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Hagerstown Dog Park

The City’s off-leash dog park is located in beautiful Fairgrounds Park, and compliments the many active recreational activities in the Park.
The dog park is open daily the same hours as Fairgrounds Park, 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Dog owners are responsible for their dog’s behavior. The City of Hagerstown is not liable for any injuries to dogs, their owners / handlers or to others within the dog park.
Dogs outside the dog park must be on a leash and under the control of the owner at all times.
Owners / handlers must clean up after their dog and place the waste in the appropriate containers within the park.
Owners must take off the leash once inside the entry area and have the leash within their possession at all times.
Owners must be inside the dog park with their dog at all times. No dogs without people, no people without dogs.
All dogs must be wearing a collar at all times with a valid rabies tag. Residents of Washington County must also have a valid Washington County License Tag per Washington County law.
Each handler must be a minimum of 18 years old and may not bring more than two dogs at one time.
No children under the age of 12 are allowed in the dog park.
No dogs less than 4 months of age.
No female dogs in heat.
No sick dogs.
Dogs showing aggression toward people or other dogs must be muzzled and / or leashed and escorted out of the dog park by its owner / handler.
No food, treats or beverages allowed inside the dog park.
No animals other than dogs allowed in the park.
Please discourage excessive barking and digging. If a dog digs, owners / handlers should fill in any holes created. Visit Website

Or call (301) 739-8577 for more information.

Reviews

BringFido Guest Rating

Hagerstown Dog Park has received a rating of 4.1 out of 5 bones by 7 canine critics on BringFido.

  • Tracy may
    More than a year ago
    Basic, clean, just what we needed

    This is a smallish fended park with a side for small dogs and one for large dogs. It rained hard earlier but was grassy and not muddy. There is a human shelter but not much shade. Also, our dog loves to run through wooded areas, but this is open with trees near the fences, nothing woodsy. Still, we were away from home, it was easy to find, good parking because it’s part of a big red area with ball fields and basketball courts. Clean, no issues. There is a water fountain inside if you want to fill a bowl.

  • Sue
    More than a year ago
    Fun for pups

    We visited with Lab and lab mix and they both had a good time interacting with several local dogs. The people and dogs present were all friendly. There were trees and a pavilion for shade. There were bags, trash cans, and water available inside the fences. We appreciate this wonderful facility.

  • Tina
    More than a year ago
    Love the park

    I have ran into the same man. He acts as though he runs the park as well as giving his advise on how you should raise your dog. I have not been to the park all winter and now that spring is coming my GSD wants to go so bad. I started avoiding it because of this guy and him acting like the park police. It is good to know he is not!

    And I live across the street from the park!

  • Sunshine
    More than a year ago
    Dog Park Enthusiast

    We love and frequent the dog park. I totally agree about this man named Pat. I have had a run in with him just outside the dog park and I actually had to leave because of his arrogance. I have had conversations with other dog park users and they have complained about Pat and his pack of dogs as well. I actually will go out of my way to avoid being at the park at the same time as Pat. When I see his vehicle parked outside the dog park I will keep driving and come back another time.

  • Kimberly
    More than a year ago
    Concerned Taxpayer

    The park is wonderful for dogs, but not so much for humans. This is solely due to a man named Pat, who seems to believe is the Hagerstown Dog Whisperer, who not only administers the park, but all those who might enjoy it. Further, he apparently is above the law. He leaves his dogs, unattended, in the large dog park while he lectures in the small dog park, which is against the stated rules. Further, he walks his four small dogs off leash. Am I wrong, or is the law clear that ALL dogs must be leashed? Beware, folks, this man admonished me to leave the park when my dog barked and snipped at another dog in the park, who happened to be one she lived with, saying my Abby was aggressive when she was simply displaying dogville behavior. Apparently, I did not rise to his standard of dog park clientele. It is always dangerous when someone thinks they are above and beyond the rules EVERYONE is supposed to follow.

  • Anna
    More than a year ago
    Mom of 2 dogs

    I love the fact that they have the park sectioned off for small and large dogs. Both my dogs are small and its great for them to play with dogs there own size. They could put in some more trees. But other than that it's great.

  • Danna
    More than a year ago
    Hagerstown Dog Park

    Nice park. My dog loves it. Needs some more shade

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