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10 Great Off-Leash Dog Parks in Wichita, KS You Can Visit Today!

Bynewsmagzines

Feb 18, 2023
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Tour the historic Old Town, explore the river, and drive down about a country mile—you’ll eventually find a dog park in Wichita. The infamous town of Wichita doesn’t have many dog parks compared to other bustling cities, but the few on the map are worth visiting. Here are the 10 most popular:

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The 10 Off-Leash Dog Parks in Wichita, KS

1. K9 Rooster Dog Park (Meridian Dog Park)

  • Can get muddy in some parts
  • Water fountains available for two-legged and four-legged friends
  • Some seating available, but not much—bring some camping chairs
  • Perfect park for long-distance ball play

2. Haysville Dog Park

  • Separate areas for large and small dogs
  • Water fountains for everyone
  • Well-maintained
  • Terrific park for a family fun
  • Plenty of picnic areas (with barbecue areas)

3. W.B. Harrison Park

  • Small and large dogs separated
  • Agility course
  • Rolling terrain with wide bike paths
  • Play park and pond nearby
  • Trees and pond make the park absolutely lovely

4. Murfin Animal Care Dog Park

  • Some shaded seating, but most is in the sun
  • Large and small dogs separated (Large dogs have two play areas)
  • Water fountains available
  • Right off of K-96
  • Next to the Kansas Humane Society—you can shop in their store!

5. Decarsky Dog Park

  • Small pond for water-loving dogs
  • Wash station available after a refreshing dip
  • Fun agility course for dogs that need a workout
  • Colorful and clean park complete with restrooms
  • Water bubblers available for extra outdoor fun

6. Chapin Dog Park

  • Doubles as a model airplane flying park
  • Shaded benches and sun-soaked seating
  • Great playpark if you have children
  • Wear closed-toed shoes—the grass has prickers!
  • Paved bike paths and gravel walkways

7. Chicken n’ Pickle

  • Great social gathering for dog lovers and non-dog owners
  • Delicious adult beverages and bar food
  • Live music and games for entertainment
  • Small doggy lawn for off-leash play and potty time
  • Dogs must remain on leash when outside the doggy lawn

8. Andover Dog Park

  • Natural agility obstacles
  • Pit Bulls are banned
  • Large and small dogs separated
  • Bring your own trash bag
  • Beautiful wooded area with naturally-shaded benches

9. Naftzger Park Dog Run

  • Nice area to stretch but not good for long-distance play
  • Splash pad opened during the summer
  • Tasty restaurants, museums, and attractions within walking distance
  • Large and small dogs play together

10. Chisholm Creek Pet Resort

  • A free 1-day pass for first-time visitors
  • Agility course for extra exercise
  • Refreshing small pond for water retriever training
  • Secure fencing and trained staff on-site
  • Large 10-acre park is perfect for long-distance play

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Conclusion

See any you like? If you did, ensure you and your dog have mastered dog park etiquette before visiting. Your dog should have basic commands, like “sit” and “come” down pat. Of course, your dog should get along with other dogs—that’s a major prerequisite.

Finally, no matter how nice a park is, bring a trash bag, baby wipes, and doggy bags for your pup. Always expect the unexpected!


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