Dewey Local Park was renovated in 2020. The park includes a multi-age themed playground with a perimeter “Trike Track,” picnic shelter, a 22,000 square foot lighted dog park a 2,400 square foot outdoor fitness station, a street hockey/futsal facility-developed in partnership with the Washington Capitals, and a soccer field.
The work done in 2020 also includes a renovation of approx. 1400 linear feet of the Rock Creek Trail, public art murals, additional parking, stormwater management, and landscape planting grown at the Montgomery Parks’ Pope Farm Nursery
M-NCPPC acquired the 14.5-acre park in 1951.
Dewey Local Park features a brand new 22,000 square foot dog park with separate areas for small and large dogs. Dogs must display current licenses and rabies vaccination tags and be older than four months. All dogs should be on a leash before entering and exiting the park. Dog park visitors should read and follow Montgomery Parks’ Dog Park Rules and Regulations.
Hours: Daily, 7 am – 8 pm (closed Tuesdays 7 – 11 am for maintenance)
The fully accessible, in-line hockey rink can be reserved for games through Park Permits or may be used on a first-come, first-served basis if not reserved.
To obtain a permit for the in-line rink, complete the application (pdf) and email to ParkPermits@MontgomeryParks.org or call the Permits Office to reserve on the phone: (301)495-2525.
In-line hockey rink may be permitted year-round from 9:00 am until Sunset.
There is 2-hour minimum/maximum per group from January 1 – April 1, 2021.
In-Line Rink Rental Fees:
• Montgomery County Resident (two hour minimum) $10/hour
• Non-Resident (two hour minimum) $12/hour
Visit another in-line rink has also been installed at Ridge Road Recreational Park.
Artist Juan Pineda installed several murals at Dewey Local Park in 2020. #ArtInThePark