Bark Park Rules

Temple Parks and Recreation wants to ensure you and your dog have a great experience in the park. In order to do that, we ask that you follow the rules:

  • Park is open from dawn to dusk.
  • Periodic closings on Friday mornings for maintenance.
  • Periodic closings for special events. 
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times.
  • It is recommended that animals be spayed and neutered.
  • Female dogs in any stage of heat are not permitted in the dog park.
  • Dogs Showing any signs of aggression must be leashed and removed immediately.
  • Dog owners:
    • Must repair any damage caused by your dog. (i.e. digging holes)
    • No glass containers.
    • Limit 2 dog max per adult.
    • May not bring aggressive dogs, sick dogs, or puppies under 4 months.
    • NO FOOD, except training treats.
    • Must keep park gate closed at all times.
    • Are legally responsible for their dog's behavior.
    • Must clean up all dog waste IMMEDIATELY.
    • Leash must be readily available at all times.
  • It is important that all dogs:
    • Be under voice control.
    • Be leashed while entering and exiting the park.
    • Wear a collar with rabies tag at all times.
    • Have current rabies and other vaccinations.
  • Weight Limitations:
    • Small Dog Park - 30lb and under
    • Large Dog Park - Over 30lb

Dog owners are liable for any damages or injuries caused by their dogs. Use park at your own risk.


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