The 2.2 acre fenced-in dog park is located at the Plum Grove Reservoir Park on Algonquin Road, south of Harper College and consists of separate large and small dog areas. The dog park season is January 2, 2023 through December 31, 2023. Registration is accepted year-round and forms can be downloaded online or obtained from Birchwood Recreation Center, Community Center, and Falcon Park Recreation Center.
Dog Park Hours
Open Daily from Dawn to Dusk (Closed Wednesdays from 7:00am until Noon for Maintenance)
Resident registration for 2023 dog park memberships will begin on December 1, 2022. All registrations must be accompanied by documentation of current vaccinations (rabies, DA2PP, bordetella, test for internal parasites) and Village of Palatine animal licenses. Fees are $49 for the first resident dog, and $10 for each additional dog up to a maximum of three dogs per household.
Non-resident registration for 2023 dog park memberships will begin on January 2, 2023. All registrations must be accompanied by documentation of current vaccinations (rabies, DA2PP, bordetella, test for internal parasites). If animal licenses are required by the village in which you reside, documentation must be provided. Fees are $62 for the first non-resident dog, and $13 for each additional dog up to a maximum of three dogs per household.
$49.00 (first dog)
$10.00 (additional dogs, maximum of 3)
$62.00 (first dog)
$13.00 (additional dogs, maximum of 3)
Dog Park Rules
Please Note: For dog bites or any other emergencies, please call 9-1-1.
- The dog park is to be used only by dogs registered with the Palatine Park District.
- To be registered, dogs must have current vaccinations (distemper, hepatitis, kennel cough and rabies). All dogs must also have a valid dog license from the Village or City corresponding to the dog owner’s home address. Dogs must always wear the appropriate registration and license tags.
- Registration is for the calendar year purchased. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- The dog owner agrees to assume the full risk of any injuries, damage or loss connected with or associated with the use of the Dog Park.
- A handler age 16 or older must be present at all times and is solely responsible for the actions of their dog(s).
- Dogs must be leashed while entering and exiting the park. Handlers must have a leash at all times.
- Children must be at least 6 years of age and accompanied by a parent or guardian to enter the dog park.
- Aggressive dogs must be removed from the park immediately. Excessive barking is strongly discouraged.
- Dogs in heat (estrus) are not permitted in the park.
- Dogs under 4 months of age are not permitted in the park.
- Cooperation between handlers is expected and required.
- Handlers must immediately pick up after their dog(s) and fill all holes their dog digs.
- No food meant for human consumption or meals for dogs are allowed. Dog handlers may give dog treats only to their dog.
- Handlers are limited to two dogs per visit.
- Infractions of any park rules may result in temporary or permanent revocation of a dog’s registration and the privilege to use this park.
Dog Park Location
Special Thank You To Our Dog Park Sponsor!