New City-Owned Dog Park Location Proposed

Map of proposed site of dog park at Veterans Memorial Park

Image courtesy of City of Boulder City

The City of Boulder City recently is seeking public input for the location of a landscaped dog park located at Veterans Memorial Park. Before continuing further, it is important to understand these four facts:

  1. The existing dog park at Veterans Memorial Park is operated by See Spot Run, not the City of Boulder City. See Spot Run is a volunteer organization and you can find out more about the park by reading our story HERE. They can always use more volunteers and donations.
  2. The previously proposed location at Veterans Memorial Park Field #3 (softball field) is no longer being considered.
  3. The current proposed location is on city-owned land within the Veterans Memorial Park complex. It is not being proposed for the state-owned land where the Department of Veterans operates a large cemetery for military veterans.
  4. Due to drought conditions, no sites can or will be considered that require the installation of irrigation or turf.

Okay, having gotten those facts on the record, the City is currently proposing a new location for the dog park over in the general area of the Fishing Pond and Boat Pond, adjacent to Pratte Field, where soccer games are held. This area has ample parking and a nearby restroom facility for visitors.

To find out more about what residents would like to see, the City has created a brief survey HERE for you to complete and share your feelings on the issue. City Council and City staff feel it’s very important to receive feedback from dog owners, other users of the park, and residents at large to help them come up with a realistic plan to create a park our fur family will love and be safe in.

Please take a moment to submit your survey results right away. The deadline for comments is August 14, 2022. According to the City’s website:

The City has launched a survey and webpage to view the proposed area at The page also has a five-minute survey to gauge interest in the park, how often it would be used and what amenities residents would like to have with the location. The survey will be open until August 14, with the results to be presented to the Parks and Recreation Commission at their next meeting. Council will receive the results and recommendations in September.

Together we can find a workable solution for dogs, park users, and residents

The Current Week’s Happenings

Police Fire Awards Dinner Boulder City, Nevada

Boulder City’s First Responders Honored at Dinner

Last night, June 30th we had the...[Read more...]

Elder Fraud Boulder City, Nevada

Senior Fraud Scams on the Rise in Boulder City

Yikes. Spammers, scammers and...[Read more...]

Fan Photo: Red Cadillac by Destiny Maynard

Today’s fan photo comes...[Read more...]

July at the Boulder City Library

Beat the heat in the Boulder City...[Read more...]

Lions Club Fireworks Booth Opens July 1

Pictured (from left): Tre...[Read more...]

Harmony Handbells Returns for Concert

Boulder City United Methodist...[Read more...]

Podcast: Dr. Dawn Green

In an ongoing series of podcasts...[Read more...]

Jack's Place Boulder City, Nevada

Jack is Moving On, But Jack’s Place Has a new Owner!

We’re super thrilled to share...[Read more...]

“Bee” Prepared: It’s Pollinator Week

Pollinator Week was designated by...[Read more...]

Map of proposed site of dog park at Veterans Memorial Park

New City-Owned Dog Park Location Proposed

The City of Boulder City recently...[Read more...]

Damboree Sign Ups Open Boulder City, Nevada

Damboree Parade Application Deadline Next Week

The Independence Day holiday is...[Read more...]

Unofficial Election Tallies Show Hardy as Mayor, Walton on Council

According to the latest results...[Read more...]

Authors Pam Honey Boulder City, Nevada

Local Authors: Meet Pam Honey

Today we’re excited to introduce...[Read more...]

Vote Today 2022 Boulder City, Nevada

Vote Today in Local, County and Statewide Primary Election

Today June 14th (2022), is the...[Read more...]

Fan Photo: Nevada Way Sunrise by Brian Olsen

This week’s Fan Photo is...[Read more...]

View Past Town Happenings