Rent the best private dog parks hosted by locals in Jacksonville, North Carolina

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

Popular private dog parks near Jacksonville, North Carolina

Cathryn's 0.30 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
5.01
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Cathryn's 0.30 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Jacksonville
Fully Fenced
0.3 acres
5(1)
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Dogside In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Dogside In Jacksonville

Spacious fully fenced yard with grass, plenty of shade trees with raised bed with smooth rocks to explore. home to squirrels, birds and other small creature to sniff for Plus the occasional hawk and box turtle sighting.

Fully Fenced
0.25 acres
2.6(5)
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
DMV 15 Acre Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
4.54
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
DMV 15 Acre Park In Jacksonville

Entertain your furry friend in this private pet wonderland on 15 acres, including a half mile trail that grows with usage. Theres a natural spring fed pond and 3 cleared acres to run around in. Located within Jacksonville city limits but secluded enough for complete privacy. We do ground maintenance every 2 weeks. We do not use any pesticides but do use heavy machinery and sometimes fire in order to destroy the invasive Kudzu vine that kills native trees. We do have leash rules but wireless leashes are also welcomed.

Unfenced
15 acres
4.5(4)
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Jerry's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Jerry's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville
Fully Fenced
1(1)
$5 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Tricia's Fully Fenced Yard For Dogs To Rent In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28540
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Tricia's Fully Fenced Yard For Dogs To Rent In Jacksonville

Huge back yard that’s fenced your dogs can run around in

Fully Fenced
0.11 acres
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Brian and Chelsea's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Brian and Chelsea's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville

Just a few minutes away from Camp Lejeune, this private, fully-fenced back yard is a fantastic dog park for any dog that enjoys running laps, chasing squirrels, and sniffing to their heart's content! With a seating area for pet parents, this spot is perfect for you to relax while your dog unwinds.

Fully Fenced
0.11 acres
$5 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Crystal's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
5.02
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Crystal's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville
Fully Fenced
0.5 acres
5(2)
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Kelsey's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Kelsey's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville

Backyard oasis for your family to enjoy with your furry friend. Amenities include a swingset, Comfortable seating, dog toys, property scooper, treats, water and small snacks provided.

Fully Fenced
0.06 acres
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Christal's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Christal's Private Dog Park In Jacksonville

Large backyard area with plenty of shade. Chairs surrounding fire pit for the owners to relax.

Fully Fenced
0.35 acres
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
S3NS3IS Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
S3NS3IS Private Dog Park In Jacksonville

Just an open yard for your dog to run around at and get some energy out

Unfenced
1 acre
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
Tiffany's 1 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28546
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Tiffany's 1 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Jacksonville
Fully Fenced
1 acre
$10 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC
April's 0.5 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Jacksonville | Sniffspot
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JacksonvilleNorth Carolina28540
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
April's 0.5 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Jacksonville

It’s in northwoods of jacksonville nc and it’s in a quiet neighborhood.! Perfect for if you want to take your dog to run around and get energy off with avoiding contact with other people or maybe your dog is reactive. This is the perfect place for your pup to be free.!

Fully Fenced
0.5 acres
$5 dog / hour
Jacksonville, NC

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Why rent a private dog park in Jacksonville, 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 dog parks around Jacksonville, North Carolina

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Hanna B.
January 2024
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Brianna G.
October 2023
Very spacious. Friendly host. Our dogs were going crazy chasing after each other.
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Kristina R.
February 2024
My dogs had a blast!!
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Amber B.
January 2024
Very clean back yard! The pups had an amazing time running around.
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Sarah D.
December 2023
Crystal was very sweet and accommodating and her kids are very cute! Dogs had a great time and were very intrigued by the sheep across the street, the chickens next door (privacy fence between ) and the two tiny dogs in the adjacent yard. Thanks!! :)
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Matthew W.
January 2024
Easy entry, great communication, and big space for them to run! My dogs had a blast. Nice clean area with privacy. We were not bothered during our visit.
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Alexis R.
May 2023
Amazing spot for dogs who like to run and explore nature. I would definitely recommend this location for anyone with dogs who like to swim! Great space that is still private. We will definitely be returning!
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Z C.
February 2024
Me and my dogs love this spot. Makes you feel so far away from Jacksonville but we were in Jacksonville! We love the layout of the ponds and trails and creeks with lil cliff-like spaces in parts of the woods. Lots of climbing and jumping opportunities for the dogs. My dogs were on an adventure and loved it. This is a place we'll return to fur sure.
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Kenneth F.
May 2023
If your dog loves wild spaces, this is the perfect place for them! Also, Mike is a great communicator. Five stars!
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Jessica V.
February 2024
The property owner was great, very quick to respond to my questions. The property itself is a little over grown and a little soggy so wear long pants and shoes you don’t mind getting a little dirty. The dogs had a blast though! Will definitely come again. Next time I’ll be prepared with towels so they can swim in the pond.
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Rachel H.
April 2023
Bean loved the pond and all the fun agility equipment!
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Kelsey E.
April 2023
Really good and private my dog loved swimming and I didn’t have to worry about gators
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Abby M.
April 2023
Great place for energetic dogs! My heeler loved playing here!!
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Jacquelle W.
May 2023
Very nice spot!
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Dana S.
May 2023
Super awesome!
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Sarah M.
May 2023
Awesome place ! Our dogs loved the pond
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Sarah K.
June 2023
Very fun, loved the pond!!!!
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Hanna B.
June 2023
my dogs loved it!
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Chulpan V.
June 2023
Such a nice place for dogs to run and play. We had a great time today
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Noel K.
June 2023
our dogs had so much fun!
How do Jacksonville'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

