Yes, your dog must be leashed at all times and remain on the paved roads. Owners are required to pick up pet waste and place it a trash receptacle (April – October) or remove it from the grounds (November – March). Failure to abide with these rules will result in barring you from visiting Erie Cemetery with your pet.
Loose pets are turned over to Erie City Animal Care and Control.
The City of Erie in general, and Erie Cemetery, are home to many species of wild animals: raccoons, opossum, squirrels, chipmunks, skunks, rabbits, deer and even a wild coyote who has chosen to roam Erie Cemetery for the past five years. And of course, the ubiquitous geese!
These animals are wild and their health, safety, and long life depends on you:
Helping wild animals in these ways can be fatal to them:
We are happy you enjoy the wild animals in our cemeteries — we do too!