Dogs in Parks

Click here to view a google map of the dog park locations.

Parks are a popular place to take man's best friend and dogs are welcome ON LEASH in most of Penticton's parks.  Please remember to enjoy our parks and green spaces responsibly; be courteous, keep your dog leashed, and muzzle them if necessary, and always make sure you clean up after your dog.

Hold on Rover...  Remember, Dogs are not allowed on Sports Fields, Cemeteries, Beaches (except where designated), School property or near Children's Playgrounds.


City Yards – 2088 Dartmouth Road

Located in the old SPCA Dog Run beside the City Public Works Yards on Dartmouth Road. This is a fully-fenced off leash area that offers a large dog area as well as a fully fenced small dog area.

Water Treatment Plant – 1900 Penticton Avenue
This fully fenced area is behind the Water Treatment Plant, and can be accessed via the pathway along Penticton Creek. Parking is available 6am-5:30pm daily at the small lot outside of the Water Treatment Plant. Follow the pathway along the Creek to the off-leash area. In consideration of others please keep dogs on-leash until you are inside the designated off-leash area.

Ellis Creek Park – 100 Industrial Avenue West
This fully-fenced area is at the west end of Industrial Avenue along Ellis Creek Park, located beside Ellis Creek at Industrial Place.


Okanagan Lake Park Dog Beach - 45 Lakeshore Drive East

Off leash only area only inside the fenced beach area (note that dogs must be on-leash until inside the fenced off-leash area). This beach is located at Okanagan Lake Park

Three Mile Beach – 802 Three Mile Road (boating beach only)

The South Beach area (boating) is the off-leash beach area for dogs.  Dogs are not allowed on the swimming beach.

Skaha Lake on Lakeside Road -  4851 Lakeside Road

Located on Lakeside Road, 3km south of the Skaha Marina, a fully fenced off leash beach area for dogs to enjoy Skaha Lake.

BYLAW NO. 2015-27

*Dogs must be secured on a leash and be under control at all times.

*Owners must pick-up after their dog.

*Dangerous or aggressive dogs are not allowed in any park at any time.

Parks Department (250) 490-2500

Dog Control (250) 492-3801

For more information, download the pamphlet: Dogs in Penticton [PDF - 444 KB]