Whether you are new to the area or were born and raised, there is no denying that Austin is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the US. Austinites take immense pleasure in taking care of their four-legged friends! While out and about with your pet, check out the best dog parks where your dog can play and explore.
West Austin Park & Wading Pool
This lovely three-acre park is located in the center of historic Clarksville. West Austin Park & Wading Pool contains picnic tables, basketball courts, tennis courts, and an off-leash dog area entirely fenced in.
Norwood Estate Dog Park
This beautiful dog park is a five-acre park located near I-35 in East Riverside Drive. This park is enclosed by gates with areas for small dogs and large dogs and offers water bowls as well as shady areas. They recommend that you bring a chair if you wish to sit down during your visit.
Red Bud Isle
Red Bud Isle is thirteen-acres and located near the Tom Miller Dam off Redbud Trail. This leash-free dog park has something for everyone where you can fish, swim, bike, hike, and much more. Your four-legged friend is not the only one who with have fun with the large fields, shady trees, tree-lined shore, and well-maintained trails.
Bee Cave Dog Park
Bee Cave Dog Park is a quiet and clean park is situated close to Bee Caves Elementary School only a small distance from Bee Cave Central Park. Leashes are not a requirement with areas for big dogs and small dogs. There is also a small pond and a few playgrounds to ensure the kiddos are entertained as well.
Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park
Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park offers horseback trails, disc golf, tennis and volleyball courts, playgrounds, fishing piers, and much more including an area for your dog to be off-leash. To access the dog park, enter the north end of the park, south of Slaughter Lane on 1st Street.
Your dog will love visiting any one of these dog parks for some fun-filled exercise and play while away from your new apartment in Southwest Austin.