Dog on-leash and off-leash areas

To ensure the safety of the community and your pets, there are places in the city where dogs must be on-leash or off-leash, and where dogs are not allowed.

Find out where you can walk your dog by area below or see our dog management map.

View locations by area

City centre

LocationOn-leash/Off-leash
Public roads and streetsOn-leash
Adelaide Himeji GardenOn-leash
Wellington SquareOn-leash
Light SquareOn-leash
Hindmarsh SquareOn-leash
Victoria SquareOn-leash
Whitmore SquareOn-leash
Hurtle SquareOn-leash
Lefevre Park Horse PaddockOn-leash
Frome ParkOn-leash
North Terrace (in front of Government House and Cultural Precinct)On-leash
Adelaide ZooNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Adelaide Railway StationNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Torrens Parade GroundNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Universities and Cultural PrecinctNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Lot 14No dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Adelaide Botanic GardensNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Frome ParkNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.

Adelaide Park Lands

In addition to the locations below, dogs must be kept on-leash at all times when:

  • within a playground.
  • within five metres of children’s playground equipment if playground is not enclosed.
  • organised sport is in play.

LocationOn-leash/Off-leash
Denise Norton Park/Pardipardinyilla (Park 2)Off-leash
Yam Daisy Park/Kantarilla (Park 3)Off-leash
Bragg Park/Ngampa Yarta (Park 5)Off-leash
Bundey’s Paddock/Tidlangga (Park 9)Off-leash
Red Gum Park/Karrawirra (Park 12)Off-leash
Rundle Park/Kadlitpina (Park 13)Off-leash
Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka (Park 14)Off-leash
King Rodney Park/Ityamai-itpina (Park 15)Off-leash
Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16)Off-leash
Victoria Park Grandstand & Criterium TrackOn-leash
Carriageway Park/Tuthangga (Park 17)Off-leash
Pelzer Park/Pityarilla (Park 19)Off-leash
Blue Gum Park/Kurangga (Park 20)Off-leash
Veale Park/Walyu Yarta (Park 21)Off-leash
Golden Wattle Park/Mirnu Wirra (Park 21W)Off-leash
Josie Agius Park/Wikaparntu Wirra (Park 22)Off-leash
G S Kingston Park/Wirrarninthi (Park 23)Off-leash
Ellis Park/Tampawardli (Park 24)Off-leash
Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25)Off-leash
Bonython Park/Tulya Wardli (Park 27)Off-leash
John E Brown Park (Park 27A)Off-leash
Mary Lee Park (Park 27B)Off-leash
Possum Park/Pirltawardli (Park 1)On-leash
Lefevre Park/Nantu Wama (Park 6)On-leash
The Olive Groves/Kuntingga (Park 7)On-leash
The Olive Groves/Parngutilla (Park 8)On-leash
Bullrush Park/Warnpangga (Park 10)On-leash
Mistletoe Park/Tainmuntilla (Park 11)On-leash
Tarntanya Wama (Park 26)On-leash
Palmer Gardens/Pangki Pangki (Park 28)On-leash
Brougham Gardens/Tantutitingga (Park 29)On-leash
Adelaide Botanic GardensNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Frome ParkNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.
Lefevre Park Horse PaddockNo dogs at all times. Assistance dogs exempted.