Elm Street Dog Park is a well-maintained and friendly dog park located in Arroyo Grande, CA. The park, which has been open since 2009, is operated with the assistance of donations and run by volunteers in the area since 2015. Thanks to the multi-size areas, Elm Street Dog Park is a very popular attraction in their area to both locals and visitors.
Easily accessible from both Elm Street and Ash Street, Elm Street Dog Park offers separate areas for small dogs and larger dogs. This feature is one of the most attractive aspects of the park for many visitors. The small dog area is grassy and offers 2-3 water dishes, along with benches for owners. If you are a big dog owner you will find an area just for your oversized pets as well. Covered with wood chips, this area offers several water dishes and a kiddy pool for your dog to enjoy. There are also benches for the owners in this area as well.
While Elm Street Dog Park is an off-leash play area for your pup, they do require that all dogs be collared and tagged while visiting the park. You will also want to make sure that your pup is licensed and vaccinated before visiting Elm Street Dog Park.
There are a few rules of the park that are noteworthy as well before planning your trip to Elm Street Dog Park. No dogs under the age of 4 months old are allowed at the park due to the likelihood of not having had all of the vaccinations at this age. The park also asks that you not bring in un-altered male dogs that are over the age of 12 months.
As with any public area you visit with your canine companion, being considerate of other visitors and animals is appreciated. Be sure to clean up after your pup and properly dispose of any 'gifts' your dog may leave. Whether a local or just passing through the Arroyo Grande area, be sure to take your pup for a visit to the highly popular Elm Street Dog Park for a fun afternoon outdoors.