Dog parks & beaches

Please remember to be considerate of others when walking or exercising your dog, and remember that owners are responsible for the actions and behaviour of their dogs at all times. 

When walking your dog, be prepared to pick up after your pet. Council provides a network of dog tidy bags and disposal bins throughout the region.

Dog leash requirements

Dogs must be leashed at all times outside your property, except when in designated off-leash areas. Fines apply. 

You can only lead a maximum of two dogs at a time.

Designated on and off leash areas

Dogs are prohibited from conservation parks, reserves and foreshores unless designated as a dog exercise area. 

The following areas have been allocated for the exercising of dogs on and off a leash, providing they are kept under strict control. 

Albany Creek | Arana Hills | Bribie Island | Burpengary | Beachmere | Bray Park | Bunya | Caboolture | Caboolture South | Upper Caboolture | Dakabin | Deception Bay | Donnybrook | Draper | Elimbah | Eatons Hill | Everton Hills | Ferny Hills | Griffin | Godwin Beach | Kallangur | Mango Hill | Morayfield | Murrumba Downs | North Lakes | Narangba | Petrie | Redcliffe | Sandstone Point | Strathpine | Toorbul | Warner | Woodford

Albany Creek

Off Leash

  • Bleakley Park, Old Northern Road
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog agility equipment, dog waste bin, waste bag dispenser and seating.

Arana Hills

Off Leash

  • William Scott Park, Bunya Road opposite Arlington Drive
    Good shade, some lighting, dog waste bin and seating.

Bribie Island

Off Leash

  • In the enclosed area marked by official signs forming part of Cosmos Park on the corner of Sunderland Drive and Cosmos Avenue, Bribie behind the Croquet Club
  • On the beach from Red Beach car park around to Woody Bay, Woorim, Bribie Island
  • On the beach from Woody Bay to the pathway opposite the Koolamara at the corner of Lowry and Benelong Streets, Woorim, Bribie Island

On Leash

  • The entrance to Woorim Beach, Bribie Island from the entrance at the northern end of North Street northwards to the 4WD access track
  • The beach north of Boronia Drive to the end of Sylvan Beach Esplanade, Bribie Island

Dog Waste Bins

  • Woorim, 8th Avenue, car park walkway to the beach
  • Woorim, Park in Bennelong Street
  • Woorim, Skirmish Point car park
  • Bongaree, Red Beach car park
  • Bongaree, South Esplanade
  • Bongaree, Welsby Parade south of Aeroplane Park
  • Bongaree, Welsby Parade near bus shelter
  • Bellara Sylvan Beach Esplanade Park, near boat ramp
  • Bellara Sylvan Beach Esplanade Park, near Boronia Drive
  • Banksia Beach, Cosmos Park, Sunderland Drive behind the Croquet Club
  • Banksia Beach, Solander Esplanade, Col Fischer Park

Beachmere

In order to better preserve the natural areas and wildlife of the Beachmere area and in-line the expectations of residents, Council will trial the following changes to the restrictions on dogs exercised on the Beachmere foreshores from 1 December 2014.

Please note that the foreshore north of Prince Street to opposite the end of Louise Drive, Beachmere Beach is now on leash only.

This is to protect the shorebirds and wildlife that frequent the foreshore and HE Corbold Park.

The area that dogs on leash may be exercised has been extended south to the southern end of Biggs Avenue from opposite the end of Louise Drive, Beachmere Beach

 Off Leash

  • Southern end of Biggs Avenue adjacent to the carpark, south to the mouth of Caboolture River on the foreshore only - Beachmere Beach. Dogs are allowed on the signed parkland and beach only, and are prohibited from entering the adjacent Beachmere South Reserve and estuary

On Leash

  • From the southern end of Biggs Avenue to opposite the end of Louise Drive, Beachmere Beach
  • Foreshore parkland adjacent to Timothy Esplanade, Bakers Flat Road

Dog Waste Bins

  • Biggs Avenue southern end
  • Timothy Esplanade adjacent to Bakers Flat foreshore

