We Dogs!

Dogs are always welcome in Ute Valley Park but please remember you must leash your furry friend. Ute Valley Park does not have an off-leash dog area and dogs are required to be leashed at all times.

Also, please follow the rest of the simple rules below to keep other guests, your dog and the wildlife safe.

Off-leash dog parks in Colorado Springs

  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space

    Park Type
    Unfenced off-leash park

    How close is this park to Ute Valley Park?

    Distance
    7.5 miles
    Time
    15 minutes
  • Palmer Park

    Park Type
    Fenced off-leash park

    How close is this park to Ute Valley Park?

    Distance
    9.8 miles
    Time
    20 minutes
  • Garden of the Gods

    Park Type
    Unfenced off-leash park

    How close is this park to Ute Valley Park?

    Distance
    6.9 miles
    Time
    14 minutes
  • Rampart Dog Park

    Park Type
    Fenced off-leash park

    How close is this park to Ute Valley Park?

    Distance
    6.6 miles
    Time
    15 minutes

Top reasons to keep your dog on a leash at all times

  • It's the law! 6.7.107. The fine can be $50, $100 or $150 for a first, second and third offense respectively.
  • Ute Valley Park is visited by many people and not everyone is a dog person.
  • Not all dogs are friendly, even if your dog is.
  • Ute Valley Park is infamous for rattlesnakes. Keep your dog and wildlife safe by keeping them leashed.

Rules for dogs at Ute Valley Park

  • Ute Valley Park is not an off-leash dog park. Please see the available off-leash dog parks in Colorado Springs.
  • Follow the Leave No Trace principles
  • Always clean up and dispose of pet waste properly in a trashcan.
  • Please see other park rules for Ute Valley Park.