On-Leash Dog Parks
Dogs on-leash are welcome at the more than 100 City of Mesa
Dogs are also welcome on the City's Multi-Use Path located
north of Brown Road along the canal banks, beginning at Center
Street just south of Hohokam Park.
The following parks have designated on-leash dog areas.
Please look for signage indicating which area of the park is the
dog area. Dogs are allowed only in this designated portion
of the park. All dogs in these areas must be on a leash
and owners must pick up their animal's waste.
What are the laws?
Arizona State Leash Law
Arizona Revised Statutes 11-1012. Item D
D. No person in charge of any dog shall permit such dog in a public
park or upon any public school property unless the dog is physically
restrained by a leash, enclosed in a car, cage or similar enclosure, or
being exhibited or trained at a recognized kennel club event, public school
or park sponsored event.
Mesa City Code Book: Title 6 - Police Regulations, Chapter 4 - Animal
Control Ordinance with Leash Law
Dog Fecal Matter
Any person owning, possessing, harboring, or having the care, charge,
control or custody of any dog shall immediately remove and thereafter
dispose of any fecal matter deposited by the dog on a public or private
property unless the property owner has given prior approval to use said
property for this purpose.
Additional rules regarding dogs in
Parks & Recreation home
Off Leash Dog Parks
Mesa's off-leash dog areas are located in Quail Run
and Countryside Parks.
Park Hours: Sunrise -10:00 pm
Quail Run Park, north of McDowell Road
(Closed on Thursdays for maintenance)
3130 E. Southern Ave
(Closed on Tuesdays for maintenance)
The off leash dog areas are completely fenced and feature areas for timid and
active dogs, park benches, and water fountains for both people and dogs.
Owners are responsible for the behavior of their pet and are requested to
keep their dog under control.
On-Leash Dog Areas
Dogs on-leash are welcome at all City of Mesa Parks.