Cardinal Bark Park

Cardinal Bark Park is your pet’s playground!

Features: Separate areas for large and small dogs, natural play features, benches, shade, wash station

Cardinal Bark Park is a two-acre area of Cardinal Park devoted to man’s best friend. The Bark Park is separated into two areas, one for large dogs and one for dogs under 30 pounds.  Each area has plenty of room to run and play, benches and shade for dog owners, and a walking path that circles the play area. A wash station is available for rinsing off muddy paws (no shampoo products allowed).

For 2020, monthly fees will be $10 per dog for regular members, $8 per dog for resident members. Residents live within the Town of Brownsburg limits. You may register up to three dogs. Beginning in 2021 we will offer annual memberships as well as monthly ones. Those who purchase an annual membership will save 10 percent off of the monthly rate.

Membership fees help to ensure we better serve Cardinal Bark Park users by maintaining health records of dogs and keeping the facility safe for humans and dogs through regular preventative maintenance and upkeep.

We will begin selling memberships once guidance from Gov. Holcomb and state and county health officials determine it is safe to lift the large gathering limitations.

Park users are reminded that they will need to have documentation that their dog(s) are up-to-date on their vaccinations to be granted access. More information on how to purchase a membership will be available here and on social media in May. Contact Mary Louise Bewley at mlbewley@brownsburgparks.com to join the Cardinal Bark Park Friends Group and to receive updates on important dog park news and exciting future events.

Become a Member!

How to Become a Member

 

 

Memberships will go on sale in spring 2020.

 

 

Cardinal Bark Park

Site Plan & Design

Features include separate areas for large and small dogs, natural play features, benches, shade and a wash station.

Please play by our rules...

Dogs:

Only dogs with up-to-date vaccinations may enter.

Dogs must be at least four (4) months old to enter.

Please leave females “in heat” at home.

Please keep dogs with an open wound or a viral or parasitic infection at home.

All dogs should wear their vaccination and membership tags.

Dogs should be on a leash as they enter and exit the park.

 

Owners:

Please respect the size restrictions of our separated areas.

Dog owners are liable for injury or damage caused by their dog to other dogs, persons or park property.

Actively supervise your dog at all times. Stay nearby with a leash handy.

Dog owners must pick up after their dogs.

No smoking, food/dog treats or glass are allowed.

If your dog becomes aggressive, please leave the park.

Do not allow visitors without a pass to enter.

Children under 18 years old must be actively supervised by an adult.

No more than three (3) dogs per person allowed.

To ensure all dogs at the park are healthy, do not allow visitors without a pass to enter the park.

Children under 18 years old must be actively supervised by an adult.

Dogs should be on a leash as they enter and exit the park.

No more than three (3) dogs per person allowed.

2020 Membership Fees

Monthly fees are $10 per dog for regular members, $8 per dog for resident members. Residents live within the Town of Brownsburg limits. You may register up to three dogs. Beginning in 2021 we will offer annual memberships as well as monthly ones. Those who purchase an annual membership will save 10 percent off of the monthly rate.

Memorials

Memorials will be available for purchase in spring 2020. Pricing for these items is still being determined.

Brownsburg Parks offers a variety of items for purchase to honor pets. Please allow 6-8 weeks from the time request is received for installation to be completed.

  • Brick (three lines of text, 15 characters per line)
  • Tree with plaque (three lines of text, 15 characters per line)
  • Bench with plaque (three lines of text, 15 characters per line)

Donors may request the side of the dog park (large or small dog) where their gift will be installed. Brownsburg Parks reserves the right to select the specific site of installation.

Become a Friend of Cardinal Bark Park!

Join other dog owners in helping to plan special events at the park and provide guidance to Brownsburg Parks staff on ways to make the dog park more enjoyable. Contact Mary Louise Bewley at mlbewley@brownsburgparks.com to become a member. (Please type “Friends of Cardinal Bark Park” in the subject line of your email.)