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Doherty Park, Dog Park

Dog Park

Facility Information

839 Beekman Road
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Phone: (845) 724-5300

The Dog Park is currently closed for the season

Who Can Use the Park
Residents of the Town of Beekman may purchase a membership for each of their dogs to use the park when the park is open.

Steps to get a Dog Park Membership
1. Ensure your dog’s shots are up to date

2. Obtain Dog License from Beekman Town Clerk:
a. Bring Shot Record to Town Clerk to get license.  The Town Clerk’s Office is at Town Hall, 4 Main St., Poughquag, NY ii. Office hours M-Th, 9am-4:00pm

3. Bring License from Town to Beekman Rec Office at 29 Rec Center Road (M-F, 9-4) and pay for Dog Park Membership: a. Residents: $45 per dog b. Non Residents - Not permitted

  • Large Dog Park is designated for dogs over 25 Lbs.
  • Small Dog Park is designated for dogs under 25 Lbs.
  • All dogs using park MUST have a paid annual membership
  • All dogs must be licensed, vaccinated, and healthy
  • All persons possessing a dog in the park must be over 18
  • One dog per adult is permitted in the park
  • The adult must have photo ID and the dog’s license on their person
  • The dog must have a Dog Park membership tag on their collar
  • Owners are legally and financially responsible for their own pets
  • Owners must supervise and are responsible for their dogs and any injuries or damage caused by them
  • Owners will carry a leash for their dog at all times
  • All dogs must be leashed upon entering and exiting the Dog Park
  • All dogs must be off the leash while Inside the Dog Park
  • Dogs must be leashed while outside the Dog Park but still in Doherty Park
  • Owners will clean up their dog’s feces
  • No aggressive dogs are permitted
  • No dogs under 6 months are permitted
  • No dogs in heat are permitted
  • No food is permitted
  • No children are allowed in the Dog Park without adult supervision

Animal Problems
The Dutchess County SPCA is handling the Town of Beekman Animal Control Department
They can be reached at 845-204-9598