Are dogs allowed at the park?

Yes, however dogs are not allowed on the beach and all dogs must be leashed at all times. 

The following are the Town of Acton Bylaws Relating to Animal Control:

E22. No  person  shall  own  or  keep  a  dog,  six  months  or  older,  within  the  Town unless  a license  for  such  dog  is  obtained  from  the  Town  Clerk. The  license period is the time frame between January 1st and the following December 31st, inclusive.  The  fee  for  such  a  license  will  be  determined  by  the  Board  of Selectmen in a public meeting. 

E23. Any person who is the owner or keeper of a dog in the Town of Acton and who  fails  to  license  said  dog  within  the  time  required  by  Chapter  140,  Section 137  and  137A  of  the General  Laws  shall  be  subject  to  a  penalty  of  twenty - five dollars ($25.00) to be collected as provided by law.

E24. No person owning or keeping any animal in the Town of Acton shall permit the  animal  to  go  at  large  to  the  injury  or  nuisance  of  others.  In  addition,  a  dog should  not  go outside  the  boundaries  of  the  property  of  its  owner  or keeper unless  under  the  complete  and  effective  control  of  said  owner  or  keeper  by means of a leash or otherwise. 

E25. Owners or keepers of animals in violation of the foregoing section shall be subject to fines which shall be determined by the Board of Selectmen.

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1. Do I have to pay to enter the park?
2. Are dogs allowed at the park?
3. Picnic Rentals: Can I just go to NARA and have an outing? How much is it?
4. How do I apply to use a Town sports field or playground?
5. What is the water quality at NARA pond? Is it tested?
6. What is the walking Perimeter of the interior pathway at NARA?
7. Is the walking path plowed in the winter?
8. Is sledding and /or ice skating permitted at NARA Park?
9. How do I register for:
10. Concert and special event information
11. What is your Tax ID number?