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Located in Lake Villa, this special place is one of five designated Dog Parks within the Lake County Forest Preserves where dogs can run and play off-leash.

The 48-acre fenced area features open fields, grass trails, toilets, water and a drinking fountain.

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Permit Required

An annual or daily permit and a dog are required for entry. Permits allow access to all five Dog Parks. Daily permits can be purchased in advance online, at a self-pay station located in the parking lot, or via your mobile phone by downloading the Passport Parking app or visiting ppprk.com.

Location

Entrance is on Grand Avenue (Route 132), east of Route 83 in Lake Villa. Map »

Hours

Open daily, 6:30 am until 7 pm or sunset, whichever is later.


Scheduled Maintenance

Duck Farm Dog Park is CLOSED until 11 am on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, April–October.  

RUN, BARK, PLAY

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LOCATIONS

Duck Farm Dog Park »

Entrance is on Grand Avenue, east of Deep Lake Road in Lake Villa. This 48-acre fenced area features open fields and grass trails. Learn more »

Independence Grove Dog Park »

Entrance is on Milwaukee Avenue (Route 21), north of Buckley Road (Route 137) in Libertyville. This 30-acre fenced area features open fields, wooded areas and a pond for dogs to swim. Learn more »

Lakewood Dog Park »

Entrance is on Fairfield Road, north of Route 176 in Wauconda. This 66-acre fenced area features open fields and a shade shelter. Learn more »

Prairie Wolf Dog Park »

Entrance is on Waukegan Road (Route 43), north of Half Day Road (Route 22) in Lake Forest. This 44-acre fenced area features open fields and a pond for dogs to swim. Learn more »

Waukegan Savanna Dog Park »

Entrance is on York House Road just east of Delany Road in Waukegan. This 11-acre fenced area features open fields, a separate enclosed area for small dogs, shade shelters, toilets and drinking water. Learn more »


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