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Dogs in City parks, area trail system information

Article Published 03/24/2009

March 24, 2009

LAYTON — There's nothing like the weather turning warmer to want to be outside and enjoy the many acres of green open space that is available within the City. There are, however, some things to remember when getting ready to embark on that walk in the park or trek up the trail.

As spring is now upon us, officials with the City Parks Department would like to remind all residents of the current Municipal Code regarding dogs in the parks.

It's actually pretty simple: Due to health hazards and other concerns, dogs are not allowed in Layton City Parks (other than guide or certified aid dogs).

That's not to say the City is not dog-friendly. Quite the contrary, as Parks officials urge residents and their dogs to enjoy the myriad public trail systems accessible in Layton. Dogs in these areas are welcome as long as they are leashed and under owner control.

The following trails are dog-friendly and wonderful places to walk and recreate and relax.

Kay's Creek Trail System

• Adam Welker Trail Head, located at 2050 East 2600 North, Layton.

Bamberger Trail System

• Gentile Street Access, located on the east side of I-15, Gentile overpass.
• Church Street Access, located at 277 North Church Street, Layton.
• 400 West Access, located at 525 North 400 West, Layton.

Shore Line Trail System

• Fernwood Park Access, located near 1875 North Fernwood Drive, Layton.
• Adams Canyon Access, located near 500 North Eastside Drive, Layton.

Adams Canyon

• Located near 500 North Eastside Drive, Layton.

But please remember the rules, for the sake of current and future resident outdoor enjoyment. Failure to comply with the city municipal codes could result in a citation from Davis County Animal Control and/or Layton City Police.

Thank you for your consideration and support. We hope you enjoy Layton City's parks and open spaces as much as we enjoy providing them for you.