Off-Leash Dog Parks

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Council recognises that off-leash exercise is something highly desired by dog owners.
There are several free run areas within parks scattered throughout the Shire.


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Designated off-leash or free run areas are located at the following reserves:

In all other parks and public places dogs must be on-leash at all times.

Some free run areas may have time restrictions in place to protect the amenity of adjoining residences.

All dogs within a designated off-leash area must be supervised.

This person MUST:

  • Be a competent person over 16 years of age
  • Be able to control the dog/s by voice command
  • Remove and dispose of all dog waste
  • Have no more than four dogs under their control
  • Not allow restricted breeds or dogs declared as dangerous to use off-leash areas


Under the terms of the Companion Animals Act (s14) the following public places are prohibited for dogs off OR on-leash:

  • Within 10 metres of children's playground equipment
  • Within 10 metres of food preparation areas such as public barbeques and kiosks
  • Active recreation areas such as sports fields, ovals and courts (during the playing of organised sport)
  • Public bathing areas
  • School grounds unless with the permission of the principal
  • Child care centres unless with the permission of the director
  • Shopping areas unless with permission

Council has also resolved to monitor the presence of dogs in bushland reserves and report any affects upon biodiversity.

New Dog Off-leash Areas

Colbarra Place Reserve - Dog Park Now Open

Located at 16 Colbarra Place, West Pennant Hills this new dog park includes a fenced off-leash area with a 1.5m high perimeter fence, park furniture, water station, waste facilities and concrete pathway. The off-leash area is located to the north end of the reserve utilising the existing turfed area adjacent to the native bushland being Blue Gum high forest.



Indwarra Avenue Dog Park Now Open

Explore the new Indwarra Avenue off-leash dog park in North Kellyville. Just 200m north of North Kellyville Square shopping centre, this park is great for smaller dogs to run and play.

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