5 Favorite Dog Parks near Summit, New Jersey
Dog parks are a great way for your dog to socialize, have fun and exercise. However, not all of them are equal. We picked our 5 favorite dog parks near us. Make your dog’s day by check them out on your own.
1. South Mountain Dog Park
10 Bear Ln, Maplewood, 07079 NJ
Our favorite dog park is definitely the South Mountain Dog Park which offers two separate areas for small and large dogs. You will discover a number of different agility courses for your dog to try out. Also, the park provides trash bags and garbage cans to keep the area clean. The smaller dog section has 4 benches throughout and a couple of huge rocks for people to sit on, plus a shaded area with multiple trees. Furthermore, you can also find a water fountain for both, dogs and owners.
2. Echo Lake Park Dog Run
Park Dr., Mountainside, 07092 NJ
This 3 acre fenced in, off-leash dog park offers a large with grass covered area that provides your dog with plenty of room to run around and play with other dogs. The park includes a separate small dog area as well as benches for owners to relax on. The park also has an old school water pump in the center where dog owners can fill up the provided bowls.
3. Greystone Dog Park
91 Central Ave, Morris Plains, 08950 NJ
This dog park is a well maintained place with a perfect spot for every dog size. It offers small wooden hiking sections that keeps your pooch entertained during their stay. The wooded areas and varying terrain offer a welcome change to the regular fenced in rectangle.
4. Shepard Kollock Park Dog Off-Leash Area
64 Parrott Mill Rd, Chatham, 07928, NJ
The dog off-leash area is fully enclosed by fencing and features a 400-foot grassed area. Even though the dog park does not provide water fountains or obstacles for dogs, the park amazes with his beautiful grass covered surface. Another benefit of the park is the enclosed hiking trail which is right behind the park.
5. Madison Dog Park
105 Rosedale Avenue, Madison, 07940 NJ
This fenced-in park is a great place for dogs to run and play. Humans can sit on the benches under the shade of trees and water is available for dogs to enjoy during a break from fetch. You will find new dog waste containers with bags, neat water fountain with several levels and sides and a built in water bowl as well as shade from trees on hot summer days.