Dog Park

Please note, the Dog Park will be closed or have limited access due to the Walnut Festival (

To park within Heather Farm Park you will be required to pay for parking on the following dates and times:
Thursday, September 19, starting at 3:45p.m.*
Friday, September 20, starting at 3:45p.m.*
Saturday, September 21, starting at 9:30a.m.*
Sunday, September 22, starting at 9:30a.m.*
*All starting times run through duration of festival hours.

The Walnut Creek Dog Park is located at the north end of Heather Farm Park. The one-acre off-leash dog area is fenced with segregated areas for small/senior dogs and large dogs. Parking and restrooms are available nearby, and the park is fully accessible to the disabled.

Dog Park Hours: The dog park is open 8 a.m. to dusk every day except Thursday. On Thursdays, the Dog Park is open from noon until dusk to allow for routine maintenance.

To check on the current open/closed status of the Dog Park, call the Walnut Creek Turf Hotline at 925-256-3574 or follow us on Twitter.

Out of respect for the surrounding neighbors, please park your vehicle at the Dog Park when visiting.

Walnut Creek Dog Owners' Group, an organization that advocated responsible dog ownership, worked with the City's Park, Recreation and Open Space Commission in the development of the dog park. WCDOG has since disbanded.