Dog walking in Albert Park


Dog Walking at Albert Park

Albert Park

With over 226 hectares, Albert Park offers plenty of space for you to walk, play and relax with your dog.
Albert Park is mainly an on-lead park but there are some designated off-lead areas where you can give your dog a good run. Dogs are permitted in most of the park, but must be kept on a lead in some areas and kept out of dog exclusion areas (including the lake and the playgrounds). 


How to get there

Dog Walking at Albert Park

When to go

Enjoy the warm weather with a barbecue or picnic. Hire a boat and explore the lake. Walk, cycle or jog around the track, past green lawns and playing fields.

Need to know

Dog Walking at Albert Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Albert Park

    Covid-19 Testing Site Relocation: Pit Lane Aughtie Drive to Aughtie Walk Albert Park

    The Pit Lane, Aughtie Drive testing site is relocating to the Aughtie Walk. This facility is being established by the Department of Health (DH).
    The facility will take up a portion of Aughtie Walk, there will be ample traffic management and direction in the surrounding area, and will be cordoned off from the general public, with security officers in attendance onsite at all times.
    The sporting facilities and the surrounding park will still be available for use by the community during this time.
    For further information about this and other testing sites, please visit

    Attachments: Testing Site Comms- Aughtie Walk (455KB)

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Australian Grand Prix Corporation: Planned Civil Works Notification - Update

    Dear Albert Park Users,
    Please see attached an updated notification from the Australian Grand Prix Corporation regarding the current civil works in Albert Park.
    Lakeside Drive will now remain closed until Friday 21 May 2021, with further detail of the project and road closure schedules available via the page.
    Please do not hesitate to contact the Australian Grand Prix Corporation – Community Relations Team or Parks Victoria if you have any questions regarding this.

    AGPC Community Relations -
    Kind Regards,

    Albert Park Office
    Albert Park, Albert Reserve & Westgate Park
    T (03) 8427 2010
    Parks Victoria
    15A Aughtie Drive, Albert Park VIC 3206


    Attachments: Albert Park Circuit Modifications Road Closure Update Letter 7 April - APPROVED (129KB)

  • Albert Park Lake Path (Albert Park)

    Lake Granitic Path boardwalk closure

    The boardwalk on the lake side of Carousel has been closed in the interests of public safety.  We appreciate your understanding. 

    This closure is temporary and we are working to have the boardwalk repaired and reopened. 

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