Trailside Dog Park Rules

  1. Use of the Dog Park is at the owner/handler’s own risk. Pass holders and their guests agree to hold the City of Waukee harmless for any injury or damages to person or property while using the Dog Park. 
  2. All dogs who enter must have a valid annual or day pass.
  3. Hours of the Dog Park are 7 a.m. to sunset (7 p.m. during the winter).
  4. Passes will not be issued to puppies younger than 16 weeks old.
  5. Dogs with known histories of aggression, fighting or biting are not allowed in the Dog Park. Any dog exhibiting aggressive or unruly behavior is required to be removed by the handler immediately. Dog owners will be held liable for their dog’s actions. If your dog gets into an altercation, please exchange contact information with the other dog owner(s). Any dog exhibiting aggressive tendencies is subject to pass revocation.
  6. Dog handlers must be a minimum of 16 years old. Children ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under the age of 10 are not allowed inside the Dog Park. 
  7. There is a maximum of two dogs allowed per handler.
  8. No wheeled or motorized vehicles are allowed in the Dog Park unless used for a disability.
  9. Dogs must enter and exit the Dog Park on a leash. Once inside the fenced Dog Park, handlers may unleash their dog. Dog handlers are responsible for carrying a leash for each dog within the park while staying within eyesight and voice control of their dog(s) at all times. Dogs cannot be left unattended at any time.  
  10. All owners/handlers must clean up after their dog(s) in all areas of the Dog Park. Please use the provided waste bags and receptacles within the Dog Park. Dogs are not allowed to dig inside the Dog Park. Dog owners are responsible for filling in any holes created by their dog(s).
  11. Female dogs in heat are not allowed in the Dog Park. Non-neutered male dogs should be closely monitored at all times.
  12. No animal or human food is allowed within the Dog Park, other than small training treats.
  13. Electric, metal, prong, pinch or spike collars are not allowed in the Dog Park.
  14. Sick, lame or injured dogs are not allowed in the Dog Park. Dogs must be current on all vaccinations.
  15. In the Small Dog Area, dogs must be less than 13” at the shoulder and weigh no more than 25 pounds.