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Dog Parks
Houston and Surrounding Areas
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Maxey Park is the first City of Houston Park to feature an official dog park area for canine visitors. Between 12 and 13 acres of parkland have been designated as a dog area.  This area features a fenced-in space for the dogs to exercise off leash, and amenities include doggie drinking fountains, separate large and small dog areas, doggie shower, information kiosk, shaded areas, doggie waste disposal station and benches throughout the space. Open dawn to dusk.
Maxey Park, 601 Maxey Road (Key Map 496C)
NOTE: There is a doggy shower, but remember to bring your own towels!

Ervan Chew Park  -  4502 Dunlavy
The first 'neighborhood' park in Houston to allow dogs to legally run free, off-leash. 
The dog zone, which is located adjacent to the picnic area and swimming pool, is a fenced-in space, approximately 9,000 square feet in size and is designed to allow dogs to exercise freely. It is shaded and has a fountain. 
NO Children under 12 allowed.
4502 Dunlavy (Key Map 492Z)
The Friends of Ervan Chew Park, a neighborhood organization, provided funding for the dog zone.  

Katy Dog Park
City of Katy, Texas. It is located at:
5414 Franz Road
(Katy Texas 77493)
(Between the Harris Co. Katy library and the Katy police station.)
At this writing(1-07) there were no other signs with hours, rules, etc.
About 14 acres with shade trees, walking trail and a water fountain.
A pond, benches and agility equipmet are to be added.
Thanks to Robert for this posting!

Levy Park Dog Park
3801 Eastside, 1 block South of Richmond
(between Kirby & Buffalo Speedway.)
Some shade, dog water fountain, a lot of parking.
It is a small area set aside for dogs with owners.

City of Bellaire
"Officer Lucy Dog Park"
The Bellaire dog park was named in honor of Officer Lucy,
Bellaire's K-9 detective who passed away recently of natural causes.

Located in Lafayette Park,   4337 Lafayette Inside loop 610
(Entrance off Edith Street, one block south of Lafayette)
**Large dog and small dog areas
**Some shade in large dog area,  water available.
Double gated & fenced, pick up bags,
This is a small neighborhood park.
For more information on the dog park,  call
Bellaire Parks & Recreation 713-662-8280.
NO Children under 12 allowed.

Bay Area Park - Pasadena
7500 Bay Area Blvd. - zip 77058
Over 5 acres!
Separate large and small dog areas.
4 acres for large dog area and the remaining 1.1 for small dogs.
Two covered areas (1 in the large dog section & 1 in the small dog section)
Double gate entry.
Shares a border with the Armand Bayou Nature Center
Open 7am to dusk
NO dogs under 4 months old and NO dogs in heat.
5-3-09 - 1st dog park in Harris County Precinct 2

The Woodlands has 2 small parks
Cattail Park
NO Children under 9 allowed
North side of Research Forest Drive, west of Shadowbend and I-45.
In the Bear Branch Park Complex near the swimming pool.
Bear Branch Park
NO Children under 9 allowed.
It is over 2 shady acres, and it is separated into a large dog section and a small dog section.
( Per Parks Dept Rules: 25lbs and under qualifies as small ).
There is water available in both areas, many benches and dog waste bags and waste containers.
Bear Branch Park is on the NORTH side of Research Forest Drive, west of Shadowbend
The Woodlands Dog Park Club

Millie Bark Park (Precinct 3) - 15 FENCED Acres
'Separate' areas for Small AND for Large dogs.

Water fountains for you and your dog
Doggy Shower (Bring your own towels)

On Westheimer.
When entering the Park near Westheimer and Hwy.6
(north of "West Oaks Mall" and West of "Best Buy" and
"Barnes and Noble" in the shopping center at Hwy.6 and Westheimer).
The site for the dog park is located between the two ponds on
the south side of Westheimer Parkway. 
Thank You, Steve Radack Commissioner of Precinct 3 !!!!

