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.
Locations:
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