Bray Park

Off Leash

  • Les Hughes Reserve, Baker Street
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog waste bin, dog agility equipment, waste bag dispenser, picnic shelter and seating

Bunya

Off Leash

  • Bunya Leash Free Area, Bunya Road (416 Bunya Road)
    Fully fenced, dog waste bin, waste bag dispenser and seating

Burpengary

Off Leash

  • Pump station reserve at the end of Springfield Drive Park
  • Crendon Street (near Girl Guides Hut) – fenced dog enclosure only
  • Parkland adjacent to Burpengary boat ramp and the end of O’Leary Avenue

Dog Waste Bins

  • Buchanan Park, near public toilet
  • Crendon Street at fenced dog enclosure, near girl guides hut

Caboolture

Off Leash

  • The corner of Grout Street and Rowe Street – fenced dog enclosure only
  • Centenary Lakes – behind houses in Elliott Street and adjacent to Riverview Street – fenced dog enclosure only
  • Park adjacent to Bluebell Street
  • Central Lakes, Caboolture

On Leash

  • Walking track and grassed areas (excluding all playing and sports fields), from the Caboolture River walk bridge (Riverview Street), east along the land adjacent to the Caboolture River to Centenary Lakes
  • Park adjacent to Bellmere Road and Wararba Creek specifically in the treed area

Dog Waste Bins

  • Caravel Court, off Mainsail Drive
  • Norfolk Esplanade, off Boongaree Avenue
  • Centenary Lakes, off Riverview Street, fenced dog enclosure
  • Corner of Grout Street and Rowe Street, fenced dog enclosure

Caboolture South

Off Leash

  • Open grassed area western end of the Arboretum bounded by the billabongs, tree line, river, private property and houses in Mainsail Drive

On Leash

  • Walking track and grassed area from the Caboolture River walk bridge (Norfolk Esplanade), west to the Arboretum (Caravel Court)

Upper Caboolture

On Leash

  • Tinney Road Park and Darley Road Park at the corner of Caboolture River Road and Tinney Road

Dakabin

Off Leash

  • Carramar Reserve, Alma Road
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog waste bin and seating

Deception Bay

Off Leash

  • Deception Bay foreshore between Wallin Avenue and Beach Road
  • Deception Bay foreshore between Seaview Parade and Windlass Street
  • Windlass Park, Deception Bay – fenced dog enclosure only

On Leash

  • Deception Bay foreshore from the boat ramp adjacent to Wallin Avenue to Webster Road, but only along the walking path (trial period)

Dog waste Bins

  • Captain Cook Parade, opposite Emerald Avenue, adjacent to boat ramp
  • Captain Cook Parade, opposite Mud Café, adjacent to Boat Ramp
  • Esplanade South, opposite Seaview Parade
  • Windlass Park, inside fenced dog enclosure
  • Esplanade South, opposite Lorelei Court
  • Aster Street, off Rainbow Street

Donnybrook

Off Leash

  • The parkland within Progress Park on the western corner of Ann Street and Donnybrook Road

On Leash

  • The foreshore area on South Esplanade from Edith Street to the south

Dog Waste Bins

  • Esplanade South car park, Pioneer Park near boat ramp

Draper

Off Leash

  • Sargent Reserve, Bunya Crossing Road
    Fully fenced, no water, dog waste bins and seating

Elimbah

Off Leash

  • Western section of the treed area of the Elimbah Sports and Recreation Reserve, Rose Creek Road

Eatons Hill

Off Leash

  • Apex Park, Apex Grove
    Fully fenced, dog waste bin, refillable water bowl, picnic shelter and table
  • H T Ireland Reserve, Saraband Drive
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog agility equipment, dog waste bin and seating

Everton Hills

  • Sylvia Gibbs Park, access from Nyora Street
    75% fencing + Cabbage Tree Creek nearby (freshwater), refillable water bowl, dog waste bins, and seating

Ferny Hills

  • Thomsett Park, Olakuna Crescent
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog waste bin and seating

