County Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs Department
Road Dog Park
2450 Pitner Road
Pitner Road Dog Park is comprised of two adjoining but
separately-fenced play areas for off-leash dogs with
approximately 2 acres of space for larger and one acre
of space for smaller dogs. The dog lots have both
open-space and shady, wooded areas with benched seating
for dog owners. Each area has dog water fountains and
“poop-mit” stations providing bags for owners to pick
up after their pets. A gravel access road and parking
lot with 50 parking spaces.
combination picnic shelter and restroom building (presently
with four picnic tables) sits on a rise and overlooks
the playground and dog lots. A multi-function playground
for children ages 2 to 12 is between the picnic shelter
and the dog lots and can be easily seen from the seating
areas of both locations.
information, contact the Western District
Zone office at (770) 528-8890.
4346 Steinhauer Road
information, contact the Eastern District Zone office
at (770) 591-3160.
County's first off-leash dog park officially opened
on October 21, 2006. The dog park is located inside
Sweat Mountain Park. There is an area for large
dogs and an area for smaller dogs weighing 30 lbs. or
less. The park has benches conveniently located
for the dog owners to sit and enjoy watching their pets
Hours - Open daily dawn until dusk
each Wednesday morning for maintenance
Best Dog Park in Summer by Atlanta Magazine
of the largest public parks in the metro area,
Sweat Mountain is almost all shade, making this
the perfect place for dogs in the summer-time
- especially if they are easily overheated or
Magazine - June 2007
Dog owner/handler is legally
and financially responsible for the actions of their
Park users and dog owners assume
all risks related to dog park usage.
Children under the age of twelve
(12) are not allowed inside the off-leash area,
unless accompanied by an adult.
Parents should refrain from bringing
toddlers and small children to the dog park.
At no time will children be allowed to run with
or chase after dogs in the park.
Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated
with tags displayed on the collar.
Limit of three (3) dogs per person
Dogs must be kept on a leash
until inside the double-gated entry area.
Enter the first gate with the leash on and remove
it prior to entering the second gate. Do the
reverse when leaving.
The following dogs are not allowed
in the park:
- Vicious, dangerous or aggressive dogs
- Sick dogs
- Dogs in heat
- Puppies under six (6) months of age
Dogs must be under voice control
and in sight of owner/handler at all times and the
owner/handler must have a leash in their possession
at all times.
Owners/handlers must immediately
clean up and properly dispose of waste left by their
dogs and must cover any holes dug by their dogs.
No food, drinks, cigarettes,
or treats are allowed in the off-leash area.
All bites are to be reported.
If a bite occurs, you must exchange your name and
phone number with the other owner/handler.
Call the Parks Eastern Zone office at (770) 591-3160.
Only dogs less than 30 pounds
are allowed in the small dog area.
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