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 dogs (20 lbs. or less) and large dogs (21 lbs. or more). The dog park has covered spaces to sit as well as waste bags and hilled structures for dogs to play on.
The facility is open for use from 7 am to 8 pm.
Weekly maintenance at the dog park occurs every Tuesday between 7 am to 11 am.
Please remember that all dogs should be on a leash before entering and exiting the park. All dogs must be current on all vaccinations as required by state or local law. There is no fee to use Montgomery Parks’ Dog Parks and dog permits are not required.
Dog park visitors should read and follow Montgomery Parks’ Dog Park Rules and Regulations.
Dewey Local Park and dog park are fully accessible.
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.
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
Artist Juan Pineda installed several murals at Dewey Local Park in 2020. #ArtInThePark