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Rockville Dog Park at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park


  1. Drinking Fountain(s)
  2. Mutt Mitt™ Station
  3. Park Benches
  4. Parking
  5. Picnic Tables

Additional Features

  • Fenced-in areas (separate area for small and large dogs) to securely unleash your dog.
  • 20 by 20 foot shade shelter spanning both the small and large dog areas.

In order to keep the Rockville Dog Park safe from non-vaccinated and unlicensed dogs, and those not compliant with the rules, it is required that all dogs visiting the dog park be licensed with the City of Rockville and the license displayed on the dog's collar while visiting the park.

Dog licensing is handled by the Neighborhood Services/Animal Control Division of the Rockville City Police Department. All dogs older than four months are required to be licensed.

Residents can complete a Pet Registration Application and submit with payment either in person or by mail to the Rockville City Police Department, Neighborhood Services/Animal Control Division, 2 West Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850.  For further information regarding pet registration and licensing, call the Neighborhood Services/Animal Control Division at 240-314-8930 or email .

For information regarding the dog park facility, contact the Parks and Facilities Division at 240-314-8700 or email

For dog bites ONLY, call Rockville City Police Dispatch at 240-314-8900.