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Dog Parks

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North Garner Dog Park

Location: Garner Recreational Park

221 East Garner Road 

The North Garner Dog Park is a mulched park open to both small- and large-breed dogs.

Lake Benson Dog Park

Location: Lake Benson Park

921 Buffaloe Road 

The Lake Benson Dog Park is a divided dog park, separating small dogs (25 lbs and under) and large dogs (26 lbs and over). Both dog areas have mulched surfaces.

Dog Park Rules

  • Hours: Dawn to dusk
  • All dogs must remain on a leash until inside the secured dog park area.
  • Adults may have a maximum of 2 dogs at a time in the park.
  • Dogs shall have on rabies vaccination tags and Town of Garner registration tags that must be displayed at all time while in the park. 
  • Spiked collars are prohibited.
  • Acts of aggression against other dogs or people are prohibited. Do not bring a dog with a known history of biting and/or fighting. All animal bites to humans must be reported to Garner Police Department at 919.772.8810.
  • Dogs under 4 months old are prohibited.
  • Children under 12 are required to be accompanied by an adult inside the fenced area.
  • Owners are responsible for any injury or damage caused by your dog. Help prevent injuries by supervising your dog at all times. 
  • Female dogs in heat are not allowed inside the park.
  • Clean up after your dog. Dog waste stations are provided inside the park.
  • Fill in any holes your dog digs.
  • Do not litter. Trashcans are provided inside the park.
  • Treats and bones are allowed if controlled by owner.
  • Smoking is prohibited.
  • Take all personal belongings out of the park after each visit.
  • The Town of Garner shall not be held responsible for any risk, injury, damages or loss associated with the use of this facility. Use at own and your dog's risk.
  • In the event of an emergency, dial 911. 

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