The Dog Park is located adjacent to Marsh Creek Road, North of Regency Drive, across from the Community Park.
Dog Park History
In 1995, the Clayton Community Service Commission conducted a survey that included a question about a potential off leash dog park. They found that there was a 61% support for such a park.
The City stated that it was not in a position to provide water to the dog park. A group of local residents established the Clayton K-9 Coalition in order to raise funds necessary to provide water to the park.
In addition, an Eagle Scout Project was completed in April 2005 that provided an arbor shade structure over the picnic table.
Benefits of Dog Parks
Dog parks help prevent off-leash dogs from infringing on the rights of others by giving the dogs a safe place to run and play off leash.
Studies show that dogs that exercise and are allowed to run freely are not as aggressive toward people or other animals as dogs that are under-exercised.
Dog barking is at the top of the list of complaints to Sheriff and Police Departments around the country. Dog parks provide a socially acceptable outlet for the dogs and they bark less.
Benefits to the dog owner include providing a legal, safe environment for owners to experience the pleasure of watching their dogs play and interact with other dogs. This contributes to the overall mental and physical health of people by encouraging them to exercise with their dogs.
You can help by donating your time, and/or by sending your tax deductible donations to Clayton K-9 Coalition at P.O. Box 21, Clayton, CA 94517 and/or by clicking here.
For more information on how to help, call 672-9710.
Park Rules- Open sunrise to sunset.
Dog Park Slideshow