The Galvin Community Dog Park refers to a dog park in Santa Rosa, California. This dog park lies up next to a fly fishing pond. The ground is covered in grass and mulch with about a 50/50 split if measured by square footage. Santa Rosa, according to the cities website, has a total of eight dog parks. This park falls somewhere in the middle of those on a grade of popularity and a bit further down the list regarding park size, measuring in at just above a half-acre.
This park does have picnic tables, bathrooms, and running water. Water is available inside the fenced area as well. The park stays pretty well maintained, and you can contact maintenance through srcity.org or by calling (707) 543-3770. The city has a pretty high dedication to the support of these parks as they even have a weekend team available if something happens.
There is a decent bit of shade provided at the Galvin Community Dog Park; there are some limited trees that surround the park and provide shade through most times of the day. No structures offer shelter or shade, but the high canopies do an excellent job on the later. The surrounding park also has restrooms that are open to the public.
For larger dogs, the Galvin Community Dog Park is not big enough to get a good run in. Games like fetch or frisbee may not be possible due to the limited space. Not unless you keep the ball low and in a relatively short range. The Galvin Community Dog Park is not lit at night, so it does close at sunset.
There are no fees or registration required for the Galvin Community Dog Park or any of the city-run parks in Santa Rosa. However, you are required to have up to date vaccinations for your canine. This park is next to a golf course and immediately next to the dog park is a small fly fishing pond.