The Salem Dog Park is located at Leslie's Retreat Park on the North River, off Rt. 114/North Street.
A yearly Pooch Pass is required for dogs using the park and is valid April 1st through March 31st. They may be purchased beginning April 1, 2017, during office hours at the Park, Recreation & Community Services Dept., 5 Broad Street for $25. Cash and checks only.
For your convience, an application is available on this page to download. To purchase a Pooch Pass you must present photocopies of your town/city dog license, documentation from your vet, and the completed application. Please read all the Dog Park Rules and Regulations prior to your first visit.
All proceeds are dedicated to maintaining and improving the Dog Park. The Dog Park was built by Salem Play Areas for Canine Exercise (SPACE), a 501(c)(3) non-profit group that continues to work to improve the park. Contributions to SPACE are tax-deductable and can be mailed to SPACE, P.O. Box 8875, Salem, MA 01970. SPACE can be reached by email.