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South Suburban to close Bark Park at David A. Lorenz Regional Park

Apr 29 2019

South Suburban will close its Bark Park at David A. Lorenz Regional Park (DALRP) on Wednesday, May 15. The unexpected closure is due to a required access road being built through the Bark Park as part of the construction of SSPR’s new regional recreation complex. 

SSPR is researching options to relocate the Bark Park on district property. Bark Park enthusiasts can visit SSPR’s Wynetka Ponds Bark Park, located at 5875 South Lowell Boulevard.

Additionally, there are several nearby dog parks, including Chatfield State Park, 11500 North Roxborough Park Road; Rover’s Run, 3280 Redstone Park Circle; Digger’s at Dad Clark Park, 3385 Astorbrook Circle; Hound Hill at Highland Heritage Park, 9651 South Quebec Street; Fido’s Field at Foothills Park, 1042 Riddlewood Road and Glendale Farm Open Space,12300 South Havana Street Circle.