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Central Bark Dog Park

Subfacility of Slator 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

  1. Do not open the outside gate if the inside gate is open.
  2. 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:

  1. Females in heat
  2. Sick or aggressive
  3. Without current vaccinations and tags displayed on collar
  4. Younger than 4 months old

Reminders

  • 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

Rules

  • 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

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