The Patch- Private Dog Park In Byron, IL | Sniffspot
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5953 N German Church Rd
ByronIllinois61010US
5.0123
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
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The Patch- Private Dog Park In Byron, IL

Byron, Illinois
Fully Fenced
1 acre
5.0123 reviews
Top spot
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Hosted by Derek W.

Fencing

Enclosure

Fully Fenced

Fencing height (at lowest point)

4 ft

98% of guests said fencing at this spot was secure enough to contain their dogs

Gaps or holes in fence: No gaps

Fencing type(s): Cattle with wire mesh

Fencing details: The fencing is 2" x 4" field fencing that is 60" on the majority of the property with a section that is 48" tall. The gates all have 2' of 2" x 4" fencing covering the bottom 24".


Designed for private play
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

Distractions seen/heard from the spot

Other dogsSometimes

Other domestic animalsNo

Other peopleNo

Private entryYes


Amenities

Agility equipment

Field

Chairs

Dog toys

Rain shelter / sun shade

Trash can


Pricing
$8 per dog per hour

50% off all dogs after the 1st dog

Sniffpass holders get discounts on all bookings at all spots by buying monthly credits!

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Location

Byron, Illinois

Description

Enjoy our little piece of the country with nearly 1 acre of fully fenced in fun for your dog! This private setting offers peaceful playtime and beautiful country views. ***Update: the gates now have taller wire mesh for the Houdini pups! ***

Cleanliness

100% of guests said this spot was as clean as expected during their visit.

Hazards

The property is an active small hobby farm. The space has a hay rack, a pergola area and a black wooden structure ("spider") that the dogs can run around. There is potential for wildlife to be passing through the property at any time. The spot is approximately 100โ€™ from the roadway so while not common, there is a possibility of bicyclists passing by. Please note: during winter months, the grounds may be muddy and obstacle equipment may vary throughout the year

Host Rules

Minimum visit length
1.0 hour
Required advanced notice for visits
2 hours
Max dogs per booking
6
Is the host present?
I generally do not meet my guests
Additional rules

Please stay within the designated fenced in area and throw all pet waste and garbage in the provided garbage can


Community safety rules
Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the spot.
Make sure the area is safe and secure before bringing your dog in.
Never enter a spot before your booking start time and never leave late.
Pick up after your dogs. Leave the spot as it was when you arrived.
Always review and abide by spot specific rules.
Unless otherwise stated, restrooms are not available on site.

Booking Policies

Booking Policies
Only one booking is allowed at a time at any spot and there is an enforced 30 min buffer between all bookings to ensure dogs in separate bookings do not meet.
This spot is set for Booking, which means you will be instantly confirmed for any booking you request. You will receive the address and access instruction immediately following booking.
Visits can be moved or cancelled up to 2 hours before a visit.
Visits can be extended and dogs can be added throughout the visit.

(123) Reviews

  • Neil F., Feb 26, 2024

    We had another great visit to the patch. The weather was great, the park was clean, the view was fantastic. Well maintained, secure fencing, well stocked with poop bags and toys.

  • Neil F., Feb 19, 2024

    We had another great afternoon out at The Patch. Thereโ€™s a handful of toys for the dogs to play with. The property is clean and well maintained. Poop bags and trash can are provided. Bandit loves playing in the hay.

    Host replied: Thank you again for visiting! So happy that Bandit enjoyed himself!

  • Deborah S., Feb 17, 2024

    Was very easy to find. Had a great meet and greet with a possibly new family dog. Darren was great answering all questions for me.

    Host replied: Thank you for visiting Deborah! We hope all works out with the new potential pup!

  • Dalton B., Feb 11, 2024

    Thorin had a lot of fun thank you very much

    Host replied: Happy to hear! Thank you for visiting!

  • Mya H., Feb 11, 2024

    My dogs loved running around and having fun . This was so nice because their yard isn't thee biggest at home

    Host replied: So happy they enjoyed! Thank you for visiting!

  • Karen L., Feb 10, 2024

    Great place!

  • Karen L., Feb 2, 2024

    Had a great time! Easy to access and plenty of room for my dog to chase balls for the hour!

    Host replied: Thank you for visiting! Happy you all enjoyed!

  • Liz G., Jan 17, 2024

    Great

  • Paul w., Jan 7, 2024

    It was perfect size open area for my two belgian Malinois. Easy to find park. Easy in and out. Will be getting membership there.

    Host replied: Appreciate you visiting!

  • Lynn R., Dec 31, 2023

    Great place. Was so awesome to find a place while visiting family in another state. The pups had a great time romping and running and sniffing.

Meet your host

Derek W.

Joined in July 2022

Hi! We look forward to sharing our farm with you and your dog!


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