Forest Park Barking Lot

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About Us

The Forest Park Barking Lot Dog Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit located behind The Overlook: Queens Department of Parks and Recreation at 80-30 Park Lane in Kew Gardens, NY. It was established in June 2015 through the collaboration of dedicated community volunteers, local officials, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, and  Partnership for Parks. Volunteers continue to fundraise for improvements, support maintenance efforts, educate on the importance of responsible pet ownership, pet wellness, advocate for adoption and rescue and grow community support. Come visit and share your support!

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Gifts fund maintenance, events, and operations – sustaining our dog park as we advocate for a permanent structure through NYC Council.


We are a volunteer advocacy group and our activities are 100% volunteer-run. Contact us for opportunities and upcoming events.