Park Rules

This area is dedicated to fun and exercise activities with your dog. Dog may run off-leash, under voice control, within the confines of the fenced areas. If you are uncomfortable in the presence of unleashed dogs, you may wish to use other areas of Gateway Park.
  • Enter through the double-gate entry. Unleash your dog in the holding area, then open the inside gate and walk into the leash-free area.
  • Pick up your dog’s waste and dispose of it in the receptacles provided.
  • You are responsible for damage or injury inflicted by your dog(s). Law Enforcement will ban aggressive dogs from the park. Enjoy this park at your own risk.
  • Children 12 and under must be supervised by their parent or guardian. No running at any time.
  • Dogs must be vaccinated and licensed. (Contact the Kitsap County Licensing Office)
  • Keep your dog from jumping on other dogs or people.
  • If your dog is acting aggressively or having a bad day, leash-up and leave.
  • Keep your eye on your dog and never leave your dog unattended.
  • Keep your dog on a leash while outside the fenced area of the park.
  • Don’t bring a dog with contagious conditions or illnesses to the park.
  • Keep all puppies younger than four (4) months out of the off-leash dog park.
  • Female dogs in heat are not allowed in off-leash areas.
  • Do not leg your dog dig holes or damage park plans and property.
  • Smoking/Vaping is not allowed in the off-leash area.
  • Leave all food, treats, and special toys at home or bring at your own risk.