Dog off-leash areas

To help everyone appreciate our outdoor lifestyle, we have designated areas where you can run your dog off its lead. So all users can enjoy dog off-leash areas safely, we ask that the following are observed. Dog/s -

Declared dangerous dogs, menacing dogs, prohibited breeds, or female dogs that are in season (on heat) are not permitted in these areas.

The requirements for the use of dog off-leash areas can be found in Subordinate Local Law No.2 (Animal Management) 2011.


Approved dog off-leash areas

Dog off-leash areas are listed in the blue slider below or can be printed:

These areas were approved for off-leash use after community consultation in 2012-2013.

Dog off-leash areas

Cambooya - Rolleston Park 

Cecil Plains - Cecil Plains Recreation Reserve (Only the western area of the reserve is permitted for dog off-leash use.)

Centenary Heights - Ballin Drive Park (The park's northern area is allocated for off-leash dogs. Please note that the children's playground area and detention basin are excluded.)

Clifton - Clifton Recreation Reserve (Off-leash dogs are permitted in the reserve's south-western area. The fields and racing track are excluded.)

Darling Heights - Thiess Park (South) (Dogs can run off-leash only in the fenced area adjacent to Rossenstengel Street.)

Glenvale - Rocla Court Park (The park's southern section has been set aside for off-leash dogs.)

Harlaxton - Dr Alex Horn Park, Ruthven Street North Reserve (Off-leash dogs are permitted in the park, apart from its south-western section and the area south of the Bridge Club.)

Harlaxton - Ruthven Street North Reserve

Harristown - Coronation Park (Only the southern section of the park is allocated for off-leash use.) 

- Michael Park (The park's tennis court and children's playground are excluded from the remaining off-leash area.)

Highfields - Harris Park (The park's southern fenced area is available to off-leash dogs.)

Kearneys Spring - Murray Clewett Wetlands Park (The western side of the pond and the adjacent pathway are the only permitted off-leash areas in the park.)

Millmerran - Campbell Street area

Mount Lofty - Mt Lofty Park

Newtown - Clearview Street Park (Off-leash dogs are only permitted in the park's fenced area.)

Newtown - Black Gully 2 (The section between Tor Street and Holberton Street has been designated for off-leash dogs.)

Rangeville - Leslie Park (Dogs can run off the lead in the southern part of the park exclusively.)

Rangeville - Garnet Lehmann Park (The central part of the park is available to off-leash dogs. The children's playground area and detention basin are excluded.)

South Toowoomba - West Creek Park No 6 (Off-leash dogs are only permitted in the area immediately north of Alderley Street.)

East Toowoomba - Queens Park (The park's central designated area is the only dog off-leash area on site.)

Wilsonton - Barlow Street Park (Apart from the fenced children's playground, the remaining park area is available to off-leash dogs.)

Wilsonton - Vann Street Park

Wilsonton Heights - Wilsonton Heights Park (Dogs can run off-leash only in the area north of the park's central pathway.)

Westbrook - Ferguson Road Park utility land


Please be aware dogs are not to be let off the leash in a public place unless in a designated dog off-leash area and as directed by signage.

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Last Updated: Monday, 18 December 2017 14:35