What or Who are Columbus Indiana Dog Park Association?

columbus indiana dog park

CIDPA is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit group of dedicated volunteers with the common goal of opening a dog park in Columbus.

Our purpose, in the Columbus Dog Park, is as much to fulfill the needs of our dogs as well as humans: a safe place for our dogs to run and play off-leash, developing new friendships with other dog owners , and another important avenue to help retain a sense
of community.

What is a dog park you ask?

A Dog Park, or Off-Leash Recreation Area (OLRA), is a fenced, designated area where dogs may legally run, play and socialize with each other "off-leash" under the supervision and voice control of their owners.

What are the benefits of a community dog park?

  • Socializes and exercises dogs in a safe environment
  • Promotes responsible pet ownership
  • Enables dogs to legally run off-leash
  • Promotes public health and safety
  • Provides a valuable tool for realistic enforcement of dog control laws

Where is the dog park ?

Clifty Woods, is an official city off-leash dog park. Bringing the community closer together with one thing in common, the love for their dogs.


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Where are we? or What is the status of the dog park?

columbus indiana dog parkThe park has now been open for over two year and we are accepting applications.  The Columbus Indiana Dog Park does not use any tax dollars to maintain and imporve the facility. Therefore it is critical we have community support in the form of memberships and donations of time and money to help manage the operations of the park, and keep it open and availiable to the public.

How much is a membership to the Park?

We sell yearly memberships to the park, which will give you access to the facilities from dawn to dusk 7 days a week.  Yearly memberships are $25.  We are also have day passes for $5 per day.

What can I do to help?

Check our "Get Involved" page for the various ways to help out.  We always
appreciate new ideas and volunteers.

As our web site develops, we anticipate becoming a source of information for
more than just the dog park, the possibilities are endless!  Bookmark our web
site, and come visit us again. Your dog will love you for it.

Dog Park for a Day
Clifty Creek Dog Park Site
Clifty Creek Dog Park Site
Clifty Creek Dog Park Site