Just like humans, dogs need exercise and a place to hang out and meet some new friends! Take your furry family member(s) to one of our many dog parks throughout Jefferson Parish. Featuring lots of green spaces, agility equipment, water fountains and more, there are many ways to exercise and socialize your pups!

- Lafreniere Bark Park
3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie

Lafreniere dog park
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Lafreniere Park's 5-acre dog park has loads of room for your pups to run around, as well as agility equipment, plenty of poop bags, a dog washing station for when it's muddy and separate parks for small and large dogs. While you are there, definitely get your pup(s) picture taken with one of the many fun doggie sculptures! Voted one of the 10 Best Dog Parks in Louisiana! And don't miss Pet Fest, held each year at Lafreniere Park! Learn more about the park here.

- Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Park
1599 Bonnabel Blvd, Metairie

Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Park
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This dog park offers beautiful views of Lake Pontchartrain and your furry friends can play off-leash on agility equipment. Great scenic views for an Instagram pic or two! Learn more at their official website.

- Kenner Dog Park
3800 Loyola Drive, Kenner

Dog Park

Your pups will love Kenner's newest dog park! With lots of state of the art agility equipment, water stations, and astroturf to play rain or shine, your furry family members will want to play all day! Learn more here.

- Pontiff Dog Park
1521 Palm St, Metairie


Let your doggies run off-leash at Pontiff Dog Park! The dog park has pet stations, a dog cool down area, benches, and drinking fountains for both dogs and humans. Learn more here.

- Gretna Bark Park
3301 Claire Ave, Gretna

Gretna Dog Park
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This park features agility equipment for both large and small dogs to enjoy while their owners relax and socialize on the benches. Voted one of the 10 Best Dog Parks in Louisiana!


- State Parks & Trails

Grand Isle
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Our state parks offer many pet friendly options as well! You can also head to the Jean Lafitte Barataria Museum & Wetland Trace and take your dog on a 1-mile boardwalk over the beautiful wetlands. Just make sure to keep him/her on a leash!

Please note: Pets are not allowed at the Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte National Park.

As you can see, Jefferson Parish is very dog-friendly! We invite you and your furry friends to enjoy all that Jefferson Parish has to offer. Did I miss any dog parks? Comment below!

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