Best dog parks in Melbourne

Melbourne is filled with endless options for you to take your dog out to make sure they exercise, socialise and run around freely which are all quite important factors towards your dog’s health. Here’s a round-up of some the best dog parks in Melbourne.

image2Aranga Reserve Dog Activity Centre, Eastway Ave, Donvale

Located near the Eastern Freeway entrance/exit at Springvale Road, Aranga Reserve is not just an ordinary park; it’s also a fully fenced dog activity centre. It’s the perfect spot to train, socialise and exercise your fur babies. The park also has a great training area; however it cannot be booked or reserved. There’s also a water fountain, water bowls for pups at the base, dog agility equipment, free poop bags and in here you don’t have to worry about parking because it’s free!!  It’s the perfect place to spend some quality time bonding with your furry friend.

Princes Park, Bambra Rd, Caulfield South

This canine friendly park is an amazing for dogs of all sizes. If you are worried about your pooch running off, this place is what you’ve been looking for. It has a fenced football oval so the dogs can stay in there. The park also has two soccer pitches that are unfenced. For all dog owners, this park is a must visit. However just remember please pick up after your dog like a responsible dog owner.

Fawkner Park, Commercial Rd, South Yarra

This gorgeous park has many beautiful walking paths and big trees with great access to transport.  The Fawkner Park is a place where well-behaved and rule-abiding pups can enjoy as this park is not a fully enclosed park. However it has substantial tree coverage making it a safe place for any dog.

Darling Gardens, Cnr Gold St & Hoddle St, Clifton Hill Victoria

Dogs can run off-leash on north east side of path and on leash rest of the park. The park’s beautiful path is lined with trees and is an awesome spot to bring your pooch for some exercise and fun.



A Pitbull dog mid-air, running after its chew toy with its owner standing close by.

Clayton Reserve, Macaulay Rd, North Melbourne

Great park to let your pooch run free and have the time of their life. There are many dogs in here during the weekend so, it’s a great way to keep your dog socialised and give them a chance to exercise. It’s completely fenced and a safe place for all doggies. Thumbs up for this one!



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