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Rolling Hill Park:

The Unfenced Off-Leash area is restricted to signed, designated trails and is permitted from Sunrise until 9:30 AM and 3:30 until 6:00 PM seven days a week. Dogs must be kept on-leash (8' max Length) everywhere else in the park, except the fenced dog area.

Rolling Hill Park Fenced Area:

The Fenced Off-leash dog area is open from Sunrise until Sunset seven days a week.

West Mill Creek Park:

Off-Leash areas: Dogs are permitted from Sunrise until Sunset seven days a week. Dogs must be kept on leash in the parking area and entrance trail until inside the park.

On-Line Registration can be completed by Clicking here


Lower Merion Resident Fee is $25 per dog

Borough of Narberth Resident Fee is $30 per dog

One time $5.00 Discount for dogs that provide proof of completing an approved training program.  (does not carryover from year to year)


  • Owners must view the Dog Parks - Rules for Permits video and complete the Off Leash Dog Video questionnaire.  (not necessary for renewals)
  • Owners must attest that they have and will keep current Homeowner’s or Renter’s Insurance as well as current DHLPP (Distemper) and Rabies vaccinations.
  • New applicants must provide a current photo of each dog with the application.
  • Current year Montgomery County Dog License Number is required.
  • A valid email address is encouraged as we will use email to distribute information regarding the program and to elicit feedback.

All applications must include the following:

  • Completed, legible application, signed waiver and acknowledgment of vaccinations. (Print carefully - if your handwriting is illegible, it will delay processing your application.)
  • Payment must be made in full - checks are payable to: Treasurer, Lower Merion Township
  • Application can be completed in person during regular operating hours in the Department of Parks & Recreation or the Police Department.
    (8:15 AM to 4:30 PM Mon - Fri)
  • Application may be mailed to:
    Township of Lower Merion,
    Department of Parks & Recreation,
    75 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003

Once your application is completed you will receive your permit to identify you and your dog as program participants.

If you have any questions, please call us at (610) 645-6220 or e-mail us at

Email Comments to Lindsay L. Taylor, Director of Parks & Recreation

Application Material, Maps and Additional Information

Click HERE to download Snow Dog (Rolling Hill Park)
by Lynnrae Fenimore - (1.88 MB PDF)

Click HERE to see Photos of the Rolling Hill Fenced Area

Rolling Hill Park Fenced Area Rules and Regulations PDF Icon

Rules of Engagement PDF Icon

Socialization PDF Icon

West Mill Creek Park - Map PDF Icon

Dogs Are Permitted On Leash in the Following Parks:
(All Dogs must be leashed and curbed)

Ashbridge Memorial Park
Austin Memorial Park

Black Rock Road Site

Cynwyd Heritage Trail

Cynwyd Station Park
Eco Valley Park Henry Lane Park

General Wayne Park (Wooded area and elevated Hill ONLY)
Kenealy Nature Park

Linwood Park
Merion Botanical Park

Pencoyd Park

Penn Wynne Park (Wooded area ONLY)

Righters Mill Road Site
Rolling Hill Park
Sharpe Bird Sanctuary
Shortridge Memorial Park (Signed designated area ONLY)

West Mill Creek Park
Williamson Road Site

Last updated: 1/9/2015 12:20:35 PM

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