Dog Friendly Parks in Virginia

County Name of Park Address Trail info Additional Info
Chesterfield Bensley Park 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, N. Chesterfield 17 Acres with .42 mile walking trail.
Chesterfield Chester Linear Park 11801 Womack Road, Chester 0.68 Walking trail 12.4 Acre park
Chesterfield Dutch Gap Conservation Area 411 Coxendale Road, Chester 4.5 mile loop 810 acre park
Chesterfield Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge 6600 Whitepine Road, N. Chesterfield 2.1 mile walking trail
Chesterfield Harry G. Daniel Park at Ironbridge 6600 White Pine Road, Richmond 367 Acre Park with walking & fitness trails
Chesterfield Huguenot Park 10901 Robious Road, N. Chesterfield 2.3 miles of walking trails 53 Acre park
Chesterfield Larus Park Trailhead Corner of Hayden Hill Lane & Huguenot Road 106 Acres of wooded solitude, Est. 3-4 miles of trails Entrance between Sneeds Nursery & the Fire Station; virtually unknown to Richmonders
Chesterfield Midlothian Mines Park 13301 N. Woolridge Road, Midlothian 44 Acres with Trails Leashed dogs welcomed.
Chesterfield Pocahontas State Park 10301 State Park Road, Chesterfield 64 miles of trails with lakes for water-loving Retrievers! 8000 Acre park
Chesterfield R. Garland Dodd Park 201 Enon Church Road, Chester 2.7 miles of Walking Trails 176 Acre park
Chesterfield Robious Landing Park 3800 James River Road, Midlothian 3.4 miles of Trails 102 Acre park
Chesterfield Rockwood Park 3401 Courthouse Road, N. Chesterfield 5.5 miles of trails, dog park (Ruff House) on site 161 Acres, County’s oldest park
City of Richmond [Joseph]Bryan Park 4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond Network of hiking & biking trails Beautiful botanical gardens located within
City of Richmond [Manchester]Floodwall Park Take 14th St. & cross the James on the Mayo Bridge; Path begins near parking area. 3.2 miles of concrete, steel, earth & rock trails, 1.2 miles on the James River, and 2 miles on the south bank. Dogs must be leashed
City of Richmond [William]Byrd Park 600 South Boulevard, Richmond 287 beatiful acres to dog walk Dog park on-site (Barker Field);aka “Fountain Lake & Boat Park”
City of Richmond Bill Robinson Park 701 N. 37th Street, Richmond 4.77 Acres; No trails Dogs must be leashed
City of Richmond Brook Road Park 7207 Brook Rd, Richmond Small Community Park, open grassy space for play & short walk
City of Richmond Canoe Run Park 600 W. 22nd Street, Richmond Exercise trail for short walk 4.40 acre park; reviewer said “great place to walk your dog!”
City of Richmond Capital Square Park 9th & Grace Streets, Richmond Beautiful walking trails in the middle of the city (Not to be confused with Capital park/a soccer park). Excellent reviews on Trip Advisors by visitors to the city.
City of Richmond Forest Hill Park 4021 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond Many paths and trails 105 Acres
City of Richmond Gillie’s Creek Park 4425 Williamsburg Avenue, Richmond Walking & jogging trails Lots of wide open grassy areas; 45 acre park
City of Richmond Great Shiplock Park/Chapel Island 2803 Dock Street (At Pear Street), Richmond Eastern Trailhead of the Virginia Capital Trail. Park has a few small trails with access to the James River. Leashed dogs welcomed, great views of the river & downtown
City of Richmond James River Park [System] 4301 Riverside Drive, Richmond 550 Acre Park with many multi-purpose trails System of parks along the James River: Incl. Texas Beach (North Bank Park), Half Moon Beach, Reedy Creek, Huegunot Flat Water)
City of Richmond James River Park Pipeline Walkway 310 S 14th St, Richmond 1/2 mile walkway surrounded by woods and wildlife “A hidden heaven in the heart of the City”
City of Richmond Jefferson Park N. 21st Street & Marshall Street, Richmond Small park; short walks; beautiful views of downtown Richmond Located in the Union Hill Neighborhood
City of Richmond Libby Hill Park 2801 E. Franklin Street, Richmond Not large, but has lots of grassy areas for dogs to play Beautiful views of Richmond
City of Richmond Oregon Hill Linear Park 614 Hilly Street, Richmnd Paved City sidewalk A long narrow park that runs alongside Belvidere, all the way down to a bluff overlooking the James River
City of Richmond Pony Pasture Rapids Park 7310 Riverside Drive, Richmond More than a mile of trails, mostly gravel. Pony Pasture Rapids Trails is a 2.1 mile loop trail. Dogs must be leashed at all times
