Dog Parks in Myrtle Beach

By Marissa Polascak • August 08, 2016
Treat Fido to a day of fun at one of these dog parks in Myrtle Beach!
Treat Fido to a day of fun at one of these dog parks in Myrtle Beach!

Whether you're a local with an energetic pup or a vacationer who brought their furry little friend along, there are plenty of dog-friendly parks in the area to take Fido for a day of fun! From Little River all the way down to Murrells Inlet, the Grand Strand is home to several dog parks where you and your dog can have a blast playing together and getting some exercise.

Don't want to keep your pet cooped up in your hotel all day? Check out these Dog Parks in Myrtle Beach:

Also, be sure to check out our list of pet-friendly hotels!

Barc Parc North

Located off of 62nd Avenue in Myrtle Beach, Barc Parc North is just one of the off-leash dog parks in the area. This 3.3 acre park has two fenced in areas to separate small dogs from large dogs. In addition to tons of room for running, this dog park also has plenty of shade as well as water fountains to keep your pup hydrated while he or she is having fun.

To find Barc Parc North, turn off of Hwy 17 Bypass onto 62nd Avenue North where you will see signs for the Barc Parc.

Barc Parc South

Just like Barc Parc North, Barc Parc South is another off-leash dog park located near The Market Common. This dog park is one of the favorite ones in the area as it offers 14 acres for Fido and his friends to run around and play. Barc Parc South provides bags for you to pick up after your dog, as well as bins and doggie fountains. And, while you're doggie enjoys his or her time, you can sit and relax on a bench or take a walk around the pond in the middle of the park.

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Though the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk isn't technically dog park, this attraction welcomes pet owners to bring their four-legged friends along for a stroll. From May 1st-Labor Day, dogs are permitted on the boardwalk from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. From Labor Day until May 1st, you can bring your dog to the boardwalk whenever you please! Stop by any of the 9 water stations so that you and your dog can have some water before continuing your walk.

North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex

While your kids are playing sports at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, take your dog to the on-site Waggin' Tails Dog Park. This park, which was opened in 2014, is an off-leash park featuring two separate fenced areas for small dogs and large dogs. This park is the only off-leash park in Little River/North Myrtle Beach, so those staying up north can enjoy this park with their furry friend.

McLean Park

McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach is an on-leash park that welcomes dogs, as well as those without pets who just want to relax outside. This beautiful park boasts tons of shady areas and gazebos so that you and your dog can take a break from the sun. Fido will love walking around the lake, playing in the grass, and having fun outside in the South Carolina sun. This North Myrtle Beach dog park is easy to find, as its located just off of Main St.

Myrtle Beach State Park

Enjoy the gorgeous nature and various scenery of the Myrtle Beach State Park with your furry family member. Located just south of the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Myrtle Beach State Park is a great place to take your dog for a leashed walk on the beach or on different walking trails. Though pets are allowed in most outdoor areas throughout the year, dogs are only allowed on the beach from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. or during the early morning or evening from May 15-September 15. Dogs and humans can enjoy the beach together any time during the off-season. It costs $5 per person to enter the park.

Huntington Beach State Park

Experience the true beauty of the Lowcountry at Huntington Beach State Park. Located between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island, this state park is a dog-friendly attraction. Dogs will have a great time running through acres of grass as well as playing on the south end of the beach in the sand and ocean. Humans must keep their dogs on a leash at all times, and pets are not allowed inside of buildings. It costs $5 per person to enter the park.

Surfside Beach Bark Park

The Surfside Beach Bark Park isn't for everyone; dogs that go here must have valid Surfside Beach license tags to play here. These tags are available for $10 for locals at Town Hall. If you're in Surfside Beach looking for a fun place to go with your best animal buddy, you can find this park near the Surfside Library and the Surfside Pier.

Freeway Park at A Dog's Way Inn

For those way down south near Georgetown, Pawleys Island, and Murrells Inlet, Freeway Park at A Dog's Way Inn is a wonderful option for you and your dog. This awesome dog park has 3 acres of land for Fido to prance around, as well as a swimming pond, a dog shower, and a bridge that is full of treats! Across the bridge, you can find Shell Crackers Grill and Raw Bar, which is a pet-friendly restaurant where humans and their furry friends can grab a meal. Since this dog park is part of A Dog's Way Inn grooming and kennel, it costs $5 to enter.