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The Long Valley Dog Park is located on Route 517 (Fairmount Road). Please help the Long Valley Dog Park be the best facility it can be. Please volunteer time, funds or materials . The LVDP Volunteer Group meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM at the Senior Center.

Maintenance and upgrades to the Park are entirely funded by annual membership dues and donations. 
If you would like to make a donation, please make check payable to the Long Valley Dog Park, and mail it to

Long Valley Dog Park
PO Box 215 
Long Valley, New Jersey 07853.

The Dog Park has real benefits.

  • Promote public safety
  • Enable dogs to legally run off-leash
  • Socialize and exercise dogs in a safe environment
  • Promote responsible pet ownership

Click here to visit the Long Valley Dog Park Website.


Dog Park Rules & Regulations

  • Use the park at your own risk. Dog owners are responsible and liable for the actions and behavior of their dogs at all times.
  • A RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM must be signed and witnessed before membership privileges for the park are considered.
  • All dogs must wear a valid license and a Long Valley Dog Park Pass Tag. Fees for park use will be $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Dog owners must fill out application and provide veterinarian’s signature to confirm proof of current vaccinations and secure the pass tag. Pass Tags are not transferable to other dogs.
  • Dogs with a history of dangerous or aggressive behavior are prohibited . Dogs must be removed from the park upon the first sign of aggression
  • Puppies under four months old are prohibited. Dogs over six months old must be spayed or neutered. Female dogs in heat are prohibited
  • Limit of 3 dogs per adult. Dogs must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older at all times.
  • Dogs must be leashed in their cars prior to entering the parking lot. Dogs must remain leashed at all times until inside the fenced park area. When leaving the dog park area the dog must be leashed before leaving through the double gate, and remained leashed until inside their owner’s vehicle.
  • No spiked collars (on the dogs)
  • Access gates must be properly secured upon entering/leaving the off leash area.
  • No children under age 10 allowed inside the fence: all children must be accompanied by an adult and closely supervised.
  • Owners are required to clean up after their dog. Waste bags are provided.
  • No food allowed inside the fenced area.
  • Owners must provide their own water and water bowls.
  • No smoking allowed.
  • Hours: Open daily from 8:00 AM until dusk.
  • Parking lot and paths will not be cleared during snow events- use at your own risk
  • Dog Park may be closed for maintenance activities from time to time.
  • All incidents, bites or injuries must be reported immediately to the Washington Police Department - 908-876-3232. 
    Emergencies call 911
  • For Questions or feedback please contact [email protected]
  • Those who fail to comply with the above rules and regulations may receive a summons as per township ordinance

Dog Park Forms

Please click on the link below to print the application, liability form, and rules & regulations.  Bring your signed application and liabiity form, with payment to the Clerk's Office in the Muncipal Building.  

If you would like to submit the application by mail, please send completed form (Application AND Liability Pages) with ALL necessary documentation to:  Washington Township Muncipal Building, Attention: Dog Park, 43 Schooley's Mountain Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853.  Include a self addressed stamped envelope. 

Please note that proof of tests and preventive medication must be clearly provided.  The easiest way to provide this information is to have the Veterinarian complete the top portion of the application.  Owner and dog information must be entirely completed.  Incomplete applications/liability forms will be returned. 


Dog Park Application




Safe Medicine Drop


Project Medicine Drop is a program designed to allow Township residents to properly and safely dispose of their unwanted or expired household medications.

Residents can bring their unwanted or expired household medications removed from the original packaging and placed in a zip lock or similar type plastic bag to the Washington Township Police Department  24 hours a day. Residents will then place their medication into the Project Medicine Drop box which is located inside Police Headquarters at the police station anonymously and free of charge.  The medications will then safely and properly be destroyed.  

The Washington Township Police Department is located at 1 East Springtown Road.

Dog Park Info

Maintenance and upgrades to the Park are entirely funded by annual membership dues and donations.
If you would like to make a donation, please make check payable to the Long Valley Dog Park, and mail it to

Long Valley Dog Park
PO Box 215
Long Valley, New Jersey 07853.

Join Today. Download & Complete the application and the liability form.

Hours: Open daily from 8:00 AM until dusk.

Long Valley Dog Park Website - Click here

Municipal Alliance

It is the mission of the Washington Township Municipal Alliance to prevent and reduce abusive behaviors inclusive of alcoholism, substance abuse, and bullying, along with violence, vandalism and victimization while attempting to remediate long-term harm and devastation that abusive behaviors of all kinds cause to our youth and families. We will act in partnership with our community and our allied agencies in a pro-active manner to promote a realistic and responsive approach utilizing education, prevention, public awareness and intervention while promoting positive alternatives to at-risk behaviors. 


The Washington Township Municipal Alliance meets 8 times each year on the second Tuesday of each month. Most meetings occur at the Washington Township Police Department.  Visit the Township calendar to verify locations. Upcoming meetings:

January 9

February 13 (meeting at the Muncipal Building)

March 13

April 10

May 15

September 18

October 9

November 13


Visit the Morris County Division of Human Services Municipal Alliance website page for more information. 

Upcoming Events/Programs in our community. Sponsored by a variety of organizations and resources:  

February 2018.  NJ Shout Down Drugs Competition.  Enter your song, highlighting a positive message about staying away from drugs.  

January 11, 2018Nurtured Heart.  Butler Borough Public Library. 

January 10, 2018.  Chris Herren.  Watchung Hills Regional High School. 

December 28, 2017Hope One Van at the Washington Township Library.  10 am - 2pm.  Narcan training/information and Narcan kit to anyone who qualifies. 

November 29, 2017John Morello on Drugs Bullying and Choices.  Morris Knolls High School.  7 pm. 

November 28, 2017.  Morris County Prevention Forum. "Defining the Problem & Exploring the Solution"  Registration required. 

November 28, 2017 Cyber Safety.  Wharton

November 28, 2017.  Cultivating a Culture of Kindness.  Morristown.  6:30 pm

November 8, 2017Narcan Training.  Pine Brook.  Registration required. 

November 6, 2017'Chasing the Dragon - The Life of an Opiate Addict'.  Montville

November 2, 2017Hidden in Plain Sight.  Jefferson Twp. High School.

October 17, 2017 - "If I Could Have a Do-Over".  John Halligan will discuss the lessons learned too late for his family regarding how to deal with bullying, cyberbullying, and teen depression. 7 PM.  West Morris Central Auditorium

October 12, 2017.  Screenagers - Growing Up In the Digital Age . 7 PM.  West Morris Central HS

October 1, 8, 22Opiate/oid Awareness Discussion.  3:30 - 5pm.  Community Prestyterian Church of Chester.

 April 26, 2017. Prescription for Change.  7:30 PM.  Centenary University.

 April 12, 2017. Fight the Heroin & Opiate Epidemic Through Awareness Education.  7 PM.  Roxbury High School