Recreation and Leisure

Dog Park


Four Paws Park

Four Paws Dog Park will be open from 22 October 2016. Access will be through the main gate. Due to flood damage the lights are still not working. Council recommends that it is only used during day light hours until the lights are repaired.

Our new and exciting dog park, Four Paws Park, is open for you and your four legged best friend to use. It is located at Denis Morrissey Park, cnr Montacute & St Bernards Roads (behind the petrol station), Hectorville.  Entry to the car park is off St Bernards Road.

The Dog Park is equipped with a variety of dog exercise equipment, a dog drinking fountain and benches for seating and utilises the surrounding landscape as part of its appeal.

Please ensure you keep your dog on leash at all times when not in the fenced dog park at Denis Morrissey Park, and on entry to Four Paws Park, please take note of the conditions of use of the dog park and take responsibility for your dog.

At Denis Morrissey Park there is also public toilets and a children's playground.  Fourth Creek runs through Denis Morrissey Park, providing a perfectly beautiful spot for a picnic, and a game of football or cricket.

For more information take a look at our YouTube video of Four Paws Park Youtube

Official Opening of Four Paws Park

The Mayor of Campbelltown City Council officially opened Four Paws Park on Sunday 26 August 2012.  The 4-500 community members who attended the official opening, with an estimated 200 dogs, looked like they were all enjoying our new dog park.  There was lots to do including talking to all the local pet businesses and groups who turned up to help the celebrations, watching the dancing dogs, and having a free barbecue.  Thank you to everyone who enjoyed the day and the wonderful sunshine.

More photos of the opening to be posted in the coming days.  Here is a taste of the day.

Photos:  Stalls at the Opening;  and, Mr Clown making doggy balloons for a member of the public in front of dogs playing in Four Paws Park.

Dog Park Opening 26 August 2012 - Stalls Dog Park Opening 26 August 2012 - Clown and dogs

Construction of the Park

After an extensive community consultation process in October 2011, Council made the decision to build a new dog park at Denis Morrissey Park (at the corner of St Bernards and Montacute Roads, behind the petrol station).

Download the Denis Morrisey Park Dog Park Plan(1560 kb)

The Dog Park was constructed in July 2012. The photos below show the various stages of construction of the dog park (most recent on top).

Photos 27/7/2012 - fence and double gated entries finished, landscaping near finished, equipment ready.

Dog Park Construction 07 Dog Park Construction 08

Photos 18/7/2012 - equipment and furniture going in (tunnel and a seat)

 Dog Park Construction 05Dog Park Construction 06

Photos 6/7/2012 - new pathway on the southern side near complete and the fence posts going in.

Dog Park Construction 03 Dog Park Construction 04








Photos 27/6/2012 - starting construction by digging up and preparing to lay new footpaths 

Dog Park Construction 01 Dog Park Construction 02


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