Dog Parks (Off leash areas)
We love dogs! In fact, we like them so much that we recently created a very cool off-leash park at Willis Tucker Park where “dogs rule!!!” Another is at Cavalero Park and one is under construction at Tambark Creek Park.
However, at Thomas' Eddy and Spencer Island, “wildlife rule!!!” Please…do not bring your dogs to either of these wildlife viewing areas.
At all other parks, dogs must be kept on a leash and you are also required to clean up after your dogs. These rules are enforced by our Rangers.
*Vehicles using the ADA parking lot must display a disability placard. To receive the ADA gate access code, please submit a completed Access Application Form (.pdf format) to the park office at Willis Tucker Park.
Dog owners, please be aware that Snohomish County Parks has received notification of a outbreak of Canine Parvovirus in the state. You can greatly reduce the opportunity for your pet to become ill by keeping your pet current with all vaccinations and following your veterinarian’s recommendations for a healthy happy pet.
Snohomish County Parks asks that all dog off-leash area visitors be aware of the importance of having a healthy pet and recommend all pet owners consult with their vet to make sure their animal is healthy enough for dog off leash areas. Please remember to clean up after your pet and to dispose of waste properly.
Other Off-Leash Areas in Snohomish County:
City of Edmonds South Marina Park
City of Everett Parks (Multiple)
City of Granite Falls Eagle Park, 701 E. Galena Street
Dog park with plenty of grassy area and shade.
City of Marysville Strawberry Fields for Rover
City of Monroe Wiggly Park
City of Mountlake Terrace off-leash area
Visitors to off-leash areas are requested to properly dispose of their pet's waste. We encourage all pet owners to always carry bags and to be responsible and pick up after their pets both at home and away.
Check out "Dog Doogity", a video on how to clean up after your dog:
Did you know . . .
• There are over 150,000 dogs in Snohomish County and they produce about the same amount of waste each day as the human population in Edmonds.
• Dogs in Snohomish County produce over 2,300 dump truck loads of waste each year. Let’s keep it in the trash and out of our backyards.
• Dog waste is raw sewage and has thousands of harmful bacteria and pathogens. Keep your family safe- pick up pet waste on walks AND in backyards regularly.
Volunteers needed. Snohomish County Parks encourages and relies on the support of volunteers that use the off-leash areas to help keep the off-leash areas functional and maintained. The off-leash areas were developed with the understanding that they would be volunteer supported.
Volunteers are needed to pick up trash within the dog park areas and parking lot. To get involved, please contact us at 425-388-6604 or send email to email@example.com.
- Snohomish County Parks Off-Leash Rules (.pdf format)
- Owners must keep pets leashed at all times when outside the off-leash dog area (SCC 22-15-10). Violators are subject to a $500 infraction and a mandatory court appearance.
- Please refer to SCC 22.16 for additional rule information
Off-Leash Parks in unincorporated Snohomish County are a cooperative effort between the Parks Department and all off-leash area users! It’s up to all of us to keep these park clean and safe. So please pick up after your pets, leash outside of all designated “off-leash” areas, be courteous to other park users, and obey the park rules. Your cooperation is important for the health and well-being of the park and all its visitors.
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