City of Madison Dog Park

dog parkThe Laykos K9 Riverfront Dog Park is located on 123 Mill Street along the beautiful Ohio River. There are two sections, one for large dogs and one for small dogs. Both sections are equipped with play features and water fountain stations for the dogs and owners. The large section also has a shelter house.

In 2013, the Park Board renamed the Dog Park in memory of the City Of Madison Police Dog, Laykos who had passed away. 

The park is open year round, and is closed from dusk to dawn. 

Rules and Fees

All dog owners interested in using the dog park must register their dog(s) at the Brown Gym which is located at 100 Broadway Street in Madison. Dogs must be at least six month of age and a current shot record must be on file. Shot records must be updated yearly. 

 Fees are as follows;

  • Annual pass (January 1-December 31): $20 for the first dog.
  • Additional dog: $10 per additional dog in the same household.

Dog park rules; 

  • Keep your dog on a leash until inside the dog park.
  • Keep one leash per dog with you at all times.
  • Always clean up after your dog. Waste bags are provided. 
  • Remain with your dog at all times.

You are responsible for your dog’s behavior. The City of Madison is not responsible for any injury to you or your dog.