OFF-LEASH DOG AREAS (DOG PARKS)

The hours of operation of all off-leash dog areas are dawn to dusk, unless posted otherwise.


Baron Cameron
11300 Baron Cameron Avenue, Reston
Established: September 2001
Capacity: 40 dogs
Special Features: Water supply and separate area for small dogs (under 25 lbs.)
Sponsor: RestonDogs, Inc.
Directions: Reston Parkway north. Right onto Baron Cameron Ave.; continue on Baron Cameron Ave. to the intersection at Wiehle Ave. Left onto Wiehle Ave. and then left into Baron Cameron Park. The Off-Leash Dog Area is on your right.

Blake Lane
10033 Blake Lane, Oakton
Established: June 2000
Capacity: 25 dogs
Sponsor: OaktonDogs, Inc.
Directions: I-66 to Exit 60 (123 north). Right onto Jermantown Rd., which turns into Blake Ln. at the Trevor House traffic light. Proceed straight through the traffic light and take the 2nd right onto Bushman Dr. The Recycling Center Parking Area is just past Bushman Dr. on the right. 

From Tysons/Vienna, Take 123 south to left on Jermantown Rd. Follow the remaining directions above.

Chandon
900 Palmer Drive, Herndon
Established: January 4, 2003
Capacity: 42 dogs
Sponsor: Herndon Dogs, Inc.
Directions: I-66 West to Rt. 7100 (Fairfax County Parkway) North. Follow approx. 6 miles to a Left onto Fox Mill Rd., follow approx. .7 miles to a Right on Monroe St. then turn Left at Herndon Parkway to Left at Palmer Drive.

Mason District
6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale
Established: June 2002
Capacity: 62 dogs
Sponsor: Mason District Dog Opportunity Group
Directions: Beltway Exit 52B(Little River Tpk., Rt. 236) east 2 miles to left at John Marr Dr. Right on Columbia Pike and then right at the entrance (just before Sleepy Hollow Rd.). Park in the main parking lot by the tennis courts.

South Run
7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield
Established: December 2001
Capacity: 85 dogs
Sponsor: Lorton Dogs, Inc.
Directions: Beltway Exit 54A (Braddock Rd.) west to left onto Burke Lake Rd. Left on Lee Chapel Rd. to left on Fairfax County Parkway to entrance on right.

The dog park rules and regulations:

  1. The off-leash dog area is for dogs, their handlers and those accompanying them. No other use is allowed.
  2. All dogs must be legally licensed and vaccinated and shall wear a visible dog license.
  3. No dogs under 4 months of age.
  4. No female dogs in heat.
  5. Dogs must be on leash when entering and exiting the off-leash dog area.
  6. Dogs must be under control of their handler and in view of their handler at all times.
  7. No spiked collars.
  8. Children age 8 and under are not allowed in the off-leash dog area.
  9. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  10. Handlers must be 16 years of age or older.
  11. Handlers must have possession of the dog leash at all times.
  12. Maximum of two dogs per handler.
  13. Handlers must "scoop the poop."
  14. Handlers must fill all holes dug by dog(s) under their control.
  15. No food or drinks in glass containers - training treats are allowed.
  16. Dogs must be removed from the off-leash dog area at the first sign of aggression.
  17. No animals other than dogs shall be permitted in the area.
  18. Handlers are responsible for any injuries caused by the dog(s) under their control.
  19. Users of the facility do so at their own risk. Neither the County nor the FCPA shall be liable for any injury or damage caused by any dog in the off-leash area.