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PLEASE NOTE: 

DOGBONE MEADOW IS CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.

DOGBONE MEADOW IS OPEN.

 Note: CONDITIONS ARE ASSESSED BEFORE AND AFTER RAIN EVENTS TO DETERMINE RE-OPENING.

(PLEASE CHECK THIS WEB PAGE FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION REGARDING THE PARK CLOSURES).

NOTICE:  Dogbone Meadow will be closed temporarily when weather and wet conditions arise.

In order to preserve the integrity of the turf, Dogbone Meadow will be closed during and immediately after inclement weather to avoid damage.  

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Dogbone Meadow is the City of Novato's only fenced-in off leash dog park. A .2 mile concrete walking path winds around a large area of sod turf (approximately 1 acre). Other features include agility equipment for dogs to enjoy.

Brian's Place Gentle Play Area is a separate area designated for timid dogs, senior dogs, recovering dogs and small dogs (less than 30 pounds). Friendly dogs of all sizes are welcome in the park.  Park rules.

Water bowls and poop scoopers are available. 

The Dogbone Meadow Dog Park Renovations project was completed November 3rd, 2018 and included site grading, removal and replacement of irrigation system and lawn, installation of a year-round accessible path around the lawn area, installation of multiple concrete/asphalt pads for new and existing amenities, partial resurfacing of the parking lot to accommodate new walkway and to relocate accessible parking stall, restriping of the parking lot, new fencing and gates, relocation of shade structure and signs, and installation of new site amenities such as drinking fountains and a dog rinse area (no soap permitted).

Friends of Dogbone Meadow: The Friends of Dogbone Meadow is an award-winning support group dedicated to helping defray the cost of maintenance and to improve Novato's largest fully-fenced dog park. The Friends of Dogbone Meadow can be reached at friendsofdogbonemeadow.com.

What does Dogbone stand for? Dog Owners Group Bettering Our Novato Environment.

Helpful Phone Numbers: 
Unlicensed, injured, menacing or threatening dogs: Marin Humane Society 415-883-4621. 
Non medical emergencies: Novato Police 415-897-4361. 
Park Information: City of Novato 415-899-8200.
Facility Issues and Concerns:  City of Novato Maintenance 415-899-8280.

 

 Dogbone Meadow Sign   after cropped

Have fun, play responsibly, consider others and take care of our park!

 

 

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