Dog Parks

Maintenance Update:  
The Hunter Street Dog Park will be closed Monday, April 27th - Friday, May 1st for maintenance and drainage repair.  During this time, you may still use The Apex Nature Park Dog Park located at 2600 Evans Road.

Directions to Apex Nature Park: From Ambergate Station, head south and turn right on to Hunter Street.  This will turn into Olive Chapel Road once you cross over Williams Street/HWY 55.  Continue on Olive Chapel Road then turn left on Apex BBQ Road.  Make a right on to Evans road and the second right into the parking lot of the Apex Nature Park.
Dog parks are located at Hunter Street Park and Apex Nature Park.
Membership Fees
The park is a fenced area that remains locked at all times. To access the park, you must register your dog(s) annually and receive 1 key card that unlocks the gate. Additional key card is available for $10.
Renew Your Registration
Complete the Dog Park Registration and Rules (PDF) form online. For dog obedience training classes see our current Program Guide (PDF).
  • Single dog: $30 for resident / $60 for nonresident
  • Multiple dogs: $50 for resident / $100 for nonresident
A limit of 2 dogs per multiple dog pass is permitted. An application and fees must be paid for each dog over 2 dogs.

Registration Basics
An additional pass may be purchased for more than 2 dogs with a completed application and payment of the corresponding fees. Annual registration fee is required. For each application, a single key card will be issued. Additional key cards may be purchased for $10. Proof of rabies vaccination / expiration date and assigned rabies tag number from the veterinarian is required at registration.

Registration available at Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter Street.

Dog Park Basics
  • A key card is required to enter the park.
  • Additional rules listed on registration form.
  • Children 10 and under are not allowed inside the fenced area.
  • Dogs must have collar with ID, and display rabies vaccination tags at all times.
  • Dogs under 6 months of age are prohibited.
  • Each adult may have a maximum of 2 dogs at a time in the park.
Dog Park Features
  • 2 acre park, fenced and lighted
  • Pet waste stations
  • Separate sections for small dogs and for large dogs
  • Shade gazebos and benches
  • Water fountains
  • Wood chips for ground cover