Rent safe and private dog fields hosted by locals in Athens, Pennsylvania

Sniffspot's private dog parks are the best way to exercise your dog. We have the best variety and the best priced dog parks anywhere!

Popular private dog fields near Athens, Pennsylvania

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Why rent private dog fields in Athens, Pennsylvania?
FeaturesSniffspotPublic park
Designed for private play
Rentable by the hour
Off leash options
Very large and/or fully fenced options
Pricing$5 - $15 per dog per hourFree
How do Athens's private dog fields work?

Private rentals by the hour

Our hosts are locals that are renting their yards and private land to dog owners

Trust and safety first

Spots are designed for safety and both hosts and guests are reviewed after each visit

No other dogs during your visits

Only you and your dogs are allowed to enter a spot during the time you've booked it

Reactive dogs welcome

Many of the spots we list are designed with sensitive dogs in mind

Monthly memberships

Many of our dog parks have the option to access member-only benefits with a fixed monthly price

What people say about dog fields around Athens, Pennsylvania

Christina S.
April 2022
Beautiful location, friendly host. Took us about 30min to walk the trail, might take less time if you're an athletic person. Definitely recommend.
Kaila G.
August 2023
Dana’s property is perfect for any dog! There’s long grass and woods for the squirrel chasers, fish and frogs for the water observers, CLEAN pond for the swimmers (mud/sandy bottom but it’s not sticky or mucky, my dogs came perfectly clean which was such a bonus), and plenty of land for the ball fetchers. It was such a nice place to relax. There’s plenty of shade too right near the pond with chairs. There’s also a floating dock which could be a lot of fun if you and your dog like to jump into the water. We went at 10a and it was not buggy at all. We will definitely be going again! Thank you Dana for offering your property to those who don’t always trust dog parks and for those who have energetic dogs who need to run off leash to actually get some energy out. We appreciate it!
Ashley A.
July 2023
We had an amazing time on Saturday! We spent most of our 2 hours at the pond because Beau loved to swim and is learning to gain more confidence in the water. We’re excited for our next visit to explore more of the acreage as Lulu is a big sniffer and no doubt will love all the land to explore!
Hannah O.
June 2023
My dogs have the best time here! We’ve came twice and they’ll sleep for hours afterwards haha! Such great views and swimming area for your dogs!
Verity K.
April 2023
We had the best day visiting this beautiful property! Our dogs loved the large pond and the large grassy area for them to run and explore freely. Dana (the property owner) is extremely kind and welcoming, and made us feel right at home. We can’t wait to visit again!
Martha W.
September 2022
We did some worthwhile training and Melt had fun sniffing and retrieving - the training consisted of some Nose Work around the Adirondack chairs and under the rocks at that end of the pond and some field training running down the hill and into the pond. The geese put up with us. I got to meet the very nice neighbors when Melt was in the van and I was setting up. A totally great place!
Rebeca C.
August 2022
Dana was very communicative and the space was amazing. There were lots of deer and woodchucks and my dog loved frolicking in the pond!
Nicole L.
July 2022
Dana's property is beautiful! Impeccably-maintained property and pond. Radar enjoyed jumping from the shore onto the floating dock and then out to retrieve her toy. We had a great time and will definitely be back before summer is over! Thank you!
Brian S.
July 2022
So much space and water to enjoy…beautifully manicured lawn and the chairs are a plus! We thank you and Winston thanks you…he thoroughly tired himself out!!!
Maggie C.
June 2023
We had an excellent time here this morning!! The cut lanes were mowed short enough for me to not be soaked with morning dew but still left long enough that I could see many little insects and creatures scurrying around which makes me happy. We got to see some deer and enjoy the calls of the bullfrogs and overall had a lovely time! Nancy was very communicative and came out to help me find the correct parking location which I appreciated. We will definitely be back next time I am in the area!
Charissa K.
April 2021
We were so surprised to see cute birthday decorations throughout the sniff spot. I casually mentioned that we were having a birthday celebration for our dog. :) Stephanie went out of her way to welcome our dog and us. Our dog really enjoyed it. We were able to practice recall and he was able to play with his friend in an open space.
Allison G.
March 2021
My dog loved running around the grassy areas, exploring the trails and wading in the stream! It was very private and we didn’t see any people or animals during our visit. We had a great time and will definitely be back!
Barbara L.
June 2023
My pup had the greatest time here! We were traveling through and he really needed a safe place to run. The fence is sound and there are so many fun structures- my guy particularly loved the hill with the tunnel. HIGHLY recommend and want to come back!
Caitlin H.
April 2023
There were so many things for the pup to explore and sniff and interact with and climb on! The fence was very secure and there were no other dogs around. He loved it!
Kourtney R.
March 2023
We had a wonderful time! We got a snow storm the night before but the dogs loved running around in the snow. They shoveled out a section for us as well. We definitely will be back! The dogs did not want to leave.
Kate S.
March 2023
I am from out of state and come to Elmira to visit family. I took them here in August because one of my pups is nervous and when we were here this time it was the first place I thought of even with how cold it is today. The spot was clean, well managed with lots of things to keep the dogs interest (toys, tunnels, hills, hay bales, agility equipment, etc) and very quiet. We LOVE coming here!!
jess n.
March 2023
My boys and I will definitely be going back. We had a blast. Well set up and with unique touches. Thank you for a fun Saturday with my dogs!!
Pam M.
November 2022
What an awesome park! We will be back to visit. My Bernese loved running around and there was plenty of area to explore. It was so clean and water was available for your pup. Fresh country air and a safe place for my pup to have fun! Thank you
Andrea C.
October 2022
Our dogs had a great time here running around, watching the cows and playing with each other. Thank you for providing this great park!!
Caitlin F.
September 2022
Wonderful spot with lots of space and equipment for dogs to interact with (ex. ball pit, baby pool). Lots of available supplies such as cold, fresh drinking water. Highly recommend!

