Meridian Hill Park
Between 15th and 16th Sts. and W and Euclid Sts., NW Washington DC. Also known as Malcolm X Park. The best area for dogs is on the top level, where there’s a large grassy area.
Shaw Dog Park
11th St. between Q and R Sts., NW. Washington DC. Dogs run unleashed. There’s a three-dog maximum per person and a 33-dog park limit.
11th St. and North Carolina Ave., NE Washington DC. This grassy park on Capitol Hill is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Make sure your dog is leashed-police have been known to issue tickets.
Sixth and E Sts., SE Washington DC. Located on Capitol Hill, the park is great for dog owners and is also a kid-friendly destination. Leashes are suggested.