Dog-Permitted Parks in Greater Vernon

Responsible dog owners earn the respect of all park users.

Mixed-Use Parks & Trails:
In mixed-use parks that permit dogs, such as Marshall Fields, and on dog-permitted trails, such as marked sections of the Grey Canal Trail, dog owners are asked to keep their dogs on-leash.

“It is about ensuring the safety of all users, while balancing the recreational needs of the community.”

  • NEW! The City of Vernon is conducting a 2-year trial to allow on-leash dogs in Polson Park (see Public Notice)

Dog-Permitted Parks in Greater VernonOff-Leash Parks:
Residents and visitors are encouraged to take advantage of local off-leash dog parks. Find signs, bag dispensers and receptacles at each dog park.

When entering an off-leash park, please keep your dog leashed until you are inside the park – the parking lot is not a dog-permitted park.

Please enjoy your visit to a dog-permitted park:

  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Keep dogs under control at all times.
  • Pick up after your dogs immediately, and dispose of waste properly.
  • Please keep dogs leashed when entering an off-leash park – the parking lot is not a dog-permitted park.

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