Cedarvale Dog Park — A hidden gem nestled in midtown Toronto

  • You’re looking for a public transportation friendly dog-park — the nearest subway station (Eglinton West) is a 20-minute walk
  • You require a dedicated small dog off-leash area
  • You visit early or late in the day — there are no additional lighting fixtures in the off-leash area
  • You have dogs that can and want to jump low fences
Main off-leash area at Cedarvale Dog Park. Group of dogs by dog walker heading towards the shaded pavilion.

Cedarvale Dog Park Overview

Directions to Cedarvale Dog Park

  • Bathurst St. and St. Clair W.
  • Bathurst St. and Eglinton Ave. W.
  • Cedarvale Park’s Cricket Field / Toboggan Hill
  • Outdoor Skating Rink
  • Baseball Diamond
  • Tennis Courts
  • Sport Field
  • Playgrounds and Splash Pad
  • Cedarvale Ravine Walking and Biking Trail

Parking at Cedarvale Park

Limone the corgi stretching at Cedarvale Off-Leash Dog Park

9 Key Features of Cedarvale Dog Park

Cedarvale Dog Park - Second Off Leash Area with partial fence
Secondary off-leash area
  • Tennis courts
  • Indoor hockey rink
  • Outdoor skating rink
  • Children’s playground and splash pads
  • Baseball diamonds
  • Cricket area / Toboggan hill area
  • Dedicated sports field

Missing Features You Should Know Before Visiting Cedarvale Dog Park

Cedarvale Dog Park - Second Off Leash Area with partial fence
There is an opening to enter this secondary off-leash area to the right

Review of Cedarvale Dog Park (1.5-hour visit)

First Impressions (Weekday Experience) — So big! So many dogs!

A slick and muddy morning

Clean and well maintained

Several off-leash dogs around the neighbouring area

Seasonal Details

What other reviewers are saying

  • Expansive off-leash area
  • Lots of space
  • Well maintained
  • Covered in cedar
  • Nice shelter
  • The water fountain is great
  • Too many off-leash dogs outside of the off-leash area
  • Muddy
  • Aggressive dogs
  • Too many dogs (25–30 at a time)
  • No separation for small and large dogs

Cedarvale Dog Park Summary

  • A new dog park less than 30 min from downtown Toronto
  • Beautiful walking trails in a peaceful ravine neighbourhood
  • A Toronto dog park with free parking

What We Always Bring With Us to Dog Parks

  • It can carry 2 rolls of poop bags — one on the side and one in the back, so even if I run out from the first roll I’ll always have a backup handy (technically you’re supposed to use the back hidden pocket to store your phone since it has a headphone hole but… I don’t use it that way)
  • It has a mesh outer bag for small quick-grab items like my clicker.
  • A deep front zipper pocket to store my keys and phone (it’s deep enough for my Pixel 3!)
  • A massive treat/toy pouch with a full drawstring. Some may hate it but I LOVE the neon green lining. Every treat stands out against the neo green lining make it very easy for your to look for specific treats. Also this pocket is massive enough to carry a small toy with you too
  • You can wear it multiple ways — the bag comes with a long strap and accessories so that you can wear it however you’d like. With the clip, you can waer it directly on the side of your pants. With just the strap, it that can be worn messenger-style (my preferred style), and with the clip + strap, you can wear it like a waist pouch.

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