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Dog Park

The Dog ParkContact: Park Ranger Headquarters
Phone: (561) 393-7815

Parking Permit Required
Free Parking Permit, click here for more information

General Information
Park Areas
Hours of Operation
Guidelines and Rules
Directions to the Dog Park
Dogs' Photos

General Information:
  • Dogs are allowed to run off-leash
  • Benches: Benches are located throughout the park.
  • Restrooms: We don't have restrooms in the park.
  • Water Fountains: Yes
  • Wash Stations: Yes
  • Handicap Access: Yes
  • Trash Cans: Available on site.
  • Doggie Bags for Waste: Available at six stations throughout the park. Owners are expected to pick up after their dog.
  • No Smoking - discarded cigarettes can cause injury to a dog (if eaten or stepped on).
  • Parking Permit Required (PDF)
Park Areas:
The property is fenced:
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Tues.................. 7:30 a.m. - Dusk
Wednesday................. Noon - Dusk
Thu-Sun....................... 7:30 a.m. - Dusk
Directions to the Dog Park:
Yamato Road to Military Trail:
Take Military Trail south (past Spanish River Blvd. and Potomac) to Banyan Trail. Turn left onto Banyan Trail. The Dog Park will be on your left.

Palmetto Park Road to Military Trail:
Take Military Trail north (under overpass for I-95 - past Butts Road) to Banyan Trail. Turn right into Banyan Trail. The Dog Park will be on your left.

Dog Park
751 Banyan Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Map, Directions

  • Be polite.  Scoop up the poop!  Bag stations and trashcans are available throughout the dog park.
  • Remain in the dog park and in full view of your dog at all times.
  • Leash your dog prior to entering and upon leaving the dog park.
  • Aggressive behavior must be addressed immediately.  Either move your dog to another part of the park or leave the park.
  • For safety reasons, children must be at least 4 feet tall and supervised by an adult to use the dog park.  Children must behave in a responsible manner:  no running, chasing dogs, or petting dogs without the owner’s permission.
  • No more than two dogs per person on any one visit.
  • Dog toys, leashes, etc. left in the park will be disposed of at the end of the day.  The City accepts no responsibility or liability for such items.
  • Female dogs in heat or sick dogs cannot be brought into the park.   
  • Dogs should be under voice control (i.e., come when called).
  • Dogs must be vaccinated and display current licenses on their collars.
  • Puppies under four (4) months of age are prohibited.
  • Spayed/neutered animals are recommended.
  • No food, treats, alcoholic beverages (soft drinks and water are allowed), strollers, bicycles, or children’s toys are allowed in the dog park.  This is a recreation park for dogs accompanied by their owners.
  • Playing catch (i.e., football, baseball, etc.) or using remote controlled toys, which can cause harm to the dogs in the park, is not allowed.
  • Choke, prong, pinch, and spike collars must be removed inside park area.
  • Professional dog trainers are not permitted to use this facility for training.
  • Persons in violation of these rules may be required to leave the dog park.
  • Use of this facility shall be for a dog park; any other use is prohibited.
  • All incidents and injuries must be reported to the Recreation Services Department by calling (561) 393-7810 weekdays; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m..   On weekends and holidays, please call Park Ranger Headquarters (561) 393-7815.

Be advised that this dog park is an unsupervised recreational area of the City of Boca Raton’s Recreation Services Department.

The use of the dog park is at your own risk.

Dog owners are responsible for, and liable with respect to, the actions of their dogs and any damage or injury to person or property caused by same.
Dogs and/or their owners who violate these rules are subject to removal from the park and possible suspension of the right to utilize the park.  The City of Boca Raton reserves the right to refuse entry to dogs and/or their owners into Mizner Bark for the reasons of health, safety, and prior offenses or for the comfort of all patrons and/or their pets.

Patrons of the park who engage in activities (i.e., playing ball, using remote controlled toys, etc.) not related to the dog park’s purpose or who violate any other guideline are liable for any damage or injury to persons, dogs, or property.

Revised:  12-18-2006

City of Boca Raton
Recreation Services Department

Since July 12, 2006, "Mizner Bark" opened an area for Medium size dogs. Please be sure to use the area appropriate for the size of your dog. As a guideline, the following breeds generally fall into the categories listed below:  
Small Dog Medium Dog Big Dog
Small Dogs, Under 20 lbs

Australian Terrier
Bichon Frise
Border Terrier
Cairn Terrier
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Cocker Spaniel
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
English Cocker Spaniel
Italian Greyhound
Lakeland Terrier
Lhasa Apso
Manchester Terrier
Miniature Bull Terrier
Miniature Schnauzer
Norfolk Terrier
Norwich Terrier
Scottish Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
Shih Tzu
Skye Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier
Medium Dogs, 20 - 50 lbs

Airedale Terrier
American Eskimo
American Staffordshire Terrier
American Water Spaniel
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd
Basset Hound
Bearded Collie
Bedlington Terrier
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Tervuren
Border Collie
Boston Terrier
Bull Terrier
Clumber Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel
Field Spaniel
French Bulldog
Glen of Imaal Terrier
Irish Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Manchester Terrier
Norwegian Elkhound
Parson Russell Terrier
Pharaoh Hound
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Plott Hound
Portugese Water Dog
Shiba Inu
Siberian Husky
Smooth Fox Terrier
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard Schnauzer
Sussex Spaniel
Tibetan Terrier
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh Terrier
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Large Dogs, Over 50 lbs

Afghan Hound
Alaskan Malamute
Bernese Mountain Dog
Black and Tan Coonhound
Bouvier des Flandres
Canaan Dog
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chinese Shar-pei
Chow Chow
Curly-Coated Retriever
Doberman Pinscher
English Foxhound
English Setter
Finnish Spitz
Flat-Coated Retriever
German Pinscher
German Shepherd
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Golden Retriever
Gordon Setter
Great Dane
Great Pyreness
Great Swiss Mountain Dog
Ibizan Hound
Irish Setter
Irish Water Spaniel
Irish Wolfhound
Labrador Retriever
Neapolitan Mastiff
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Old English Sheepdog
Otter Hound
Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Saint Bernard
Scottish Deerhound
Spinone Italiano