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COLA has published a map to Seattle's dog parks. You can download the map here, or pick one up when you visit one of our parks!
At these designated off-leash areas, you are free to run, roll over, meet new friends, work out, play with your owners and socialize with your canine friends.
Please remember that you're not allowed, even with a leash, in children's play areas or on organized athletic fields. Dogs are also not allowed on beaches, except for inside the Magnuson OLA, which includes the only dog-friendly beach area in Seattle.
Each OLA has a dedicated Park Steward who acts as liaison between COLA and the appropriate Parks Department representative to work on maintaining and improving the OLAs.
You can use the navigation at left to view details about each OLA. If you are interested in starting an off-leash area in your neighborhood, contact us for more information.
Other OLAs Near Seattle
There are a number of off-leash areas outside of Seattle, and many are close enough to make for a perfect weekend getaway. Please note that COLA is not associated in any way with these off-leash areas.
A small area with beach access is located in Luther Burbank Park. The off-leash area is not completely fenced, so be careful!
Mountlake Terrace OLA
Nearly completed off leash area serving communities north of Seattle. Fencing to be completed in early 2009. See website for complete information and location.
Located off Route 520 in Marymoor Park, this 40-acre off-leash area is doggie Nirvana! Go to the SODA site for more info.
Located in the southern-most tip of the Edmonds Marina, past the dry boat storage. This OLA has water access on a small rocky beach, but at low tide it becomes a huge playfield - this one can't be beat!
Whidbey & Camano Islands
There are many areas on both islands that allow off-leash activity, and some have beach access! View the FETCH site for more information.
A path around former wastewater-treatment pond, located next to city's wastewater treatment plant, west of Hwy 9 off Riverview Road/Second St. Accessed via obscure trail along plant's wire fence.
The Rogers Park OLA and three "demonstration" OLAs (not fully fenced areas) are operated by Tacoma Parks. Their site also describes proposed new OLAs. Please visit the Tacoma Metro Parks site for more info.
View the official city web site listing these locations.
Kasch Park (near Paine Field)
Howarth Park (beach access near Exit 192)
Lowell Park (west of I-5 at Exit 192)
A small field on south side of Hwy 2, at Sixth St (en route to Stevens Pass). Wheelchair accessible.
Designated sections of many city parks - see the official list.
SeaTac / Kent / Des Moines
The 37-acre off-leash area at Grandview Park is located off Military Road South in SeaTac. For more info, visit the SODA site.