san antonio dog parks

All of the San Antonio area dog parks listed here are free. If your dog is high energy, consider walking him or her first so he or she is calmer around other dogs.

san antonio dog parks

Dogs of all sizes enjoy the Madison Square Dog Park, the closest park to Southtown.

san antonio dog parks

Dogs line up to drink from the doggie water fountain at Madison Square Dog Park’s Grand Opening Celebration.

Madison Square Park Dog Park
400 Lexington
.65 acres. Fenced off-leash area, mutt-mitts, a doggie drinking fountain, and benches. Combined large and small dog area.
Open every day from sunrise to sunset.

Southside Lions Park Dog Park
3303 Pecan Valley Drive
12,000 sq ft. This new park, which opened in October 2017, is adjacent to the Southside Lions Senior Center. Separate fenced areas for small dogs and big dogs, a drinking fountain, trash receptacles, pet waste bag dispensers and bench seating under the filtered shade of the site’s mesquite trees.

Pearsall Park Dog Park
4700 Old Pearsall Road
1.5 acres. Fenced-in area with picnic tables and trash cans as well as play features.
Open 5 am – 11 pm every day.

The Bark Park of Alamo Heights
Alamo Heights Blvd and La Jara by the baseball fields
In Olmos Basin. Two water fountains for dogs. Small pool. Trees and shade. Benches.

Hardberger Park Dog Park (West)
8400 N.W. Military Highway
1.5 acres. Features agility equipment and divided areas for small and large dogs.
Open sunrise to sunset every day.

Hardberger Park Dog Park (As of November 6, 2017 it is closed for repairs)
13203 Blanco Road
1.8 acres. Features an area for small dogs and one for large dogs. The small dog area includes a two-story doghouse.
Open sunrise to sunset every day.

Panther Springs Dog Park
22635 Wilderness Oak
.5 acres. The Panther Springs Dog Park features areas for dogs to run, play and bark. The entrance is located near the park’s main entrance. One combined large and small dog area.
Open every day from sunrise to sunset.

Slick Dog Park
7400 Highway 151
1 acre. Dog park off the 151 entrance to the park features separate areas for large and small dogs. Amenities include benches, shade structures, picnic tables, a fountain for people and pets, solar lighting, shade structures, and a special doggie shower. A second fenced dog enclosure is located on the Timber Creek entrance side adjacent to the pavilion and playground.
Open 5 am to 11 pm every day.

McAllister Park Dog Park
13102 Jones-Maltsberger
1.5 acres. One combined large and small dog area. Dog park located near the Starcrest entrance features exercise equipment, picnic area, benches, and a walking trail. No lighting in the dog park.
McAllister Park is open 5 am to 11 pm every day.

Lady Bird Johnson Dog Park
10700 Nacogdoches Road
This park has recently opened. Details to come.

Falcone Park Dog Park
7625 Mystic Park
Separate areas for large and small dogs. Grass.

Dogs are allowed on-leash at other city parks with the exception of the natural area parks.

San Antonio Dog Parks Rules

  • Use of dog parks is at citizens’ own risk.
  • Dog owners/handlers are responsible for the actions and behavior of their dogs at all times.
  • Park hours are 5 am to 11 pm, seven days a week unless otherwise noted.
  • There is a limit of two dogs per adult in the dog park at any time.
  • All dogs must be leashed when entering and leaving the dog park.
  • All dogs must have current rabies and all other vaccinations required by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and should be healthy and free of any diseases.
  • Dogs must wear collars and current license tags in the park.
  • Dogs in heat are prohibited.
  • Dogs under 4 months of age are prohibited.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dog owners/handlers are responsible for picking up and disposing of all of their dogs’ waste.
  • Never leave dogs unattended.
  • Dog owners/handlers must be in possession of a leash at all times.
  • Dogs showing any signs of aggression must be leashed and immediately removed from the dog park.
  • No food or drinks are permitted in the dog park. Training treats are allowed.
  • Glass containers are not allowed in the park.
  • No bicycles, skateboards, roller blades or motorized vehicles are allowed in the dog park.