Dog Friendly Chicago Parks

Dog on the beachChicago’s Dog Friendly Areas…check these out with your pooch for a chance to rock out with the leash off! Click here to see the map at the end of the post!

Fred Anderson Park
Location: 1611 S. Wabash Avenue
Hours: 6:00 AM-11:00 PM
Park: Anderson (Fred) Park

Bartelme Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 115 S. Sangamon
Park: Bartelme, Mary Park
Phone: (312) 746-5494
Notes: .10 acres, located north of Adams west of Peoria. Doggie drinking fountain.

Challenger Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 1100 W. Irving Park Rd.
Park: Challenger Park
Phone: (312) 742-7802
Notes: .08 acres, located east of elevated tracks and playground. Doggie drinking fountain.

Churchill Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 1825 N. Damen Ave.
Park: Churchill Field Playlot Park
Phone: (312) 742-4622
Notes: .16 acres, located adjacent to train tracks, east of Damen. Doggie drinking fountain.

Clarendon Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 4501 N. Marine Drive
Park: Clarendon Park Community Center
Phone: (312) 742-7512
Notes: .13 acres, located north of Park District service yard, north of Montrose. Doggie drinking fountain.

Coliseum Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 1466 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago IL 60605
Park: Coliseum Park
Phone: (312) 328-0821
Notes: .06 acres, located under elevated tracks. Doggie drinking fountain.

Grant Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 951 S. Columbus Drive
Park: Grant Park
Phone: (312) 742-3918
Notes: .36 acres, located north and west of 9th St. Service yard south of Balbo. Doggie drinking fountain.

Hamlin Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
Park: Hamlin Park
Phone: (312) 742-7785
Notes: .16 acres, located at northeast corner of Wellington and Hoyne. Water supply.

Lake Shore East
Location Notes: 450 E. Benton Place
Park: Lake Shore East Park/No. 546
Phone: (312) 742-7648
Notes: .10 acres located along the southern edge of the park. Doggie Drinking Fountain.

Belmont Harbor Beach Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: Belmont & Lake Shore Drive
Park: Lincoln Park
Phone: (312) 742-7726
Notes: .15 acres, located east of Lake Shore Drive at north end of Belmont Harbor

Montrose Beach Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: Montrose & Simonds Drive
Park: Lincoln Park
Phone: (312) 742-7726
Notes: 3.83 acres, located at north end of Montrose Beach

Puptown
Location Notes: 4900 N Marine Drive
Park: Margate Park Fieldhouse
Phone: (312) 742-7522
Notes: .38 acres, located at Lawrence and Sheridan. Doggie drinking fountain.

Noethling Playlot Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 2645 N. Sheffield Ave.
Park: Noethling Playlot Park
Phone: (312) 742-7816
Notes: .37 acres, located north of Wrightwood east of Sheffield. Doggie drinking fountain.

Norwood Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 5899 N. Avondale
Park: Norwood Park
Phone: (773) 631-4893
Notes: .13 acres, located just north of service yard on Avondale Ave.. Doggie drinking fountain.

Park 551 Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 353 N. DesPlaines St.
Park: Park No. 551
Phone: (312) 742-7895
Notes: .07 acres, located south of Kinzie St. in Fulton River District. Doggie drinking fountain.

Park No. 569 Dog Friendly Area
Location: 1358 W. Monroe
Facility Phone: (312) 746-5560
Park: Park No. 569

Portage Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 4100 N. Long
Park: Portage Park
Phone: (773) 685-7235
Notes: .09 acres, located south of Berteau and west of service yard. Doggie drinking fountain.

Pottawattomie Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 7340 N. Rogers Ave.
Park: Pottawattomie Park
Phone: (773) 262-5835
Notes: .20 acres, located east of Wolcott and south of Birchwood at north end of park. Small dog area. Doggie drinking fountain.

River Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 5100 N. Francisco Ave.
Park: River Park
Phone: (312) 742-7516
Notes: .10 acres, located southeast of fieldhouse. Doggie drinking fountain.Walsh Dog Friendly Area

Walsh Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 1722 N. Ashland Ave.
Park: Walsh Playground Park
Phone: (312) 742-4622
Notes: .10 acres, located west of Ashland and adjacent to train tracks. Doggie drinking fountain.

Ward Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 630 N. Kingsbury St.
Park: Ward (Aaron Montgomery) Park
Phone: (312) 742-7895
Notes: .16 acres, located on west side of Kingsbury south of Erie.

Wicker Dog Friendly Area
Location Notes: 1425 N. Damen Avenue Chicago IL 60622
Park: Wicker Park
Phone: (312) 742-7553
Notes: .14 acres, located at intersection of Wicker Park and Evergreen. Doggie drinking fountain.