Those looking for fun places to take their canine companions have plenty of options in Greater Cincinnati. These five community dog parks will entertain both you and your pet, making it a fun outing for all.

Armleder Dog Park, located within the Otto Armleder Memorial Park in Linwood, is the first dog park within the Great Parks of Hamilton County park system. The 10-acre park has separate areas for small and big dogs, a canine shower, drinking fountains and benches for humans looking for some rest. Open dawn to dusk, the dog park is free for those visiting the park.

In Over-the-Rhine, dog owners can bring their pets to the Washington Park Dog Park. The free park has plenty of unique features for dogs to play in, such as a creek, synthetic turf and large boulders. The park also has water fountains for pet owners and pets and benches.

Kellogg Park Dog Field in Anderson Township is a 4-acre park with plenty of room to roam. Those who would like to visit will need a field permit, but having one allows unlimited access throughout the year. While your dog runs around, make sure to take in ArtWorks mural located within the park.

The Simmonds Family Dog Park within the Miami Whitewater Forest is considered to be the largest dog park in the region at 11 acres. The free park has four separate fields (including one that is open year-round), dog agility equipment, play zones and lots of benches.

In Mt. Airy Forest, pet owners can take their dogs to the Doris Day Dog Park. The free 2-acre park has agility equipment, such as a ramp and a tunnel, and small pools for your dog to cool off in.