New Dog Park Opens at Bunker Hills Regional Park

Located near the Compost Site, off Hanson Boulevard and 133rd Avenue

 

 

(August 16, 2013) – There’s a new place for dog owners to take their four-legged friends to play in Coon Rapids.

A new dog park opened recently near the Compost Site in Bunker Hills Regional Park.  The project is a joint partnership between Anoka County and the cities of Coon Rapids and Andover.

The park is open every day from 6 a.m. until a half hour after sunset and the public may use the park free of charge.

Park patrons are asked to adhere to the following guidelines:All dogs must be legally licensed and vaccinated before entering the off-leash area.

  • Dogs shall be leashed when entering & exiting off-leash area and owners in possession of a leash at all times.
  • No more than three dogs per handler are permitted at one time in off-leash area.
  • Children must be closely supervised by an adult when in off-leash area.
  • Dog owners must be in control of their dog(s) at all time.
  • Dog owners may not let their dog(s) out of sight.
  • Dog owners must leash their dog(s) at first sign of aggression or unruly behavior.
  • Dog owners are liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dog.
  • No unauthorized furniture allowed, including tables and chairs.
  • No dog food or treats allowed in off-leash area.
  • Dog owners shall not permit their dog(s) to bark on a continuous or frequent basis.
  • Dogs are not permitted to dig in the off-leash area.
  • Dogs in heat are not permitted in off-leash area.
  • All personal property, including water jugs, bowls and toys must be removed daily.
  • Dog owners must pick up and dispose of pet waste in the dumpster outside of fence.
  • Personal lawn furniture and other chairs are not permitted in the dog park.
  • Users of the off-leash area shall comply with all other Anoka County Park Ordinances.
  • Please help keep the dog park clean and safe by removing all garbage, pet waste and personal property from the off-leash area when you leave

Trackside dog park, located at 10425 Hummingbird Street, will be closing as of September 15. The Coon Rapids City Council made this decision at the August 20 council meeting after intense discussion about the effect of the dog park on the neighborhood.