The city of Mississauga is well equipped with several off-leash dog parks to give our beloved canines a place to run around, get some fresh air, socialize and investigate new smells while exploring their environment. Dog parks are also a good opportunity for pet owners to practice off-leash training skills with their pooch. Community dog parks are a place where friends and neighbours can gather to relax and socialize with other dog lovers. The follow community dog parks are the most popular and well maintained dog parks in the city!
Totoredaca Dog Park
Totoredaca or “Toto” Dog Park, located at 2715 Meadowvale Blvd is a 3.5 acre leash free zone. Your dog can explore the range of apparatuses and agility equipment set up including: a flex-tunnel, ramps, weave poles and sand pits.
Jack Darling Dog Park
Jack Darling Dog Park stretches across 22 acres! Jack Darling Dog Park is located at 1180 Lakeshore Road West. Dogs can cool down in the shade and stay hydrated by using the water station, available at the top of the hill.
Lakeside Dog Park
Lakeside Dog Park is located at 268 Lakeshore Road West. There is running water to keep dogs hydrated during their active play. Another bonus, the dog park is conveniently located next to Lakeside Park, which has a playground, splash pad and picnic tables.
Parkway Belt Dog Park
Parkway Belt Dog Park is located at the south end of the Hershey Trail, just north of Eglinton Avenue and west of Hwy 403. This 3.2 acre off leash dog park is a popular venue among pet owners in the area.
Quenippenon Meadows Dog Park
Quenippenon Dog Park or “Q Park” for short, is located at 2625 Erin Centre Blvd, just north of Erin Mills Town Shopping Centre. Surrounding the park there is a soccer field, tennis court, baseball field and splash-pad.
Garnetwood park is located south of Mississauga’s Centennial Park, next to Etobicoke Creek. The 3.2 acre dog park is fully lit during the summer months, so you and your dog can make the most of the facility until 11:00 p.m.
Dog Parks enhance a sense of community and facilitates friendly interactions among neighbours. Your dog will benefit from some freedom, exercise and socialization. Visit one of Mississauga’s favourite dog parks for outdoor fun and exercise you and your pooch will enjoy!