Flaherty Dog Park


Flaherty Dog Park renovations completed

Flaherty Dog Park recently underwent the following renovations:

  • New fencing

  • New gates

  • Main entrance will be fully accessible with large concrete area and consist of separate entrance and exit gates

  • Self-closing gates

  • Secondary entrance/exit

  • Fully accessible shade structure

  • Fully accessible water fountain with the following features:

    • Water fountain

    • Pet fountain

    • Jug/Bowl filler

  • New configuration to include new tree shade areas

  • Grading to insure smooth surface and positive water drainage

  • Hardwood chip surfacing as needed


Pet Owners - Please Note the Following

  • Rules of Conduct

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at all Town facilities

  • Smoking is limited to parking areas

  • In order to ensure the health and safety of park maintenance staff, the park will be closed for approximately 30 minutes weekday mornings between 8 am - 10 am while crews clean pet waste stations and empty trash receptacles.

  • During grass-cutting season, crews will cut the grass at Flaherty Dog Park on Monday mornings. The facility will be closed during this time but in most instances will re-open by noon.

Community Benefits

  • Socializes and exercises dogs in a safe environment

  • Promotes responsible pet ownership

  • Provides elderly and disabled owners with an accessible place to exercise their companions

  • Enables dogs to legally run off-leash

  • Promotes public health and safety

  • Provides a tool for realistic enforcement of dog control laws

For More Information

  • Call 919-435-9560 (between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

  • Emergencies: call 911

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Amenities and Features

  • Five-foot high chain link fence, paved entrance and double gated entry
  • Grass cover
  • Picnic tables
  • Water stations
  • Posted rules of conduct
  • Pet cleanup stations


  1. Park open daily from dawn to dusk.
  2. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited
  3. Smoking is limited to parking areas only
  4. Use of personal grills (gas and/or charcoal) is prohibited
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Hours of Operation

  • Dawn to dusk