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Dog Parks

Dog parks are special park areas where owners can let their dogs go off the leash.

Tucson

  • Christopher Columbus Park - 4600 N. Silverbell Rd.
  • Gene C. Reid - 22nd St. and Country Club Rd.
  • Jacobs Park  - 3300 N. Fairview Ave.
  • North 6th Avenue - 2075 N. 6th Ave. (across from NW Center)
  • Palo Verde Park - 300 S. Mann Ave.
  • Udall Park - 7290 E. Tanque Verde Rd.

For more information, visit http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec/offleash.php.

Pima County

  • Brandi Fenton Memorial Park - 3482 East River Road
  • George Mehl Foothills Park - 4001 East River Road
  • McDonald Park - 4100 North Harrison Road
  • Northwest Community Park - 7601 North Mona Lisa Road
  • Star Valley Park - 6852 West Brightwater Way

For more information, visit http://www.pima.gov/nrpr/pdfs/Dog_Parks_brochure_0508.pdf.

How to Get a Dog Park in Your Neighborhood

Are you and your neighbors interested in requesting a dog park in your neighorhood? Form a committee and contact Parks and Recreation.

Tucson: 

Dan Felix, Director

900 S. Randolph Way

Tucson, AZ 85716    

(520) 791-4225

Pima County

George Cook, Superintendent

3500 W. River Road

Tucson, AZ 85741        

(520) 877-6100

Death at Dog Park

Pomeranian killed by shepherd mix in Palo Verde dog park, on Friday, June 3, 2005.

 

Sources: 

"Canines will howl at this: 2 more dog parks." Tucson Citizen. July 26, 2002. Page 1.

City of Tucson Web Site: InfoGuide to City Services. http://www.tucsonaz.gov/infoguide/infoguide.php

"Death at dog park." Arizona Daily Star. June 8, 2005. Page 1.

"Dunbar seeks funds to create a dog park." Arizona Daily Star. October 28, 2003. Page B3

"N. Side dog park to open Sunday." Arizona Daily Star. June 17, 2004. Page B5

"A place for dogs, thanks to duo." Arizona Daily Star. April 28, 2003. Page B3.

"Udall park will become an off-leash area for dogs." Arizona Daily Star.  September 24, 2003. Page B3. 

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Last Update: 5-31-2014 11:36am

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