Rent safe and private small dog parks hosted by locals in Durham, North Carolina

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!

Designed for private play.
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

Popular private small dog parks near Durham, North Carolina

Darlene's Private Dog Park In Durham | Sniffspot
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DurhamNorth Carolina27705
5.06
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Darlene's Private Dog Park In Durham

Fully fenced in backyard so your dog/dogs can play and run!

Fully Fenced
0.06 acres
5(6)
$10 dog / hour
Durham, NC
Lisa's Private Dog Park In Durham | Sniffspot
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DurhamNorth Carolina27707
4.34
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Lisa's Private Dog Park In Durham
Fully Fenced
0.25 acres
4.3(4)
$10 dog / hour
Durham, NC
Sloane's Private Dog Park In Durham | Sniffspot
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invoice
DurhamNorth Carolina27703
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Sloane's Private Dog Park In Durham
Fully Fenced
0.5 acres
3(1)
$10 dog / hour
Durham, NC
Darria's Private Dog Park In Durham | Sniffspot
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DurhamNorth Carolina27707
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Darria's Private Dog Park In Durham
Fully Fenced
0.25 acres
$10 dog / hour
Durham, NC
Sharee's Private Dog Park In Rougemont | Sniffspot
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RougemontNorth Carolina27572
5.023
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Sharee's Private Dog Park In Rougemont

Private, expansive farm setting with sizeable fenced play areas. Walking trails are available upon request before arrival.

Fully Fenced
10 acres
5(23)
$12 dog / hour
Rougemont, NC

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Why rent private small dog parks in Durham, North Carolina?
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

What people say about small dog parks around Durham, North Carolina

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Shelby T.
February 2023
Great spot! I met a friend with our dogs here and had a great time. Fully fenced, no way for dogs to escape. Big area to run and fetch a tennis ball. Will be back :)
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Alyson B.
March 2023
We had so much fun. The yard is very clean and open. Plenty of room for the dogs to really run and play. Easy to access water for the dogs when they took a break and great shade for the humans.
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Madison M.
April 2023
For time using sniffspot. It felt weird hanging out someone’s backyard but we did get comfortable after awhile. The yard was fully fenced in and tall. The host has water bowls provided and a couple of toys but we did bring our own. Would definitely go back again!
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Alexa K.
April 2023
Crystal was so nice and accommodating. There was a slight miscommunication when we arrived, but the host was quick to fix it for us! The yard is really large and in a nice, quiet area off the main road. There is a gap in the fence that large to medium dogs would not be able to get through, but one of my dogs is 5lb, and while she is not an escape artist, I would just keep that in mind if you have a toy breed when booking. We had a great overall experience and will be returning in the future.
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Taylor B.
June 2023
We brought our 2 small dogs today and they loved it. There’s plenty of room to run around and play and the yard was very clean and private. Our dogs aren’t the best with other pets and strangers so it was great for them to have their own private space to run around without any “distractions”. We brought our own toys, dog bowls, and chairs but Crystal has some there if you need them. We will definitely be back!
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Tiffani S.
June 2023
The addition of the umbrella and chair made it even more enjoyable than last time. Rosey always has fun here.
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Oraly S.
November 2023
My senior pups had a great time running around at the Puppy park. There was lots of room for them to run. The neighbor dog was somewhat visible but I was able to redirect their attention. We'd love to come back!
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Brittany D.
December 2023
It was a great spot! Fun and engaging toys and lots of space to run around. It was easy to find and access
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Malinda L.
February 2024
A really nice welcoming spot to play with your dog and relax on the porch. Good balance of sun and shade. I'm sure we'll be back again. My pup is dog reactive (she always wants to play enthusiastically with any dog in a hundred mile radius) there were dogs in the home that this sniff spot belongs to and one next door, but the ones in the home quieted down quickly and the neighbor has a tall wooden fence that blocks the view. This wasn't a big deal with my dog, but figured it would be good info to have. You should also note that there can be a fair number of cars that drive by at times. We got to meet one of the other neighbors, Cheryl, and she was delightful. If you need a spot for your pup to get their wiggles out; relax; enjoy some sunshine, shade, or fresh air this is a great spot to utilize! The listing and photos are an accurate representation of the space.
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Eliana C.
February 2024
Lovely spot! The hosts left a bowl of water, a trash can and poop bags out for us as well as a couple toys
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Stephanie B.
November 2022
Large backyard with lots to explore. Plenty of room for fetch. Backs up to beautiful wooded area. My dogs had a blast jumping through the leaves! The neighbor brought his dog outside briefly, but they were never close to the fence and my dogs didn’t mind.
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Emma P.
August 2022
Perfect spot for my pup! Very secure and safe for my energetic, reactive girl. No resident dogs which is helpful for us. My pup enjoyed the smells and room to zoom around. I enjoyed the beautiful flower hedge, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Friendly and communicative host. We’ll definitely be back!
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Stephanie B.
August 2022
Our dogs thoroughly enjoyed having this space to run around in. The yard is well maintained and the fence is sturdy. Excellent host! We’ll visit again!
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Casey H.
September 2022
Megan was super sweet and totally understanding for a reschedule. Backyard was well kept and a great space for my staffy to run around and play with the toys they had out. Overall fantastic experience!
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Alyssa B.
October 2022
Our dog had such a great time! I appreciated the thoughtful touches like water and a bowl, treats, and toys that we could use.
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Gabbie R.
January 2023
go to this sniffspot!!!! lovely space with really high fencing! Also the host is absolutely lovely! I had some *car* troubles while there and she was so accommodating & lovely :)) Definitely bring your pup here! You wont regret it!
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Morgan E.
March 2023
Very secure yard with plenty of toys, water, treats, and bags provided. My girl really loved jumping up and down the stairs and rolling in the grass.
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Meredith H.
August 2023
We had a great time! The backyard is good sized and the fence is very secure without any gaps. There was good shade in the backyard and I appreciated the container with toys! We’ll definitely be back!
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Samara M.
November 2023
The yard was a perfect size for my foster dog. Well fenced and lots of sticks to play with among toys.
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Adrianne V.
November 2023
My dog Rain has been to so many Sniffspots and this was her all time favorite! Love the layout, easy to access, nice seating. We had a great time!
How do Durham's private small dog parks work?