City of Richmond Powhite Park  7200 Jahnke Rd, Richmond 100 Acre park with nature trails Notable for its pristinity
City of Richmond Reedy Creek Trailhead 4111 Hillcrest Road, Richmond Lots of walking & hiking trails, including by the river
City of Richmond Richmond National Battlefield Park 470 Tredegar Street, Richmond Over 3000 Acres to roam; Dog friendly Natl. Park Svc. Recommends you start your vist at the Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works
City of Richmond Virginia Capital Trail Parking: 1434 E Cary Street 52 mile paved multi-use trail connecting Richmond and Williamsburg
Hanover Cold Harbor Battlefield Park 6005 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville Paved walking trails; open areas for play
Hanover Courthouse Park in Hanover 7232 Courtland Farm Road, Hanover 1/2 mile walking trail Nice grounds
Hanover DeJarnette Park 400 Race Course Street, Ashland Very natural; 8 acre park
Hanover Hanover Wayside Park 8225 Hanover Wayside Rd, Hanover Walking Trails
Hanover Montpelier Park 17203 Sycamore Tavern Lane, Montpelier Beautiful grounds with walking trails
Hanover Pole Green Park 8996 Pole Green Park Lane, Mechanicsville Walking trails; dog park on site
Hanover Poor Farm Park 13400 Liberty School Road, Ashland Walking and Nature trails
Hanover Taylor Park 13017 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland Pefect for dog walking; trails; dog park on site
Hanover Washington Lacy Park 13400 Woodside Lane, Ashland Lots of multipurpose trails – for horses too!
Henrico Armour House & Gardens, Meadowview Park 4001 Clarendon Road, Henrico Very nice walking and hiking trail. (Directly behind Arthur Ashe Elementary School)
Henrico Bandy Field Nature Park Three Chopt Rd, Henrico, VA 23229 18 Acres natural, open green space. Undeveloped. Preservation. Dogs must be leashed at all times
Henrico Cheswick Park 1700 Forest Avenue, Henrico A mile of walking trails
Henrico Chimborazo Park 3201 East Broad Street, Richmond 30 Acre park to roam; dog park onsite (Church Hill Dog Park) Dogs on leash
Henrico Crump Park [Meadow Farm Museum] 3400 Mountain Road, Glen Allen Lots of large open fields to wander; many areas for walking; trails aka “General Shepherd Crump Memorial Park”]
Henrico Dunncroft Castle Point Park 4901 Francistown Road, Glen Allen Hiking and Nature Trail
Henrico Echo Lake County Park 5701 Springfield Rd, Glen Allen Scenic park with 1/2 mile nature trail
Henrico Four Mile Creek Park 3274 New Market Road, Henrico Park of the VA Capital Trail; how far your go is up to you! Near Varina
Henrico Osborne Park & Boat Landing 9530 Osborne Turnpike, Henrico Hiking and nature trails listed under amenities
Henrico Three Lakes Park and Nature Center 400 Sausiluta Drive, Henrico Hiking and Nature Trails Woods, wetlands, and wildlife
Henrico Twin Hickory Park 5011 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen Opened July 2014 and features walking trails
Henrico Wetlands Park 3319 Landria Drive Richmond Multi-surface hiking trail that leads to two blinds overlooking the wetlands and eventually terminates at the banks of the James River.
Henrico Chewsick Park 1700 Forest Avenue, Henrico 1 mile of walking trails
Henrico Deep Run Park 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Richmond Approx. 165 Acres, lots of trails; beautiful park A Richmonder favorite
Henrico Dorey Park 2999 Darbytown Road, E. Henrico Lake, trails, and enclosed dog park
Henrico Echo Lake County Park 5701 Springfield Road, Glen Allen 1/2 mile nature trail
Henrico First Harrison Visitor Center 8621 Battlefield Park Road, Richmond 20 minute walking trail
Henrico Hidden Creek Recreation Center 2417 Brockway Lane, Henrico, VA Mentions Hiking/Nature Trails in Amenities
Henrico Short Pump Park 3329 Pump Road, Henrico Play areas but no trails; Dog park on-site
Henrico Tuckahoe Creek Park Near Intersection of Ridgefield & Lauderdale Scenic park with boardwalk
Henrico Vawter Street Park 4501 Vawter Avenue, Henrico Multipurpose trails for hiking, walking, running, horseback riding Nature & Exercise trails
Powhatan Powhatan State Park 4616 Powhatan State Park Road, Powhatan 1565 Acres with 2 miles of riverfront 45 minute drive from RIC, but worth mentioning for a fun day trip with your dog! Per the Park’s trail guide, pets are permitted in enclosed areas or on a leash no longer than 6 feet.