Beau’s Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park is amazing.
But you don’t have to take our word for it.
Becca Barnett of BringFido.com included the dog park in her list of the 10 best amazing dog parks across the USA.
The list, with Beau's Dream Dog Park at the top, is featured in an article travel journalist Larry Bleiberg wrote for USA Today.
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The amusement park-themed dog park features synthetic turf, water splash pads, tunnels, a tennis ball hill, shade structures, a rubber path and a roller-coaster bridge.
Its design was inspired by Angela Bauman and her dog Beau after they won Purina Beneful’s 2012 Dream Dog Park Contest.
Their prize included $10,000, a one-year supply of Beneful brand dry dog food and a $500,000 in-kind grant to Lancaster city for the park’s makeover.
“If you spend $500,000 on a park,” Barnett told Bleiberg, “it’s going to be pretty amazing.”
The other dog parks that made the list are in Montana, Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, Florida, New Jersey, California, Arkansas and Seattle.
Beau's Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park photo gallery:
Angela Bauman and Beau, the dog park's namesake.
Fetch is a popular game at the park.
One of the park's obstacles.
An impromptu canine convention.
Sophia enjoys a drink of water.
Natalie Schaeffer walks Sasha across the coaster bridge.
Seth Goins makes friends with Kelsey.