Higher temperatures can mean more time spent enjoying the outdoors with your furry pal, and Bryan/College Station’s selection of dog friendly parks are a great, safe way for your dog to have a little off-leash fun while socializing with other dogs.
We’ve compiled a list of all that BCS has to offer with some unique amenities for both you and your pup. Be sure to check the Bryan or College Station government websites for a list of dog park rules in order to maintain a safe and fun experience for everyone.
Barracks Park- 205 Capps Drive, College Station
This 0.38 acre park is smaller but convenient for those in the Barracks subdivision and offers the basics for your companion including a fenced-in, off-leash style park with a hydration station. Invite your friends for a game of horseshoes and a picnic or enjoy the volleyball court nearby.
Lick Creek Park-13600 East Rock Prairie Road, College Station
Comprised of 515.5 acres, this sprawling wooded park is somewhat remotely located near Williams Creek and Pebble Creek subdivisions. With its 3.5 miles of marked nature trails and new Nature Center, it is easy to spend well over a couple of hours enjoying the outdoors. Hiking, birdwatching, equestrian activities and nature studies are popular activities for this park, however be sure to check their Facebook page for special events! This park is leash-free, however it is not fenced-in and does require your dog to be under voice control.
Steeplechase Park- 301 Westridge Drive, College Station
Convenient for those in the Steeplechase / Jones Crossing area, this 1.5 acre fenced-in, offleash park offers wash and hydration stations for your pet with a playground, basketball court and a picnic shelter for the whole family to enjoy.
University Park-300 Park Road, College Station
Amply sized at 4 acres, your dogs will have plenty of room to run and play at University Park. Separate fenced-in areas for small and large dogs promote a safer and more confident socializing environment for your pup. The park’s agility obstacle courses will burn lots of energy and keep your pets healthy and strong while swimming ponds will allow your dog to cool off in the hot Texas heat. Wash and hydration stations are located on premises to clean up and hydrate after a long day’s play. Large, looming trees provide ample shade to sit under with playgrounds, a jogging/walking loop and picnic shelter nearby.
Morris “Buzz” Hamilton Memorial Park- 4890 Boonville Road, Bryan
The amenities at the Morris “Buzz” Hamilton Memorial dog park makes up for the fact that it is the only dog park in Bryan. On five acres, this park offers three separate play areas for dogs of varying sizes complete with agility equipment to really burn some energy. Hydration stations and shade structures help beat the summer heat, and for those of us who may work a little late or simply want to wait until the evening for cooler temperatures, nighttime lighting is available until 10 p.m. Enjoy walking the trails with your pup and visit the beautiful monarch butterfly garden onsite.