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Edmonton has over 40 areas where your dog can run and play without having you on the other end of the leash. You too, can get physical and emotional benefits from exercise and by socializing with other dog owners.

Disclaimer:  Use of City of Edmonton dog parks is at your own risk. Owners are legally responsible for the actions and behaviours of their dog(s) at all times. By entering a City of Edmonton dog park, the user agrees to hold the City of Edmonton harmless and free from liability from any actions of any park user(s) or their dog(s). Park users agree to fully comply with all of the park rules. The City of Edmonton assumes no responsibility for any accidents/injuries to dogs or people while in the dog park. The City of Edmonton is not responsible for lost dogs or any injury to dogs, adults, or children. Usage of this dog park constitutes acknowledgement of this Disclaimer.


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Year of the Dog

We want to celebrate the Year of the Dog with you and your canine companions all year long! Each month we will be scheduling park meets with our Off-Leash Ambassadors to tour one of our off-leash areas. The meet will include a walk through the site and discussion of all the park's great features. This is not just for dog owners. Anyone who wants to explore a new park is welcome to join!

February Year of the Dog Meetup

Location: Mill Creek Ravine North, Mill Creek Pool Parking Lot

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Time: 1-2:30pm

We will walk the ravine with a Dogs Off-Leash Ambassador and enjoy the beautiful trails and forest of Mill Creek Ravine. Be sure to dress for the weather!

Off-Leash Area Basics

What you need to know about off-leash areas:
Before You Go
  • License your dog
  • Have your dog vaccinated
  • Make sure your dog obeys your voice commands immediately
  • Remember to bring your pooper scooper
At An Off-Leash Area
  • Look out for other users. The City has a multi-use policy, so expect to share off leash areas with people that don't bring dogs
  • Keep your dog within your sight
  • Have your leash always ready, even in off leash areas
    Remember to use your pooper scooper
  • Bear in mind Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw C13145 and Parkland Bylaw C2202
Restricted Dogs

A restricted dog is a dog that has been deemed restricted as a result of a conviction under the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw for any of the sections pertaining to chases, attacks or bites. Restricted dogs must be leashed and muzzled any time they are outside the owner's property. Restricted dogs are not allowed in off leash areas.

Issue Fine
No licence $250
Failure to scoop $100
Dog bite causing injury $500-$2500
Dog attack, no injury $100
Dog not under control $100
Dog on posted parkland, school ground, playground, picnic site, golf course, roadway and flower beds $100
Dog off leash in a non-designated area (including paved trails) $100
Failure to display dog licence tag $100
Failure to carry a leash $100
Failure to control or leash a dog $100
The Quick Link Hub is a place for residents to find up-to-date information about dog off leash areas, updates, and events in Edmonton.
Volunteers help keep off leash areas safe, user friendly, and fun. Become an Ambassador.
Did you know your dog needs to be licensed to be in an off leash area? Get one online today.
The City of Edmonton's plan to improve and evaluate dog parks.

For More Information

Parks and River Valley Operations - General Information

Telephone In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton:  780-442-5311

Off Leash Site Co-ordinator

For Off Leash Area questions and Dogs Off Leash Ambassador Program applications:




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