Best Friend's Dog Park

The Rocky Mount Dog Park is an off-leash area operated and maintained by the Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department. Rocky Mount's Off Leash Dog Park offers a recreation and park setting for dog lovers and dog owners to enjoy. The park consists of nine acres divided into three fenced areas: one for small dogs and two for large dogs.

  • Small dog area: 2.11 acres devoted to small dogs weighing less than 25 pounds.

  • Large dog area: 3.09 acres designed for active dogs weighing more than 25 pounds.

  • Large dog flex area: 3.44 acres designed for active dogs weighing more than 25 pounds.

The off-leash area is open from dawn to dusk except for scheduled maintenance.

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  • To offer the citizens of Rocky Mount a safe area to interact with their canine companions; ultimately designed to advance the humane treatment of dogs and responsible pet ownership.

  • To develop a beautiful and well-maintained space open to dog lovers and friends who are willing to uphold the park's rules and regulations.

  • To view the park as a community project in partnership with the City of Rocky Mount designed to satisfy the needs of dog owners and non-dog owners alike.

  • To foster a continuous fund-raising effort to promote, maintain and always striving to improve the existing facilities as well as spur the development of future community dog parks within Rocky Mount.

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Rocky Mount, NC  27802



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