Dog Park Features

What would the ideal dog park look like? This is a starter list. We will be refining this list as time goes on as we gain feedback from the community.

  • At least three acres (1 acre for every 25 dogs)
  • Fenced - 4-6 feet high; Two fenced-in areas - 1 for smaller breeds (25 pounds or lighter)
  • Double gated
  • Parking close to site
  • Emergency exit
  • Supply of plastic bags
  • Covered trash containers
  • Poop area-could reduce damage to vegetation
  • Benches inside & tables & benches outside
  • Water source
  • Roofed structure
  • Play equipment
  • Walking trails
  • Durable turf
  • Woods, or Trees and shade
  • Adequate drainage
  • Wheel chair access
  • Free from toxins (water & soil pollutants)