Dogs in Denmark WA

dog friendly locations and resources for you and your pet's visit

Dogs in and around Denmark WA

This page is a guide, and is not an official reference for dog-friendly areas in the Shire of Denmark. The official info on Dogs in Denmark can be found here.

These locations have specific areas designated as dog-exercise areas in the Shire. This list is for reference, and is due to change at any time based on local requirements. Please follow all signs.

In and around town, dogs must be kept on leads at all times.

Dogs are NOT allowed on Ocean Beach, Prawn Rock Channel or in William Bay National Park (NO dogs at Greens Pool, Elephant Rocks, Madfish Bay).

Dogs in Denmark WA

There are several nice walks to take with dogs from these locations, but remember to keep your dog on a lead unless otherwise signposted.

Lights Beach, Denmark Western Australia Lights Beach
Several inspiring lookouts, paved walkways east & west, gorgeous beaches. Part of the Mund Biddi Bike Trail & the Bibbulmun Track. Visit Lights Beach.
Peaceful Bay, Denmark Western Australia Peaceful Bay
Peaceful Bay is located approximately 45km west of Denmark, past William Bay National Park, and left at Bow Bridge, or 30k east of Walpole. Visit Peaceful Bay.
Mokare Heritage Trail, Western Australia Mokare Heritage Trail
The Mokare Heritage Trail winds along the east side of the Denmark River between the Denmark Traffic Bridge (along South Coast Hwy) and the Heritate Rail Bridge @ the rivermouth. Visit the Mokare Heritage Trail


Dogs must be under the control of their owners at all times.


  • Public building, unless permitted by a sign.
  • A theatre or picture gardens.
  • All premises or vehicles classified as food premises or food vehicles under the Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations 1993.
  • McLean Park – Brazier Street (portion of Reserve 15513 being the playing surfaces).
  • Berridge Park – Hollings Road (portion of Reserve 14376 and whole of Reserve 19912, total grass area).
  • Prawn Rock Channel, grassed areas – Ocean Beach Road (portion of Reserves 20578 and 24596). Both sides of channel, south from the northern pedestrian bridge and comprising all of that land on the island south of the pedestrian path (refer map).
  • Ocean Beach (portion of Reserve 24913), the adjacent beach to a distance of 120 metres to the south and 120m to the north, as measured from the Denmark Surf Life Saving Club.
  • Norm Thornton Park – Reserve 15700.
  • Peaceful Bay – swimming beach (indicatively the west side of the town beach as denoted by signage).

Data from:

Dog Island

There is a great dog-exercise area on Dog Island, accessible just north of Prawn Rock Channel via two footbridges. Here is a map of the Dog Exercise Area north of Prawn Rock Channel

Dog Owners, Attention:

PLEASE pay attention to where you are (and are NOT) allowed to bring your dogs in this area. The inlet waterways and beaches are protected and please remember, dogs are NOT allowed on Ocean Beach.

Dog Friendly Exercise Areas in Denmark WA
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