The Fairfax County Park Authority is conducting an in-depth study of Off-Leash Dog Areas (i.e. dog parks) in Fairfax county. The purpose of the study is to assess current and future needs and priorities for dog parks throughout the county, and to adopt strategies for long-term planning, development, and management of dog parks.
The areas of evaluation of this study include:
Off Leash Dog Area County-Wide Need and Accessibility
Design and Site Placement Guidelines
Maintenance and Operations
Rules & Etiquette
Sponsorship & Volunteer Groups
Public feedback is critical to the success of the dog park study. Currently, there are two ways for you to participate.
Take the dog park survey.
To better understand use, concerns, and future needs for dog parks in Fairfax County, we are asking residents to participate in the dog park survey. You can participate between now and December 15, 2019.
In addition to the survey, comments are welcome and encouraged throughout the duration of the study. Leave a comment and tell us what you think! Comments regarding the Dog Park Study can be shared through email@example.com.