Dog Park

We are excited for you to utilize our new Dog Park here in Kankakee County. Our gated and spacious dog park is separated for large dogs and small dogs. Our dog park requires an annual membership to access the park and memberships can be purchased at the Willowhaven Nature Center or Perry Farm House during normal business hours.

Want to know more information about what our Dog Park entails?

There is a 5 foot black chain link fence that encloses an open space, with natural grass and newly planted shade trees. Enclosure includes, separate fenced areas for dogs under 26 lbs. and dogs over 26lbs. Our Dog Park includes a double gate for safely getting dogs in and out of the park. Access into the park is controlled with a membership access card. Water stations are now available in both the large and small dog run areas so that your pup can stay hydrated (please note that water is shut off November through March). Waste stations and complimentary waste bags are available in both dog runs.

This off-leash dog park allows dogs to run free within a fenced area.  A covered shelter with picnic tables within dog park allows a shade structure and resting place for pets and owners.

Dog park registration packet

 Dog park members are required to provide proof of vaccinatinos for Rabies and the Distemper, Parvo, and Parainfluenza combo (a.k.a. DAPP or DHPP vaccine). Vaccinations or inquires on mememberships can be sent to:

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The Willowhaven Nature Center is open March-November. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 9am-4pm and the 1st & 3rd weekends each month: Saturdays 9am-4pm and Sundays 12-4pm. For member assitance afterhours please contact us for an appointment.