Waynesville Dog Park

Pepsi Dog ParkThe Waynesville Dog Park offers a large mulched play area for dogs and their owners. There is no water on-site; owners are encouraged to bring their own water container and bowl. The park has a mulch base and does not contain lights or restrooms.

Contact & Address

Operating Hours

  • Dawn to Dusk

Specific Rules & Guidelines for the Waynesville Dog Park

  • Be considerate of neighbors and park visitors and keep noise at a low level.
  • All dogs must be leashed outside of the fenced dog park.
  • Owners are solely responsible for injuries or damage caused by their dogs.
  • Owners are responsible for picking up and disposing of any of their dog's feces in and out of the park area.People without dogs and especially children are not allowed in the dog park.
  • Children under 12 should be closely supervised while in the dog park and it is strongly urged that young children not be brought to the dog park at all for their own health and safety.No dogs are to be left for any amount of time in the dog park without owner supervision.
  • No other animals are allowed in the dog park at any time.Aggressive dogs or female dogs in heat are not permitted in the dog park and any dog(s) displaying violent/aggressive behavior should be immediately removed from the dog park.
  • All dogs must be up-to-date on all shots and have collar and tags on the animal.No strollers, carriages, bicycles, children's toys, food or treats allowed in the dog park.

Disclaimer: Owners are solely responsible for any injury caused by their dog(s) while at the park. Please enjoy the park at your own risk.

Rules & Guidelines for all Parks

  • The Town of Waynesville is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  • Park users must be aware that participation in any physical activity or program could have inherent and unforeseen risks that may cause injury, harm or death.
  • Anyone taking part in a program or activity sponsored by the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department must assume the risks associated with such participation and be responsible for taking proper precautions.
  • No one under the age of 18 years may smoke on Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property.NO alcoholic beverages, drugs, fire arms or other weapons, or gambling are allowed on Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property.
  • Vandalism, defacing of property, loitering or use of profanity will not be tolerated. Restitution will be required for any misuse.
  • Any expression of physical or verbal abuse, or acts of intimidation, harassment, or other threatening behavior directed towards any staff member or park user will result in suspension and/or legal action.
  • Using the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property for personal gain or profit is prohibited unless given permission by the Department.
  • All animals outside of the Pepsi Dog Park must be on a leash.
  • Animal owners must clean up after their animal.
  • Failure to adhere to these rules will result in ejection or suspension from the park.

Directions to the Waynesville Dog Park from Asheville, NC

  • Take I-40 West and take Exit 27
  • Follow Highway 23/74 West to Exit 102 and turn right on to Russ Avenue (276 South)
  • Go under bridge to second red light and at light turn left on to Howell Mill Road
  • Go 1/2 mile and turn right on to Vance Street and see the Center on the left
  • Keep going down Vance Street - see Waynesville Skate Park on right and park in lot

Directions to the Waynesville Dog Park from Sylva, NC

  • Follow 23/74 East to Exit 102A
  • Turn right on to Russ Avenue  (276 South) and go to second red light
  • Turn left on to Howell Mill Road and go 1/2 mile and turn right on Vance Street
  • See the Center on the left
  • Keep going down Vance Street - see Waynesville Skate Park on right and park in lot