NOLA City Bark - New Orleans City Park

NOLA City Bark

NOLA City Bark is a 4.6-acre keycard-access dog park that offers a fun place to exercise the canine members of your family.

Our 5-Paw dog park includes:
  • Separate play areas for small and big dogs
  • Water fountains, shade pavilions and on-site restrooms
  • Water play area and doggie pools
  • Mutt Mitts for easy clean-up

Entrance to the dog park requires a permit to ensure that all dogs have been properly vaccinated and spayed or neutered.

Always follow NOLA City Bark rules and regulations. In the event of an incident, report to the NOLA City Bark office call 504-483-9377 or email Outside of business hours, contact City Park Police at 504-421-9307.

Permit Application Information

Please read the Rules and Safety Information, then fill out the application form below.

Once information has been submitted, a team member will reach out to you within 7-10 business days regarding admission to the park or if more information is required. Permits can also be issued, and are available for pickup, at the City Park Conservancy Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm. Please call 504-483-9377 with questions.

If you are unable to upload your veterinarian records, please email to, fax to 504-483-9412 or mail to:
NOLA City Bark
City Park Conservancy Administration Building
1 Palm Drive
New Orleans, LA 70124

There will be no refunds on dog park permits purchased once keycard has been issued. If you are unsure if the Park is a good fit for your pet, please consider purchasing a temporary permit first.

Temporary & Foster Permit

Temporary permits are great if you are unsure if your dog is ready for NOLA City Bark or if you are visiting New Orleans with your pet. These permits can be transferred to an annual permit if you decide the dog park is right for you and your pet.

Foster permits are FREE and are issued in monthly increments only. Your foster dog must wear some signifier of their adoptable status (collar, harness or bandana) at all times while within the park.

Temporary and foster permit holders will be given an electronic swipe card, which must be returned to the City Park Conservancy Administration Office at the end of the week or 14-day use. NOLA City Bark swipe cards may be picked up at 1 Palm Drive Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm. Please note approval is not immediate and will require at least one business day to process.

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