ROCK SPRINGS — The Bitter Creek Bark Park in Rock Springs has been named the best dog park in Wyoming and the 31st best in America by the website HappyDoggo.com.
“We are thrilled to be recognized as having one of the best dog parks in the nation,” Dave Lansang, Rock Springs Parks and Recreation director, said. “Our staff works hard to keep the facility in top shape for locals and visitors alike. I encourage all local dog owners to visit the facility and enjoy the amenities.”
The goal of HappyDoggo.com is to improve the life of dogs and their owners across the world. The website is full of information and guides for dog owners. HappyDoggo.com provides find in-depth breed guides, awards for dog businesses and other canine related content for dog lovers.
In a letter to Rock Springs Mayor Tim Kaumo, Niall Harbison, founder of HappyDoggo.com wrote, “Our 500,000 American readers and community across social media are big fans of your park…keep up the great work!”
The online description of the park states, “Whether your dog wants to run around and play with the other dogs in the park or they want to splash in the pond, you can be sure that they’ll be tired by the end of the day. At Bittercreek Bark Park, you and your furry friend will have lots of fun playing, exercising, and bonding with one another. In addition, there will be plenty of other dogs and humans to meet and socialize with.”
The listing can be viewed at https://happydoggo.com/dog-parks/.
As Rock Springs’ first dedicated dog park, the off-leash facility has been open since 2009 and has become one of the busiest city parks. It is located at 850 West Center Street, just beyond the animal shelter and includes a pond and running areas. The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.