Off Leash Area and Walking your Animal

Off Leash area in Tenterfield are located at:

  • Hockey Field Park, Corner of Landers Lane and Martin Street
  • Apex park, 8968 New England Highway South

Click here to view Map of Off Leash Areas (PDF) (74.52 KB)

In all areas of the Tenterfield Shire, dogs are to be kept on leads when in a public place.  There are certain areas that dogs are prohibited at all times.

  • Schools;

  • Within 10m of Children play areas;

  • Public Swimming Pools;

  • Within 10m of Areas where food is served or prepared; and

  • Observe the prohibition signs that are displayed throughout the shires parks.

When in a public place, the person in charge of the animal/s is responsible for the removal of faeces. Dogs Waste Enviro Bag Dispensers if needed, can be found along the walking/bike track at: 

  • one (1) at Hockey Field Park, Corner of Landers Lane and Martin Street;
  • one (1) at Jubilee Park, 94 to 122 Manners Street;
  • one (1) at Rotary Park, Rouse Street and Naas Street.



Further information about the Act can be obtained from

For other useful information on responsible pet ownership, please visit the following website


Contact Details

  • Office of the Chief Corporate Officer
  • Phone: (02) 6736 6002
  • Ranger: 0411 862 531
  • Fax: (02) 6736 6005