Dog Parks

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Dog Park at Boyce Park

In the fenced-in dog parks, located in seven of our county parks, dogs can safely run off-leash, explore, and meet new furry friends.

The Allegheny County Parks Department also offers special events just for dogs such as Pooches in the Pool and Dog Days of Summer.

Boyce Park

Boyce Park

Dog Park 1 (Temporarily Closed) Located near the Boyce Park Basketball Course - View Dog Park 1 in Google Maps

Dog Park 2 New Texas Road and Parkview Drive - View Dog Park 2 in Google Maps

Harrison Hills Park

Harrison Hills Park

Located down from Wake Robin Shelter & across Sportsman Park Drive - View Harrison Hills Park dog park in Google Maps

Hartwood Acres Park

North Park

North Park

Rotates between two areas:

South Park

South Park

Rotates between two areas:

White Oak Park

White Oak Park

White Oak Park Road - View White Oak Park Road dog park in Google Maps

Take the first right after entering the main park entrance off McClintock Road

Dog Park Rules

Download a PDF version of the dog park rules.(PDF, 127KB)

  • No swimming pools.
  • Dogs must be properly licensed and vaccinated.
  • Tags must be visible at all times.
  • Dogs must be leashed entering and leaving the off-leash areas.
  • Owners must be in verbal control at all times and prevent aggressive behavior, biting, fighting, or excessive barking.
  • Aggressive dogs are not permitted on the premises.
  • Owners are liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dogs.
  • Owners must have a visible leash at all times.
  • Owners must accompany their dogs at all times.
  • Owners must clean up after their dogs.
  • Small children and babies must be under close supervision.
  • No dogs in heat are permitted in the area.
  • Pet owners must refill any holes dug by their dog.
  • Dog owners who fail to comply with the above rules may be cited by police and animal control officers.