Griffin

Off Leash

  • Ultramarine Parade Park, Griffin
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl (outside of fenced area)

Godwin Beach

On Leash

  • The foreshore including the grassed area adjacent to the Esplanade

Dog Waste Bins

  • Godwin Beach Esplanade, opposite Rose Street, eastern end
  • Godwin Beach Esplanade, opposite Oak Street, western end

Kallangur

Off Leash

  • Freshwater Reserve, Park Grove Court
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog waste bin and seating

Mango Hill

Off Leash

  • Sunstone Circuit Park, Corner Sunstone and Bonnet Parade
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog agility equipment, waste bag dispenser and seating

Morayfield

Off Leash

  • Glenwood Drive drainage easement on the western side of the concrete drain only
  • Parkland in Grogan Road, Morayfield – fenced dog enclosure only

On Leash

  • The parkland behind houses in Jonkers Court bounded by Walkers Road and Sheep Station Creek
  • Glenwood Drive drainage easement on the eastern side of the concrete drain only
  • Glenwood Drive, Brodies Park pathway

Dog Waste Bins

  • Glenwood Drive, Brodies Park pathway, northern end
  • Grogan Road, Grogans Park
  • Glenwood Drive, Brodies Park pathway, off Farrer Road, southern end
  • Devine Court sportsground

Murrumba Downs

Off Leash

  • Blatchford Reserve, Murrumba Downs
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl 

North Lakes

Off Leash

  • Aurora Boulevard Park, Aurora Boulevard
    Fully fenced, shelter, seating, drinking fountain and bin
  • Woodside Playing Fields, Gardenia Parade
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog agility equipment, dog waste bins, shelter and seating

Narangba

Off Leash

  • Ferrier Road Park at the corner of Alvisio Court and Ferrier Road
  • Tuckeroo Street Park at the corner of Tuckeroo Street and Forest Ridge Drive
  • Harris Avenue
    Fully fenced enclosure

On Leash

  • McCullagh Park on the corner of Mumford Road and McCullagh Crescent

Petrie

Off Leash

  • Mungarra Reserve, Affleck Avenue
    Fully fenced, no water, dog agility equipment, dog waste bin and seating

Redcliffe

Off Leash

  • Kroll Gardens, Crn Duffield Road and Snook Street
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog agility equipment, dog waste bins, waste bag dispenser, seating and toilets

On Leash

  • Any beach between the Houghton Highway and Woody Point Jetty, Clontarf and Woody Point
  • The beach between Drury Point and Queens Beach North, Scarborough 
  • On any beach between Jamieson Park and Endeavour Park, Scarborough

Sandstone Point

On Leash

  • The foreshore east of the stairs off Clark Terrace - on the lower level only
  • The foreshore south of the carpark off Bestmann Road East, to parkland adjacent to Avalon Street

Dog Waste Bins

  • Oxley Place, in the foreshore car park
  • Pebble Beach Common, corner of Peerless Way and Avoca Esplanade
  • Kooringal Way, park at eastern end
  • Kooringal Way, Park between Bondi Court and Bestmann Road (western end)

Strathpine

Off Leash

  • Piggott Reserve, Nicol Way
    Fully fenced, refillable water bowl, dog waste bin and seating
  • Rob Akers Reserve, Bells Pocket Road
    Small fenced area with refillable drinking bowl and seating.
    Larger unfenced area, car barriers only, waste bag dispenser, dog waste bins, and picnic settings

Toorbul

On Leash

  • The Esplanade from The Crescent, north to the creek

Dog Waste Bins

  • Esplanade, opposite The Crescent

Warner

Off Leash

  • Boxwood Court Park, Boxwood Crescent
    Fully fenced, no water, dog agility equipment, dog waste bin, waste bag dispenser and seating
  • Frank Nichols Reserve, Lilley Road Warner

Woodford

Off Leash

  • Grassed area south west corner of the Showgrounds behind the football field

Dog Waste Bins

  • Archer Street, in the park near the public toilet block

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