1 - Alice's Dog Park

Located within Viña Vieja Park, this two-and-a-half acre off-leash dog park offers separated grassy areas for large and small/sensitive pups. Enjoy picnic tables and isolated shade. Hilly park area is protected by a double fence. Hours: Dawn to dusk daily; closed Tuesdays for maintenance

Address: 3026 E Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107

2 - Arts District Dog Park

Catering to DTLA dwellers and recently reopened after a brief members-only stint, this Arts District park got a fresh coat of paint from muralist Septerhed. The small but well-kept space (it's run by a dedicated team of local volunteers) boasts a separate gated little dog area and water fountains. Hours: 5am to 11pm daily.

Address: 1004 E 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

3 - The Bone Yard

Pay no attention to those creepy oil derricks chugging away above. Just over the hill from the Baldwin Hills steps, this off-leash dog park in Culver City offers ample parking, clean water fountains, and late hours. Bring Fido before bath time—the flea-deterrent dirt ground may require a post-playtime rinse. Hours: Sunrise until 10pm daily.

Address: Duquesne Avenue & Leash Lane
Culver City, CA 90230

4 - Griffith Park Dog Park

A popular Dog Park, this low-key, 1.6-acre space is tucked away on at a dead-end street at N Zoo Drive. It's larger than its Reservoir competitor, with separate areas for big and little canines, concrete benches, water fountains, and lots of parking. Hours: Sunrise to sunset daily; closed Tuesdays from 6am to 10am for maintenance.

Address: N Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027