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The City of Lake Charles, the Quality of Life Task Force for the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, and the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana are pleased to jointly announce the grand opening of the downtown dog park – Bark du Lac. Bark du Lac is the result of a collaborative partnership to further the livability and appeal of the downtown area to incoming residents.

“The dog park introduces another component to our downtown in addition to other amenities such as coffee shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, businesses and housing. Not only does the dog park provide a public place for residents and their dogs to safely socialize, it offers another reason for interstate travelers to stop in Lake Charles and shop in our businesses or eat in our restaurants,” said Mayor Randy Roach.

In September 2015, the City Council gave approval for the park to be created on city property behind the City Court building. At that time, the City committed to constructing fences necessary for the park along with other improvements and the Task Force committed to raising funds for other items including benches, picnic tables and fountains. 

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