Park Hours & Regulations

Due to the current Shelter-in-Place Order, water structures and drinking fountains will remain off until restrictions are lifted.

General Park Information, Rules & Regulations

Available Dog Run & Parks


Bray Commons Park includes an enclosed quarter-acre area for small dogs weighing under 20 pounds. There is also a designated dog park (with separate areas for large and small dogs) located at Dougherty Hills Dog Park. These are the only areas in Dublin's parks where dogs may be off-leash.

Prohibited Activities


  • Archery
  • Camping
  • Dogs off-leash (Dogs must remain under the complete control of their owners and on a leash at all times except when in a designated dog park. Dog owners are required to immediately remove and properly dispose of their animal's feces.)
  • Fireworks (except in designated parks only on the 4th of July)
  • Golfing
  • Operating powered model crafts
  • Operating drones
  • Smoking

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol and glass containers
  • Smoking is prohibited within 100 feet of the following areas:
    • Children’s play areas and playgrounds
    • Picnic areas
    • Skate parks
    • Sports courts
    • Sports fields
    • Swimming areas
  • Personal barbecue equipment (permanent barbecues are located in many parks)
  • Sound/amplification equipment
  • Generators
  • Inflatable party jumpers (other than through advanced reservations in Emerald Glen Park's group picnic area)
  • Use of the parks for tournaments or exhibitions is allowed only with department approval. Sports fields and courts are available for rental by applying for a field use permit or a tennis court permit. Reservations for all sports fields can be made by contacting the Sports Coordinator
  • Vehicles are not allowed in any City of Dublin park.