North Fulton County

Metro Atlanta dog park named #2 in the country

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A Georgia dog park has been named the second best dog park in the USA, according to a new survey by USA Today.

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An expert panel selected dog parks across the U.S. and then USA Today voters weighed in on their favorites.


The Newtown Dream Dog Park in Johns Creek came in at #2 on the list of ten winners. The 1-acre space has artificial turf, sprinklers, obstacles and water fountains for both pups and people. The park is divided into separate areas for small and large dogs.

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The park is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Here’s the full list:

  1. Fiesta Island -- San Diego, California
  2. Newtown Dream Dog Park -- Johns Creek, Georgia
  3. Minto-Brown Island Park -- Salem, Oregon
  4. The Outback at Shelby Farms Park -- Memphis, Tennessee
  5. Jackson Bark -- Chicago, Illinois
  6. The Dog Park at James Island County Park -- Charleston, South Carolina
  7. Beneful Dream Dog Park -- Alabaster, Alabama
  8. Albany Dog Park -- Albany, Oregon
  9. Tompkins Square Dog Run -- New York City, New York
  10. Independence Dog Park -- Independence, Oregon

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