Private rentals by the hour

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

Designed for private play

Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit

Trust and safety first

Spots are designed for safety 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

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FAQ about our Durham small dog parks

Are small 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 are 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 park users so you can find the perfect place for you and your dog. 93% of reviews on Sniffspot visits are 5 stars.
How can I find small dog parks in Durham?
There are 93 small dog parks in the Durham area. The most popular small dog park is . You can browse all of our small dog parks here.
How do I know if a small dog park works for my dog?
Start by applying basic filters, such as fencing and distractions, to find a dog park that works for your furry friends. If your dog doesn't respond to owner commands, you can visit one of our enclosed dog park areas. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our small dog park sites where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. You can see any park amenities provided, including a park bench, water for dogs or water features such as kiddie pool or water hose. If your dog loves water, you can go to a park with water features, but if they don't love water, you can avoid them. We also recommend reading reviews to check for park maintenance issues and reaching out to the host with any questions. And lastly, of course, check park hours. Many of our parks are open from dawn until dusk.
What are the requirements to bring my dog to a Sniffspot park?
We require that all dogs have basic vaccinations or equivalent titers. We do not allow dogs with a bite history. We require that owners sign our waiver and agree to follow our safety rules. We also require that pet owners follow safety protocols around water features.
Will there be other dogs at the Sniffspot park at the same time as me?
Sniffspot only allows one booking at a time and any host dogs are required to be kept away from the spot during visits. We also enforce 30 min time buffers between bookings.
How much do Sniffspot small dog parks cost?
Small dog parks in the Durham area range from $9.0 and $9.0. The least expensive small dog park is Megan's Dog Wonderland in Durham. The most expensive small dog park is Megan's Dog Wonderland in Durham. Each host sets their own price, so you can check the price on the specific Sniffspot dog park listing.
Can I have an event or party at a small dog park?
If you are planning an amazing small dog park party, each Sniffspot park has their own rules regarding special events. Many parks allow doggie birthday parties, training, water parties and other event types. Event organizers need to be responsible for their guests and event organizers should coordinate with the host regarding their fun party. Make sure the park has amenities you need for your party, such as a park with lots of picnic tables with park benches.

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