Walking Your Dog Walking Your Dog


There are several locations across the Gladstone Region that cater specifically for dog owners wishing to exercise or walk their dogs off-leash. Dogs are permitted off-leash in the following parks throughout the region:

  • Webb Park, Palm Drive, Gladstone (a dedicated fenced off-leash dog exercise park)
  • William Miskin Park, 13 Morgan St, Gladstone
  • Cashin Park, The Oaks Road, Tannum Sands
  • Canoe Point, Canoe Point Rd, Tannum Sands
  • Sandpiper Park, Parkside St, Tannum Sands
  • Seventeen Seventy/Agnes Water SES Grounds located on Captain Cook Dr, Seventeen Seventy
  • Agnes Water Beach, north of the ‘Agnes Water Beach Marker - SS1 - Surf Club Avenue' beach access point
  • Dogs must be under controlled supervision at all times in off-leash areas and must be on a leash at all other times in public areas.

Dog Off Leash Factsheet (Download)

Dog-free zones

There are numerous dog-free areas across the region where dogs are prohibited from these public places. On-the-spot fines can be issued to dog owners who do not comply or who fail to pick up after their dogs. Dogs are prohibited in the following locations:

  • Barney Point Park, Prince Regent Esplanade, Barney Point, Gladstone
  • Barney Point Beach (bathing reserve), Gladstone
  • Friend Park, 2 Friend Street, Barney Point, Gladstone
  • Anzac Park, 44 Tank Street, Gladstone
  • Millennium Esplanade, The Esplanade, Tannum Sands
  • Tannum Sands Beach up to The Oaks Rd Beach entrance / start of Canoe Point reserve (Area of bathing reserve and foreshore marked on map in schedule 6 of Subordinate Local Law 2)
  • Agnes Water Main Beach (bathing reserve, known as the area south of Tom Jeffrey Park beach entry)
  • Chinaman's Beach, Agnes Water during turtle nesting season from November to March each year

Dog-free zones also include all parks and reserves in a local government controlled area within 10 metres of the following:

  • Any playground apparatus provided for the use of minors
  • A designated playground area
  • A  barbecue or other cooking facility
  • Equipment which is provided by the local government for use by the public for the purpose of physical exercise.