There are some great places to take your dog for an off-leash run in the Maitland area, the pick being Raworth Park, a fully-fenced area specifically for dogs.
Telarah Park, Telarah
Accessed via Verge Street. A large, hilly grassed area to let your pooch run leash-free.
Raworth Dog Park, Bakers Brickyard Quarry, Raworth
A large, flat, fully-fenced area especially for dogs with a separate fenced area for quieter, senior and less active dogs. Agility equipment, shade shelters, bins and drinking fountains make this a premium place to exercise your furry friend.
A&D Lawrence No.2 Oval, Thornton
Large, grassed, slightly hilly area for dogs to run free.
A J Baker Park, Alliance Street, East Maitland
Grassed area with trees, unfenced to the road.
Rathluba Lagoon, East Maitland
Access via Lochend Circuit, East Maitland. Peaceful, rural outlook. A safe place for your dog to run and play, unfenced but no busy roads nearby.
The Esplanade, Lorn
A grassed area with lots of shade, on the riverbank, to take your dog for an off-leash run. There’s also a spot where they can swim.
Les Circuit, Gillieston Heights
A grassy area to let your doggo off-lead, unfenced to road on two sides.
Newy with Dogs is a new website showing the best of the region for dog-lovers. We share our best tips for life with your dogs in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & Hunter.