1/26/2022 - Beginning February 3, the dog park at Meridian Habitat Park will close every Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for maintenance. Upgrades include spreading woodchips, creating a gravel path, and installing amenities, such as benches and doggy-bag dispensers. We appreciate your patience as our crew work to keep the dog park attractive and safe. For project updates, please call (253) 798-4049.
14422 Meridian E. South Hill Puyallup, WA 98375 (map)
Meridian Habitat Park and Community Center, known to locals as the Puyallup Amphitheatre, is a beautiful 36 wooded acre park, with a community center and great lawn that hosts popular programs such as jazzercise, movies in the park, princess parties, family Bingo nights, and more. The fully fenced off-leash dog park provides a peaceful area for dogs and dog owners to enjoy while visiting this community park.
Meridian Habitat Park is getting upgrades starting this summer. Parking, lighting, security, and paving improvements are expected to be complete by the end of 2022. Learn more about the outdoor improvement project.
Nature playground with park benches
Off-leash dog park
Paved and gravel loop trails
Wetlands and a variety of wildlife habitat
Through March 12, the park is open 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.
Starting Sunday, March 13, the park will be open 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted.
Off-Leash Dog Park
Thursdays: Maintenance Closure 7 AM - 3 PM
Our off-leash area at Meridian Habitat Park is open during normal park hours. Located at the south eastern end of the park, this 2-acre dog park includes a doggy drinking fountain, doggy bag station, and is near ample parking. It is a perfect wooded area fully fenced for canines to play in natural ground cover and wood chips shaded by large trees.
Off-Leash Area Rules
Owners must be in the fence, supervising their dog with leash readily available. Dog handlers must be at least 16 years of age; children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times.
Human and dog food
Dogs with a history of aggressive behavior
Puppies younger than four months old
Dogs in heat and Sick dogs
Off-leash rules are posted at the site for helpful review while enjoying the park.
Dogs must be on a leash in all other areas of the park--including routes to and from the off-leash areas.
Trails & Art
Visitors can now enjoy strolling along a new trail located at the corner of 144th Street and Meridian South heading into the park. This trail travels through sculptured swaying grass-like artwork titled SWAY created by artist Chris Spadafore who was commissioned by the Pierce County Arts Commission.
SWAY - reaching out to engage...playful in its scale...exploration of natural forms...an invitation to the park...a place to call home...