Canine Corners Dog Parks

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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 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.

To report a problem at any of our dog parks, please call 815-489-1003 or e-mail or

Elliot Location

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.

Olson Location

Olson 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 Location

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
(January - December)

Half Season Tag
(July - December)
Resident $35.00 $17.50
Non-Resident $45.00 $22.50
  • $17.50/additional dog (Full Season)
  • $8.75/additional dog (Half Season)

One Day Pooch Pass

  • $3.00/dog
  • 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.

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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.


RPD Vision/ Mission

The Rockford Park District is the "best" urban park and recreation system in North America, as judged by those we serve.

Helping people enjoy life!

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