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Parks to 'Bark' About

PetSafe Village Dog Park:
10424 PetSafe Way, Knoxville, TN 37932

PetSafe Village Dog Park is an one acre facility is an on leash park but offers off leash hours only in the evenings when the park is staffed. Features include a natural pond, full set of agility equipment, walking trails, doggy water fountain plus picnic tables and benches.


Charter Doyle PetSafe Dog Park
5100 West Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920

Opened in 2011, the beautiful two-acre Charter Doyle PetSafe Dog Park is situated within Charter Doyle Park in South Knoxville. Well-shaded by fully mature cedar trees, the dog park features separate sections for large and small dogs, a dog water fountain, and dog waste stations. Charter Doyle Greenway, which is a 0.4-mile loop encircling Charter Doyle Park, also connects to the dog park.


PetSafe Emma Jane Walker Memorial Dog Park
6400 Fountain City Road, Knoxville, TN 37918

Within Tommy Schumpert Park are two off-leash areas comprising the PetSafe Emma Jane Walker Memorial Dog Park. The 30-pound and under area allows smaller dogs to mingle together while the second fenced area is open to dogs of any size. The small-dog park is a mix of grass and mulch along with people benches. The “all sizes” dog area has a mulched walking trail and a pond with a dock.


Dogwood Park at Victor Ashe Park
4901 Bradshaw Rd. Knoxville, TN 37912

Located in Victor Ashe Park, Dogwood Park was opened in 2007 as Knoxville’s first public dog park. The one-acre off-leash area is completely fenced and features a puppy playground (includes two hill structures, a puppy jump, and a tunnel), a doggy water fountain.






Downtown PetSafe Dog Park
200 S Central St., Knoxville, TN 37902

The PetSafe Downtown Dog Park was the second dog park to be built with funding from PetSafe Village. The dog park is located at the corner of Summit Hill Drive and Central Avenue in the downtown area. Approximately one acre, the park opened to the public in June 2010. It features an attractive entrance that complements the surrounding downtown buildings.




Holston River PetSafe Dog Park
3300 Holston Hills Rd., Knoxville, TN 37914

The Holston River PetSafe Dog Park was opened in 2012. Located on the southern end of Holston River Park along the two-mile Holston River Greenway, the two-acre dog park features a separate section for large and small dogs, a doggie water fountain, a fire hydrant, and dog waste stations.


PetSafe Plumb Creek Dog Park
1517 Hickey Road, Knoxville, TN 37932

The PetSafe Plumb Creek Dog Park has a 7-acre play area for large dogs which includes shelter, water fountain, and walking path. The 1-acre small dog park includes shelter and a water fountain. This park is managed and operated by Knox County Parks & Recreation, 865-215-6600, knoxcounty.org/parks.

 

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