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The Best Dog Parks In NYC: Jemmy's Run in Madison Sq. Park

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As part of Outdoors Week 2014, we're searching for New York City's best dog park. Nominate your dog park or run by writing us a short description of what makes it great and telling us why your dog loves it; send photos to and your adorable pup may be featured on the site. We'll be sharing two parks (and lots of photos!) per day, and voting begins Friday.

The 13-year-old Jemmy's Run on the west side of Madison Square Park is lined with trees and, given that it's in the middle of Manhattan, provides a lot of space for dogs run around. There's a dedicated small dog run, plenty of benches—many with umbrellas for extra shade—and a gravel ground covering. The park provides poop bags and several scoopers, and Yelpers say there's always a good crowd of dogs. Plus, the dog-friendly Shake Shack is nearby in case your pooch wants a treat.

—With research and writing by Angely Mercado
· Madison Square Park [official]
· Vote for NYC's Best Dog Park [Curbed]
· Outdoors Week 2014 [Curbed]