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Where can I take my dog off leash to run?

Off-Leash Dog Parks

dog park, rancho dog park, park, Designated Off-Leash Areas:

Off-Leash Fields (Pilot Program):

This is a pilot program. If rules and hours are not respected then the fields will not be permitted for off-leash use. If rules and hours are followed other park fields may be designated for off leash use.

The following fields have been approved by the Park Commission to operate as off-leash areas, during non-team use for the hours listed.

  • November 1 st through March 1 st: daily, 8am - sunset.
  • March 2 nd - Oct 31st: Monday - Friday 8am - 1pm.
North Valleys Regional Park 
  • 8085 Silver Lake Rd, Reno, NV 89506
  • 80' x 80' soccer field 
South Valleys Regional Park 
  • 15650 Wedge Pkwy, Reno, NV 89511
  • Lower soccer field
Lazy 5 Regional Park
  • 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89436
  • Lower soccer field

For more information about this pilot project visit



  • Pet handlers are legally responsible for the behavior of their dogs and any injuries or damages caused by any action of their dogs.
  • All dogs must be physically leashed upon entering and exiting the dog park.
  • Electronic collars and voice control are not considered leashes.
  • Pet handlers are required by law (WC Chapter 55) to clean up after their dogs, waste receptacles are provided.
  • All dogs must have current licenses and vaccinations.
  • Aggressive dogs are not permitted - handlers must remove their dog upon the first sign of aggression.
  • For professional dog trainers, it is recommended you call and verify if you need a permit to conduct business at the park.
  • Dogs shall not dig or disturb park resources. Handlers must repair the damage and should not return if this is a common practice for their dog.
  • Recommended no more than three dogs per handler, for their safety.
  • We recommended leaving all dogs that are ill, injured, in heat, or younger than 4 months old at home, for their safety.
  • Be cautious of dog toys; some dogs don't like to share.
  • It is recommended that children age 12 and under should be supervised at all times.
Updated 12/2/2022 4:41 PM
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