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Bear Creek Dog Park

Bear Creek Dog Park is El Paso County’s most visited park, with more than 100,000 visitors a year. This 25-acre off-leash dog park is located in Bear Creek Regional Park and is about 4.7 miles south of Paloma Terrace. It’s worth the short drive. See directions below.

The park is comprised of open prairie, dirt trails, hills, woods and a 1/3-mile-long stretch of Bear Creek (seen above). It includes areas for dogs and people to wade and play in the creek. And it’s a great place to walk and socialize your dog and try off-leash training.

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Please feel free to call (719) 634-7034 for an appointment. An appointment is easy, at your convenience, and saves you time. Or email us. Or if you want, stop in when convenient during office hours. There is no cost to look, and you'll be happy you did.

Bear Creek Dog Park Map and Directions

There are also large areas through which to run and chase balls. And an Agility Training Area that was installed in 2014. Use the following link to view, download, or print a PDF version of the official Bear Creek Regional Map which includes Bear Creek Dog Park.

Bear Creek Park is about 4.7 miles, a 10-minute drive, from Paloma Terrace.

  • Turn Right onto W Filmore Street
  • Use the Right lane to take the ramp onto I-25 South
  • Take Exit 143 to Unitah Street
  • Keep Right at the fork and merge onto Unitah Street
  • Turn Left onto N 21st Street for 1.4 miles
  • Turn Right at Rio Grande Street and you have arrived

Don’t forget sunscreen and a hat. Woof, that dog park is fun!

Small and Senior Dogs

A two-acre small dog/senior dog area is separated from the general dog area to provide space for those who wish to keep the dog play to a minimum.


There is also a public restroom and fresh water for canines and people. You might want to bring a towel in case your pooch gets wet. See here for the complete facilities list. Enjoy!