10 Best Dog Parks in New Jersey!

There are tons of great dog parks in New Jersey for your pup to explore! Whether you’re looking for a place to socialize and exercise or just have some fun, these ten dog parks have it all. From the largest dog park in the tri-state area to a picturesque beach location, these parks provide canines and their owners with a pawesome, and enjoyable experience.

Brookdale Dog Park, Montclair, NJ

This sprawling recreational area is the perfect place for you and your pooch to mix a bit of exercise with entertainment. With its field area and sports facilities, a playground, and even a summer music series, it’s no wonder why this is such a popular spot.

Wantage Dog Park, Wantage, NJ

Families heading to this sprawling off-leash park can enjoy a friendly and serene setting in beautiful Sussex County. Boasting the largest dog park in the tri-state area, there’s something for dogs of all sizes, with no admission fee required.

Timber Creek Dog Park, Blackwood, NJ

This 128-acre park features plenty of room for activities and exploration. Boasting trails, fields, and a fully-fenced area, dogs and their owners can enjoy all that Timber Creek has to offer.

Lyndhurst Dog Park, Lyndhurst, NJ

This off-leash dog run and playground provides a 4-foot high, fully-fenced area that’s equipped with a safety-gated entrance, plenty of parking, trash cans, and benches. Dogs can play to their heart’s content in the separate areas designated for big and small breeds.

Central Park County Dog Park, Morris Plains, NJ

This dog park makes a great day out for you and your pup. Central Park County Dog Park opened up in 2010 and offers plenty of amenities for you and your pet. The park also holds regular events like “Dinner with Your Dog” to help raise funds.

Gloucester County Dog Park, Logan Township, NJ

Dogs and their owners can have a ball being able to romp and play together in this dedicated area. Gloucester County Dog Park provides a great spot for your pet to test its agility and get some cardio in or lay out and watch the world go by.

Thompson Park Off-Leash Dog Area, Lincroft, NJ

This 1.5-acre park is designed specifically for furry friends. The Three Barns Parking lot is located nearby, so you and your pooch can get to the park with ease. The park also features a large and small breed area, fresh water, and plenty of exciting toys and obstacles to keep your dog busy.

Freedom Barks, Medford, NJ

Freedom Barks provides a great place for your pooch to run and exercise. Located within Freedom Park, dogs can play in the off-leash area and interact with other dogs in a safe and secure environment.

Wildwood Dog Park & Beach, Wildwood, NJ

This park offers an incredible experience for you and your four-legged friend. The park features a 1¼-acre area for dogs over 35 lbs and a ¼-acre area for smaller dogs. The beach is also available for your furry family member to splash around in.

Ocean County Off Leash Dog Area, Bayville, NJ

This sprawling and well-maintained park provides the perfect spot for your dog to socialize and play. Complete with plenty of room for running and fetch, your pooch will love the time spent at Ocean County.

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