Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park

The Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park, is a 16 hectare site designed exclusively for dogs and their owners.

Oxbow Dog Park map (pdf)

Location

The park is located at the corner of 19 Street and 40 Avenue. The park entrance is located off of 40 Avenue.

The Site

The site includes the following features:

  • entrance staging area
  • winding trails
  • diverse terrain
  • open training sites
  • rest locations
  • agility park
  • amphitheatre
  • interpretive kiosks
  • small dogs area

Due to the site's closeness to Piper Creek, the park's trails and amenities were designed to mirror the creek's wandering nature; hence, it has appropriately been named 'The Oxbows".

Dog Park Etiquette

Dogs must:

  • have up-to-date license and vaccinations
  • not chase wildlife
  • interact well with other dogs and dog owners
  • come immediately when called

Dog owners must:

  • keep dog on a leash until inside the fenced area
  • have a leash in possession at all times
  • keep dog within sight and under verbal control at all times
  • clean up after dog and fill any holes the dog may dig
  • remove dog from the park at the first sign of aggression

For more information please contact the Parks Section at 403-342-8234.

News & Notices

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December 12, 2018

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December 10, 2018

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