Best Dog Parks To Take Your Pup in Charleston, SC

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The South Carolina Lowcountry is famous for its moss-laden oaks and pristine parks, but you'll also find green spaces for man’s best friend. Whether you live in the city or you’re looking at homes for sale in Charleston, you'll find charming dog parks nearby. Here are 10 favorites and their features.

10 of the Best Dog Parks in Charleston

1. Hampton Dog Park

Address: 30 Mary Murray Dr, Charleston, SC 29403
Amenities: Scoop bags, room for off-leash play, and running water; Comfortable benches and lush flower gardens; High fences; Beside Hampton Park and The Citadel


2. Brittlebank Park

Address: 185 Lockwood Dr, Charleston, SC 29403
Amenities: Picnic areas and paved pathways; On-leash park; Stunning views of sunset and boats; Fishing pier


3. James Island County Park

Address: 871 Riverland Dr, Charleston, SC 29412
Amenities: Off-leash grassy area and off-leash beach; Separate area for small dogs; Station for hosing after play; Near picnic tables and paved trails for leashed hikes; Located on James Island


4. Ackerman Park

Address: 55 Sycamore Ave, Charleston, SC 29407
Amenities: Shady area for off-leash running; Fenced dog run; Water fountain for dogs; Close to downtown


5. White Point Garden

Address: 2 Murray Blvd, Charleston, SC 29401
Amenities: On-leash park; Historic setting with views of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter; Gazebos, live oaks, and Civil War cannons


6. Cannon Park

Address: 131 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403
Amenities: Unfenced, grassy space with lots of squirrels; Leash or voice command needed; Street and bike parking


8. Hazel Parker Playground

Address: 70 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401
Amenities: Large off-leash running area; Water fountains; Adjacent to picnic tables, playground, and restrooms


9. Lenevar Park

Address: 1305 Lenevar Drive South, Charleston, South Carolina 29407
Amenities: Neighborhood park with an off-leash area; Perimeter trail for jogging with leashed dogs; Adjacent to sports areas and playground; Located in West Ashley


10. Bee's Landing Recreation Center

Address: 1508 Ashley Gardens Blvd, Charleston, SC 29414
Amenities: Three large, fenced spaces - small dogs, large dogs, and a wet area; Park benches and shade trees; Doggy fountain; Located behind the recreation center


Dog parks are the perfect place for you and your dog to make new friends. If you're visiting Charleston with your pet and need a little free time, you'll find everything from private dog walkers to doggy day spas.