Off Leash Dog Parks on New Hampshire's Seacoast

Live Free and Run Dog Park

4 Frontage Road Kingston, NH Phone:

An acre of land in the Old Kingston Fair Grounds that is fenced-in and well-maintained. You must register to get a park tag to use the park. The park, run by volunteers, holds events throughout the year including cleanup days and Halloween parties. There is a smaller-dog area for smaller dogs and those that need a time out or a gentle introduction to the park.
Hours: 7 a.m. to dusk
Dog Rules: No aggressive dogs. Dogs must have a current town license and registration tag visible at all times.
Prohibited: Food. Dogs in heat. Dogs with transferable health conditions.
People Rules:No children under 8. You must pick up after your dog and dispose of all wastes in proper receptacles, closely monitor unneutered dogs and monitor dogs for inappropriate behavior. Police must be notified if a dog draws blood from a person.
South Mill Pond Off-Leash Dog Area

340 Parrot Avenue Portsmouth, NH Phone: 603-628-6168

A fenced-in area with double-gated entrance for dogs of all sizes. Nearby is a non-fenced off-leash area along the shore of the pond.
Rules: Dogs must be under voice control and observation at all times. Dogs in park must be spayed or neutered.
Hudson Dog Park at Benson Park

19 Kimball Hill Road Hudson, NH Phone: 603-886-6000

Lovely wooded and open area for big and small dogs. Benches, tables, water dishes and a hose available. Plenty of shade areas.
Hours: April through September, 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; October through March, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Dog Rules: Dogs must be licensed, vaccinated and spayed or neutered.
Prohibited: Dogs with communicable diseases. Unusually aggressive dogs. Choke chains; prong, spiked or shock collars. Glass. Human food. Alcohol ordrugs.
People Rules:Dogs must never be out of sight or sound control. They must be leashed until they are in the entrance area. Dog waste must be picked up and disposed of. No more than two dogs per adult. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult.