United States, New Jersey, Somerset

Address Colonial Park, Parking Lot C. 156 Mettlers Rd Somerset
New Jersey
What 3 WordsParking Lot 3
Type of Walk Public Group Walk - Sighthounds and other breeds from a Sighthound family
Start time10:00 am
DurationPart 1 - 30 Minutes; Part 2 – 30 Minutes
Meeting pointPlease park in Parking Lot C.Join us for a walk with your greyhound or other sighthound; companion dogs to your grey or sighthound welcome. For little dogs, please consider safety measures (see below).You'll be part of an international event where folks gather in groups to walk their greyhounds to raise awareness about greyhound, sighthound, and dog adoption, in general.There is NO CHARGE for this event.There will be a short walk option that will be extended to a longer walk making the overall event a full hour. First 1/2 of walk is not wheel-chair accessible; 2nd half is. Each half takes about 30 minutes. You can choose to do either or both parts of the walk.Important notes: - Absolutely zero off leash dogs or flexi leads (retractable leashes) allowed in the park. - Small dogs to be either carried or in doggie strollers as not all sighthounds are small dog tolerant. - Please bring water for you, water bowl and water for your dog. - Kids are welcome; please keep an eye on them as it's a large park with waterways and the park road intersecting it. - This event is rain or shine and will be canceled only in the event of a thunderstorm or other dangerous weather. - Bring poop bags or scoopers.See the discussion section of this event for a park map outlined with the short and longer walks. Parking Lot C is located at the top middle of the map above Spooky Brook Pond.Park info (it's a gorgeous park!): 685 acre facility includes scenic frontage on both the historic Delaware and Raritan Canal and the Millstone River. Recreation facilities, prize winning horticultural displays, and pristine natural areas are spaced amid the broad lawns and ponds of this diverse Somerset County park.
ParkingFree parking, park in parking lot C; restrooms available at this location.
Rescue / Organisation / Walking Group NameThe Flying Dog Foundation
Organiser Websitehttps://www.TheFlyingDogFoundation.org
Walk Leader NameJacqueline Howard
Contact Telephone201-396-0267
Secondary Contact Phone201-396-6020
Short Walk AvailableYes
Cafe or refreshments AvailableYes
Suitable for Buggies & WheelchairsYes
Toilet facilitiesYes
Additional InformationFirst half of the walk is a flat trail through a wooded area; waterway on partial perimeter. The second half of the walk is flat and on a sidewalk along the park thoroughfare (automotive vehicles). In each case, please keep an eye on any children with you.