Off-Leash Area

Make a Play Date

The Durango Off Leash Area is the only public place within the city limits where you can take your dog to play, no leash required! The area at the base of Smelter Mountain is equipped with pet pick up bags and trash receptacles. The designated parking area is located at Schneider Park on Roosa Avenue. Access the Durango Off Leash Area from Schneider Park by using the Highway 160 underpath.

Off-Leash Area Guidelines

  • All dogs must be under visual supervision and voice control by owners at all times.
  • Aggressive dogs are not permitted.
  • Owners are legally responsible for any and all injury or destruction of property caused by their dog.
  • Owners must have their dogs on leash when entering and leaving the Off-Leash Area.
  • All dogs must be properly licensed, vaccinated and wear a collar with ID tags at all times.
  • Dispose of garbage properly.
  • Overnight camping or parking is not permitted.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
  • Respect other users in the area.
  • Use of the Off-Leash Area is at your own risk.