    From Kathy N. - "The Leduc Off-Leash Dog Park is located at William F. Lede Park north of Leduc Recreation Centre. It has 40 acres of mixed parkland, fully chain link fenced, dog bags are supplied, and there are trails through forest and wetlands. Adjacent to sports fields, rec centre and Telford Lake parkland. Numerous paved trails just outside fence. Gravel lot. This park is very popular with Leduc residents. Many visitors drive from Edmonton because it is fenced. The city does a fantastic job of maintaining the park by cutting grass in cleared poop areas and laying wood chip mulch on muddier pathways. It is a busy park year-round but with so much space, you can be a sociable as you like.

    Leduc also has a second dog park located in Nisku. It is called Barclay off-leash dog park and is located on a storm pond."

  • Red Deer Dog Park:
    From Pam O. - "There is a Red Deer off-leash dog park called Three Mile Bend located on Riverside Drive North. It is a huge place, some parts along the river, very popular with dog people.

  • From Cheryl - "The Oxbow's is located at the south end of of 40th Avenue, just inside city limits. Dog bags, fenced, no water source, agility area."

  • St. Albert Dog Park:
    From Ardythe H. - "The Lacombe Lake Dog Park has a swimming area, dog bags, trail system, is partly fenced, and has picnic tables."

  • Wetaskiwin Dog Park:
    From Anne-Marie W. - "Peace Hills Park is located on the west side past the golf course at the bottom of the hill. Facilities: natural trails; multi-use park; marsh/footbridges. Great place to socialize your dog and get some exercise! There is also a parking lot with a place for picnics, kids to play etc."


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