Bear Creek area Dog Park(Precinct 3)
Park named Bill Archer Dog Park
About 17 acres include 'Separate' large and small dogs area
Each of the 2 areas has a pond shaped as dog biscuit.
Doggy rinse area -
(Bring your own towels)
Benches are somewhat covered areas under a canopy.
Open 7 days a week - - 7 am. to dusk, 
Thank You, Steve Radack Commissioner of Precinct 3 !!!!

2nd Precinct 3,  "D. J. BARK Park" -
Westpark Drive
Just inside the loop and just South of 59 -
under the power lines, on Westpark Drive between Loop 610 and Loop Central.
Double gated entrance, separate large dog & small dog areas each area with a pond, walking path,. newly planted trees, benches, water drinking fountains & poop pick up bag stations.
The parking lot, on a site rented(The parking site was NOT donated) from Center Point Energy, will serve the parks, with spaces for about 100 vehicles. Rules

Pearland has two Dog Parks
1st Pearland Dog Park:
Located off 288 in Pearland
(you can see it from the east side of the highway) between FM 518 and Shadow Creek, or between the FM 518 and McHard exits.
The dog park takes up the south end of a community park.
Benches and a shade canopy.
Also there is some agility equipment for having fun and to build your dog's confidence.
Restrooms and parking are provided in the general area of the park.

2nd Pearland Dog Park:
Located at Independence Park on Liberty Drive on the city's east side.
3919 Liberty Drive
1.5 acre park has separate areas for large and
small dogs
, and also has an obstacle course and benches.

Alvin Dog Park
Prairie Dog Park
This 1.1 acre park is located at 575 East Hathaway and is next
to the Alvin EMS facility. Park has playground, swings, picnic tables, parking and
Hike & Bike Trail.

Deer Park, Texas
Ella and Friends Dog Park
2 acre dog park in Deer Park on 13th Street 
West of Center next to the Jimmy Burke Activity Center.
The park features a sandbox, numerous fire hydrants, and lots of shade trees. Park benches and water fountains for both owner and pet.. If a pooch makes a "deposit," there are free, plastic bags for pickup and several waste bins for disposal.
Dogs must be registered with the city and have updated vaccinations.
Registration can be obtained for $5 at the Animal Shelter on Luella.
Constructed by Deer Park Rotary Club and the City of Deer Park

Kingwood Dog Park  Aaby Dog Park
619 Lakeville Drive, off Russell Palmer Road
2 acres  
Open dailey dusk to dawn

Jackson Dog Park
Located on Westpark Drive between Loop 610 and Loop Central.
(Inside the loop and South of 59,  under the power lines.)
Separate large and small dog areas, each with a pond, small trees and benches.
Soon may be somewhat noisy since a children playground soon to be added next to it

SugarLand area - Palm Springs dog park.
15300 University Blvd.
6 acre fenced park, separate large and small-dog areas,
shaded pavilion and a pond.  Attractive tropical landscaping.

Baytown - W. L. Jenkins Dog Park
4334 Crosby Cedar Bayou Road. Baytown
5 acres
Separate large and small dog sections.
Drinking fountains
Video of new park

Market Square Park
Location: 301 Milam, Houston 77002
Trees, lawn, large and small dog areas with dog fountains,
covered awnings, benches, waste bag stations

Discovery Green Play Area
Location: 1500 McKinney, Houston 77010
Play area - Not very large area for dogs.


Your dog deserves a safe and fun play to run and play!
Support Dog Parks!!!!

Let your city council know that you WANT and support
having a dog park!

If you would like a dog park in your area, 
write a letter to your Councilperson, County Commissioner and Parks Department.
The large numbers of dog owners DESERVE to be represented
by having a fenced Dog Park in their precinct!

They need to hear from you! 
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Do you live in  Precinct 4? 
Precinct 4 includes  Spring, Tomball, part of Cypress, Humble,Champion Forest and other parts of NW area of Houston.   Currently there is NOT any fenced "off leash" dog park in his precinct BUT there are MANY dog owners.  The large number of dog owners and their dogs DESERVE to be represented by having a fenced (off leash) Dog Park in their precinct! Dog owners pay taxes like everyone else! Please ask to not be ignored!

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