Welcome to Hannah More Barc Park -
Our Baltimore Animal Recreation Center (BARC) Park includes a 1.5-acre park for large dogs and a .75-acre park for small dogs. Both parks include water fountains for the dogs. A group of volunteers help organize our park and if you are interested in getting involved please email [email protected]
BARC's mission is to provide a clean, safe and secure off-leash area where well-behaved dogs can socialize, exercise and play. A core group of area dog lovers worked cooperatively with the Department of Recreation and Parks to develop plans and regulations for the dog park.
To ensure that the BARC is a safe and enjoyable experience for both canines and humans, all dogs must be immunized and licensed. Park membership is required each year, as the registration form verifies immunization and licensing.
How to Register or Renew
- Check to make sure your Dog's vaccination shots and County License are up to date*.
- Register on-line see below. The Reisterstown Recreation Office does not accept paper applications.
- No checks accepted; please use credit card as payment method.
*Your dog must have current rabies shots and be licensed before you can register. Licensing forms are available at full service libraries or at a Humane Society. They can also be obtained by calling 410-887-3630, or online for Baltimore County residents at:Apply for or Renew an Animal License - Baltimore County
* NOTE: Rules and Etiquette are posted at the park. Show respect for owners and dogs, allowing all dogs to be able to use the park safety. See attachment form. Please remember to pick up after your dog and keep your leash with you at all times. This will ensure the safety of all dogs and allows the owner the ability to control their dog if the needs arrives.
: Any dog involved in an incident please fill out the attached report and email it to [email protected]
within 24-48 hours. If your dog requires medical attention, please submit vet bill, photo of injury, report, if any witness accounts along with the Bite Claim Report. Once the BARC Park Committee has all the information needed from all parties involved, we will contact you with our resolutions/findings. Serious injuries may result in suspension period or permanent ban from the park.
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