Dog Park Nacogdoches


What is a Dog Park

  • Park facility set aside for dog owners to exercise their dogs off leash.
  • Pets must be on a leash in all other public parks.
  • Dog park is fenced and contains amenities specifically for dogs.

What are the Benefits of a Dog Park?

  • Give dogs a place to exercise safely, reducing barking and other problem behaviors.
  • Provides dog owners a place to exercise with their companions.
  • Provides an area for community interaction.
  • Can serve as an avenue for animal welfare education.

Dog Park Nacogdoches

  • The Dog Park is located in Banita Creek Park North at 501 Pearl St.
  • Consists of separate areas for small and large dogs.
  • Entry is double gated for a space to unleash.
  • Features currently include dog water fountains, waste receptacles and park benches.

Dog Park Rules

  1. Hours: Sunrise to Sunset.
  2. Dogs must be current on all vaccinations and must wear city tags.
  3. Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the dog park.
  4. Choke, prong (pinch) and spike collars are strictly prohibited.
  5. No children under the age of 16 are permitted unless accompanied by an adult.
  6. Aggressive dogs are not permitted on the premises and must be removed at the first sign of aggression.
  7. Female dogs in heat are prohibited from entering the park.
  8. Dog owners must be in the park and within the view of their dogs at all times.
  9. Absolutely no human or dog food or treats allowed in the park.
  10. Owner must clean up feces deposited by their pets. Seal feces in plastic bags before disposing in the designated receptacles.
  11. Owners must fill any holes made by their dogs.
  12. Failure to abide by the park rules may result in loss of privileges and owners may be ticketed.
  13. Owners are liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dog(s). Owners are legally and financially responsible for their dog's behavior.
  14. The City of Nacogdoches has no liability or responsibility for injuries in the dark park.
  15. No smoking in the dog park.
  16. Dogs MUST wear a collar or harness at all times.
  17. Dogs shall be under voice control of their owners at all times.
  18. No dogs under 4 months of age may enter the park.

For more information

Nacogdoches Parks and Recreation Department
Ph: (936) 559-2960

Contributions may be sent to:
City of Nacogdoches, c/o Dog Park
PO Box 635030
Nacogdoches, TX 75963