Plan your next event at the beautiful Gibson Pond Park on Gibson Road in Lexington.
Large, covered picnic shelter available to rent with 10 picnic tables (seats approximately 80 people), ceiling fans, large charcoal grill, stone fireplace, and barbeque pit shelter with sink
Pond with dock (No fishing until further notice. No swimming or gas-powered boats.)
Approx. 1/2 mile walking trail
The Town of Lexington Paw Park is a quality of life feature and the first dedicated to our 4-legged friends. The 3-acre park provides dogs and their owners a wonderful atmosphere to play, socialize and interact.
Rules & Regulations
The Town of Lexington Dog Park is a quality of life feature and the first dedicated to our four-legged friends. The 3-acre park will provide dogs and their owners a wonderful atmosphere to play, socialize and interact.
Only spayed and neutered dogs allowed on park grounds – Must provide documentation.
All dogs must be current on rabies and other vaccines as required by law – Must provide documentation.
All dogs must be supervised at all times, do not leave your dog unattended at the park.
Owners are 100% responsible for the actions of their dogs.
Aggressive dogs are not allowed inside the park. If your dog starts to act aggressively towards others, you must remove the dog from the park.
Only registered dogs and their owners (18+) are permitted within the park, children 10 and under are not allowed inside the park.
Puppies less than 4 months of age are not allowed in the park for their own protection.
Do not leave the dog park gates open. Watch for other dogs entering and leaving the park so that none can run away.
Inside the park, dogs must be off leash but under voice control.
Inside the park, all dogs will have a collar with the appropriate tags (rabies, park entrance etc.).
Only training treats allowed inside the park. No human food allowed .
Do not bring a sick dog to the park.
Outside the park, all dogs must be on a leash.
Dogs are not allowed to chase people.
Shoes must be worn by humans while on park grounds.
No glass containers on park grounds.
No smoking on park grounds.
Do not touch or feed a dog that does not belong to you without first asking permission from its owner.
Do not allow your dog to mount another dog even in play.
No digging is allowed and any damage must be rectified by the owner.
Owners are responsible for disposal of their dog’s waste – Please use the receptacles provided.
Each dog is required to be registered – 3 dogs per household (maximum).
3 dogs per household (maximum)
Applicant will be given a special dog tag and combination to the gate
All dogs must be current rabies shot and all other vaccines as required by law – Must provide documentation
Only spayed and neutered dogs allowed on park grounds – Must provide documentation
In Town Rate
Within Town of Lexington Municipal Limits:
1st Dog: $32.00
Additional Dog(s): $16.00 per each
Out of Town Rate
1st Dog: $53.00
Additional Dog(s): $26.50 per each
Note: Half of the rate will be applied if purchased less than 6 months of calendar year.
Enjoy your next gathering in the beauty of Virginia Hylton Park in downtown Lexington.
Park is complete with..
Creek with overlooks
Day Lily Garden
Large, covered stage/shelter with grill, ceiling fans, lights, and electrical outlets.
Separate Special Needs Playground