The town of Parker, Colorado was incorporated in 1981, is the second most populated town in Douglas County, and 19th most populated in the state. Parker is a Home Rule Municipality, which means they named themselves as a town and can make their own city rules. The city has a lot of dog-friendly activities because so many of the residents there have dogs as pets. That means when you visit Parker you should bring Fido because he will have plenty to do.
The Bayou Gulch Park on Fox Sparrow Road has a two-acre fenced area just for dogs to run off-leash. It has lots of grass, restrooms, doggie poop bags and scoops, trash cans, and benches with shade. The dog owners are friendly, and the dogs are well-behaved. The park itself has almost two miles of trails, ballfields, playgrounds, drinking fountains, and picnic shelters.
Glendale Farm Open Space Dog Park on Third Street has 17 acres where Fido can run off-leash. It has benches, water, and restrooms for Fido and you. It is a great space to let him burn some energy before or after walking the trails where you can see prairie dogs, coyote, rabbits, mule deer, red foxes, bears, and much more.