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Which U.S. city leads the pack for dog parks?


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Dog parks are gaining popularity in city park systems across the country. In 2019, we counted 810 of them in the nation’s 100 largest cities—an increase of 37 parks since this time last year.

Read our 2019 Dog Parks report to find out which cities are leading the pack when it comes to building dog-friendly parks.



Dog park data highlights

Top Dog
(Most dog parks per capita)

Boise, Idaho


5.7 dog parks per 100,000 people

Most Improved
Since 2018

Lubbock, Texas


Moved from #96 to #58 in dog park rankings

Most overall

New York City, New York


145 dog parks

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