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Dogwood Park

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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My dog loves, loves it!

This is a huge area where dogs can run free with other dogs who are well behaved and healthy. There... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Ojai, California
We love this place!

We board our 2 golden retrievers here when we go out of town. Super friendly staff who make us... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
Archer, Florida
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  • Excellent55%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
May 29, 2018
“Excellent dog park will be developed”
Mar 13, 2017
“My dog loves, loves it!”
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5505 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-3826
+1 352-335-1919
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This park was purchased for redevelopment and will become something like a nursing home because of its location. Dogs were very happy there running in the ponds and playing with other dogs. But this is progress

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Laura L
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a huge area where dogs can run free with other dogs who are well behaved and healthy. There are two large ponds for swimming (dogs only), tall pines, large meadows. Also hammocks and picnic tables for humans. Just a nice place to hang...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank SoCalGal2014
Reviewed February 18, 2017

We board our 2 golden retrievers here when we go out of town. Super friendly staff who make us feel like our dogs are The Best (they are!), and the dogs have a blast. They get a bath on the day we come home to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank rnbcw
Reviewed November 23, 2016

When we moved to Gainesville we heard many good things about Dogwood Park. Our first visit impressed us so much that we signed up for membership within 20 minutes after viewing the well kept 15 acre park, and watched our dog go in one of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We took Cody our boxador there for an easter egg hunt. He was very happy. A little skittish about the water, but got used to it. Large area which is great for dogs of any size, but especially larger dogs. The inside office area could...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank hollies69
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Love this place. We board our dog here when we go out of town, and take him for daycare about once a month so he can play with other dogs. He loves going and never even looks back when we drop him off which makes...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank hemery16
Reviewed May 5, 2015

Perfect Place to hang with your Pooch and family - we will be back next visit into town for sure., Check it out!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank RichS722
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.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Jtravels22
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...More

Date of experience: January 2014
4  Thank Valery N
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...More

Date of experience: March 2013
7  Thank Brittney S
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