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 Lake County Dog Parks
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Lake County has three county-owned parks specifically designed for your four-legged friends. Please see park rules below to ensure the safety of park visitors and their pets.

North Lake Community Park40730 Roger Giles Road, Umatilla, FL 32784
North Lake Community Park - Dog Park

Dog Park Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mixed size area only.

Basketball Court
Bird/Nature Viewing
Dog Park
Grills
Hiking/Nature Trail
Pavilion
Playground
Sports Fields
Tennis Court
Restrooms
Water Fountains
Lake Idamere Park12335 County Road 448, Tavares, FL 32778
Lake Idamere Park

Dog Park hours: Dawn to Dusk
Separate large and small dog areas.


Bird/Nature Viewing
Canoe/Kayak
Dog Park
Fishing
Grills
Hiking/Nature Trail
Pavilion
Playground
Restrooms
Water Fountains
Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR) Park5336 University Ave., Leesburg, FL 34748
PEAR Park Dog Park

Dog Park Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Separate areas for large, medium and small dogs. Also has mixed size areas.

Bird/Nature Viewing
Canoe/Kayak
Dog Park
Hiking/Nature Trail
Nature Center
Pavilion
Playground
Sports Fields

Dog Park Rules

  • Dog Owners are responsible for
    • Injuries or damage caused by their dogs
    • Cleaning up after their dogs
    • Filling in holes dug by their dogs
    • Having county issued license on the dogs at all times
    • Having dog up to date on ALL required shots
    • Leashing their dog before leaving and at all times outside the dog park
    • Watching and controlling their dogs
    • Using appropriate size areas where applicable
    • Supervising children
  • NOT PERMITTED IN DOG PARKS
    • Aggressive Dogs
    • Female dogs in heat
    • More than 2 dogs per handler
    • Smoking
    • Food of any type
    • Glass Containers
  • Park Personnel have the authority to remove and/or fine any violators

General Park Rules for Dogs
Per Ordinances 2001-138 and 1999-85; Chapter 16, Sections 16-5 & 16-8 of the Lake County Code

  • Dogs are not allowed on or off a leash in the following areas
    • ALL PLAYGROUND AREAS
    • ALL SPORTS FIELDS *Unless otherwise posted
    • PEAR PARK RESTORATION AREA
    • FERNDALE PRESERVE
  • Dogs must be on a 6’ or shorter leash at ALL times
  • Owners MUST clean up after their dog
  • Harassment of Wildlife is strictly prohibited

 

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