September 04, 2020
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, Sept. 4, 2020 – The much-awaited dog park in City Council District 3 is now open. A ribbon cutting was held this morning to celebrate the opening in time for families and dogs to enjoy during the Labor Day weekend. The dog park, located at Abess Park, 12743 Abess Blvd. near the corner of Girvin Rd. and Abess Blvd., will be open daily from dawn to dusk, and feature separate fenced areas for large dogs and small dogs. The large dog section will include a loop trail through the woodland area and an open grassy field for free play. Small dogs will be able to play in a shaded grassy field. Benches, drinking fountains and other amenities will be added for everyone’s enjoyment.