Off-Leash Dog Areas

There are three City of Wausau Parks that host an off-leash dog run area during specified periods of the day.  These areas are not fenced however, there are several signs with maps posted at each area indicating the boundaries of the off-leash area.

Map of off-leash areas.

Location: Address: Times:
Memorial Park 505 Memorial Park Road 6am - 9am only

Oak Island Park

500 River Drive

6am - 9am and
6pm - 9pm

Riverside Park 100 Sherman Drive 6am - 9am and
6pm - 9pm


Off-Leash Area Guidelines:

  • Clean up after your dog
  • Remove aggressive dogs
  • Keep your dog in sight
  • Dogs must be on a leash when outside the off-leash area 

All other City Parks including the non-off leash areas in the three above parks dogs must be leashed at all times on a leash not exceeding 16 feet in length.

Marathon Park off-leash area

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