More About Northwest Indiana Dog Parks

Looking for a place to take your furry friend? Here is a listing of dog parks around the region. Although most parks are open from dusk until dawn, please check websites for any closures before heading to your favorite park!

**Pictured: Perry Ferrini Dog Park, Schererville


LAKE COUNTY

Crown Point Dog Park
Jerry Ross Park, Center Ross Road, Crown Point
219-661-2271
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Dogwood Run at Lemon Lake
6398 W 133rd Ave, Crown Point
Call 219-769-PARK to purchase annual passes or stop by the Lake County Parks corporate office at 8411 E. Lincoln Highway just west of Deep River Waterpark on U.S. 30. Office hours are M-F 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
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Dyer Dog Park at Central Park
900 Central Park Boulevard, Dyer
Located at Central Park, the three acre facility includes a small dog area and a large dog area. Complete with benches, dog waste stations and a shelter in each section, the dog park is open daily from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. Each area of the park includes its own water fountain for the dogs (but is only on seasonally during the warmer times of the year).
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Centennial Park Dog Park
1010 South Centennial Drive, Munster
This 3-acre dog park is located on the east side of the park, just south of the formal gardens. The dog park is a gated park for members only and is sectioned in two divisions, one for small dogs and one for large dogs. The park is equipped with dog drinking fountains and dog play equipment. Munster Parks and Recreation hosts their annual doggie paddle the last day of pool season and the Pooch a Palooza Dog Fair in August each year. Registration begins in May.
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Freedom Bark Park
17105 Cline Ave, Lowell
Freedom Bark Park is located in the southeast corner of Freedom Park on 5 acres of beautifully designed landscape. Membership is required and annual passes are available with proof of current vaccinations. Freedom Bark Park is a beautiful and functional dog park that both dogs and their owners will enjoy for many generations to come. Have fun, play safe, and enjoy the park!
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Perry Ferrini Dog Park
5061 W 91st Ave, Schererville
Activities include equipment for obedience and agility activities. There is also open play areas for free activity such as frisbee and ball catching.
Additional amenities include benches, drinking fountains (for dogs and people), waste disposal area, earth berms, native planting, shelters, and a sign at entry detailing the rules and regulations of the park.
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Riverside Bark Dog Park
Calumet Ave. & River Drive North, Hammond
For fee information call 219-853-6300.
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Wicker Memorial Park Dog Park
8554 Indianapolis Blvd., Highland
Our dog park – upgraded in 2016 – features pet fountains, benches for leash holders and plenty of space for your pooch to run around. One of the best features of the new dog park: a plan to preserve the verdant green turf.
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Wiggly Field Dog Park
10051 Hedwig Dr., St John
The dog park is located at 10051 Hedwig Drive, St John, Indiana 46373. Users are required to purchase a permit each calendar year at the St. John Town Hall, 10955 West 93rd Avenue.
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LAPORTE COUNTY

Bluhm County Park (3 acres)
3855 South 1100 West, Westville
The "Bark Parks" are a great place to bring your dogs to exercise. The areas are fully fenced in. The "Bark Parks" at Bluhm and Creek Ridge feature many events for the dog to enjoy like; Tire Jump, Dog Walk, Window Jump, Rover Jump Over, Doggie Crawl, King of the Hill, and Pause Table.
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Creek Ridge County Park (3.25 acres)
7943 W. 400 North, Michigan City
The "Bark Parks" are a great place to bring your dogs to exercise. The areas are fully fenced in. The "Bark Parks" at Bluhm and Creek Ridge feature many events for the dog to enjoy like; Tire Jump, Dog Walk, Window Jump, Rover Jump Over, Doggie Crawl, King of the Hill, and Pause Table.
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Luhr County Park ( 1 acre)
3178 S. 150 W., LaPorte
The "Bark Parks" are a great place to bring your dogs to exercise. The areas are fully fenced in. The "Bark Parks" at Bluhm and Creek Ridge feature many events for the dog to enjoy like; Tire Jump, Dog Walk, Window Jump, Rover Jump Over, Doggie Crawl, King of the Hill, and Pause Table.
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Small Animal Shelter (1 acre)
2855 W State Road 2, LaPorte
The "Bark Parks" are a great place to bring your dogs to exercise. The areas are fully fenced in. The "Bark Parks" at Bluhm and Creek Ridge feature many events for the dog to enjoy like; Tire Jump, Dog Walk, Window Jump, Rover Jump Over, Doggie Crawl, King of the Hill, and Pause Table.
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PORTER COUNTY

Royal Acres Country Club
3554 Sturdy Rd., Valparaiso
Royal Acres Country Club is a privately owned dog park located at 3554 South Sturdy Road in Valparaiso, Indiana. The park is a five acre grassy area enclosed by a six foot fence. It provides a safe place to exercise and socialize for dogs and their people.
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Lakeland Park Dog Park
1200 Lakeland Park Dr, Burns Harbor, IN 46304
A dog park, a 200 ft. by 100 ft. fenced-in area, is located on the south end of Lakeland Park, 1200 Lakeland Park Dr. in Burns Harbor. Lakeland Park is available to all residents as well as any visitors. Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the dog park.
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Woodland Dog Park
2100 Willowcreek Rd, Portage
Free
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ValPAWRaiso Dog Park
2908 N Campbell St, Valparaiso
Resident: $30
Non-Resident: $45
Welcome to Valpo Park's newest addition, ValPAWraiso Dog Park! This dog park spans over 2 acres while featuring a large dog area and a separate small dog area, pavilions in each area, concrete pathways into each area and a plaza complete with PAW print bricks and archway. The entrance features a restroom, drinking fountain for both humans and dogs, as well as a paw wash. So what are you waiting for, fetch your membership today!
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