City of Eau Claire Dog Parks

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 Dog in Grass

Exercise your licensed dogs without leashes at either of our two dog parks!


The City of Eau Claire offers two dog parks where people may responsibly exercise their dogs.  All visitors to the dog park must purchase either an annual dog park license or pay a daily use fee. Daily passes may be purchased at the park. 


9 fenced in acres
Small dog area
Walking trails
Water available for dogs, May through October

Otter Creek Off-Leash Dog Park

4503 House Road Eau Claire, WI (Map) This facility is located at the intersection of Gateway Drive and House Road (convenient to both Route 53 and I-94). 

Sundet Off-Leash Dog Park

4703 Robin Road, Eau Claire, WI 54703 (Map)  This facility is located off Hwy 53 at Melby Street, intersection of Robin Road and Runway Avenue. 


Open year round on daily basis until dusk

Dog park License fees

  • For information on purchasing the license either online or in person: click here
  • Annual Pass City Resident: $25/dog (Pay 1/2 annual fees after July 1st)
  • Annual Pass Non City Resident: $33/dog (Pay 1/2 annual fees after July 1st)
  • Daily Pass: $5/dog (purchased at the park)

Annual Dog License 

For information on purchasing the license either online or in person: click here
All dogs must be licensed.  City of Eau Claire licenses are available for purchase either online or from the Treasury Department in City Hall.  City Hall is located at 203 S. Farwell Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701.  With questions, call 715-839-4923.

Rules & Regulations  

Dogs must be licensed to insure up-to-date vaccinations and have either a dog park license or daily pass to use the parks. Rules and Regulations are also posted at the Park.

Rules & Regulations


Strutt Your Mutt | Will be back in 2021!

Stroll into spring with your pup at our pet events. Enjoy the City trail and learn about important ways to keep your pets healthy from a local veterinarian. All pets must be on
a leash. Location: Hobbs Ice Arena - Boat Launch Parking Lot (Note: Dogs not allowed inside Hobbs Ice Arena building.)

Dog Park Free Weekend | June 6 & 7

The dog parks are hosting a free weekend to raise awareness of pay for play!  Park improvements and future development depend on the money raised through fees.  If you and your canine friend enjoy the park, purchase an annual pass or come back with a daily pass.

Doggie Swim Fest | Sunday, August 30 | 12:00pm -3:00pm

The Fairfax Pool will be open exclusively to the canine crowd for this special event. All proceeds benefit Eau Claire’s Off-Leash Dog Park. Sorry, no people allowed in the pool on
this day. Concessions are available. Must provide proof of current canine vaccinations.  Location:  Fairfax Pool, $10/Dog (Pay at pool)

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