Goshen Bark Park

Good of Goshen story submitted by Joe Mehl.

Published Oct. 2014

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Joe and Amanda Mehl walking in their neighborhood in Goshen.
Do you dream of a safe place to take your dogs in Goshen or are you sick/scared of seeing off-leash dogs in the city parks? Well, that is one main focus behind bringing Goshen a bark park!

Besides promoting pet safety this bark park could have a large number of uses. For the betterment of the Goshen Community I am taking the lead to bring Goshen an off-leash bark park (dog park) so that the furry family members of our great community can have a safe off-leash space of their own!

There are currently four locations being determined for an ideal location and those are as follows:

  • Vacant land near oak-ridge cemetery
    (along Maple City Greenway Trail)
  • Burdick Park
  • Waterford Educational Greenway Park
  • Abshire Park.

It is my dream to bring a safe off-leash space for Goshen furry family members and promote pet education and pet safety classes but as well as adoption events. These are only a tip of the iceberg for plans on how this bark park would benefit the the Goshen community.




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My dog Sadie and my nephew Mason Scott swimming and playing in the backyard of my parents, house in Goshen.

Proposed location (Shanklin Park)

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Proposed location (Mullet Park)

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Good of Goshen story submitted by Joe Mehl
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