About the Parks
The City of Niagara Falls offers two off-leash dog parks to provide residents and their pets safe, beautiful spaces to exercise, socialize and relax. Open daily, from dawn to dusk.
For maintenance requests or questions, please call our Municipal Works Service Centre at 905-356-1355.
- Niagara Falls Dog Park at Firemen's Park (2275 Dorchester Road at Mountain Road)
- Niagara Falls Bark Park at the Niagara Falls Humane Society (6025 Chippawa Parkway, near Stanley Avenue)
Rules of the Leash Free Dog Parks
- These dog parks are operated and maintained by the City of Niagara Falls
- Dog parks are open daily from dawn to dusk
- Dog Owners are subject to the Ontario Dog Owner’s Liability Act and applicable City By-Laws
- The City of Niagara Falls and the Stamford Centre Volunteer Firemen's Association (S.C.V.F.A.) have authority to deny access to the Niagara Falls Dog Park (Firemen's Park)
- The City of Niagara Falls and the Niagara SPCA and Humane Society have authority to deny access to the Niagara Falls Bark Park (Chippawa Parkway)
- All dogs shall have valid dog license tags and vaccinations (eg. rabies)
- All dogs shall be subject to health or tag inspections by the City and/or the Niagara SPCA and Humane Society
- No glass containers, food or toys are permitted in the dog parks
- Children under the age of 13 shall have adult supervision in the dog parks
- Dogs must be kept in sight and under verbal control at all times
- Dogs under four (4) months, female dogs in heat, sick or injured dogs and aggressive dogs are not allowed in the dog parks
- Dogs of specific sizes shall use either the small dog area or large dog area as posted
- No more than three (3) dogs may be brought in by an individual dog owner/handler
- Users are advised to use the dog parks at their risk and discretion
- Aggressive dogs must be removed from the dog park immediately
- Dog parks may be closed seasonally, during winter months at the discretion of the City
- No smoking or alcoholic beverages permitted in the dog parks
- The City of Niagara Falls reserves the right to close the dog parks to public use at any time, during maintenance operations or for scheduled special events
- The City of Niagara Falls, the S.C.V.F.A., and the Niagara SPCA and Humane Society are not responsible for any loss, damage or injury that may occur from the use of these dog parks
- Users are subject to By-Law No. 71-57 as amended
Thank you for keeping our parks clean for everyone to enjoy and to discourage unwanted pests. Use the new Sutera Dog Waste In-Ground Containers, conveniently located near the entrances to the parks!
To report vandalism or any other concerns to the City's Municipal Works Service Centre please call at 905-356-1355, or visit the Niagara Falls RZone page for information on how to submit a report.