Shelby Farms Park is a popular place for pups! Dogs must be on-leash, leash in hand at all times in the Park and on the Greenline, including unpaved forest trails. Local leash laws apply. However, The Outback features more than 100 acres that are designated for off-leash fun for you and your pup!
The Outback is a multi-use use area that offers more than 100 acres of open fields, ponds and unpaved trails for off-leash fun! You will encounter cyclists, hikers, horses, runners, anglers and other off-leash dogs while you're there. Gates 11, 12 + 13 are located on Trinity Road and Raleigh-Lagrange Road on the northeastern side of the Park.
The Outback is open daily from sunrise to sunset and features a water fountain with a doggie bowl and a dog wash station.
TIPS TO ENJOY THE OUTBACK OFF-LEASH DOG PARK
Looking for info about algae in the Park? Check out the video below, download this poster, or head to one of the kiosks at the main entrances to The Outback for on-the-ground info!
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The Outback is generously sponsored by Jim Keras Subaru
Dog Tags in the Outback Off-Leash Dog Park
Honor or remember a favorite pet with a personalized dog tag that hangs on a special sign in the Outback Off-Leash Dog Park. They come in a variety of shapes and colors! Find out more here.
Paver Stone on the Legacy Walk
Honor or remember a favorite pet with a paver stone. These special stones are located the Outback Off-Leash Dog Park. Find out more here.
Gifts for Dogs
Looking for cool gifts for your four-legged friend? Head over to the Lake's Edge Gift Shop in the First Horizon Foundation Visitor Center where you'll find toys, water bowls and more!
Disc Golf Course - Holes 10-18 are temporarily removed as we prepare for the Park's largest fundraiser, Starry Nights. Thanks for your understanding.