Many dogs love running off-leash with canine comrades. Below find information about places created for that experience. Most supply poop bags and fresh water for Fido.
DeGarmo Dog Park; Chico. One-acre fenced off-leash park with grass area, chairs, cooling shower & fountain. Wheelchair accessible. Open daily 7am-dusk (closed Wed from 7-10am for maintenance). The Esplanade & Eaton Rd. (530) 343-4309.
Lezlie Morrow Memorial Dog Park; Paradise. Beautiful 1/2-acre dog park nestled among pine trees. 6705 Moore Rd. (530) 872-6393.
Pat Alley Memorial Dog Park; Oroville. Fenced multi-acre dog park located in Riverbend Park. Includes off-leash open-play area, separate section for small & senior dogs, & training area. South end of Salmon Run Rd. off Montgomery St. http://www.frrpd.com/parks-facilities/dog-park. (530) 533-2011.
Upper Bidwell Park Off-Leash Area; Chico. A non-fenced off-leash area for dogs on the north side of Upper Park Rd. The park’s main gate opens 5am; April-Sept. gate closes 11pm & Oct.-March closes 9pm. http://www.chico.ca.us. (530) 896-7805.
Benton Dog Park; Redding. 2+ acres of tree-dotted, fenced property with seating areas & drinking water. Separate area for small dogs. 6am-10pm. http://www.ci.redding.ca.us/CommunityServices/parks.html#dog. 1700 Airpark Dr. (530) 225-4512.
Shastice Park Dog Park; Mt. Shasta. Large 4’-high fenced area with shade trees, seating & water. Adjacent to the community garden at Shastice Park, 800 Rockfellow Dr. (530) 926-2494.