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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
Do you know of a dog park in your local area that doesn't appear on this list?
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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
Grande Prairie Dog Park
Jasper National Park
For their own safety (and the safety of wildlife), dogs must always be leashed within Jasper National Park except in designated
- Jasper Off-Leash Area - Highway 93A and Sleepy Hollow Road
Open dawn to dusk; can accessed on foot from downtown using the pedestrian underpass at the end of Hazel Avenue.
- 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.
Dogs must be leashed throughout Kananaskis Country
for their own protection, as well as the protection of wildlife in the area.
Lethbridge Dog Parks
City of Lethbridge off-leash dog parks:
- South Side Off-Leash Dog Park - west of Scenic Drive and 11 Avenue South
- North Side Off-Leash Dog Park - located in Peenaquim Park, just north of the access road
Small, fenced off-leash training area available.
- West Side Off-Leash Dog Park - located in Popson Park between the boat launch and the picnic shelter.
Leduc Dog Parks
- K9 Off-Leash 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."
- Barclay Off-Leash Park
From Kathy N. - "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 Parks
- Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park - 19 Street & 40 Avenue
16 hectares; winding trails through diverse terrain; agility park; small dogs area.
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."
- Three Mile Bend Recreation Area - Off Leash Park - North Bank Trail
55 hectare natural area; multi-use area.
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."
St. Albert Dog Park
The City of St. Albert has two dog-friendly parks
as well as a dozen outdoor boarded skating rinks, which can be used as off-leash areas when not in use for
organized sporting activities. See the link for details.
- Lacombe Lake Dog Park - 151R McKenney Avenue
From Ardythe H. - "The
Lacombe Lake Dog Park
has a swimming area, dog bags, trail system, is partly fenced, and has picnic tables."
- Dodger Dog-Friendly Park - 400 Campbell Road (North Side)
Fencing and plantings used as barriers; off-leash area is a dry storm pond in Campbell Business Park; offers benches, picnic tables, dog bag dispensers, and garbage cans.
Spruce Grove Dog Park
- Cpl. Jim Galloway Memorial Off Leash Area - 51 Century Close
Double-gated entry; more than 8.6 acres of fenced off-leash park area; small dogs section; nearly 1 km of gravel walking trails; seating areas; trees; doggie bag dispenser and garbage cans.
Strathcona County Dog Park
Wetaskiwin Dog Park
There is no officially designated off-leash area in the City of Wetaskiwin at this time.
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
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Please note: we do not list private or membership-based parks.