It’s legal – and lovely – to walk
a dog around the lake.
There are several off-leash dog parks nearby…
…and many more a little further away:
And what’s more there’s a better alternative location right at the Lake:
The Police Horse Stables – already fenced off, with a history of dogs and horses, and a set of gates that are currently locked shut. Let’s open it up to use.Situated the other side of a 10+ft high fence that protects the back of Fairyland, atop a knoll with gorgeous lake views and trees for shade, this could make a lovely dog park with far fewer use conflicts than at Astro Park.
We proposed this site in concept and were told that until the Astro Park decision is final (one way or the other), no one will consider working with us on developing the proposal. We believe there are reasonable accommodations that can be made for Childrens Fairyland, the ADA, and other objections that have been raised, once we get moving on this. We look forward to doing so with renewed energy soon.
If that proposal hits a solid obstacle, let’s think outside the box. How about the Kaiser Auditorium parking lot? Disused school yards? Partnering with Caltrans to use surplus land? Something new and big out by the Bay? …