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City of Isle of Palms

Bark Park - Dog Park

LOCATION
29th Avenue behind the Recreation Center

RULES

  • Open sunrise to sunset.
  • Closed Wednesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 noon for cleaning.
  • Enter and use the Bark Park at your own risk.
  • Dog owners must be 18 years of age and may be accompanied by only one child 12 years or older.
  • ALL dogs must have current rabies vaccinations and wear current tags.
  • Resident Isle of Palms dogs must have and wear current City license tags.
  • Spectators and children shall remain outside of the fence area.
  • Owners shall clean up after their dogs using scoops provided.
  • Dispose of waste properly in the designated on-site containers.
  • No more than two dogs per person on any single visit.
  • Owners must have one leash per dog at all times.
  • Puppies four months and younger are not permitted in the Bark Park.
  • The Bark Park is subject to patrol by Animal Control, IOP Police Department and Recreation Staff.
  • Aggressive dogs and female dogs in heat are not allowed in the Bark Park.
  • Professional Dog trainers may not use the Bark Park to conduct business UNLESS sanctioned by the IOP Recreation Department.
  • Owners are responsible for any injury or damage caused by their dog and are fully responsible for their dog's and their own actions.
  • No smoking, eating or drinking in the Bark Park. 
  • Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the Bark Park. 
  • Anyone found not following the rules will be asked to leave the Bark Park. 
  • Animal Control will be called to collect any unattended dogs and appropriate actions will be taken.
  • SC Law Requires all dog bites to be reported to the Isle of Palms Police Department.  Call 911 for emergencies.  Call 842-886-6522 for non-emergencies. 
  • The Isle of Palms Police Department regularly patrol and have jurisdiction over Recreation grounds.

REPORT ABUSE
Emergencies 911
Isle of Palms Police Department Non-Emergencies 843-886-6522 
Isle of Palms Recreation Department 843-886-8294