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Ocean County Park Off-Leash Dog Facility

659 Ocean Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
723 278-9441
For Parks Administration: Office: 732 506-9090

The Dog Park of Ocean County Park in Lakewood will be closed starting on or about Tuesday, December 22, as JCP&L crews work on the power lines through the park. Be advised, the work could take up to six day to complete.

2021 Dog Registrations will not be available until 1/02/2021

The Ocean County Off-Leash Dog Parks are open
Facemasks are required
Social Distancing of 6' is required
Permits are required (see below)
No chairs are permitted.

We thank you for your anticipation in helping to keep our dogs safe and our parks clean.
Registration Requirements:
PLEASE NOTE: With the present COVID-19 situation Dog Parks permits are mail-in only

**Please be advised that you will be required to have your registration card for these facilities. Registration can be done through the mail for upcoming renewals.
**The two forms you'll need are available online (see below) and will be available at the two locations.
**You must include a copy of the rabies vaccination and dog license paperwork for your town
Dog Park Permit Form
Dog Park Waiver
**Mail your forms, check only, no cash to:
Ocean County Parks and Recreation
1198 Bandon Road
Toms River, NJ 08753
**Call (732) 506-9090 for more information

Dog Park Locations:
659 Ocean Avenue

901 Route 530
Berkeley Township

*Fee is $5.00 per dog -CHECK ONLY. NO CASH

NOTE: Due to end of the year processes, we will temporarily suspend all Dog Park Permit issuance for the remainder of 2020.
Dog Park Permit issuance will resume on Thursday, January 2, 2021.
For more information call the Parks Administration offices, at 732-506- 9090.

Monday to Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm:
O.C. Parks Administration Office 1198 Bandon Road Toms River, NJ 08753 732-506-9090 1-877-OCPARKS
Jakes Branch County Park 1100 Double Trouble Road Beachwood, NJ 08721 732-281-2750
Wells Mills County Park 905 Wells Mills Road (Route 532) Waretown, NJ 08758 609-971-3085

Monday to Saturday from 10am – 8:30pm Sunday 11am-5pm :
Ocean County Connection Ocean County Mall (Near JC Penny’s) 1201 Hooper Avenue Toms River, NJ 08753 732-288-7777
*please bring exact cash when registering,

Ocean County Park, Route 88, Lakewood From Garden State Parkway southbound, exit 91 (Route 549/Lanes Mill Road) south to Route 88, then west on Route 88 about 2 miles to park entrance on right. Northbound, exit 90 (Route 549/ Chambers Bridge Rd.) to jug handle for U-turn; north about 1/2 mile to Route 88, then west on Route 88 about 2 miles to park entrance on right.

The Off Leash Facility is CLOSED untill further notice

Click here for Rules & Regulations for the Dog Parks
Click here for a printable brochure of Ocean County Off-Leash Dog Facilities (PDF)
Click here to return to Off-Leash Facility Page