America's Top 10 Dog-Friendly City Getaways

Does your dog come on vacation with you? In our nation of dog lovers, some cities go above and beyond to roll out the red carpet for Fido and Rover. 

These are the top 10 American cities with the most off-leash dog parks per capita, according to the 2016 City Parks Facts report by the Trust for Public Lands, an organization at the forefront of national efforts to create city parks and raise money for local conservation.

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Henderson, Nevada

City of Henderson

Courtesy of City of Henderson

5.4 dog parks per 100K residents
15 off-leash dog parks

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Portland, Oregon

City of Portland

Courtesy of City of Portland

5.3 dog parks per 100K residents
33 off-leash dog parks

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03 of 10

Norfolk, Virginia

Dog park Norfolk

PETA / Bea Arthur Dog Park

4.5 dog parks per 100K residents
11 off-leash dog parks

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Las Vegas, Nevada

Sunset Park, Las Vegas, Nevada

Tomás Del Coro / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

4.1 dog parks per 100K residents
25 off-leash dog parks

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Madison, Wisconsin

Good dog chasing down a well-chewed frisbee in a Madison, Wisconsin park

Richard Hurd / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 

4.1 dog parks per 100K residents
10 off-leash dog parks

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Arlington, Virginia

Arlington County Park

Courtesy of Arlington County Parks & Recreation

3.5 dog parks per 100K residents
8 off-leash dog parks

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San Francisco, California

Dog park in San Francisco, California

David Spencer / Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0

3.4 dog parks per 100K residents
29 off-leash dog parks

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Tampa, Florida

Dogs at a Tampa park

Courtesy of City of Tampa Parks & Recreation

3.3 dog parks per 100K residents
12 off-leash dog parks

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09 of 10

St. Petersburg, Florida

Dog park in St. Pertersburg

Courtesy of St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation

2.4 dog parks per 100K residents
6 off-leash dog parks

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Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque dog park

Courtesy of City of Albuquerque

2.3 dog parks per 100K residents
13 off-leash dog parks

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