Trust and safety first

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

Designed for private play

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

Reactive dogs welcome

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

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FAQ about our Jacksonville dog parks

How can I ensure the safety and welfare of my dog while it is at the dog park?

Public dog parks can be a great way to socialize your dog and provide them with exercise. However, there are a few things you can do to ensure their safety and welfare. Firstly, make sure your dog is up to date on all of their vaccinations and has been spayed or neutered. This will help to prevent the spread of disease and unwanted litters. Secondly, always supervise your dog while they are at the park. This will allow you to intervene if they are not getting along with other dogs or are engaging in unwanted behaviors. Lastly, avoid taking your dog during the hottest parts of the day and make sure they have access to shade and water at all times.

Private dog parks can offer a more controlled environment for your dog to play in. To ensure their safety and welfare, make sure the park you choose is well-maintained and follows all safety regulations. Before booking, ask the park about their policies regarding vaccinations and spaying/neutering. During your dog's visit, remain on site and supervise them at all times. If your dog is not getting along with other dogs, remove them from the situation immediately. Additionally, if you choose a park with swimming options, make sure your dog is a confident swimmer and always has access to a shallow area to rest. During the summer months, avoid the hottest parts of the day and make sure your dog has access to shade and water at all times.

How can taking my dog to a dog park affect their overall well-being and level of happiness?

Public dog parks can be a great way to socialize your dog and improve their overall well-being. These parks offer a chance for your dog to interact with other dogs and people in a controlled environment. In Jacksonville, NC, the hot summer months can make it difficult for dogs to get enough exercise without risking heat exhaustion. Dog parks offer a solution by providing shaded areas and access to water. Additionally, the opportunity to play and run can help reduce stress and anxiety in dogs. However, it is important to note that not all dogs enjoy the dog park experience, and some may become overwhelmed or aggressive in a large group setting. Always supervise your dog closely and be prepared to leave if your dog is not enjoying the experience.

Private dog parks can also be beneficial for your dog's well-being, particularly if your dog is not comfortable in a large group setting. These parks offer a controlled environment with only one booking at a time, which eliminates the potential for unpredictable dog interactions. In Jacksonville, NC, private dog parks can be particularly appealing during the hot summer months as they may offer indoor or outdoor options, or even a swimming pool for your dog to cool off in. Without the distractions of other dogs, your dog can have the space and freedom to play and exercise at their own pace. This can help reduce stress and anxiety, and may be especially beneficial for dogs who are recovering from an injury or surgery. However, it is important to note that private dog parks may come at a higher cost and require advance booking.

What steps can I take to get my dog ready for a trip to the dog park?

Public dog parks are a great way to socialize your dog and get them some exercise. However, before taking your dog to a public dog park in Jacksonville, NC, it's important to make sure they are up to date on all vaccinations and are in good health. Additionally, make sure your dog is properly trained and responds well to basic commands. This will help ensure that they can interact appropriately with other dogs and people at the park. You may also want to gradually expose your dog to new environments and situations, such as by taking them to different locations and introducing them to new people and dogs, prior to going to the dog park.

For a private dog park, where only one booking at a time is allowed, it's still important to prepare your dog properly. Since there are no unpredictable dog interactions, your dog still needs to be well-behaved and respond to basic commands. However, you can also take the time to customize the experience to your dog's specific needs. For example, if your dog loves swimming, you can choose a private dog park that has a swimming option. Additionally, if your dog is sensitive to the heat in Jacksonville's hot summers, you may want to choose a private dog park that has an indoor option. Regardless of which type of dog park you choose, make sure to always supervise your dog and be prepared to handle any potential issues that may arise.

What are the essential things to bring when going to a dog park?

