Dog Park Use Rules

There are 3 dog parks in the City of Grants Pass: Gilbert Creek Park, Redwood Park, and Greenwood Dog Park. Two are within established parks, and 1 is exclusively a dog park. These dog parks are open from 7 a.m. to dusk. Each is closed for maintenance each week for specified time period.

Rules

The following rules apply in our dog parks.

Dogs

  • All dogs must be leashed when entering and leaving the Dog Park.
  • Dogs in season or displaying signs of illness are not allowed.
  • Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated with tags displayed.
  • Dogs must be supervised and under voice control of owner at all times.
  • Dogs showing signs of aggression must be leashed and removed from park.
  • No more than two dogs per person allowed on any single visit.

Owners

  • For the safety of children, please do not bring children under the age of 12 into the dog park.
  • Owners must collect and dispose of all waste.
  • Smoking, eating or glass containers are prohibited in the Dog Park.

Liability & Disclaimers

You are liable for injury caused by a dog under your supervision. Users of the Dog Park assume the risk of injury or damage to themselves or their dogs. The City of Grants Pass does not guarantee the Dog Park is escape-proof. You assume the risk that your dog may escape from fenced areas. The City of Grants Pass disclaims all liability for injuries caused by dogs or others at the Dog Park. Usage of the area constitutes acknowledgement of this disclaimer.

Contact Us

  1. Office Location


    Gilbert Creek Park
    1750 NW Hawthorne Avenue
    Grants Pass, OR 97526

    Phone


    541-471-6435

    Email


    Grants Pass Parks & Recreation

    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Park Surveys

    Go to the Park Surveys page.
  2. Loudspeaker Policy

    As of June 18, 2018, the following rules and regulations for Outdoor Loudspeakers and/or Concerts in public parks apply:

    Loudspeaker Permit (PDF)

Parks Updates

  1. Updates


    September 24, 2020 - The Spray Park will close for the season on October 1, 2020.

    September 10, 2020
    - The Spray Park is now open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily, with restrictions. 

    June 12, 2020 - The Skate Park is now open. New signage has been placed at the park alerting users to the social distancing restrictions established by state mandate. Park users must maintain 6-foot distancing. Groups of more than 10 people in the same party are prohibited. The park will be closed if distancing is not maintained or any vandalism occurs.

    Vehicles must leave spaces between other cars when parking. Visitors must enter and exit vehicles without lingering or congregating in the parking lot. Parks visitors should bring their own water and hand sanitizer and avoid touching any surfaces. Restrooms may be closed or have fewer than twice per day cleanings.

    June 3, 2020 - The BLM has reopened access to Dollar Mountain at NW Crescent.

    May 29, 2020 - Effective immediately the tennis courts, pickleball courts and dog parks are officially open. Locks have been removed and new signage in regards to proper social distancing will be up by June 1.

    Basketball courts, fields, pavilions and playgrounds remain closed at this time.

    Groups of more than 10 people are prohibited. Park users should bring their own water and hand sanitizer, avoid touching shared surfaces, and are prohibited from gathering or lingering in parking lots.

    For other restrictions due to Covid-19 and future updates, go to the city's COVID-19 Information page,