Questions and Answers
Q: How do I avoid being attacked by another dog?
A: The Human Society of the US Never approach a strange dog, especially one who's tied or confined behind a fence or in
a car. Don't pet a dog—even your own—without letting him see and sniff you first. Never turn your back to a dog
and run away. A dog's natural instinct will be to chase and catch you. Don't disturb a dog while she's sleeping, eating,
or chewing on a toy.. Be cautious around strange dogs. Always assume that a dog who doesn't know you may see you as an intruder
or a threat.
Where is the park located?
A: The park is located within Lincoln DrivePark, off Belmont Road and
13th Ave South. Follow Lincoln Drive then take the first left hand turn to the bottom of the hill. The dog park
is located at the bottom of the hill. You can also follow Lincoln Drive around the parameter of the park.
Q:What are the park hours?
A:The park is open to the public from 5 am to 11 pm daily.
Q: Are there fees for using the park?
A:There are no fees for
using the park.
Q: How big is the park?
A: 2.75 acres
Q: Are we still fund raising?
A: No, but donations can still
Q: How does the park work?
A: Dog owners can bring
their pet to the park during park hours. Approach the gate area (located on the west side of the fencing) with your
dog. Dogs must be on a leash at least until they have entered the first gate. Once inside the first gate, close
the gate and assess the park situation. If you or your pet are uncomfortable with the park or park users, now is the
time to leave the park. If you are comfortable with the surroundings proceed through the second gate and into the park
and enjoy the park!
Q: Are dog licenses
A: Yes. Current licenses are required for all dogs living within the Grand Forks
city limits and are available at Grand Forks City Hall Finance Department from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.
Q: Will the park be open in the winter?
A: Yes. Park users
should be aware that snow may not always be cleared immediately after a snowfall.
Q: How do I report an
A: Abandoned dogs or other
situations of concern can be reported to the Grand Forks Police Department at 701-787-8000.
Q: Are dog waste dispensers available on site?
A: Yes. Dispensers
have been placed near the entrance. Trash receptacles are also available on site.
Q: Are there separate areas for large and small dogs?
A: No. Pet owners
should assess the situation of the dogs in the park and determine if they are comfortable with . All users of the park
enter at their
Q: Are there plans to install lighting?
A: Not at this time.
Q: Where can I send
questions or comments about the dog park?
A: Questions and concerns contact the Grand Forks Park District at 701-746-2750 from 8 am to 5
pm, Monday through Friday.
Q: What if my dog is attacked by another dog?
A: Pet owner responsibility
does not end inside the fence.
Owners are legally responsible for their dogs and any injuries caused by them.
Call the animal warden at 701-787-8000.