Dog Friendly Beaches in Minnesota

Dog friendly beaches are heaven on earth for Fido. And since sandy paws equal happy dogs, we’ve sniffed out the best beaches in Minnesota where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. Use the links/map below to find a dog-friendly beach in Minnesota.

Pet Friendly Minnesota Point
Minnesota Point This three-mile long beach, bordered on both sides by water, offers plenty of variety. Park by the airport, and stroll along the beautiful sand, or walk the trail through the boreal forest. This place is popular with dog-toting locals looking for a pleasant hike. Highlights include beach-combing, birdwatching, and exploring the ruins of the old Minnesota Point lighthouse. See Details
Pet Friendly White Bear Dog Beach
White Bear Dog Beach White Bear Dog Beach is pet-friendly. The sandy beach and shallow water make it ideal for fetching. There's a separate area for the beach, as long as they do not cross into the public area. Dogs are required to be on a leash at all times and have visible dog tags. Clean up any mess left behind by dogs, and minimize barking. If you're visiting the park, make sure you adhere to the rules so that the beach remains pet-friendly. See Details
Lake Rebecca Park Reserve Lake Rebecca Park Reserve is pet-friendly. You can bring your pooch to hang out on the beach with a leash after a day of playing at the off-leash area at Lake Rebecca Park Preserve. Don't forget to explore the trails and boardwalk while you're visiting the park. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Black Beach Park Black Beach Park is a dog-friendly waterfront park and beach in Silver Bay, MN. Your dog is welcome to join you on the beaches or in the water, on this 31.6 acres of Lake Superior's North Shore public beaches. This area has quickly become a local and tourist 'hot spot' in Silver Bay, so leashing your dog is recommended. See Details