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The Pawfect Pair: Best Dog Parks Gwinnett

Updated: Aug 3, 2020

If you’re a pawrent you love nothing more that spoiling your fur babies with squeaky chew toys and the occasional Starbucks puppuccino. One of the joys of owning a dog is being able to pamper them with treats and fun activities. If you’re looking to give your canine companion some extra-special love and attention this weekend, here are four Gwinnett County dog parks that would love to welcome your well-behaved pup.

Harbins Dog Park

Your dog is sure to enjoy this massive off leash dog park. The park in separated into three fenced sections which includes a small dog and large dog area. Owners can enjoy covered benches and plenty of play stations and components to keep your pup entertained. Owners love the seclusion the huge park offers and shaded bench areas to watch their pup play. Harbins Park is 1,290 acres and includes a 4.3-mile paved trail and other amenities to include the whole family.

Newtown Dog Park

Located inside Newtown Park; this fenced in 1-acre complex offers separate areas for large and small dogs. Featuring Artificial Turf, obstacles to play on, and sprinkler; Owners can sit back as they let their pup run wild in one of the Top Dog Parks in the country. Get comfortable on the benches and watch your furry friend jump through hoops or take them on a walk on the 4.3-mile paved trail. Dog owners here love the endless entertainment this dog park offers and the friendly staff.

Waggy World dog park

Located in the city of Alpharetta and managed by the City of Alpharetta Recreation and parks Department. Waggy World Dog Park’s beautiful 1.5-acre area is sure to tire your energetic pup. This fenced in, off-leash dog park allows well behaved “canine citizens” to “exercise, frolic, and play in a clean safe environment.” Waggy World provides separated play area for smaller dogs with ample area for your dog to meet a new pup friend! Dog owners love the clean landscape and other amenities the park offers.

Brook Run Dog Park

Located in Dunwoody, the Brook Run Dog Park is a fully-wooded and fully-fenced four-acre park offering 1/3 of a mile fenced in doggy entertainment. Owners can relax in this multi- seated park and watch as their pup seize the day. Although this park doesn’t offer separate sections, owner have the option to seclude themselves in this massive four-acre park. Visitors love the heavily wooded and shady area for the hot summer months and note the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the park. The park is maintained by a non-profit organization that works to maintain the property.


Honorable Mention*

Fetch Park

Although this park isn’t in Gwinnett County, you can treat yourself and your pup to a luxury dog park experience at Fetch. Fetch Park is Atlanta’s first full-service dog park bar and is located minutes from the Atlanta Beltline in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. You and your pup can enjoy the amenities this park has to offer. Fetch Park features tvs, wifi, cooling stations, “Bark Rangers” and much more to transcend your dog park experience.



- All dogs 8 months and older must be spayed or neutered

- Dogs must be at least 4 months old

- Dogs must be clean and free of fleas and ticks.

- Dogs must be friendly and non-aggressive around people and other dogs.

- Dogs must be current on the following vaccinations: Rabies, DHLPP (Including Lepto) and - - Bordetella (current vet records must be on file).

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