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We want everyone to have a great experience at the
Bark Park. In order to accomplish this we also need
to ask that you follow the few rules and regulations
while using the Park. Mostly common sense and
Friends of Hill’s Bark Park
Hill’s Bark Park Rules
To ensure the safety of the dogs and people
who use the facility, a set of Bark Park rules
have been established to provide order. Those
rules are posted at each entry gate, as well as
on this website. In addition, the City of
Topeka's dog ordinances also apply to the Bark
Park because it is located within a public city
No children under 12 years of age unless
accompanied by an adult.
Always pick up after your dog(s). Feces
are a source of parasites & disease.
Puppies under the age of 6 months are
All dogs must be vaccinated & licensed
prior to using the park. Owners must
have proof of vaccinations & licensing.
Aggressive dogs are not permitted. Dogs that
show aggression must be removed
Owners must remain at the Bark Park with
their dog(s) and monitor behavior of their
No more than 3 dogs per adult permitted.
Dogs in heat, pregnant or lactating are not
permitted in the area.
Owners must have a leash in their possession
for each dog. Dogs must be on a leash when
outside the Bark Park.
No Food Allowed.
Please keep gate closed at all times.
Please control excess barking.
Please do not allow dogs to dig holes. Holes
are a hazard for humans as well as dogs.
Here are a few quick bits of information about
the park itself.
Hill's Bark Park is an Off-Leash Dog Park
Fully Fenced with double gated entrances.
Separate areas for Large (about 35lb
and above) and Small dogs.
Water Stations for people and dogs
(except for winter months).
Dog toy boxes.
Benches and Picnic tables (in and around the
Disposal bag stations and trash cans are
Lighting for night time use.
Paved parking lot.
Advisory board (Friends of Hills Bark Park
Association) to promote, maintain, and
enhance the Bark Park.
Hours are from 6 am TO 11 pm.
A Most Important Reminder
We would be remiss in our primary duty to
support the park if we didn't remind patrons to
please pick up after your dogs. The reality is that
parasites can easily be passed from dog feces.
The best way for us at the park to control this is
to continually strive to keep the grounds clean.
We only ask that you share that responsibility.
Bags are available at various posts around both
the large and small dog areas. Trash receptacles
are also located around the perimeters of both
We also realize that it's very easy to get caught up
with friends in conversation and miss the fact that
your dog has just “taken care of business” and is
already back in the chase with the others. Therefore
don't take offense if a regular patron lets you know
that you need to tend to your dogs business.
If you are new you may be a bit surprised to hear a
regular say “Thanks” when they themselves are
reminded they didn't notice their charge doing what