Dog Exercise Areas

Hamilton City Council has set aside ‘designated dog exercise areas’ within some city parks. Dog owners can exercise their dogs within these areas unleashed, and must:

Keep the dog under direct control at all times
Remain in the designated dog exercise area with their dog
Pick up doggy doo’s and place them in a rubbish bin.

Where is your nearest dog park? Dog exercise area map. For further information, read the dog owners responsibilities section on the Hamilton City Council website.

Prohibited areas

Dogs are prohibited from the following parks:

Hamilton Gardens – enclosed sector
Memorial Park (River Road)
Parana Park (River Road)
Hamilton Lake Domain (café and children’s playground areas)

In addition to the prohibited parks, dogs are prohibited from any children’s playground areas within any park city wide.