The Dog Park in Essex County Brookdale Park opened in November 2007 in a clearing that residents were already using as an informal area to walk their dogs. The dog park is a total 1.2 acres with an 0.8 acre fenced in area for large dogs and a 0.4 acre fenced in area for small dogs. Both sections have a stone dust surface and various pieces of apparatus where the dogs can play and exercise. A steel archway welcomes visitors, and a pathway designed with ornamental brick pavers leads them to the play areas. There are safety enclosures at each entrance to prevent unleashed dogs from running away, time out areas where excited dogs can be brought to calm down, dog washing areas and water fountains.
Hours: Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 8PM
Saturday and Sunday: 8 AM - 8 PM