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Dog off-leash areas


Regional dog off-leash areas

Don Jackson Reserve

  • Far end of Ahern Road, Pakenham  (between Ahern Road and Shetland Court) 
  • This location is fully fenced and has drinking fountains, agility equipment, rubbish bins, natural shade, seating, pathways and car parking.
  • View in Google Maps

Toomuc Creek Linear Reserve

Alma Treloar Reserve

Cochrane Park

District dog off-leash areas

Garfield Recreation Reserve

Tantallon Bvd Detention Basin Reserve

Pepi's Land

Cockatoo Road Reserve

Neighbourhood dog-off leash areas

Simon Drive Reserve

Bob Burgess Reserve 

Vantage Drive Reserve

Ray Canobie Reserve

Onyx Reserve 

  • Dogs can run freely and play without restriction in an off-lead park, however they must remain under the owner's control at all times.
  • Owners must be within 50 metres of their pet.
  • Make sure any dogs using dog parks are registered with Council.
  • If your dog starts to become aggressive towards either people or other dogs you must put it on a leash. 
  • While in a dog park, dog owners must remove their dog's waste.