We began sharing pictures and rating on all the dog parks we visited. We realized we loved planning trips to cities that had lots of dog friendly off leash parks. So began our mission to visit 100 dog parks, we hit that easy…the next goal was 250. And this past year we decided we wanted to try and hit 300 dog parks before the pups were too old to #travel or enjoy.
We are excited to say our 10 year old #Saint and 11 year old #Husky have reached the goal of 300 dog parks. We are not done yet. We still have three days left of our texas road trip and there are more on our list to visit.
I am very proud of what our #family has accomplished. I believe our #pups have enjoy ever #trip we’ve ever taken. I am thankful that we are able to give our pups the #luxury to travel and #explore.
We are all about visiting dog parks! We try to take a “dog park extravaganza” often and visit dog parks we have never been too.
Currently, we have visited
over 300different dog parks
& we’re still going strong.
We update this page as we visit new ones, so come back! You can check out the details of each dog park by clicking on the link. Don’t forget to leave a comment about your favorite dog park! We’re on a mission to find #AmericasBestDogParks
Stimulating Activities: Pond, wooded area, agility, tires and tunnels
Cooling: pond give plenty of water to drink, a few water fountains inside the park, large wooded area, and lots of trees
Separate Areas: Yes- Large and Small areas, plus agility area and wooded area
Greenage: waste bag and trash stations throughout park
Human Comfort: a few lawn chairs and a couple of picnic tables. Not lot of seating considering the park is so huge; you’d lose sight of your dog if sitting too long. Bathrooms inside admission trailer outside of dog park.
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Maintenance: Members can use the park 6am-10pm, Visitors can enter when Office is open M-F 10am-4pm S/s 9am-5pm
Membership: Yes, The price for visitor admission is $11 for the first dog and $1.25 for each additional dog. Park membership starts at $35 per month or $289 for an annual membership. Rabies vaccination proof required.
Dog Wood Parks website is pretty awesome check it out HERE
Surface Area: Grass, concrete walking area, large rock path, and rubber mulch
Stimulating Activities: swimming pond & dock, large water fountains, doggy play set, agility equipment-including tunnels and teeter
Cooling: water sprinklers & swimming pond give plenty of water to drink, also a water fountain inside the park, quite a few shade trees, a picnic shelter as well
Separate Areas: No – All dogs are temperament tested before entering the park-so small and large can stay together.
Greenage: four or five waste bag and trash stations throughout park (you don’t have to walk far to get a bag or deposit one)
Human Comfort: picnic shelter & picnic tables- benches and chairs throughout the park, men and women built in bathrooms, large screen TV, drink & snack bar, lots of events including football games on the big screen
Membership: Annual membership or month/day passes available. All dogs must have current vaccinations (proof off) and pass a temperament test.
Rules and Policies
Early termination of monthly payment programs carries a 90-day same rate fee
Members can upgrade to a new program at any time during their membership. Simply notify us and we will adjust your rate on the next billing cycle
No downgrades permitted
Members receive a membership card (may be a picture card) that is used to access Park facilities
All Members are required to sign a contract and waiver
All dogs are required to have current shot and vaccination records
All dogs are subject to temperament testing before permitted in the Park
We reserve the right to ask a customer to remove their dog from the park at anytime and/or revoke a membership
** All memberships expire at the end of the season in which they were purchased.
** Weather permitting. Park closes due to severe weather, rainy or snowy weather or when emergency maintenance is required. Additionally the park hours may vary due to special events. In all cases the Park reserves the right to close the facility or amend its hours of operation at any time without notice; however the Park will endeavor to notify its Annual, Seasonal and Summer Members via Facebook or email.
What makes the park unique: Well-trained staff, clean swimming area, lots of stimulation for dogs, all dogs temperament tested, lots of events and great human comforts
Barkworld 2013 is in the books. This was our 3rd time going in the 4 years of its existence. Lots of SWAG, good info, and good times. Ossian and Koda loved daycare! (Ossian definitely put the “Bark” in Barkworld… he was very talkative during daycare. Best Friends Pet Care does such an awesome job! They need one in Lexington! We were glad to hear Victoria Stilwell again, as well as many other speakers. We are already looking forward to next year!
On the long way home Sunday, we stopped at Newtown Dream Dog Park and Chattapoochie Dog Park in Georgia. Newtown Dream was very cool. They have Astroturf instead of grass, which is much less messy, and Ossian loved the fountain pad. There were also several big dogs there, NONE of which Ossian went after! (He probably would have lost the battle with the Irish Wolfhound that dwarfed him). Chattapoochie was half closed, but still a decent park with fountains. The dogs slept most of the way home, except for our stop at Petco to spend our gift cards. The dogs will need a few days to recuperate (as will Mommy and I), but we all enjoyed ourselves!