When going to a public dog park in Jacksonville, NC, there are a few essential things that you should bring with you to make your visit more enjoyable. Firstly, make sure that your dog is wearing a collar with identification tags, in case they get lost. Bring plenty of water for you and your pooch, as well as a travel bowl. The summer heat in Jacksonville can be intense, so it's important to keep your dog hydrated. It's also a good idea to bring some poop bags to clean up after your dog. Consider bringing a toy or ball to play with your pup and keep them entertained. Lastly, if you plan on staying for a while, you might want to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

Private dog parks offer a different experience, but there are still some essential things to bring. As only one booking is allowed, you won't have to worry about unpredictable dog interactions. However, it's still important to bring plenty of water and a travel bowl for your dog. If the private dog park has an outdoor area, consider bringing sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the sun. If there's a swimming option, bring a towel and a change of clothes if you plan on getting in with your dog. You may also want to bring a ball or toy to play with your dog. As with any dog park, don't forget poop bags to clean up after your dog.

How can visitors ensure their safety when they visit the dog park?

Public dog parks are a great place to take your furry friend to socialize and get some exercise. However, visitors should take some precautions to ensure their safety while they are there. Firstly, visitors should ensure that their dog is up-to-date with vaccinations and is well-socialized with other dogs and people. Visitors should also keep an eye on their dog at all times and prevent their dog from getting into fights or bullying other dogs. Moreover, visitors should carry waste bags to clean up after their dog and dispose of the waste properly. Finally, visitors should avoid bringing any toys or treats which may cause fights or resource guarding among dogs.

Private dog parks, on the other hand, offer a more controlled environment for dogs to play and roam around. To ensure their safety, visitors should ensure that their dog is well-behaved and follows basic commands such as sit, stay, and come. Visitors should also supervise their dog at all times and prevent any excessive barking or aggressive behavior towards other dogs or humans. Additionally, visitors should bring their own toys and treats for their dog to prevent any fights among the dogs. Finally, visitors should ensure that the park is well-maintained and clean, and dispose of any waste properly. Overall, by following these precautions, visitors can ensure their safety and have a fun time with their furry friends at the dog park in Jacksonville, NC.

How can I tell if my dog is having a good time at the park?

Public dog parks can be a great opportunity for dogs to socialize and exercise, but how can you tell if your dog is actually having a good time? A key indicator is your dog's body language - if they are relaxed, tail wagging, and engaging in positive interactions with other dogs, then they are likely enjoying themselves. However, if your dog appears anxious, fearful, or is consistently trying to escape or avoid other dogs, they may not be having a good time. It's important to actively supervise your dog and intervene if necessary to prevent any negative interactions or behaviors.

Private dog parks can be a great option for dogs who may not do well in a more crowded or unpredictable public park setting. With only one booking at a time, there are no unexpected interactions with other dogs. However, it's still important to monitor your dog's behavior to ensure they are having a good time. If your dog is engaging in play, exploring the different areas of the park, and appears relaxed and happy, then they are likely enjoying themselves. On the other hand, if your dog seems disinterested or anxious, it may be time to wrap up the session. Additionally, since Jacksonville can get hot in the summer, it's important to make sure that any outdoor private parks have plenty of shade and water available for your dog.

What is the best way to locate dog parks in the vicinity that are dependable and trustworthy?

Public dog parks are a great place to socialize your dog and meet other dog owners. Finding a public dog park in Jacksonville, NC is easy, with several options available. A quick online search will lead you to a list of public dog parks within the vicinity, complete with reviews from previous visitors. City websites and local tourist information centers are also a great source of information. However, before visiting any public dog park, make sure to check the park's rules and regulations. Also, ensure your dog is up-to-date on vaccinations, and follow good pet etiquette, such as cleaning up after your dog and keeping them leashed until they are inside the fenced area.

Private dog parks can offer a more personalized experience for you and your dog. Since these parks only allow one booking at a time, there are no unpredictable dog interactions, which can be a relief for some pet owners. Indoor, outdoor, or swimming options are also available, making it a great choice for those hot summer days in Jacksonville, NC. The best way to locate private dog parks in the area is by checking online directories of pet-friendly places or asking for recommendations from fellow pet owners. Always make sure to read reviews and check the park's rules and regulations before making a booking. Keep in mind that private dog parks may have different requirements than public parks, such as proof of insurance or a negative fecal test, so be sure to double-check before scheduling a visit.

What is the recommended frequency of visits to the dog park for my furry companion, to guarantee sufficient exercise and socialization as per the guidelines?

Public dog parks can be a great way to provide exercise and socialization for your furry companion. The recommended frequency of visits to the dog park for your dog is usually once or twice a week. However, the frequency of visits recommended may vary depending on your dog’s age, breed, activity level, and temperament. Since Jacksonville, NC is hot in the summer, it is recommended that you visit the dog park during the cooler times of the day to avoid heat exhaustion or dehydration.

Private dog parks, on the other hand, provide a more controlled environment for your furry companion. These dog parks only allow one booking at a time, which means there are no unpredictable dog interactions. The recommended frequency of visits to a private dog park is usually two to three times a week. These dog parks can provide indoor, outdoor, or swimming options, which can be beneficial during hot summer days in Jacksonville, NC. Since private dog parks are a more controlled environment, your dog can get the exercise and socialization they need without the worry of encountering unpredictable dogs.

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