NEW ORLEANS (press release) – With guidance from appropriate governmental authorities New Orleans City Park will open NOLA City Bark dog park to permit holders at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are in place to keep both guests and staff safe. No more than 30 people are allowed in the large dog park at a time and only 10 people at a time in the small dog park area. Guests must stay fewer than 60 minutes at a time. Guests are allowed to bring their own chairs and must take them with them as they leave the dog park. Water fountains for humans will be nonoperational. Guests must maintain at least 6 feet from one another and though not required, we ask guests to wear face shields or masks. All permit holders must scan their permit pass before entering the dog park. Permits holders may not allow non-permit holders inside the facility.
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How to buy a dog park permit: Visit for details.
About NOLA City Bark: NOLA City Bark dog park is a 4.6 acre plot of land located in beautiful City Park. An afternoon in NOLA City Bark dog park offers fun and a place to exercise the canine members of a family.
Entrance to the dog park requires a permit to insure that all dogs have been properly vaccinated and spayed/neutered. Annual permits as well as temporary/tourist permits for visitors are available. The permit fee provides operating funds to maintain the dog park.
OPENING INFO: 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26
REGULAR HOURS: Open 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.*
*Exception: Dog Park is closed on Tuesdays until 1 p.m. for weekly maintenance.