Cabin John Dog Park Closing For Renovations
Preventive maintenance work will close the Dog Park for a brief period this spring
The closure of the Cabin John Dog Park for maintenance is scheduled to start on
April 3-5, 2019.
Park staff will be re-grading areas near the gates and concrete pads and will need to close the area. The work should be complete by
April 5, weather permitting. For public safety, the area will be inaccessible until further notice. Please visit other Dog Park in the Montgomery County Parks System. (more…)
UPDATE: Ellsworth Dog Park Closing For Renovations
A Repair project will close the Dog Park for a brief period this winter has been rescheduled to March 11, 2019
The closure of Ellsworth Dog Park to start on or around
February 25, 2019, has been rescheduled. Work will be now start on or around March 11, 2019.
Park staff will be replacing the mulch and will need to close the area. The work should be complete by the end of March. For public safety, the area will be inaccessible until further notice. Please visit other
Dog Park in the Montgomery County Parks System. (more…)
What rules govern the use of our Dog Parks?
Dogs must display current license and rabies vaccination tags.
Dogs must be over 4 months old.
Dog-handlers must leash their dogs when outside the dog exercise area, and must be in possession of a leash at all times when inside the park.
Dog handlers must be in control of and in visual contact with their dogs at all times.
Parents must be in control of their children. No pet handlers under age 13 (or other specified age).
No more than 3 dogs per handler.
Dog handlers must immediately remove their dogs’ feces, and repair any holes created by their dogs.
No smoking or eating by dog handlers (except for dog treats).
No aggressive dog behavior.
No female dogs in heat.
Hours of the dog exercise area are the same as the hours for the remainder of the park
. Dog owners are liable for any injuries or damage caused by their dogs.
Users of the dog exercise area do so at their own risk.
Except while inside a dog park, all dogs are required to be on a leash while on Park property.
Additional Dog Parks Rules for consideration or dependent on the type of dog park and location:
No professional dog training unless sponsored by or approved by the Humane Society, Department of Park and Planning, or County.
No pet grooming.
Limit on number of dogs in the dog exercise area at one time
Dog Parks hours, which are extended to one hour beyond sunset or later between November and March
No glass or metal containers
Permitting puppies of 4 months or less, if vaccinated, at separate places or specified times in the park