Rainbow Park Off-Leash Dog Park at Alta Lake, Whistler, BC

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Park Features
Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Swimming area (beach)
  • Poop bags
Size of off-leash area (Parks):
  • Large
Other Features (Parks):
  • Picnic tables
  • Washrooms
  • Volleyball court
  • Running path
Washrooms:
  • Flush toilets
Park Governance: City, Municipal, Township, etc.

Rainbow Park Off-Leash Dog Park is located on Alta Lake in Whistler, BC. The dog off-leash area is called "Barking Bay". It features an unfenced grassy area and a beach for your dog to swim and play in the lake. The off-leash area is at Barking Bay which is at the south end of Rainbow Park.

If your dog likes to swim you will love the floating dock in the lake. It has a ramp that goes into the water so your dog can easily climb up.

The park has beautiful views, and a variety of amenities.

Amenities at the Park:

  • picnic area's
  • beach volleyball
  • kayaking
  • biking
  • walking paths
  • swimming

Parking at Alta Lake

There is a parking lot next to "barking bay" at the lake. In the summer months this lot fills up quickly. Overflow cars spill onto the road. You may have a long walk if you do not arrive early on a sunny day.


A park sign declaring dogs are allowed on the beach at Barking Bay
Looking across Alta Lake from the end of the dock
A doggie ramp coming out of the water so dogs can climb back onto the dock after swimming
A bike rack next to the Whistler Valley Trail, which runs through the park
A park sign showing directions and distances to nearby attractions
A handful of picnic tables in a grassy area of the park
Three volleyball courts on a sandy surface

5625 Alta Lake, Whistler, BC, Canada

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