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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Visiting Parks with Pets

  • Argay Park Off-Leash Area at NE 141st Avenue and Failing Street

  • Playing keeps pets agile, social, and healthy.

  • Rules of use are posted at each off-leash area - following the rules helps everyone stay safe.

Enjoying Portland Parks with Pets
Dogs (and their owners!) are among the most active and enthusiastic visitors to Portland's parks, trails and natural areas. Dog owners keep parks safe, healthy and enjoyable for their pets, other pets, and all park visitors by: 

  • Knowing and following the off-leash area rules 

  • Practicing good "petiquette." Our Petiquette for Parks guide (PDF) helps dog owners have the best park experience possible, and includes dog behavior basics, owner to-dos, and ways to get involved at your local OLA.

  • Protecting the health of pets. Portland Parks & Recreation and the Portland Veterinary Medical Association partnered to develop Pet Health for Parks (PDF), a guide to keeping your dog healthy for park play.

  • Protecting the health of park land and wildlife. Learn more about Dogs for the Environment