Dog Friendly Tucson! Pet owners check out these dog parks!

By
Real Estate Agent with Tierra Antigua Realty
The City of Tucson currently operates six designated off-leash dog areas.

Palo Verde Park
Located at Palo Verde Park, 300 S. Mann Ave. (south of Broadway, west of Kolb directly between Langley and Mann Avenues), this off-leash site opened in June 2003.
The 18,000 square-foot site features an enclosed turf area for dogs.
Amenities include picnic tables, trash cans, 5-foot chain link fence, double entry gates, dog friendly drinking fountain, and pooper scooper dispenser.

Sixth Avenue at Northwest Center
Located just across Sixth Street from the Northwest Center at 2075 N. 6th, this site is the City's newest off-leash dog area.
Opened on June 20, 2004, the fenced site features a large turf area, ramada, tables, and double entry gate.

Christopher Columbus Park
The City of Tucson currently operates a lighted off-leash dog park at Christopher Columbus Park, 4600 N. Silverbell.
The 14,000-square foot facility is open dawn until two or three hours after dusk (due to automatic turn on/turn off of lights) and is free to the public.
The fenced facility, which opened in February 1999, features a Fido Fountain,  scrambling area and shaded area with ramada.  A scooper dispenser is located at the site.

Gene C. Reid Park
An off-leash dog area is featured mid-town at Reid Park, Country Club and 22nd Street.
It is located just across from the Reid Park Zoo entrance on a converted Little League field.  The site opened in March 2002.
The lighted and fenced one-acre site features a large open area, potable water source for dogs and a scooper dispenser.
The area is partitioned for large and small dogs.  Hours of the facility are 7 a.m.-9 p.m.

Udall Park
Opened in December 2004 at Udall Park, 7290 E. Tanque Verde, this fenced and double-gated, one acre site features a large turf area. It also includes trash cans, seating area and available water for dogs.
The facility is open daily from 6 a.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Jacobs Park
The City's newest off-leash dog area was completed early in November 2005 at Jacobs Park, 3300 N. Fairview Ave.
The small off-leash dog area is located on the west side of Jacobs Park.

Pima County
Pima County operates an off-leash dog run facility at McDonald District Park, 4100 N. Harrison Rd. Contact Pima County at 877-6000 for additional information.

Comments (2)

Paul Dunn
Tucson, AZ
former orginator
Thanks for the info
Sep 17, 2007 03:41 AM
Anonymous
Kate
your welcome!
Sep 17, 2007 08:09 AM
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