city of Kalamazoo

"Home of the Kalamazoo Promise"

Fairmount Dog Park

"The healthiest urban communities are ones that provide services including quality parks, accessibility and connectivity....which includes our canine family members." Frances Jewell, Former Director of Parks and Recreation and canine owner.

Fairmount Dog Park is now open. Come on in to our office at 251 Mills St. to register your dog right away. Please bring a copy of your dogs updated shot records and purchase your fob key.

The park is located at 1108 North Prairie Street, Kalamazoo, MI 

"Welcome to the barking lot where all dogs come to be herd"
slogan by: Ferdinand Hintze & Pam Boner

The fenced in park features:

  • landscaping
  • dog waste stations
  • people/pet drinking fountains
  • a small dog area
  • benches
  • fire hydrants

There is a small membership fee for the park and guidelines for its use. The city is seeking donations, for more information on how to "Buy a Brick," contact our office at 337-8191 or icon Dog Park Brick Order Form.

icon Dog Park Guidelines



Mayors' Riverfront Park
251 Mills Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048-2434
Phone: 269-337-8191
Fax: 269-552-6457