Grand County Animal Shelter (970) 887-2988
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The Bark Park is open during the summer and fall, and closes for the winter season until the ponds melt out in the spring.


To establish a fenced-in, off-leash community park where well-behaved, vaccinated canines can exercise in a clean and safe environment without endangering or annoying people, property or wildlife. To develop a well maintained space in a beautiful area open to all dog lovers and friends who are willing to uphold the park’s rules and regulations.

Benefits & Interest

Local Community

  • Socialization for dogs and people
  • Source of pride and sense of community
  • High interest on social media/word of mouth
  • Promote responsible pet ownership
  • Training and demonstration opportunities


  • An opportunity for promoting a friendly lifestyle/community with great economic impact. A sense of “place” and a reason to stop and stay a while.
  • Promote friendly, lifestyle community- great place to live, work and play
  • A place for veterinarians, national park personnel & others to send tourists who have dogs

New Dog Agility Training Equipment!

We are very excited to announce that we added some new fun equipment to the Bark Park!

Big Dog Area:
  • Over and Under
  • Walk the Plank
  • Through the Target
  • Limbone
  • Through the tunnel
Small Dog area:
  • Through the Target
  • Limbone
  • Over and Under
  • Dog log
  • Camel Hump Climber
bark park agility equipment

Dog Park Etiquette

A dog park is a great opportunity to educate on being a responsible pet owner and enhancing the human/animal bond

Dog Park Etiquette

Questions, Thoughts or Ideas?