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Park Forest, IL 60466
Ph: 708-748-1112
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Park Forest Bark District

Admission Fee

Annual fee of $30 for residents, $40 for nonresidents


  1. Benches
  2. Drinking Fountain
  3. Picnic Tables
  4. Shade
  5. Waste Receptacles
The Park Forest Bark District is a 3.5 acre park that is divided into two sections with 5-foot high fencing where dogs rule. The Park Forest Bark District features benches, drinking fountains, waste receptacles, and shade for particularly hot days.

The park is for members only and requires a key card to enter.


Park hours are from sunrise to sunset. The park may be closed periodically to allow turf to recover, especially after heavy rain or wintertime use.

Owner Responsibility

Owners are legally responsible for their dogs and any injuries or damage caused by their dogs.

All registered dogs must maintain all required vaccinations or preventatives:
  • Distemper
  • Examination for communicable diseases
  • Heartworm Preventative
  • Hepatitis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Para influenza
  • Parvo
  • Rabies

Permit Fees
Annual permit fees are $30 for Park Forest residents and $40 for non-Park Forest residents.


Email a picture of you and your dog to see it possibly featured on this website and on the Park Forest Bark District Facebook page! Please include your names with your picture submission.

Special Events: 

1st Annual Southland Pet Fair on Saturday, June 3rd has been cancelled.


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