Dog Parks Near The William

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Take a look at some of Racine’s dog parks near The William. With a couple fenced-in parks and one vast park, your pup is sure to make friends and learn to love the water.

Karen A. Nelson Memorial Dog Park

3800 Northwestern Ave, Racine, WI 53404

5am-9pm, daily

262-636-3774

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Karen A. Nelson Memorial Dog Park is near Quarry Lake Park on Northwestern Avenue. The clean, open park is the number one choice for dog parents in Racine.

Most occupied at about 3:00 p.m., the park has separate spaces for large and small dogs. All dogs over 25 pounds must use the large dog section. The small dog section is reserved for elderly or physically challenged pets, puppies (must be older than four months), and dogs under 25 pounds.

Please pick up after your dog; the parks has bags should you forget yours. Ample trees and benches offer areas to cool off in the shade, and pet owners will find water for dogs and a porta-potty for humans.

N. Owen Davies Park

1700 West Blvd, Racine, WI 53405

6am-10pm, daily

262-636-9131

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The five-acre neighborhood park hosts a playground, playfield, and dog park. With tons of trees, picnic tables, and benches, there is plenty of room for everyone to enjoy the sun or shade.

A fence surrounds the property line, so you don’t have to worry about your child running off from the playground.

Two large lights allow after-dark play. Enjoy the Root River Pathway, North Shore Trail, and Sturtevant Trail by bike or feet, and let your dog run free in the 80’ by 100’ small dog park or the 80’ by 200’ large dog park.

Caledonia Dog Park

4649 WI-38 Trunk, Racine, WI 53405

6am-10pm, daily

262-636-9131

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Caledonia Dog Park is 17 acres of fun for your pet! Let your dog run through trails, trees, and streams.

Adjacent to the Root River, the park has two beaches and two water landings along the Root River for dogs to use.

Please note that this park is not fenced, so if your dog runs away or doesn’t listen well, they must stay on a leash. The rules are:

  1. Private property owners surround the park; observe the ‘NO TRESPASSING’ and ‘PRIVATE PROPERTY’ signs.
  2. Stay out of the farm fields.
  3. Practice guns are prohibited in the park.
  4. Only dogs are allowed in the dog park.
  5. Dogs younger than six months and female dogs in heat are prohibited.
  6. An adult must accompany children under 12. Young children should not be brought to the dog park for their safety.
  7. No human or dog food, human or dog treats, alcoholic beverages, strollers, or children’s toys are allowed in the dog park.
  8. Dog owners MUST clean up their dog’s waste.
  9. Pack all your trash
  10. Dogs must be on a leash upon entering and exiting the off-leash dog area.
  11. Dog owners MUST have voice control over their dog and be in the park with a leash in their possession at all times.
  12. Excessive barking is prohibited.
  13. Aggressive behavior is prohibited.
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