What other types of private dog parks are available?

Dog water parks
Many hosts have added water features like pools and/or are nearby lakes or rivers.
Fully fenced dog parks
Very popular choice, perfect to contain your dogs if they are escape artists or if they are not good at recall.
Dog hiking trails
Some of our best spots have hiking trails in wonderful natural settings.
Dog agility parks
Some hosts have implemented full agility courses to train your dogs in a private environment.
Dog beaches
Some spots are conveniently located by the sea or have sand and other beach features.
Indoor dog parks
A good alternative to do activities with your dogs on a rainy day and unpleasant weather in general.
Small dog parks
Dog parks that specifically work for the needs of dogs that are smaller in size.

FAQ about our Athens dog fields

Are dog fields safe?
If you are looking for an adventure, but also looking for safety, Sniffspot dog fields are a great option. While public dog parks have a number of safety issues, such as aggressive dogs, distracted dog owners, disease transmission and general cleanliness, Sniffspot dog parks are much safer than public dog parks. With Sniffspot all bookings are private space for just you and doggy friends you bring with you and we require all dogs to be vaccinated (or have equivalent titers). Especially for training, privacy is ideal. Contrary to public dog parks, all Sniffspot locations are vetted and reviewed by guests so you can find the perfect place for you and your dog for off leash exercise or outdoor training. 93% of reviews on Sniffspot visits are 5 stars, while public dog parks often do not even have verified reviews. All payment is done securely online by credit card in a few simple clicks.
How can I find dog fields in Athens?
There are 18 dog fields in the Athens area. The most popular dog field is Golden 6-Mile Creek Fields, Forest, B'dale. You can browse all of our dog fields here.
How do I know if a dog field works for my dog?
All park rental information is available online. Start by filtering parks by fencing, size and distractions, to find a private spot that works for your dog. If your dog has poor recall, you can visit one of our secure fields. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our dog fields where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. You can review the details of the listing to make sure it works as your desired activity space, for example, safe dog exercise, dog training, a stress-free adventure with your furry friend or even a puppy event. You can even check the park amenities chart for amenities such as indoor training facilities, agility field, synthetic turf, exercise balls or field parking availability in advance. If inclement weather is an issue or poor field conditions, you can reschedule your visit up to 2 hours in advance.
What are the requirements to bring my dog to a Sniffspot dog field?
We require that all four-legged friends have basic vaccinations or equivalent titers. We do not allow dogs with a bite history. We require that guests sign our waiver and agree to follow our safety rules. Make sure to check host rules before visiting to ensure, for instance, that you are following allowable sports activities rules and any special events rules.
Will there be other dogs at the Sniffspot field at the same time as me?
No. Facility rentals are for private play time and any host dogs are required to be kept away from the area during visits, so this is perfect for a private adventure for you and your doggie friends, and perhaps a human friend. Hosts understand that many guests have dogs in training and are nervous owners. So when you book a Sniffspot dog field you have the entire private spot to yourself. We also enforce 30 min time buffers between time slots so you will not run into other guest dogs or a previous person when coming or leaving in the field parking area. Some hosts may have multiple fields, but there is always a buffer between fields.
How much do Sniffspot fields cost?
Dog fields in the Athens area range from $15 and $15. The least expensive dog field is Golden 6-Mile Creek Fields, Forest, B'dale. The most expensive dog field is Golden 6-Mile Creek Fields, Forest, B'dale. Each host sets their own price, so you can check the price on the specific Sniffspot dog park listing.

Rent safe and private dog parks