Marietta Community Dog Park is a public dog park located at the Jackson Hill Park in Marietta, Ohio. The twenty-six-acre community park is also home to a picnic shelter, a beautifully maintained lawn, walking paths and numerous benches throughout the park. There's a free parking lot as well as restrooms directly by the dog park.
The two-acre dog park that was opened in November 2012 was built with the help of volunteers and the City of Marietta. It is a popular location for dog owners living in the nearby areas for many reasons. It is spacious, securely fenced by a wooden rail with metal link fencing and easily accessible.
The Marietta Community Dog Park at Jackson Hill Park also features everything you would want in a dog park. It is set in a beautiful, green and quiet location which makes it the ideal spot for a relaxing afternoon with your canine companion, away from any traffic or city noise.
The dog park is popular but thanks to its size it never feels crowded, even between 4 and 7 PM when most dog owners take their pooches for off-leash exercise after work. If you and your four-legged family member are looking for a place to socialize and make friends, the Marietta Community Dog Park at Jackson Hill Park is a perfect place for it as the regular patrons are said to be very welcoming with well-behaved dogs.
This lovely dog park's layout consists of two separate off-leash areas for dogs to enjoy with their canine friends. There is a large dog run that provides plenty of room for dogs to roam and a smaller section for shy or small dog breeds. Both areas are grassy and have numerous trees growing around the fence and throughout the park.
The Marietta Community Dog Park’s terrain is slightly sloped, so the trees growing on the hillside provide lots of shade for dogs and owners to cool off in. There are water fountains and kiddie pools that help keep dogs hydrated and comfortable throughout the summer months as well.
There are 13 benches strategically placed throughout the Marietta Community Dog Park for dog owners to relax on, a resting table and an agility ramp that dogs can be trained on. Free dog waste bag dispensers are available by the gates and are often re-filled by volunteers or through donations, so if you visit and feel generous to contribute, this is one of the great ways to do it.