Rent safe and private dog parks hosted by locals in Chicago, Illinois

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 parks near Chicago, Illinois

Why rent a private dog park in Chicago, Illinois?
FeaturesSniffspotPublic dog park
No encounters with stranger dogs
Rentable by the hour
Off leash options
Very large and/or fully fenced options
Pricing$5 - $15 per dog per hourFree
How do Chicago's private dog parks work?

Private rentals by the hour

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

No other dogs during your visits

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

Trust and safety first

Spots are designed to be safe and both hosts and guests are reviewed after each visit

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 other types of private dog parks are available?

Sniffspot has different types of private dog parks to allow any dog to find their ideal spot!

FAQ about our Chicago dog parks

Are dog parks good for dogs?
It is important for dogs to have off leash exercise to sniff and run. But the free and open nature of public dog parks has drawbacks. There could be aggressive dogs, disease transmission and cleanliness issues. For this reason, many dog behaviorists discourage visiting public dog parks and recommend Sniffspot's private dog parks. With Sniffspot private dog parks dogs can get their exercise safely, without worrying about other dogs, people or disease transmission.
Are dog parks safe?
While public dog parks have a number of safety issues, such as aggressive dogs, disease transmission and general cleanliness, Sniffspot dog parks much safer than public dog parks. With Sniffspot all bookings are private for just you and dogs you bring with you and we require all dogs to be vaccinated (or have equivalent titers). All Sniffspot locations are vetted and reviewed by guests so you can find the perfect safe place for you and your dog.
How do I know if a dog park works for my dog?
You can filter Sniffspot dog parks by fencing and distractions. If your dog doesn't have good recall, you can visit one of our 117 fully fenced dog parks in the area. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our 30 off leash areas where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. You can also filter locations to avoid other domestic animals and people. We also recommend reading reviews and reaching out to the host with any questions.
What is the best dog beach near Chicago?
The best Sniffspot dog beach near Chicago is The dogs island and Oasis on the fox. At Sniffspot beaches dogs can generally be off leash.
Does Chicago have any fully fenced dog parks?
Sniffspot has 117 fully fenced dog parks in or near Chicago. Browse all fully enclosed options.
Where are good dog hiking trails near Chicago?
The Chicago area has 11 Sniffspot locations with private trails for you and your dog to walk or hike. Dogs can generally be off leash on Sniffspot trails. The most popular trail is Farm 5 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Barrington.
Are there dog agility courses for rent in Chicago?
Sniffspot has dog parks with agility equipment and/or dog obstacles in or near Chicago. The most popular agility option is Paytons Playground.
Where in Chicago can I find a pool for dog swimming?
Sniffspot has swimming options in the Chicago area. The highest rated option is Joanna's 9 Acre Unfenced Private Dog Adventure Space In Frankfort.
Can I rent a field for my dog to run near Chicago?
There are 20 Sniffspot dog parks that offer fields in or near Chicago where dogs can be off leash. The most popular field is Farm 5 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Barrington.

Rent safe and private dog parks