Top 3 Dog-Friendly Parks in Manhattan, NYC


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If you live in or are traveling to New York City with a four-legged friend, you’re in luck. The Big Apple accommodates all breeds with ample parks and places to roam. Here are our 3 favorite dog-friendly parks to walk your dog in New York City:

Tompkins Square Park

If you’re exploring the Lower East Side, Tompkins Square Park is one of the best dog runs in Manhattan. There’s plenty of greenery to walk through, the locals are friendly and there are some street cafes in the warmer months so your pet can join you outside for a bite. If you’re in town around the end of October, don’t miss the Halloween Dog Parade in Tompkins Square Park. It’s too cute for words!

Washington Square Park

This Greenwich Village gem is popular for NYU students, locals and some celebs too. Washington Square Park’s dog run is a great place for dogs and their owner’s to make new friends. Afterwards, take your dog for a walk around the neighborhood—Greenwich Village is a thriving area with a bunch of sidewalk eats.

Central Park

Central Park is the perfect dog run! The most famous park in New York City, Central Park has it all—sights, sounds, food, drinks and dogs, along with a few dog rules to be mindful of!  Discover all sorts of dog breeds throughout the park from all over the city. It’s the most visited park in The Big Apple! There are over 800 acres of ground to cover, so you and your dog have plenty to see. Find another duo and scheduled a play date—a great time is guaranteed.

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