LARPD has seven park facilities with areas where a dog may be off leash. These areas are perfect for training, exercise, catch or frolicking. Each dog run area is fenced and includes a water spigot. Please conserve water.
South Charlotte Way
The 49,000-square-foot fenced run is on the east side of the street, two blocks south of East Avenue.
Northeast corner of Portola Avenue at Isabel Avenue/Campus Hill Drive
This brand-new park opened in February 2015 features separate fenced dog parks for small and large dogs, plus a dog drinking fountain. Large dog area is 16,100 square feet. Small dog area is 7,800 square feet.
Marlin A. Pound
2010 Bluebell Drive
This fenced run is on the west side of Bluebell Drive, between Buckskin and Shetland Roads. This dog park features separate areas for large and small dogs.
Max Baer Park
1310 Murdell Lane
At the southeast corner of the park between the softball fields and Mendenhall Middle School, there is a fenced dog area of approximately 28,000 square feet.
May Nissen Park
685 Rincon Ave.
The approximately 15,000-square-foot fenced dog run is located behind the library and picnic area.
Vista Meadows Park
2450 Westminster Way
Follow the paved path up the hill from the play area and just over the crest to a nearly 39,000-square-foot fenced grassy hillside where your dog is allowed off leash.
Robertson Park Meadow
3200 Robertson Park Road
Off-leash use is allowed only during park hours except during permitted events. The 4-acre fenced dog park Meadow offers two water stations for dogs. The Meadow is situated between the arroyo and the synthetic turf field. Coming in Fall 2015, LARPD plans to install play structures for dogs.
- All dogs must be leashed when not on the Meadow.
- All dogs must be obedient to recall. If your dog does not return immediately to your call, keep it leashed.
- All dogs must be attended by their owners at all times. If your dog is on the Meadow, you must be on the Meadow.
- Carry a leash for each dog in your care. Limit: three dogs per person.
- No unattended children are permitted in the off-leash area.
- All dogs must be licensed and current on vaccinations.
- Do not use the Meadow if your dog is aggressive, unruly or in heat.
- Pick up your dog’s droppings and dispose of them in the receptacles.
Rules for LARPD Dog Parks (from LARPD Ordinance 8: Rules & Regulations):
- It shall be unlawful for any person to bring an unlicensed dog(s) into any District dog park. A valid dog license tag must be worn by the animal(s) at all times.
- It shall be unlawful for any person who brings a dog(s) into a District dog park to leave the enclosed/designated area without their animal(s). Any person charged with the control of said animal(s) must remain in the enclosed/designated area and monitor and control the dog(s).
- It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly bring into any District dog park any sick, diseased or infections animal.
- It shall be unlawful for any person to bring into, or allow to remain in any District dog park, any animal that is in heat.
- It shall be unlawful for any person to bring into, or allow to remain in any District dog park, any animal that is not a dog.
- It shall be unlawful for any person to bring into, or allow to remain in any District dog park, any animal that cannot be kept under voice control. These rules may not apply to a dog with visual or hearing disabilities. Accomodation may be made on a case-by-case basis for the use of visual cues or assistive technology i.e. electric collar, in place of audible signals. Regardless of method, all conditions of voice control must still be met.
- It shall be unlawful for any person to have more than 2 (two) dogs in any District dog park at any one time.
- Any person charged with the control of any dog(s) in any District dog park must have in their possession, at all times, a leash for each animal. One leash per animal must be presented to any District Park Ranger, law enforcement or animal control officer upon request. Failure to do so shall be a violation of this section.
- It shall be unlawful for any person aged 12 (twelve) years or younger to be in any District dog park unless accompanied by an adult.
LARPD is not responsible for injury or illness to dogs or owners.
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