NEW: Jupiter’s $3 million Cinquez Dog Park to open this summer


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Activities for people are also planned at dog park in Jupiter

A treehouse is part of future construction

Cinquez Park in Jupiter to be free and will have fenced areas for big and little dogs (File photo)

The new Cinquez Park on Jupiter’s Indiantown Road is scheduled to open this summer.

Besides a dog park — with separate areas for big dogs and little dogs — the $3 million plan calls for a playground, treehouse, natural area and walking paths for people.

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Dogs are required to be on a leash when they are in dog parks in Jupiter. Once the dogs enter the fence-in areas designated for dogs, they can be taken off their leash.

READ: Dog parks are booming nationwide

Cinquez Park includes a 2-acre wetlands area and will have about 70 parking spaces. The work is being done by Lake Worth-based West Construction.

VIEW: Jupiter plans for Cinquez Park

Access to the park on 13 acres of town-owned property will be from Yancy Avenue and Carver Avenue.

READ: Jupiter Vice Mayor suggests shrinking the size of Dog Beach

Cinquez Park is planned to be free and open to the public. The park is scheduled to be open daily from 7:30 a.m. to sunset.

Dogs parks in Jupiter are at 211 River Park Dr. and on Jupiter Beach, north of Marcinski Road.

For information, go to friendsofjupiterbeach.org.

— BILL DIPAOLO



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