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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 via your mobile phone by downloading the Passport Parking app or visiting Self-pay stations for daily permits are not available. 


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


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.