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Due to the reconstruction of the shoreline, Goose Pond will be closed until Friday, August 10.  There will be no fishing or dog training allowed at Goose Pond while the construction is being performed.  These enhancements will increase the safety and the overall appearance of this retriever training site.  Thanks so much for your patience and understanding.

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Open daily, 24 hours


10 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. M, W, Th and F
11 a.m. - noon Tu, Sa, Su

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$2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free

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Pets must be voice command controlled or kept on a leash or in a kennel while in the camping area or within 1/4 mile of the camping area.

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Wifi Available

H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area


Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Take a ride or or go for a walk around Goose Pond at sunrise or sunset and catch a glimpse of the peaceful view.
  2. Check out the overlook view of the horse trail section, located between F and JJ on the map.
  3. Come practice in the 150 by 250-foot arena for horse and barrel racing shows or just for fun.
  4. Ride the 20 miles of moderately-difficult horse trails that take you through pine plantations and hardwood forest.
  5. Come out and observe the retriever events and see how the dogs are trained to retrieve on hand and voice commands.