Thursday, April 25

Our Hike, Our Park...

Today we are joining all of Blogville for Hike in the Park Day!! Many thanks to GIZMO and FINN and Charley for hosting this special event. We are excited to share our amazing  park with you.



It doesn't take long to get to our park...mom or poppy just  open the back door and we're there!! Our park is open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It's all ours.....3 years ago when we moved here mom had 2 requests--#1 she wanted a swing. Poppy was kind and gave her 3 (located at various spots in the park so the peeps can rest)  #2 mom wanted a groomed walking trail for walking in the park--she got it. Approx. 2 miles of trails.


Let's get started...

 We always have to stop and check out the woodpile for furry friends and 
to make sure there's enough wood to heat park headquarters!!



What do we have here???

Schatzie trying out the tree balance beam.



 Schatzie enjoys a dip in the creek

 the park is really just starting to green up...you can see our 
park ranger/grounds keeper has mowed the path.
 Sometimes we like to walk on opposite sides of the creek :)

Park Headquarter and snack shop
 There's even an archeological dig in the park
It's really a badger hole...we can smell him!!

One of 4 swimming ponds


Hey Mom, say CHEESE!!!
we have a trail cam to spy  monitor the wildlife in the park
 Schatzie trying her paw at fishing---yes, there's fish in our ponds and 1000's of frogs

A breath of fresh air

 Near park headquarters you will find another swing calling your name.
You can enjoy the beautiful flowers and birds while the park staff fixes your breakfast or dinner.

 or you can just kick up your heels and let out a big WOOF!!

Hope you enjoyed your visit to our park. If you're ever in the area stop by and we'll give you a royal tour.

Remember at our park
collars and leashes are 
optional!!

Gracie :)
P.s. Where's Sasha, I'm hungry!!

 TerrierTorrent

25 comments:

  1. you have an awesome park...love it...

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  2. If ever I am in your area I will most defiantly stop by!! Your very own park at your back door. Life is good. AND you have your own stick pile and fish in the pond. Well you are in heaven in my opinion. Sticks and fishing, it doesn't get much better than that. I love your park you lucky pups. Thanks for the tour.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  3. Wow, what a great backyard/park you guys have. So many options for different types of exercise - love the balance beam! Thanks for sharing - you guys are certainly candidates for FitDog Friday!

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  4. Looks like a lovely park where you could spend all day at!

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  5. That is an incredible park! You're very lucky to have that outside your back door and to have such great groundskeepers too. We are looking forward to having the same type of thing when we move to the 40 acre homestead later this year. Happy trails!

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  6. I am hungry too!!! Let's roll over to Sasha's! Thanks for coming out for Park Day!!! I love that wood pile!!

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  7. Wow you are so lucky to have such a fabulous park! Looks like a great time was had by all! We need a park like THAT!!! So jealous! Have a happy Friday! Loved your version of Park Day!!!

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  8. wow and again I say WOw... I am trying really hard not to be jealous, i love your park and if that park was in my back yard i would never leave home. you know how much i find to snap at on our little 100 x 100 feet of property, so think what i could find there, and that swing is calling to my kindle.

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  9. Wow! Are you guys from Germany??? Schatzie we haven't heard since we left Germany and a "nude" park (no collars) reminds us of the nude beaches. Sure looks like a fun place to race around in!

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  10. WOW.. youz got a park in you own backyard. And leases are optional.. I want go to your park. You are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo lucky.
    Thanks for showing me around.
    Wags,
    Ranger

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  11. Woof! Woof! Is he creek/pond water cold. WOW did you say 1000 frogs. Happy PARK Day! Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  12. you live in pup paradise! people paradise, too!

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  13. We are jealous of your park. We never went paw fishing
    Benny & Lily

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  14. Thanks so much for coming to Park Day Gracie! I think you and Schatzie may have the bestest park ever...No driving, no collars or leashes, just walk out the door and you're there...Amazing! And there's so much there for you to explore...Of course you probably know every bit of it by now and do patrols to make sure everything is in order...I think I'm a little jealous

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  15. Wow - I have park envy! Best park ever!!!!

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  16. WOW your park is awesome I would love to visit it. I have one much like it here:) B

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  17. That sure looks like a great park!

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  18. Holy Guacamole, that's some park! There is so much to do there and it's so beautiful too!

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

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  19. If you ever need help hunting that badger, we know some excellent badger hounds!

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  20. You've got a beautiful park!

    Sam

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  21. 1st - I am so jealous! I wish we had our own park! Where we live everyone is really close together!

    2nd - I love swings too. There is just something so peaceful about sitting in a swing and enjoying a warm summer breeze, watching the trees sway and the birds drift along on the wind...

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  22. Between the balance beam and chasing 1000s of frogs, I could be happy all day . . . not to mention the optional leash thing! You have the best park staff ever. ;-)

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  23. That's the best park EVER!

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  24. You have exactly the park I want to have!! How do we get there?

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