Dogs in Hillcrest have a wide choice of lovely places to go.

Dog Parks in the Region

Bentley Reserve Dog Playground

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Bentley Drive, Holden Hill

This dog playground is fully fenced and basic obstacles such as jumps, logs, tunnel, slide and lots of open space to enable dogs to run free, explore and socialise. There are two areas: one for small dogs and puppies, and one for large/ adult dogs.

Shelters, seating, footpaths and dual-use drink fountains allow pets and owners to relax and enjoy the attractive environment.

Broadview Dog Park

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Broadview dog park

Next to Broadview oval on McInnes Avenue, Broadview.
This dog park is fully fenced and has basic obstacles such as jumps, logs and tunnels.

Shelters, seating, footpaths, double gates are provided. The park is smaller than Bentley Reserve and only a single space but is closer and often quieter.

Visit this page to discover more Adelaide dog parks and how they differ from other off-leash areas.

Local Off-leash areas

This map shows the off-leash areas in Hillcrest. The park bounded by Flinders Road and Hawkins and Chaplin Avenues is a large area with ample opportunity to either mix with other dogs or to separate to chase a ball. No special amenities or fencing are supplied.

Adelaide Dog Parks

Click here for a map and guide to all the designated, enclosed dog parks elsewhere in Adelaide.

Recommended walks

The long park along Flinders Road is a real treat to have in the centre of the suburb, allowing a purposeful stroll without contacting bitumen.

Featured Pet-friendly Venue

Veloce Paninoteca (pictured) is a cafe situated at the back of the Northgate Village Shopping Centre. It has good reviews for food and coffee and plenty of sheltered outside seating with water provided for dogs.

Where To Buy Dog Bones

Ians Quality Meats (butcher)

Greenacres Shopping Centre, Muller Road

See our full list of where to buy bones in Adelaide here.

Dog Registration and local council

Hillcrest is part of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield www.portenf.sa.gov.au. Hillcrest vet care is available at Walkerville Vet.

Walkerville Vet is straight down North East Road towards the city. Once you cross Hampstead Road you need to find the first u-turn to access our car park. Returning is a simple left turn back up North East Road. Alternatively, you can go via Mullers Road. Just after it becomes Regency Road look out for the end of Galway Avenue on the left, and turn down here. Drive all the way to North East Road, turn left and our sign is only two streets further on on the left.

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