With over 120 off-leash dog parks in Brisbane for you and your four-legged friend to choose from, you can expect to have a woofing good time during your visit to this dog-loving city anytime of the year. These 10 dog-friendly parks in Brisbane are some of the best the city offers, so be sure to check them out.
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Booker Place Park
Located along Birkin Road in the Bellbowrie suburb, Booker Place Park is a huge and well-maintained park that features a fenced off-leash play area for your dogs to run freely in. Doggy poo bags and shelter are provided for their human masters’ convenience and comfort. This park stands just beside the Brisbane river, offering its patrons and visitors calming views of the water. Expect Fido to make new friends during your visit as this park is frequented by friendly dog owners. This park is also popular among families due to its family-friendly facilities including biking paths, flying fox, free WiFi, picnic tables, playground, swings and toilets.
Another waterfront park that offers your four-legged friend a safe environment for free play and socials, Decker Park features a well-shaded off-leash play area complete with different agility equipment. This is one of several Brisbane parks that offers something for everyone: an ocean-themed playground for kids, barbeque and picnic areas for families on a day out, bike paths for cyclists, a half-basketball court for sporty dudes and gals, and stunning views of Moreton Bay for everyone else! Decker Park is located along Twenty Fifth Avenue in the Brighton suburb.
A dog and child-friendly park, Faulkner Park can be found along Leybourne St. in the Graceville suburb. Its off-leash area offers various agility equipment for your dogs to use and share with their fellow four-legged kind. While your fur children are working out and socialising, your human kids are guaranteed to have a blast in their play areas featuring a basketball court and flying fox. The Brisbane River is located right beside this waterfront park, offering its human and dog-visitors relaxing views of the water and refreshing, cool breezes.
Grange Forest Dog Park
Located just 20 minutes by car from Brisbane CBD, Grange Forest Dog Park is actually one of five dog parks located close to each other between Gordon Park and Mitchelton. You can relax in one of their many benches under the shade of the lovely Jacaranda trees while watching your fur children roam sans leash. Water supply for your dog is also available. Grange Forest Dog Park can be found at Mornington Street in the suburb of Grange.
Green Hill Reservoir Dog Park
If you and your dog both share a love for exercise and sweeping city views, this reservoir park is a must-visit! Located along Russell Terrace in the Chapel Hill suburb, this park is the only off-leash dog-friendly area that offers dogs and their human masters the best views of the city and district – you just have to reach the top of the reservoir staircase! There is sufficient greenery for your dog to run freely in and socialise with other dogs. Bins, parking spaces and water for your dogs are available in this clean and well-maintained reservoir park.
Kedron Brook Floodway Dog Park
Regarded as the wildest (that is, the most carefree) off-leash area for dogs in Brisbane, Kedron Brook Floodway Dog Park is a massive and unfenced grassy area composed of interconnected off-leash parks from Gordon Park to almost Lutwyche Road. Sprinkled along the 2km path are doggy bags and water taps/bowls to keep your pup hydrated. Drop by on evenings and Sunday nights to socialise with other dogs and owners near the Montrose St. bridge. Kedron Brook Floodway Dog Park can be found at McCord Street, Gordon Park.
Kalinga Dog Park
Along Bertha St. in the Wooloowin suburb stands Kalinga Dog Park, a favourite of locals, visitors and their dogs alike! Within its fenced area are some doggy poo bags, toys and agility equipment for your dog to practice his mental and physical skills. There are seats, shade and toilets for their human masters. This park has many friendly dog-owner patrons, making it an ideal place to improve Fido’s social skills. Well-lit in the evening and close to the playground and BBQ facilities, this dog park is also a family-favourite.
Neal Macrossan Park
Make your stay at Paddington more fun for all the members of the family by bringing them to the Neal Macrossan Park! Your four-legged friend will love running in its sunken grassy pit sans leash, while you relax and watch over them in its many benches and shelters. As one of the city’s oldest parks, Neal Macrossan Park offers patrons and visitors a row of majestic hundred year old fig trees and a circa 1901 solar-heated Ithaca pool. More modern amenities can be found in the complex, such as barbeque and picnic facilities, two play areas for younger and older kids, and a free-for-all tennis court.
Rode Road Dog Park
Located along Rode Road in the suburb of Stafford Heights, Rode Road Dog Park is a huge and well-maintained park complete with agility equipment and separate areas for big and small dogs to freely run in. An abundance of chairs and water stations will keep you and your dog comfortable. Rode Road Dog Park is a local favourite, so expect the friendly local dog-owners to chat you up during your visit here!
Victoria Dog Park
Along Gregory Terrace in the inner suburb of Spring Hill stands one of the loveliest dog parks in Brisbane. Victoria Dog Park, located behind the Centenary Pool Complex, offers dogs two fenced off-leash areas covering over 4,000 square metres (separate off-leash area for big dogs and small dogs). Perfect for active dogs and dogs who need plenty of exercise, this clean and well-maintained park is on a hilly ground / incline surface, and the off-leash area contains different agility equipment such as pipes and ramp obstacles. For the comfort and convenience of their human masters, the park has different facilities including doggy poo bags, poo bin, bubbler, dog water and tap, as well as shaded picnic tables and a playground.