Central Bark Dog Park

Central Bark Dog Park

Central Bark Dog Park is the home of Odessa's first Dog Park. It features a separation area and two large fenced open areas for off-lease access, including a picnic pavilion. Guests need to make sure to read all of the rules and regulations before entering. Central Bark Park is a wonderful addition to the Odessa community.

Central Bark Park is free and open to the public!

How to Enter

Do not open the outside gate if the inside gate is open.

Remove your dog's leash inside of the off-leash area of the park, not in the double gated area.

Dogs Not Permitted to Enter

We do not allow dogs that are:

Females in heat

Sick or aggressive

Without current vaccinations and tags displayed on collar

Younger than 4 months old


Please help keep your Park clean and pick up after your dog with the provided materials and waste dispensers.

Report Violators to City of Odessa Animal Control at 432-368-3526

Emergency Phone: 432-333-3641


All dogs must have current vaccinations with tags displayed on collar

Always clean up after your dog; owners / guardians must promptly bag and dispose of the pet waste, and place it in provided containers

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian inside of the off-leash area

Close all gates as you enter/ exit the dog park

Do not let your dog pester or mount other dogs

Dog owners / guardians must carry leashes for each dog and dogs must wear collars at all times

Dog owners / guardians must keep their dog in view and under control at all times

Dog owners / guardians must leash and remove their dog from the dog park at the first sign of aggression

Dog park may be closed at any time for maintenance

Dogs may not be left unattended; owners / guardians must remain inside the fence with their dog(s)

Dogs must be leashed until safely inside the off leash area and must be leashed before exiting

Food or Treat items for dogs or humans are prohibited inside of the off leash area

Frisbees, balls and other retrievable toys are encouraged (ne prepared to share)

Limit two dogs per person - Dogs only; cats, other animals or reptiles are not permitted

No children under the age of 6 may enter the dog park area

No glass containers allowed in any areas of the park

No smoking or alcoholic beverages in or around dog park

No spiked collars, bicycles, skate boards or roller skates in off leash areas

Owners / guardians are responsible for keeping their dogs from digging and must fill in any holes that their dog may make

Professional dog training and handlers are not permitted to use the facility for instruction

Users of the facility do so at their own risk; dog owners are legally responsible for their dogs and any injuries or damage they cause