Rent safe and private dog beaches hosted by locals in Chicago, Illinois

Sniffspot's private dog parks are the best way to exercise your dog. We have the best variety and the best priced dog parks anywhere!

Designed for private play.
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

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Why rent private dog beaches in Chicago, Illinois?
FeaturesSniffspotPublic park
Designed for private play
Rentable by the hour
Off leash options
Very large and/or fully fenced options
Pricing$5 - $15 per dog per hourFree

What people say about dog beaches around Chicago, Illinois

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Myriam K.
December 2022
Fully fenced front/side yard. Host was friendly and left water and otherwise left us to play. The space is sort of in two connected sections. There is an open space in the front, and the side yard is narrow and has a fire pit and plants and other normal yard things you’d have in a yard you use. If you have one smaller dog, this would be perfect; plenty of room to run off leash. It’s on the smaller side for bigger dogs or multiple dogs; it’s not a wide open space with distance to really pick up speed. But, the sniffing seemed to be first rate 😀 and frankly ANY space to be off leash for a reactive dog is awesome and so needed around Wicker Park. And our 2 50-ish lb dogs still ran a bit, and they were definitely playing and happy and stimulated. Location is terrific. We saw a couple of people but generally quiet and no major triggers for our reactive dog. We will be back for sure! Thanks!
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Katie H.
October 2023
Paris's Palatial Playground was perfect for us! Easy to find and park. It was just the right size for our smaller dog. Great communication from host.
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Matt O.
September 2023
Me and my dog Mac had a great time hanging out here. Instructions for getting in were easy and the yard is clean and as described here. We’d love to come back sometime
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Sarah R.
August 2023
Parking was convenient and the space was perfect! The pool and toys were great additions that my dogs enjoyed.
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Lauren F.
July 2023
Just what we were looking for to let our girls off leash! They had a blast and got to release so much energy. They are now out cold on the couch. So thoughtful to leave toys, water/bowl, treats, towel and wipes. Pamela also set up the kiddie pool which our youngest loved. Super safe and secure (my two are escape artists) and we will definitely be back!
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RK9 T.
July 2023
This spot is amazing!! Full of grass to sniff and the host is very sweet. She greeted me before coming in to have a conversation and make sure everything was perfect for our visit!
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Justin H.
June 2023
Perfect summer location with plenty of shade in a pretty quiet neighborhood. Pamala was very accommodating and they always love they’re time there!
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Kristen T.
April 2023
Highly recommend and will be going back! Very nice, clean and spacious outdoor area — my dog loved it! Pamela, the host, is incredibly sweet and accommodating. Great communication too!
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Marissa D.
April 2023
This spot is wonderful! Billy enjoyed running around with his human brother. Pamela is very welcoming and she is there for you needs. This location is very clean and quiet. We rarely saw people or dogs walk by. There's plenty of street parking and she also offers complimentary parking by the gate entrance to her yard. Cannot wait to visit again!
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Justina L.
October 2022
I have a large and small dog (german shepherd and pug mix) and they loved the spot. Living in downtown, my dogs and I definitely miss being about to just roam or run around the yard. This was the perfect spot to do so. It is close enough from the city for me to access but in a pretty quiet neighborhood.
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Maggie G.
February 2024
Great sniff spot! My dog wasn’t bothered by it, but an FYI for others who may be reactive to some noises - there is a train literally directly over the street.
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Brent O.
February 2024
Payton’s place is a fantastic spot to let pups out to play, and is super convenient for us as west loop residents. Lots of room, well kept, and is as private as you could ask for a fenced in area within the city, and under the L.
How do Chicago's private dog beaches work?

Private rentals by the hour

Our hosts are locals that are renting their yards and private land to dog owners

Designed for private play

Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit

Trust and safety first

Spots are designed for safety and both hosts and guests are reviewed after each visit

Reactive dogs welcome

Many of the spots we list are designed with sensitive dogs in mind

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