Canine Corners Dog Parks are great places to let your dog off the leash to run, play, and socialize.
These parks are open year-round from dawn to dusk, and they are fenced so dogs are safely contained off-leash, with brush and paths for a great field experience.
An annual, semi-annual pass (in the form of a visible dog tag), or one day pass is required for all dogs using the park. Click the link below for complete rules and registration information.
Elliot Park | S. Lyford and Mill Roads | Rockford, IL 61108 | Directions
The Elliot location is located near the golf course maintenance entrance. It has two fenced 2-acre areas with parking nearby. Shelter is provided in the south area; water is available in the north area.
Rock Cut State Park | 7901 Harlem Rd. | Loves Park, IL 61111 | Directions
Located just off the southeast corner of Rock Cut State Park on Harlem Rd. It is a 6.5-acre, wooded/open field area. Park includes a shelter and dog rinsing station.
Searls Park | 4950 Safford Rd. | Rockford, IL 61101 | Directions
The Searls location is one of the largest fenced in public dog parks in Illinois. This 24-acre site, located opposite the baseball diamonds, features three fenced areas, two of which are wooded with trails. Parking is located in front of the park, and water is available at the shelter.
Full Season Tag
|Half Season Tag
(July - December)
- $15.00/additional dog (Full Season)
- $7.50/additional dog (Half Season)
One Day Pooch Pass
- Day passes can be purchased at either Rockford Park District Customer Service office during regular business hours or online by clicking the "Buy Tickets" icon below.
- Proof of current rabies vaccination is required. Owners will also be required to sign a rules, waiver and release contract.
Show your puppy pride with a Canine Corners t-shirt. They are just $10 and can be purchased at either of the Rockford Park District Customer Service locations.