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Once known as Placid Pass, a popular resting point for travelers heading West in the Gold Rush, this patch of wilderness is known for calming nature and beautiful views. From hiking trails to obstacle courses, shopping to dining, there is something for everyone here. Our park offers 4 distinct areas, each with its own activities and enchanting scenery. Bring your pup and answer the call of the wild!

Doggy Junction
Main Entrance & Shopping

At Doggy Junction, there's a spot to curb every craving or purchase anything your pup desires. This small town square dates back to the 1860's when one of the first mail train routes ended right near our park entrance. Here, you can explore the old nature trailhead, or head into the town center for a more lively scene. Shop for 


merchandise in the old Mayor's house, or get your dog pampered at our groomer, located in the original post office! You can even take a ride on the Wilderness Express, our very own steam locomotive. Afterwards, enjoy a refreshment at the Daily Press Cafe. After dark, see folktales come to life at Fireside Stories, an immersive light show at night!

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The Outpost
Obstacle Course & Entertainment

Venture into The Outpost and unleash ! Once the settlement of entertainers and their talented show dogs, guests can watch the


famous J.R. Terrier's Wag-gon Show or take their dog through the obstacle courses. From hurdles 

to a fetch court, your pup will get to run wild! At the center of this area is the Tree of Living Lights, a huge oak tree glowing with fireflies that shines day and night. Explore the treehouse at it's base where the famous wagon show began. 

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Goddard's Grotto
Splash Zone

Deep in the lush forest of Wilderness Camp is Goddard's Grotto, a heavenly playground of water for your pup! Filled with bubbling geysers and rushing waterfalls, this area was discovered by settlers of Doggy Junction who would bring their animals to relax, drink, and play. Today it is a favorite spot for dog paddlers and seafarers alike. Shake off in one of our custom doggy dryers or sunbathe on the banks of the stream. At night, the waters transform with shimmering light and mist for Spirits of Nirvana, a spectacular evening show.

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The Oasis
Group Events & Puppy Training

At the furthest corner of Doggy Nirvana is The Oasis. Once a beautiful farm, this area has been restored into Doggy Nirvana's event space. 


At the furthest corner of Doggy Nirvana is The Oasis. Once a beautiful farm, this area has been restored into

Doggy Nirvana's event space.

Take a dog yoga class in the old farmhouse, or learn from our Wilderness Guides at information sessions. Next door grab a bite to eat in the Grain Bin, an eatery inside an empty silo! And bring your young pups to our puppy training area and work with our trainers.

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