A popular dog walking park set against Careel Bay and the wetlands.

Getting To Careel Bay Dog Walking Park

Where Is It?

Careel Bay Dog Walking Park is north of the Careel Bay Ovals on Barrenjoey Road. Turn onto Etival Street for the north entrance or into the playing fields for the south entrance.


The address is Etival Street, Palm Beach, 2108


There is a lot of parking at Careel Bay Playing Fields, and street side parking on Etival Street.


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Things To Do

Off Leash Dog Walking

Off leash dog walking is main use of this Park, and you can usually run into a dozen or so furry friends while walking through. There are dog tidys at the north and south ends of the park as well.

Playing Fields

Take heed of the signs that designate the dog exercise area. The playing fields to the south are not an off leash areas. Especially when games are on!

Bike / Walk Path

The dog park is part of a long stretch of green with some nice walk tracks through it, including the Careel Bay Wetlands Boardwalk, which is accessible from Hitchcock Park.

Careel Bay Dog Park Avalon


  • Food

    There are some cafes and takeaways on Barrenjoey Road if you head south. Coikd alsobgrt food from the tuckdhop when games are on.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are bins in the park.

  • Toilets

    There are toilets at acareel Bsy Ovals but they may be locked when games are on. Head south to Hitchcock Park where there are toilets in the small brick building close to the carpark and tennis courts.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Yes! This is an off leash dog walking park

  • Can I lock my bike up

    There aren’t any official bike locks onsite.


 Careel Bay Walking Track

Careel Bay Wetlands Walk

A short, wheelchair friendly walk through the wetlands in Careel Bay.

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A long stretch of green with barbecues, playgrounds and picnic areas.

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