Dog Parks

There are seven designated dog off leash areas within Baw Baw Shire. By law, dogs must be restrained by a leash in all other areas at all times.

See below for a list of dog park locations, features and regulations.

Bellbird Park, Drouin - Fenced Dog Park

Construction will soon start on a fully fenced dog park at Bellbird Park in Drouin. The site will be approximately 7000m2 located on the corner of Shillinglaw and Settlement Roads.

Works are expected to start in April and be completed by mid-2020.

  • The fenced park will feature:
  • Air lock double gate entry with landing area for safe entry and exit. 
  • New footpath connections to improve access around the parks.
  • Signage outlining user rules and responsibilities.
  • Doggy drinking fountains to make it easy to stay hydrated.
  • Doggy waste bag dispenser and bins for easy, convenient and responsible clean up.
  • Seating for dog owners to use and enjoy.
  • Tree plantings to provide shade in warmer months and break up the wide-open space.
  • Maintenance access gates to allow for routine maintenance and waste collections.

Overhead map of Bellbird Park  Zoomed overhead map of Bellbird Park focusing on the dog park only.

For more information about this dog park, download the Fenced Dog Park at Bellbird Park Drouin Fact Sheet (Print Version)(PDF, 380KB).

Brooker Park, Warragul - Fenced Dog Park

Construction will soon start on a fully fenced dog park at Brooker Park in Warragul. The site will be approximately 5000m2 located in the central park area.

Works are expected to start in April and be completed by mid-2020.

The fenced park will feature:

  • Air lock double gate entry with landing area for safe entry and exit.
  • New footpath connections to improve access around the parks.
  • Signage outlining user rules and responsibilities.
  • Doggy drinking fountains to make it easy to stay hydrated.
  • Doggy waste bag dispenser and bins for easy, convenient and responsible clean up.
  • Seating for dog owners to use and enjoy.
  • Tree plantings to provide shade in warmer months and break up the wide-open space.
  • Maintenance access gates to allow for routine maintenance and waste collections.
  • Relocation of one set of soccer goals to the existing oval.

Overhead map of Brooker Park.  Overhead map of Brooker Park focusing on the dog park only.

For more information about this dog park, download the Fenced Dog Park at Brooker Park, Warragul Fact Sheet (Print Version)(PDF, 484KB) .

Hollydell Park, Trafalgar - Fenced Dog Park

Construction will soon start on a fully fenced dog park at Hollydell Park in Trafalgar (formerly Linear Reserve). The site will be approximately 1800m2 located on the corner of Edward Crescent and Rose Court. 

Works are expected to start in April and be completed by mid-2020.

The fenced park will feature:

  • Air lock double gate entry with landing area for safe entry and exit.
  • New footpath connections to improve access around the parks.
  • Signage outlining user rules and responsibilities.
  • Doggy drinking fountains to make it easy to stay hydrated.
  • Doggy waste bag dispenser and bins for easy, convenient and responsible clean up.
  • Seating for dog owners to use and enjoy.
  • Tree plantings to provide shade in warmer months and break up the wide-open space.

Overhead map of Hollydell Park.  Overhead map of Hollydell Park focusing on the dog park only.

For more information about this dog park, download Fenced Dog Park at Hollydell Park, Trafalgar Fact Sheet (Print Version)(PDF, 336KB).

Dowton Park, Yarragon - Designated Off Leash Area

New signage will soon be installed at the designated off leash area located between netball courts and club rooms at Downtown Park. Signage is expected to be installed by mid-2020.

Please note this is not a fenced area.

St Phillack Reserve, Rawson - Designated Off Leash Area

New signage will soon be installed at the designated off leash area located at St Phillack Reserve in Rawson. Signage is expected to be installed by mid-2020. 

Please note this is not a fenced area.

Dunstan Oval, Rawson - Designated Off Leash Area

New signage will soon be installed at the designated off leash area located at Dunstan Oval in Rawson. Signage is expected to be installed by mid-2020. 

Please note this is not a fenced area.

Darnum Recreation Reserve, Darnum - Designated Off Leash Area

New signage will soon be installed at the designated off leash area located at the Darnum Recreation Reserve in Darnum. Signage is expected to be installed by mid-2020. 

Please note this is not a fenced area.