Local Dog - Friendly Areas & Parks 

Dog Parks Nearby

Reston, Virginia 

 Baron Cameron Park 

  • Off leash dog park

  • Separate area for small dogs

  • Water spigots 


Address: 11300 Baron Cameron Avenue in Reston, VA

Manassas, Virginia 

Performance Dogs Off Leash Fitness Park 

  • "Workout" for your dog

  • Offers different types of fitness programs, including diving, agility, and swimming

Address: 6189 Deer Path Court, Manassas, VA 20112

Chantilly, Virginia 


  • Open dawn to dusk

  • Fenced in off-leash areas

  • Several areas for different sized dogs

Herndon, Virginia 

 Chandon Dog Park 

  • Off leash dog park

  • fully fenced with benches

  • Waste bags availiable 


Address: 900 Palmer Dr. Herndon, VA, US, 20170

Ashburn, Virginia 

 One Loudoun Resident's Park 

  • Off leash dog park

  • Trees to jump and play on


Address: Northpark Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

Vienna, Virginia 

Great Falls, Maryland

 Billy Goat Trail

  • On leash trail

  • Waterfalls and rapids


Address: 11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD, US, 20854

Leesburg, Virginia 

Olde Izaak Walton Park 

  • Enclosed area of more than 25,000 square feet

  • Space for up to 15 dogs with their owners

  • Area for small dogs now open

Address: 850 Davis Ave SE

Leesburg, VA 20175

Leesburg Canine Country Club

  • Membership fees

  • Designated areas for different sized dogs and for different types of temperaments

  • Dog-free picnic areas for people

  • Shelters for humans to stay for different types of weather

  • Refreshment cafe

Address: 22025 Evergreen Mills Rd
Leesburg, VA 20175

We are excited about the many dog-friendly locations in our area--just beware of all those ticks, biting flies, and other pests!  The staff of Stream Valley Veterinary Hospital have sampled many of these parks.  Below is a list of such sites, mainly Leesburg and Loudoun County parks, drawn from The Dog Lover's Companion to Washington D.C. & Baltimore.*



  • Greg Crittenden Memorial: at the corner of Ashburn Farm Parkway and Windmill Drive, a 16-acre park with three baseball/softball fields and a snack bar.  21401 Windmill Drive, Ashburn

  • Trailside Park: at the end of Claiborne Parkway in Ashburn Farm, 20 acres with three lighted baseball fields, an in-line hockey court, and a snack bar.  20375 Claiborne Parkway, Ashburn Farm



  • Bluemont Community Center: on the grounds of a former early 20th Century schoolhouse in Western Loudoun.  20 High Street, Round Hill



  • Ball's Bluff Regional Park: historic Civil War incident site, several hiking trails along the Potomac River and surrounding forest.  Ball's Bluff Road, Leesburg

  • Georgetown Park: picnic area just off a stretch of the W & OD Trail.  South King Street, Leesburg

  • Ida Lee Park: just outside of Old Towne off Business Rte. 15, full of history and scenery.  60 Ida Lee Drive NW, Leesburg

  • Keep Loudoun Beautiful Park: picnic, boating, and fishing area along Goose Creek.  43055 Golf Club Drive, just east of Leesburg

  • Lucketts Community Park: near Lucketts School and Community Center, soccer field, softball field, walking/hiking trails.  42361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg

  • Morven Park: historic home and grounds, seasonal tours available.  17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg

  • Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park: historic buildings and hiking trails along the Potomac River.  43098 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg



  • Mickie Gordon Memorial Park: baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, picnic pavilion, fishing pond.  23300 Carters Farm Lane, Middleburg



  • Franklin Park: playground, hiking trails with views of Blue Ridge Mountains.  17501 Franklin Park Drive, Purcellville



  • Algonkian Regional Park: golf, swimming, boating, and hiking--all along the Potomac River.  47001 Fairway Drive, Sterling

  • Claude Moore Park: hiking, pavilions, and ponds.  21544 Vestals Gap Road, Sterling


Washington and Old Dominion Regional Park: walking, hiking, and biking trails with "railroad stops" throughout our area



Also see the Loudoun County Parks and Recreation website


* Oldenburg, Ann and Don; The Dog Lover's Companion to Washington D.C. & Baltimore, Second Edition, 2003; Chapter Ten, Loudoun County, pages 203 through 221; Avalon Travel Publishing, Emeryville, California. See also http://www.dogloverscompanion.com/ 


As featured in the Summer 2010 issue of NOVADog Magazine, the John H. Downs Memorial Park in Pasadena, MD offers visitors an off-leash dog beach area.  Though humans are not permitted in the water at the dog beach area, friendly, healthy, and vaccinated dogs have plenty of room to run, play, and swim.  Please visit the Downs Park website for park location, hours, rules, and volunteer opportunities.

Dog Friendly Locations Near By