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Dogwood Park

Address: 5505 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone Number: 352 335 1919
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Ranked #23 of 60 things to do in Gainesville
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Such a beautiful sight! Can't wait to see it again! We took a long walk around the entire park! We enjoyed ourselves so much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were in town for an extended stay, and took our Buddy to Dogwood Park regularly. There's shade or sun. Ponds or dry areas. Separate area for small dogs.Everyone that we met was friendly. The staff was great! Make sure you take written proof of your dog's immunizations, rabies, etc.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

The park itself is absolutely beautiful and the dogs and owners there are mostly friendly and peaceful. The only issue I had here was with the "attendants". They were quite aloof most of the time. My husband and I went to wash our dog and they never answered our questions when we asked politely if they had a certain shampoo... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

If you like to have your dogs run free and able to swim in the lake then dog wood park is good place to go. They have run coupons monthly in penny magazine to take your dog for free or 5 bucks with a bath. My two labs have great fun there. It is very relaxed and open.

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I would be a member here - my dog's LOVE this place beyond belief and its been great therapy for our adopted/abused female who sees that life is good here - but the best part of the park for my dogs is the ponds. Unfortunately they get sick (diarrhea, vomiting, ear infections, etc) everytime they swim in it because it... More 

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Ocala, FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Cody and I went to Dogwood Park for the first time yesterday and were very pleased with the spacious, shady acres, the staff and the clientele. Everyone was very pleasant and it was kind of neat the way Cody got into being "a dog" right away. I had plenty of new friends to chat with and he was simply thrilled... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

We take our dog here for daycare and he always comes home happy and healthy! At other day care sites, he has come home very thirsty. No so with this joint. They obviously care for your pet and keep them happy while you are at work. Also great for overnight boarding. I have no reservations about leaving my dog with... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

If you really love your dog, and are anywhere near Gainesville and Ocala Fl, spend a day in Dogwood Park with your best friend. Dogwood has acres of fenced in areas for dogs to play. Dogwood is on the SW side of Gainesville just w of 1-75 [There is also one on the S side of Jacksonville right off of... More 

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