Running Free: List of Leash Free Parks

June 21, 2021

2018 March- Wind in my hair

We’re very lucky on the Mornington Peninsula to have a number of Leash Free parks to take our pups. Below is a list of grassed and open areas, that are leash free all year round, for a list of leash free beaches click here

Mt. Eliza John Butler Reserve  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Off Mount Eliza Way- opposite Betty Avenue Large grassed area
Mt. Eliza Cobb Road Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Cobb Road
Mornington Butler Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2
Herbert Street & Lucerne Avenue
Mornington Pine Avenue Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Pine Avenue, Pitt Street, Downward Street & Adelaide Street
Mornington Mornington Civic Reserve  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Western side of Oak Hill Gallery & South Side of Peninsula Regional Gallery
Mornington Summerfield Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 South of Lakeview Way Lower Reserve ONLY (below pond)
Mt. Martha Harrap Road Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Corner of Racecourse Road & Harrap Road
Mt. Martha Dunns Road Reserve  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Dunns Road Northern End of reserve ONLY
Mt. Martha Century Drive Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 7 Century Drive Backs onto Balcombe Creek
Mt. Martha Citation Reserve  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Helena Street Area on West side of access road ONLY
Mt. Martha Uralla Reserve  x-clipart-2 check-mark-hi

Corner of Uralla Road & Nepean Highway Secluded Reserve
Mt. Martha Community Forrest  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Opposite Balcombe Grammar School
Dromana Brasser Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Rainer Avenue (Opposite The Righi) Grassy and lightly wooded area
Dromana Pier Street check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Next to pedestrian bridge across freeway
Dromana Hillview Community Reserve  x-clipart-2  check-mark-hi Western end of Reserve
McCrae Bass Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Corner of Bass Street & Matthew Street
Rosebud Woodvale Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Woodvale Grove & Wattle Road
Rosebud Lawson Park check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Leon Avenue Large grassed area
Rosebud Murrowong Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Murrowong
Rosebud Shire Offices Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Rear of Council Chamber, off Besgrove Street
Rosebud West Vern Wright Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Shearwater Place Southwest corner of Reserve
Rosebud West Truemans Road Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Truemans Road At rear of back oval
Tootgarook Tootgarook Recreational Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Between Leonard Street & Marshall Street (opposite Yaringa Court)
Blairgowrie Stringer Road Reserve  x-clipart-2  check-mark-hi Grassed area north of Pavilion and Tennis Courts
Portsea Portsea Recreational Reserve  x-clipart-2  check-mark-hi Back Beach Road Public Oval
Flinders B. A. Cairns Recreation Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Stokes Street Area North of the Oval and Pavilion
Balnarring Hanns Creek Reserve  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Frankston-Flinders Road North end of Reserve
Somers R. W. Stone Reserve  x-clipart-2  check-mark-hi Camp Hill Road Area at far Western end (beyond the oval)
Bittern Bittern Recreation Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Recreation Street Area on the South-East side of street
Crib Point Crib Point Recreation Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Lille Street & Bullecourt Road Steep access paths
Hastings Hastings Foreshore Reserve  x-clipart-2  check-mark-hi Marine Parade between Hodgins Road & Cool Store Road Large grassed area
Hastings Villawood Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Villawood Drive Northern End of reserve ONLY
Hastings Cypress-Samuel Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Cypress Court, Samuel Court & Brydon Court
Hastings Tara Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Intersection of Lantons Way & Tara Drive
Hastings West Park Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Warrego Court, Ovens Court, Aitape Court, Vampire Court, Ardent Court & Madang Court
Hastings Kings Creek Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Junee Court, Curlew Court, Drake Court, On Slow Court, Duchess Court & Moresby Court
Tyabb Bunguyan Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Frankston-Flinders Road Eastern (Top) Oval ONLY when no matches are on
Somerville Clarendon Reserve  x-clipart-2  x-clipart-2 Clarendon Drive Large grassed area
Somerville Grant Reserve  check-mark-hi  check-mark-hi Grant Road (Opposite Speedwell Street) Large grassed area
Baxter Stornoway Drive Reserve  check-mark-hi  x-clipart-2 Stornoway Drive North end of Reserve

All dog friendly and leash free areas will be properly signed, with any restrictions listed, so always look for and obey signs.

Remember to respect other people, owners and their dogs.

Don’t forget to always pick up after your dog!

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