Grapevine's first dog park announces Nov. 2 opening date

This photo shows the current status of the parking lot for the Bark Park next to SH 360. Each day more work is done as the park nears completion, officials said.

This photo shows the current status of the parking lot for the Bark Park next to SH 360. Each day more work is done as the park nears completion, officials said.

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The city of Grapevine's first dog park, The Bark Park, will open Nov. 2 at Bear Creek Park, located at 3230 S. SH 360, Grapevine. The 14-acre park will have four enclosed off-leash areas, or paddocks, that can accommodate different sizes of dogs and their activities, a Grapevine Parks and Recreation Department news release said. The dog park will also include a motion-activated splash pad, an agility course and a covered all-weather area.

“We are beyond excited to open Bark Park at Bear Creek Park,” Kevin Mitchell, director of Grapevine Parks and Recreation, said in a statement. “We would like to thank residents for their patience and understanding throughout design and construction. We invite you all to come out and enjoy this beautiful park addition.”

A grand opening event featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held 10 a.m. Nov. 2 and will be followed by vendor booths and activities throughout the park, including prize giveaways. 817-410-3450. www.gograpevine.com/about/parkdev/dogpark
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By Miranda Jaimes

Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. Now she's in Tarrant County, mostly, and has been an Impacter since 2017 as the editor of the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition.


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