Ragle Ranch Dog Park is located within the woofderful Ragle Ranch Regional Park. This 157 acre park has a $7 parking fee for non members, but it has something in it for everyone. It is especially pawpular among birdwatchers, walkers, and their canine companions, and is well loved for its beautiful oak trees, backcountry trails along the Atascadero Creek, and off-leash doggy play area. Whether you want to get some heart-pumping exercise, do some wildlife watching, or just relax in the beautiful natural surroundings with your best pal, Ragle Ranch has just what you need!
The Ragle Ranch Dog Park is located next to the parking lot behind the athletic fields. Although it does not have a separate section for the little guys, it has special small dog hours! From 11am to noon Monday to Friday, and from 3pm to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday, to park goes to the small dogs. This provides a safe place for dogs of all shapes and sizes to enjoy some glorious off-leash freedom and make furry friends. The ground is made up of wood chips for Fifi to dig her toes into. Some great features include a kiddie pool for pups to cool off in, balls and sticks to throw, and pooper scoopers. All you need to bring is your playful puppy!
The fun doesn’t stop there! If your pup is not one to be fenced in, they can join you leashed on the 3.56 miles of trails in the park. The trails wind through prime wildlife watching areas and riparian zones. They are lined with tall trees, and pass through meadows, wetlands, and over streams. The Blackberry Trail is the longest trail, which skirts the perimeter of the interior meadow. Please make sure that your pup follows proper petiquette and leaves only pawprints!
Some other great features of this park include a variety of athletic fields, picnic areas with grills, and a peace garden. With all of these great features, Ragle Ranch Park gets families raving and tails wagging every time!