Parks and facilities

How do we fund our parks and recreational facilities?

Visit our open space funding page to find out how we prioritise and fund our parks and recreational facilities. 

Where are the dog parks in Yarra? 

Use our online parks directory to find dog friendly parks in Yarra. Make sure you check where the off-leash and on-leash areas are in each park.


Showing 1 to 20 of 30 results for type=Dog-friendly-parks

  • Alphington Park

    Alphington Park

    View Street, Fairfield
    Alphington Park's peaceful surrounds on the banks of the Yarra River and wetlands make it an ideal place to visit.
  • Annettes Place

    Annettes Place

    River Street, Richmond
    Annettes Place is a small reserve in Richmond located along the Yarra River that provides access to the Main Yarra Trail.
  • Atherton Reserve

    Atherton Reserve

    Napier Street, Fitzroy
    Atherton Reserve is a playing field and park area next to the Atherton Gardens Housing Estate in the heart of Fitzroy.
  • Browns Reserve

    Browns Reserve

    Nicholson Street, Abbotsford
    Browns Reserve is a small park located in Abbotsford. It's a great place for barbeque and picnics and has a children's playground.
  • Burnley Park

    Burnley Park

    Yarra Boulevard, Burnley
    Burnley Park covers more than six hectares, overlooks the Yarra River and is close to Bridge Road and Swan Street.
  • Cambridge Street Reserve

    Cambridge Street Reserve

    Cambridge Street, Collingwood
    Cambridge Street Reserve is located in the heart of Collingwood and is a popular spot for people on work lunch breaks and with kids for its playground.
  • Citizens Park

    Highett Street (between Church and Gleadell Streets), Richmond
    Citizens Park is used for a range of organised sports and as a destination for people to relax, exercise and walk their dogs.
  • Coate Park

    Coate Park

    Coate Avenue, Alphington
    Discover Coate Park, which resembles a bush reserve, adjacent to the Yarra River, with sloping lawns, mature native and exotic trees; a great place for picnics, walks or simply relaxing.
  • coulson reserve

    Coulson reserve

    Heidelberg Road, Clifton Hill
    Coulson Reserve is a small reserve in Clifton Hill located along the Merri Creek that provides access to the Merri Creek Trail.
  • Curtain Square

    Curtain Square

    Rathdowne Street, Carlton North
    Situated in the Rathdowne Street shopping precinct Curtain Square has an extensive playground and a fully enclosed dog off-leash area.
  • Darling Gardens

    Darling Gardens

    Gold Street, Clifton Hill
    Darling Gardens is a peaceful retreat near Queens Parade, Clifton Hill with expansive lawns, a children's playground and has a designated dog off-leash area.
  • Edinburgh Gardens Open Space 3

    Edinburgh Gardens

    Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North
    Edinburgh Gardens is located in the heart of North Fitzroy with lawn areas, shady and sheltered spots, garden beds and specimen trees, connected by an extensive network of paths.
  • Fairfield Park

    Fairfield Park

    Heidelberg Road, Fairfield
    Fairfield Park is the perfect destination on the banks of the Yarra River with the Fairfield Boathouse and Amphitheatre.
  • Flockhart Reserve

    Flockhart Street, Abbotsford
    Flockhart Reserve is a small open space on the banks of the Yarra River in Abbotsford.
  • Gahan Reserve

    Gahan Reserve

    Park Street, Abbotsford
    Gahan Reserve is a popular local park with barbeque facilities, a half basketball court and the southern half of the park is available for dogs off-leash walking.
  • Hall Reserve

    Hall Reserve

    The Esplanade, Clifton Hill
    Hall Reserve has 2 playgrounds within the shady lawns and running through is the Merri creek and scenic Capital City Trail connecting bike riders and walkers to the Yarra River.