Dog-Friendly Locations

Dogs are more than just your pet, they’re your companion, both at home and on the road. Here are some great places you can take your dog to stretch their (and your) legs.
A walk in the woods? Check!
A walk on the beach? Gotcha!
A walk without a leash? We have some!
Here’s a rundown of places where the rules are dog-friendly.

Off – Leash Locations

Off – Leash Locations


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    Double Bluff Beach

    Already considered one of Washington State’s best beaches, nearly all of this two-mile long beach is one of the top 20 dog beaches in the country. Learn more...

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    Marguerite Brons Memorial Park

    Marguerite Brons Memorial Park With 13 fenced-in acres offing both woods and a meadow, this off-leash area is popular with the locals. There’s also a special area just for small dogs. There are 11 acres of woods with trails. A portion of the park is lighted, as well. Learn more...

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    Patmore Pit

    This 15-acre meadow is completely fenced. There’s also a separate fenced agility area and a fenced area for small dogs. It’s located just south of Coupeville on Patmore Road. Learn more...

Dogs on Leashes Are Welcome

There are lots of places, including many stores, that welcome well-behaved logs on leashes.

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    County Parks

    In addition to the above-listed county parks, there are 34 more county parks where leashed dogs are welcome. Learn more...

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    State Parks

    Island County has eight state parks and they all allow dogs on leashes. There are some additional restrictions at some parks. Learn more...

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    Whidbey Camano Land Trust

    Some of the most unique public spaces on the islands are owned and managed by the Whidbey-Camano Land Trust. With some exceptions, they welcome dogs on leashes. Learn more...