Comments by Vicki Tiernan

Coastsiders in support of off-leash dogs

March 08, 2010
It’s a matter of balance. I live in San Francisco, where less than 5% of city-managed parkland is legally accessible for off-leash recreation, while one-quarter to one-third of households (200,000+ people) live with a dog. Overall within the GGNRA, less than 1% of its 75,000+ acres is accessible for off-leash recreation, Less than a handful of parks in the entire state park system allow off-leash dogs. Given adequate space to pursue the enormously popular activity of off-leash recreation, it would…