Dog Parks

Many dogs love running off-leash with canine comrades. Below find information about places created for that experience. Dog parks typically supply fresh water for Fido – and poop bags for clean-ups.


Bidwell Park Off-Leash Areas; Chico. Dogs may be off leash from 5:30am-8:30am in Lower Park. All other times dogs must be on a leash. Along the north side of Upper Park Rd., dogs may be off leash anytime. While off leash, dogs must remain under control via master’s voice. Dogs are not allowed in One-Mile or Five-Mile swimming areas, or designated swimming holes in Upper Park. Lower Park is closed from midnight (12am)-5am every day & Upper Park is closed between the hours of 11pm & 60 minutes before sunrise every day, unless posted otherwise. (530) 896-7800.

DeGarmo Dog Park; Chico. This one-acre fenced off-leash park offers a grassy area, chairs, cooling shower, fountain & wheelchair accessibility. Open daily 7am-dusk (closed Wednesdays 7-10am for maintenance). 199 Leora Rd. (530) 895-4711.

Lezlie Morrow Memorial Dog Park; Paradise. This beautiful half-acre dog park is nestled among pine trees. Open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. 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 & a training area. 60 Montgomery St. (South end of Salmon Run Rd.). (530) 533-2011.


Benton Dog Park; Redding. 2+ acres of tree-dotted, fenced property with seating areas & drinking water. Separate area for small dogs. 6am-10pm.  1700 Airpark Dr. (530) 224-6100.


Mt. Shasta Dog Park. Large, 4-foot high fenced area with oak trees, seating & water. Adjacent to the community garden at Shastice Park, 800 Rockfellow Dr.
(530) 926-2494.

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Updated: Jul 17, 2017 @ 1:25 pm