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Map of Off Leash Areas

There are three City of Scottsdale Parks that offer an Off Leash Area:

Chaparral Park

Chaparral Park's Off Leash Area is located at 5401 N. Hayden Road. The area is 4 acres with 3 acres of grass. Please call 480-312-2353 or 480-312-WOOF (9663) to find out about Chaparral’s Off Leash Area’s status (i.e. open or not due to rain, maintenance, etc.).Chap Park OLA

Hours of Operation

November 1 - April 30, 6:00 a.m. - 10 p.m.  

May 1 - October 31, 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

NOTE: All areas will be closed when wet conditions exist. In the event of frost, the park will not open at sunrise.  Activity on frosty grass causes damage to and may kill the grass.

Lights will be on from dusk to 10 p.m.

Weekly Maintenance Closures

The Off-Leash Area will experience weekly maintenance closures for mowing and irrigation work. These closures will occur on:
Tuesdays - 8 a.m. to Noon
Fridays - 8 a.m. to Noon

Off Leash User Areas

The Off-Leash Area is divided into three separate sections:
• Sections will be rotated to allow for maintenance and turf repair.
• One section will always be closed for maintenance and turf restoration.
• Two sections will be open the majority of the time with one area designated for Active dogs and another for Passive dogs.


The Off-Leash Area includes turf areas, seating, play features and water fountains.
Patrons may bring additional portable chairs, which must be removed when they leave.

Patrons may also bring tennis balls/toys but they must be removed by the owner or staff will remove them.

Horizon Park

Horizon Park's Off-Leash Area is located at 15444 N. 100th Street.  This is a small park on 2/3 of an acre that is located in a retention basin and is therefore flooded after a rain. This park has a 10x20 foot shade structure, a people/dog drinking fountain and a push button dust control feature that waters the area to keep the dust down. This off leash area does not have lights.

Weekly Maintenance Closure

Off-Leash Area will experience weekly maintenance closures for mowing and irrigation work. These closures will occur on:
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Sunrise to sunset

Comments can be e-mailed to Parks&Rec@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Vista Del Camino Park

Vista del Camino Park's Off-Leash Area is located at 7800 E. Pierce Street.  Access to the parking area is off of Hayden Rd. Turn West (towards greenbelt) onto Pierce from Hayden.  The off leash area is north of the parking area and consists of a ½ acre area with shade trees, benches and doggie water fountain.  The entry is double gated for you and your pet's safety.

Hours of Operation

5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Comments can be e-mailed to Parks&Rec@ScottsdaleAZ.gov



  • Owners or custodians of a dog are responsible and legally liable for the acts and conduct of the dog at all times when the dog is in a city park.
  • Dog behavior can be unpredictable particularly around other dogs and strangers.
  • The City does not supervise use of the Off-Leash Area and anyone using the area does so at his/her own risk.
  • No more than two dogs per visitor.
  • An adult must accompany youth under the age of 16.
  • Bag and dispose of your pet’s waste using canisters provided.
  • Aggressive or anti-social behaving dogs must be removed from the park immediately.
  • All dog attacks should be immediately reported to the Maricopa County Animal Care & Control leavingcos at 602-506-7387.
  • Female dogs in heat are not permitted in the exercise area.
  • All dogs must be currently licensed and vaccinated. Puppies under the age of 4 months are not allowed in the park until they have had their license and vaccinations.
  • Dogs should be under voice control.
  • Please fill any hole your dog digs.
  • No food or alcoholic beverages allowed in the exercise area.
  • Owners or custodians of a dog must restrain and control the dog at all times with a leash of not more than 6 feet in length when outside of the dog exercise area.

Anyone failing to comply with the rules will be asked to leave the Off-Leash Area by City Staff.

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