There are 14 leash-free areas that you can use to exercise your dog.

Dog off-leash areas

Each dog off-leash exercise area has a sign to outline the conditions of use.

Council Dog
Off-Leash Area
Address* Large Area + Small Area Hours Avaliable Shared Oval Fence Accessible Dog waste bag dispenser installed
Old Hat Hill Airstrip 274-318 Hat Hill Rd, Blackheath   24hrs unless booked.      
Whitely Park 171 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath   24hrs unless booked.    
Medlow Bath Park 10-14 Railway Parade, Medlow Bath   24hrs unless booked.      
Bureau Park 28-40 Mistral St, Katoomba   24hrs unless booked.     To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000
Melrose Park Fitzgerald St, Katoomba   24hrs unless booked.    
Katoomba Falls Reserve 101 Cliff Drive, Katoomba   24hrs unless booked.     To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000
Leura Oval 34-36 Gordon Rd, Leura   off leash hours are sunrise – 10am and from 3pm-sunset’     Coming soon
Pitt Park 3-15 Matcham St, Wentworth Falls   24hrs unless booked.    
Former Golf Course 48-78 Wilson St, Lawson   24hrs unless booked.       Coming soon
Bulls Camp 1-6 Great Western Hwy, Woodford   24hrs unless booked.       To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000
Summerhayes Park 326 Hawkesbury Rd, Winmalee   24hrs unless booked.  
Sun Valley Reserve 26-130 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley   24hrs unless booked.     Coming soon
Whitton Park 12 Moore St, Glenbrook   24hrs unless booked.       Coming soon
Lennox Bridge Mitchells Pass Rd, Glenbrook   24hrs unless booked.       To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000

For more information on Council's Dog Off-Leash Exercise Areas call 4780 5000.

Dog off-leash etiquette

Conditions of use for Dog Off-Leash areas:

  • Dog off-leash area hours of use must be obeyed at all times
  • Any dog displaying aggression must be removed from the dog off-leash area immediately
  • Dog must be under effective control at all times
  • Dog waste is to be disposed of in the bin/s provided.

Council Rangers regularly patrol these areas and may issue fines for breaches.

Additional guidelines

  • Dogs must never be left unattended.
  • Dog owners are required to stop dogs from digging and must repair all damage that may occur.
  • Any children attending a dog off-leash area must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Female dogs in a state of heat (in season) are not permitted in the dog off-leash area.
  • All dogs should have their current vaccination.