Spring has finally arrived after an extended winter. Due to the cold winter weather, many pet owners & pets stayed inside their homes. Now that the weather has warmed up, everyone in Atlanta seems to be looking for opportunities to get outside for some fresh air & exercise.  Trust us, your dog wants to get out too. In addition to the Beltline, dog parks are great places to have some outdoor fun with your furry friend in Atlanta.

Here's a list of our favorite dog parks in Atlanta - which are convienently located near Bark ATL's cage-free boarding facility - please check them out:


Park Grounds

Location: 142 Flat Shoals Ave Atlanta, GA 30316

Park Grounds is a coffee-shop & all-day breakfast restaurant. This unique coffee shop also has a large field for dogs to roam around without a leash. Park Grounds is a great place to come enjoy delicious food & drinks while your dog has fun. Keep in mind the park is free for paying customers.

Piedmont Dog Park

Location: 1320 Monroe Drive Atlanta, GA 30306

Piedmont Park is one of the most well-known parks in Atlanta. At Piedmont's dog park, your dog can enjoy leash-free fun in the sun. This dog park also provides separate play areas for small and large dogs.

Renaissance Dog Park

Location: 501-515 Piedmont Ave Ne Atlanta, GA 30306

Renaissance Park is sits on 5 .4 acres in The Old Fourth Ward Neighborhood.  Within the park, you will find the dog  park where your furbaby can roam leash-free. There are areas for both small and large dogs, shady trees, water fountains, and a breathtaking view of the Downtown and Midtown skyline.

Freedom Barkway

Location: 523 Highland Ave Atlanta, Ga 30312

Freedom Barkway is a dog park located at the corner of Freedom Parkway & Boulevard. At Freedom Barkway, there is a large gated field for both small and large dogs to play. Not to mention, this park has beautiful views of downtown Atlanta.

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Newton Dream Dog Park

Location: 3150 Old Alabama Rd Johns Creek, GA 30022

Newtown Dream Dog Park is a dog's dream come true.  At Newton's Dream Dog Park, there are many fun things for you and your dog to enjoy. Admission is also free. You can expect to find ramps, tunnels, and seasonal sprinklers. Not to mention there are walking trails and two separate play areas for small and large dogs.

Canine Crossing Dog Park

Location: 4591 Camp Drive College Park, GA 30349

Canine Crossing Dog Park is South Fulton's first ever dog park. Admission to the dog park is free. At Canine Crossing there are two sections for small and large dogs. There is also a large stretch of land available for pet owners and pets.

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South Bend Dog Park

Location: Lakewood Ave Atlanta, GA 30315

South Bend Dog Park is a small dog park located in Lakewood near Aaron's Amphitheatre. At South Bend Dog Park you can expect a large grassy plain with minimal shade, and two areas for large and small dogs to play.