Dog On-Leash Areas

Dog On-Leash Area

February 2017 Update: The Board of Park Commissioners and Madison Common Council approved the on-leash dog parks pilot program. More information.

Licensed and permitted dogs are allowed, ON-LEASH as posted in the following parks. All other parks, with the exception of the 8 off-leash dog parks, dogs are not allowed, including children's play areas, beaches, athletic fields, conservation parks or in any park building.

  • Acewood Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Acewood Park
    Location: 1402 Acewood Blvd.
  • Baxter Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Baxter Park
    Location: 777 Englehart Dr.
  • Blackhawk Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Blackhawk Park
    Location: 741 Bear Claw Way
  • Brittingham Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Brittingham Park
    Location: 388 S. Bassett St. -between Bedford and Bassett
  • Burr Jones Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Burr Jones Park
    Location: 1820 E. Washington Ave.
  • Demetral Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Demetral Park
    Location: 601 N. Sixth St.
  • Door Creek Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Door Creek Park
    Location: 7035 Littlemore Dr.
  • Elver Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Elver Park
    Location: 1240 McKenna Blvd., below sled hill

    Notes: Open March 15 - November 15
  • Garner Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Garner Park
    Location: 333 S. Rosa Rd.
  • Glen Oak Hills Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Glen Oak Hills Park
    Location: 301 Glen Hwy.
  • Greentree - Chapel Hills Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Greentree - Chapel Hills Park
    Location: 6649 Schroeder Rd.
  • High Point Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: High Point Park
    Location: 7499 Watts Rd.
  • Hoyt Park (Owen Parkway)

    Park: Hoyt Park
    Location: 90 Owen Pkwy.

    Notes: Please note that dogs are only allowed ON-LEASH along the Owen Parkway only. Dogs are not allowed (on or off leash) in the park or on the trails.
  • James Madison Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: James Madison Park
    Location: 614 E. Gorham St
  • Law Park

    Park: Law Park
    Location: 355 John Nolen Dr.
  • Marlborough Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Marlborough Park
    Location: 2222 Whenona Dr.
  • Norman Clayton Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Norman Clayton Park
    Location: 6401 Shoreham Dr.
  • North Star Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: North Star Park
    Location: 502 North Star Dr.
  • Peace (Elizabeth Link) Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Peace (Elizabeth Link) Park
    Location: 452 State St.
  • Quarry Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Quarry Park
    Location: 3006 Stevens St.

    Notes: Also, 3102 Stevens St. and 3005 Harvey St.
  • Richmond Hill Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Richmond Hill Park
    Location: 6117 Cottontail Trl.
  • Spring Harbor Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Spring Harbor Park
    Location: 5209 Lake Mendota Dr.
  • Walnut Grove Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Walnut Grove Park
    Location: 202 N. Westfield Rd.
  • Warner Park - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Warner Park
    Location: 2201 Sheridan Dr., along paths and roadways only
  • Wingra Park and Boat Livery - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Wingra Park and Boat Livery
    Location: 824 Knickerbocker St.
  • Yahara River Parkway - Dog On-Leash Area

    Park: Yahara River Parkway
    Location: 101 N. Thornton Ave.