- Eileen Falkenberg-Hull For the AJC
Dogs deserve a space to play, too! These North Fulton dog parks offer a different type of experience for man's best friend.
Morgan Falls River Park | sunrise to sunset
100 Morgan Falls Road, Sandy Springs
In addition to family-friendly play areas, Morgan Falls Overlook Park features a fenced-in dog park. There are separate areas for small and large dogs. Free to visit. For more details, visit www.sandyspringsga.org.
Leita Thompson Memorial Park | sunrise to sunset
1200 Woodstock Road, Roswell
The large dog park at this park is open to the elements with very little shade. Located on a hill, the fenced-in area allows for off-leash fun and there are separate spaces for large and small dogs to play. Some bench seating is available for humans. Free to visit. For more details, visit www.friendsoftheroswellparks.com.
Waggy World Paw Park | sunrise to sunset
175 Roswell Street, Alpharetta
Located off a paved trail between the Wills Park Pool and Alpharetta Community Center, Waggy World is a 1.5-acre fenced-in off-leash play area with separate sides for small and large dogs. There are a few benches available for humans and water fountains for dogs and humans. Free to visit. For more details, visit www.alpharetta.ga.us.
Newtown Dream Dog Park | Daily, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Closed Wednesdays, 8-10 a.m.
3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek
Located within the grounds of Newtown Park, this recently opened dog park features a 1-acre fenced in space with artificial turf, sprinklers for dogs to play in, obstacles for them to play on, separate areas for small and large dogs, benches for humans and water fountains for dogs and humans. Off-leash play is welcome. Free to visit. For more details, visit www.johnscreekga.gov.
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