Love letting your little four legged friend off leash? With the weather getting nicer and the days getting longer, it’s nice to know where you can go to get a little exercise but also let your pooch get some energy out and socialization. Here is your guide to knowing the locations and regulations of Bellingham off-leash dog parks!
Off Leash Dog Parks in Bellingham:
- Lake Padden Park: fenced off-least area. Off-leash trails are designated at the east end of the Park.
- Sunset Pond: All trails and water are designated for off-lease exercise
- Sehome Hill Arboretum: All secondary trails (anything that isn’t paved, the Jersey street and Arbortum Walkway) allows for off-leash exercise.
- Bloedel Donovan Park: From 6 in the morning to 10 in the morning all year round the park is open to off-leash play.
- Whatcom Falls Park: The waterline trail and the trail from Waterlife to Lakeway are designated as off-leash
- Little Squalicum Park: All Trails are off-leash
- Post Point Treatment Area: The field and trails adjacent to the treatment facility are open for dog training & exercise
General Rules regarding Off Leash Dog Parks:
- Owners must control their dog by leash is conflict exists
- Owner must respect areas by staying on trails preventing dogs from disturbing wildlife
- Owner must restrict dogs in heat from off-leash areas
- Owner must restrict dogs that show aggressive behavior from off-leash areas