Pets may play in the water at Fairfield’s new dog park

Butler County Staff Report

New dog park opening soon in Fairfield Ohio. Photo credit: City of Fairfield

New Dog Park

A new park for Fairfield’s furriest residents is opening soon and has places for pooches to play in the water, among other features.

Dog Park in Fairfield

The nearly $1.2 million project on 6.5 acres along River Road between Lake Circle Drive and Gray Road has been developed thanks to a Clean Ohio Grant and will open this season.

Name the Dog Park

With the opening approaching, the City of Fairfield is asking people to submit name ideas for consideration.

“Want to help name the dog park? Visit and click on the yellow button on the front page that says “NAME THE DOG PARK” to choose your favorite!” says a recent Facebook post on the city’s official page.

“The park will function as a combination dog park and future trailhead for the proposed extension of the Great Miami River Trail,” the city website says.
It features a pond with a dock and zero-entry edge for interactive canine water activities. The park will also have a woodland area with play features, a paved loop trail, restrooms and more.

There will be shaded seating areas as well, and the park connects to a bikeway. 
Small dogs and large dogs will have separate areas in which to play, for their own safety.

Read more on the public dog park here.