Are you tired of walking your dog down the block from your house every day, but not sure what parks allow dogs? Here's a list of parks in Western New York that your dog (and you) can enjoy this summer!

Niagara Falls State Park

Location: 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
Phone Number: 716-278-1796
All dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash.

The Barkyard

Location: West end of LaSalle Park at Porter Avenue, Buffalo
Phone Number: 716-218-0303
All dogs must be on a leash unless inside gate. Please take a look at rules for the dog park before going.

The Paw Park

Location: 500 Smith Rd., Amherst
Phone Number: Contact via website.
If you want to give your dog some freedom, this is the perfect place. There are areas divided for small dogs and larger dogs for some leash-free fun!

Front Park

Location: Bordered by the Peace Bridge plaza, Porter Avenue and Busti Avenue, Buffalo
Phone Number: 716-838-1249
Dogs must be on a leash.

Cazenovia Park

Location: Bordered by Potters Road, Seneca Street, Cazenovia Street and the 90, Buffalo
Phone Number: 716-838-1249
Enjoy the many trails in this 80-acre park. Dogs must be on a leash.

Delaware Park

Location: 84 Parkside Ave., Buffalo
Phone Number: 716-838-1249
Looking for a place to run? Take your four-legged friend to Delaware Park! You'll both love the exercise and the bonding experience. Just keep the dog on a leash!

Knox Farm State Park

Location: 437 Buffalo Rd., East Aurora
Phone Number: 716-549-1802
Two enclosures with one for smaller dogs and puppies and one for all dogs. Water tubs and trashcans are provided.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

Location: 641 Delaware Ave., Buffalo
Phone Number: 716-884-0095
Dogs must be on leash and must be cleaned up after on walking tours of the historical neighborhoods. Dogs are not allowed in the house or gardens.


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Contributed by Ariana Harvin-Mahiques and Katherine Trautwein