Friday, December 15, 2017
City Of Marshalltown
Dog Park


The Marshalltown Dog Park is located at the East end of Riverview Park and is open year round!
Snow removal will not be done during the winter months so you may need to bring your shovel to clear the gates if you want to let your dog run and exercise!

Dog Park Brochure

Marshalltown Dog Park Rules

Your help enforcing these rules will make this park enjoyable for all.

1. Each dog must be registered throught the annual registration process or a day pass.
2. Dogs are required to have all current vaccinations.
3. The park is open from dawn to dusk.
4. Dog owners must pickup and dispose of dog waste.
5. Children under 9 years of age are not permitted in the off-leash area. Children ages 9-17 must be accompanied by an adult.
6. Owners must keep their dogs under control and carry a leash for each dog. No more than three dogs per handler.
7. Aggressive dogs must be leashed and removed immediately.
8. Dog treats allowed for training purposes only.
9. Dogs cannot be left unattended in the park.
10. Dogs in heat, puppies under 5 months old and sick dogs are not allowed.
11. Dog owners are responsible for the acts and conduct of their animals and assume all risks related ot the use of the dog park.
12. Dogs deemed vicious by the City of Marshalltown are not permitted in the park.

Marshalltown Dog Park Policies

1. Daily use fee is $2.00 per dog. Annual Dog Park Membership Registration forms are available here, from your veterinarian and at the Parks & Recreation office. Veterinarian record informatoin needed includes expiration dates of Parvo/Distemper and Rabies, along with if your dog is Spayed or Neutered.
2. Alcohol is not allowed in Riverview Park, which includes the dog park.
3. No digging is allowed.
4. Dogs must be on their leash when not in the fenced in area.
5. Dogs should be in close range (within eyesight) of handler and under voice control at all times.
6. Flat collars are required. Pinch/prong/spike collars are not allowed for the protection of the other dogs in the park.

Dog Park Membership Form

Dog Park Users may also enjoy the Annual Dog Days of Summer Doggie Dip

Now it is time for the dogs to have some fun in the sun at the Aquatic Center!!!! Humans are allowed in the water at their own risk along with their dog(s). To gain entry to the event owners must show that their dog(s) have current rabies and distemper vaccinations. No dogs in heat allowed. Rules and regulations may be obtained at the Parks and Recreation Office or at the Aquatic Center.

The Monday and Tuesday in August after the Aquatic Center closes. Check back for dates.

Dogs 25 lbs & under - 5:30 - 6:30
Dogs 26 lbs & over - 6:45 - 7:45

Admission: $5.00 per dog

Doggie Dip Rules & Regulations

Tree and Bench Memorials

The City of Marshalltown welcomes the donation of trees and park benches. These generous donations will grace our public spaces for decades while providing a unique opportunity to honor a special person or to mark a notable event. The planting of the tree or placement of the bench will be done by parks staff. The City will assume continued maintenance. Memorial Tree and Bench information