theTICKER
Traverse City News and Events
Friday, July 25, 2014
Today's News
Share | RSS Feed  

Garfield Township Gets Its Dog Park

October 31, 2013
Garfield Township Gets Its Dog Park

Garfield residents have a nearby place to let their dogs romp now that the township’s new dog park is open. The new play area, on East Silver Lake Road south of the restrooms at the Silver Lake Recreation Area, includes some 50,000 square feet for larger dogs and 18,750 square feet for smaller dogs. There’s an open field area and a partly wooded area, as well as bags and cans for owners to clean up after their pets.

More upgrades are expected in the spring when an irrigation system and a water source for the dogs will be added, according to township deputy planner Brian VandenBrand.


Most Recent Comments

 
Julie on November 1, 2013 9:05am

We've been there twice since it opened and it is WONDERFUL! So grateful for this safe area for our furry friends to socialize. We are looking forward to many happy hours there.

jonesy on October 31, 2013 6:08pm

Thank goodness this is ready,,,hopefully there will be permanent water facilities.

Gary Howe on October 31, 2013 9:31am

Great to see Lima once again in the local press and also great to hear another dog park success in the area.

Local Resources
Classifieds

Classifieds

Real Estate

Real Estate

Obituaries

Obituaries

Marriages

Marriages

New Businesses

New Businesses

 
More News
"Writing On The Wall" at Carnegie Building
"Writing On The Wall" at Carnegie Building
Event to Highlight Plight of Africa's Goriillas
Event to Highlight Plight of Africa's Goriillas
Chamber Fund Closes Eighth Loan
Chamber Fund Closes Eighth Loan
Felonious Assault Arrest in Leelanau
Felonious Assault Arrest in Leelanau
More Local Openings and Closings
More Local Openings and Closings
Buffalo Ridge, 14-Screen Multiplex Approved
Buffalo Ridge, 14-Screen Multiplex Approved
Meat Processor to Open Manufacturing Facility
Meat Processor to Open Manufacturing Facility
Garfield Finalizes LaFranier Project
Garfield Finalizes LaFranier Project