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Dog Parks

Turlock has two beautiful dog parks for our citizens and canines to enjoy.

Quaile Rand Norton Park

Located on 500 South Berkeley

Swanson-Centennial Dog Park

Located on Countryside

These parks are designated, secured areas within the City for walking, recreation, training, and socialization of dogs. Bring your favorite canine to socialize in a safe, secure environment.

Dog Park Rules

  • Dog owners/handlers are personally and legally responsible for their animals. You are using these facilities at your own risk.
  • Dogs may be off a leash only within the designated fenced area.
  • Owners/handlers must clean up after their dogs.
  • Dogs must have a current license, license must be on dogs' collar, and the collar must be on the dog.
  • Aggressive dogs are not allowed. The owner/handler of any dog exhibiting aggressive or unruly behavior are required to immediately remove the offending animal.
  • For every two dogs brought to the park, there must be at least one owner/handler.
  • Children less than 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Female dogs in season are not allowed at the facility.

TMC Code

It shall be unlawful to bring any dog to a dog park:
  • That is not currently licensed, for which proof must be shown;
  • That does not possess current vaccinations, for which proof must be shown;
  • That has not been altered;
  • That is less than four (4) months of age;
  • That has been determined under TMC 6-1-316 to be a nuisance dog; or
  • That has been determined under TMC 6-1-316 to be a vicious dog.
It shall be unlawful for anyone to tamper with, alter, or in any way modify the drinking fountain at a dog park.

No private parties, private training sessions, or any other private event shall take place in a dog park to the exclusion of full public use.

For more information or questions about our dog parks or maintenance issues, please contact:

Recreation Division
144 S. Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380
(209) 668-5594
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

For information about licenses or other pet related inquiries, please contact:

Animal Services
801 S. Walnut
Turlock, CA 95380
(209) 656-3140
Monday - Saturday 9:30AM - 5:30PM (Closed Holidays)

The Turlock Animal Shelter is open to the public for shelter operations from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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