Manhattan Dog Runs

Manhattan Dog RunThe city of New York’s Parks and Recreation Department, private dog organizations, and local neighborhood groups support and maintain local dog runs and dog parks found throughout the borough of Manhattan. Listed below are the public dog runs and dog parks where dogs can be taken to exercise and socialize. Keep in mind that all dogs, dog owners, and dog walkers must follow the published rules of the dog run to keep them safe for all visitors. can also help you find a dog walker in Manhattan (just about every neighborhood is covered) or elsewhere in New York City. In fact, you might be better served searching by neighborhood (such as Upper East Side dog walkers) if you want to make it even easier.

Dog Runs & Dog Parks in Manhattan:

Carl Schurz Park
Address: East End Avenue to East River from Gracie Square (East 84th Street) to 89th Street

Chelsea Waterside Park
Address: 11th Ave and 22nd Street

Coleman Oval Park
Address: Pike and Monroe streets

Corlears Hook Park
Address: Cherry Street and Jackson Street (on the north side of the park building)

De Witt Clinton Park
Address: West 52nd Street & West 54th Street, between 10th & 11th avenues

East River Esplanade at 63rd Street
Address: East River at 63rd Street

East River Park
Address: Next to tennis courts between Delancey and Houston

Fish Bridge Park
Address: Dover Street, between Pearl & Water Street

Fort Tryon Park
Address: Margaret Corbin Drive

Ft. Washington Park
Address: 165th Street & Riverside Drive

Highbridge Park
Address: Amsterdam and Fort George Avenues

Hudson River Park (Greenwich Village)
Address: Leroy Street at the northeast corner of Pier 40

Hudson River Park (North Chelsea)
Address: Pier 84 at West 44th Street

Inwood Hill Park
Address: Dyckman Street and Payson Avenue

J. Hood Wright
Address: Fort Washington & Haven avenues, West 173rd Street

Madison Square Park
Address: Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue between East 23rd Street & East 26th Street

Marcus Garvey Park
Address: Madison Avenue and East 120th Street

Morningside Park
Address: Morningside Avenue between 114th and 119th streets

Peter Detmold Park
Address: West of FDR Drive, between East 49th & East 51st streets

Randalls Island Park
Address: Except for areas where dogs are expressly prohibited via signage, all areas of the park are off-leash during designated hours.

Riverside Park
Address: Riverside Drive at West 72nd, West 87th, West 105th

Robert Moses Park
Address: 41st & 42nd streets at 1st Avenue

St. Nicholas Park
Address: St Nicholas Avenue to St. Nicholas Terrace, West 128th to West 141 streets

Theodore Roosevelt Park
Address: Central Park West at West 81st Street

Thomas Jefferson Park
Address: East 112th Street and FDR Drive

Tompkins Square Park
Address: 1st Avenue to Avenue B, from East 7th to East 10th streets

Union Square Dog Run
Address: 15th Street & Union Square West

Washington Square Park
Address: 5th Avenue, Waverly Place, West 4th Street, between McDougal & Thompson streets, south side of the park (behind building)

Information courtesy of NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

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