This area is an off-leash park at the northern end of Heather Farm Park with separate areas for small and large dogs, toilets, and nearby parking. It’s a great park, for walking in and around the dog park and indoors. If you are looking for a dog park, you’ll find it as one of the finest dog parks around for the city of the east bay.
There are many benefits for pet lovers and their dogs. For larger dogs (and small dogs that want to play w/larger dogs) there is a small dog area & a different area. Visitors can see a couple of shaded spots as well but not enough. But the wide dog area actually has some grass. The small dog area has plenty of grass so the bigger dogs don't work as hard.
There are about 5 dispensers for poop bags and each one is nearly full every time. They even got new softer wood chips. They have a pair of water buckets. Some of them are kind of filthy but just go with the clean ones. They have built a pair of benches and a picnic table with cement.The ground is grassy. Little bitches can have plenty of room to run and play.
For people who love to exercise with their dogs, they can walk a couple of laps or even run if they want. The shaded area can be a resting place after sweating a little. Dogs here are sweet, and people too.
If you plan to visit the place soon, here are some tips:
- The park is closed for maintenance during Thursday mornings.
- You will find a wonderful group of locals who are respectful of the park and others.
- Some owners are less vigilant and some dogs will play loud, distracting or too aggressive.
Moreover, they have a lovely playground. The flooring is kind of lined. The playground is massive with a number of fun slides, swings, bridges, ladders and so on. There's a sand pit, which children love too. For sliding down the grass mounds. There are plenty of picnic and shade tables. The pond is great, and the gardens are also fun to walk in. It’s a good place for family and pets.
Off leash dog parks are amazing for letting your fur-baby run free! On the following pages we have included a breakdown of the best must-see dog parks near Walnut Creek, California:
- Sugarloaf Open Space
- Shell Ridge Open Space
- Redwood Regional Park
- Cesar Chavez Dog Park
- Alameda Dog Park
- Wardlaw Dog Park
- Robert Sibley Volcanic Preserve
- Paw Patch at Newhall Park
All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our location at 1261 Locust Street! Stop by for a visit anytime!