Ultimate Guide To Naperville Dog Parks

naperville dog parks

If you’re looking for a place to bring your dog to have some fun in the sun, there are 3 Naperville dog parks that you can visit.

Greene Valley Dog Park

Greene Valley dog park is a huge 16-acre dog park with two different areas; one for larger dogs and a separate one for smaller dogs under 25 pounds.  You’ll need a DuPage Forest Preserve District permit to enter the park.  If you don’t have one, you can get a dog park permit here or else call their visitor services center at (630) 933-7248.

  • Location:  In the forest preserve at Greene Rd. and Hobson Rd. in Naperville
  • Hours:  one hour after sunrise to one hour after sunset
  • Map:  see below

Greene Valley Dog Park Map

Springbrook Prairie Dog Park

Springbrook Prairie dog park is also part of the DuPage Forest Preserve and you’ll need a permit, like at Greene Valley, to bring your dog there.  Basic rules are posted at the park for your convenience.  The off-leash area is a wide-open range where your dog can run freely.  In other areas of the forest preserve, dogs must remain on a leash.

  • Location:  east of the corner of 83rd St. and Book Rd. near the trail
  • Hours:  one hour after sunrise to one hour after sunset
  • Map:  see below

Springbrook Dog Park in Naperville


Whalon Lake Dog Park

Whalon Lake dog park is another great off-leash facility for fido.  At nearly 12 acres, this fenced park has a lot of room to run and play.  For the smaller dogs, there’s also a dedicated pen area designed exclusively for them.  You will need to obtain a dog permit to visit.  For additional information, call 815.727.8700

  • Location:  1480 Royce Rd. in Naperville
  • Hours:  6am to Sunset (April through October); 8am to Sunset (November through March)
  • Map:  see below

Whalon Dog Park Map



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