In Penn Valley, California, you can find a great treat for you and your canine companion. The very pawpular Western Gateway Park is possibly the top neighborhood hang, and the crown jewel of Penn Valley. With 87 acres of lovely landscape and play space, it has something in it for everybody and fur-buddy. Best of all, it’s home to Penn Valley’s one and only dog park, Western Gateway Dog Park. Whether you want to get some heart-pumping exercise, or just kick back and relax in the beautiful natural surroundings with your best pal, Western Gateway Park has everything you need!
The Western Gateway Dog Park is accessible from the West Gate entrance to Western Gateway Park. It has a 5 separate fenced-off sections, so there’s somewhere for every dog to play. There are sections for all dogs, multi-purpose training areas, and a section for small or shy dogs. There is also a sprawling oak grove section, where your pooch can romp around like a wild dog in the natural setting beneath the oak trees. This is also a lovely place to have a picnic with your canine companion! There is shade, drinking water, and seating areas available in all of the sections. The surface is mostly crushed sand, except for the oak grove section that is mostly dirt. Check out the hills and tire structures that guarantee you a tuckered out pooch!
Please keep an eye on your pupper and watch for aggressive behavior so that this can remain a safe haven for everyone. There are waste bags provided, so be prepared to stoop and scoop! Doggos need to stay leashed whenever they’re not within the fenced-off areas.
There is plenty more fun to be had in the surrounding Western Gateway Park with your leashed pup. Some other great features of this park are the large variety of athletic fields, pathways, scenic picnic areas, playgrounds, and even a swimming hole in the creek. This park hosts many events throughout the year including markets, concerts, and festivals.
With the seemingly endless amount of things to do here, Western Gateway Park gets families raving and tails wagging every time!