What You Need to Apply for a Key FOB
The Soldan Dog Park requires the use of an electronic pass card (key FOB) for access into the dog park. Click here
for a brochure that highlights the pass card system (FOB) and the purpose behind it. You must present a current dog license and proof of rabies when applying for a dog park pass.
Where to obtain a dog license
Ingham County Treasurer Office, Second floor, County Courthouse, Mason
Veteran's Building, First floor, 313 W. Kalamazoo, Lansing
Ingham County Animal Control, 600 Curtis Street, Mason (Key Fob passes also available for sale at this location).
Various Ingham County Veterinary Offices, click here for a complete listing.
If you already have the dog license and proof of rabies, you may apply for a key fob at Ingham County Parks Department, Ingham County Animal Control, and City of Lansing Parks & Recreation, see below for business hours and locations).
Key FOB Fee
Twelve Month Pass: $30
Student/Senior (60+)/Veteran/Owner of Service Animal: $20
Daily passes are only available when staff is present at Hawk Island gatehouse facilities. In November and December by appointment with the manager Mon-Fri between 8am-2pm - call 517-676-2233): $5
Replacement fee for lost pass: $5
How to Renew? Click here for renewal procedures. Fee structure is the same as a new registration.
The Soldan Dog Park is located just north of Hawk Island Park in Scott Woods Park (a City of Lansing park). The dog park's main entrance is through Hawk Island. You may also access the park from the west off the River Trail in Scott Woods.
Drive to the very north end of Hawk Island parking area, and then walk a short distance (with your dog(s) on-leash), past the Hawk Island Maintenance Building, to the main entrance of the Soldan Dog Park.
Please note the entrance FOB pass is separate from the annual or daily parking fees collected at Hawk Island. Please click here for parking fees at Hawk Island.
The dog park is also accessible through the City of Lansing’s Scott Woods Park, which does not charge a parking fee.