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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Dogs & Off-Leash Program

  1. Play Keeps Pets Healthy

    Daily play and socialization has big benefits for dog's health and wellness (photo courtesy Ken Nielsen)

  2. Make Parks Safe and Fun for All

    Keep dogs on leash unless you're in a designated off-leash area, and always scoop poop

  3. Enjoy Off-Leash Areas

    Portland offers 33 off-leash areas - the most per capita of any U.S. city - for dog recreation

About the Dog Off-Leash Program
Portland Park & Recreation’s 33 off-leash areas (OLAs) provide a wide variety of recreation options for dogs and their owners. Find an OLA in your neighborhood: Fenced | Unfenced

The Dog Off-Leash Program works to:

  • Provide OLAs that are healthy, fun places for dogs to play
  • Promote compliance with leash laws and scoop laws
  • Encourage responsible use of parks and OLAs
  • Connect owners with the resources they need to enjoy off-leash areas
  • Support volunteer and fundraising efforts

Connect with Us!

Reporting problems or conflicts helps keep parks and off-leash areas safe, healthy and fun.

  • Have a general comment or question? Call the Dog Information Line at 503-823-DOGS.

  • Maintenance concerns may be reported via ParkScan, online or by calling 503-823-DOGS.

  • Altercations or leash and scoop law violations may be reported by calling the Park Rangers at 503-823-1637. If an injury or emergency situation is occurring, always call 9-1-1.

  • To report injuries to pets or people after an incident has occured, contact Multnomah County Animal Services at 503-988-PETS.

  • Follow Portland Dog Parks on Facebook.