Dog Parks in Frederick, Maryland

Tuscarora Creek Offers a Community Dog Park

Happy Hour for All at Tuscarora Creek

Tuscarora Creek loves dogs. They are not called man’s best friend for nothing, right? Take time with your furry loved ones at our “future” dog park. We plan for the park to have fantastic, open-space perfect for playing frisbee, tail wagging, frolicking, and meeting new people (and dogs of course). It will be a casual meeting place for all ages, for both humans and animals. Join us at the Tuscarora Creek Community dog park!  Coming Soon!


Downtown Frederick

Downtown Frederick also welcomes your four-legged friends. There is year round shopping at locally owned businesses, and many love having dogs in their store. When the weather is right, several downtown eateries also offer opportunities to dine with fido.

There is also an annual, extremely popular, “Dog Days of Summer” event that lets people know that Downtown Frederick is a dog-friendly city. During this event, Downtown Frederick goes to the dogs, featuring a dog parade and costume contest, dog-friendly stores, dog-friendly dining, animal art & a Yappy Hour doggie after-party.  Participants can also enjoy live entertainment, guest artists and extended shopping hours at the 80+ downtown stores.

With so many great events going on in Downtown Frederick, there are plenty of chances to spend with your doggy friend.

Baker Park and Frederick’s Dog Park

Dog friendly Downtown Frederick - Tuscarora Creek

Not far from downtown Frederick is Baker Park, a 58-acre park.  It features a carillon, band shell, tennis courts, softball and baseball field, Culler Lake, a public swimming pool, and numerous playgrounds for children.  Park features concerts and children’s theater in the summer and numerous outdoor events throughout the year.  There are also plenty of open fields to play fetch with your furry friend, as well as meet other pooches.

Downtown Frederick’s Dog Park is a great place to meet and greet dogs and their owners. The Dog Park is located at the corner of Bentz Street and Carroll Parkway. Dog park registration forms can be downloaded from the City of Frederick’s Recreation Department