Dog Friendly Activities in Bloomington, MN

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Bloomington, and 117 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Bloomington.

Pet Friendly Bloomington Dog Park
Bloomington Dog Park This 25-acre park is a dog's dream! There is a very large grassy area, hills, trees and even a pond for those dogs that like to swim. See Details
Pet Friendly Minneapolis Airport Off-Leash Dog Park
Minneapolis Airport Off-Leash Dog Park Just south of Highway 62, the Minneapolis Airport Off-Leash Dog Park features year-round fun for you and Fido in 80 acres of mixed open space and paths bordering a large swamp/wetland area. Not all areas are fenced so dogs should have good recall. No permit required. The land is owned by the Metropolitan Airport Commission and borders the airport runways. Since the park not managed by the city, no amenities exist here (including trash receptacles). Bring water and waste bags with you, and please take them when you leave. See Details
Lakes & Legends Brewing Company Located in downtown Minneapolis, Lakes & Legends Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed, well-behaved and house-trained dogs are welcome in both its taproom and outdoor VIP (very important paws) area, year-round. The Brewing Company specializes in "seasonal craft beers of the North, ranging from traditional styles to limited releases inspired by local farms." Lakes & Legends Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday from 3pm to 12am, Saturday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Minnehaha Park Bring your dog for a hike along the gorgeous waterfalls in this Minneapolis park. This park has hiking trails through the woods and doggy access to the Mississippi River. An off-leash permit is required to gain admittance. Bring quarters for parking meters. See Details
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Located on the campus of the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden features more than 40 works throughout 11 acres. Dogs are welcome to join their humans as they amble through the artistry of the garden. Just make sure to keep your pet leashed at all times and clean up after him. See Details
Dakota Woods Dog Park Pets will find plenty of room to exercise in this massive, fenced dog park with lots of wooded trails. Bring water, and permits are required. See Details
Cleary Lake Regional Dog Park Located south of Cleary Lake Regional Park, this is a 28 acre fenced off-leash dog park that is part of the Three Rivers Park District's off-leash dog parks. Take your pet for an off-leash run in the lovely prairie setting of this fenced dog park, which includes a separately fenced pond for dog swimming. Permit from Park District Administration required. See Details
Plymouth Dog Park There's plenty of room for your pet to run in this large, designated off-leash area, which includes mowed trails and fields. Bring water, and be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
High Bridge Dog Park High Bridge Dog Park, located at the site of a former coal power plant, is a fully-fenced, seven-acre dog park with plenty of space for your pup to romp off leash. The dog park entrance is on the westernmost end of the park, near the parking lot. See Details
The Dog Tank The Dog Tank is pet-friendly. Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome to come try this 45' dock diving pool. Come and swim, learn about the sport of dock diving, get acclimated to the atmosphere of dock diving, or just take a lap in the pool to cool off on a hot Minnesota day. They offer classes, private swim, private lessons, and group swims for families and get-togethers. The Dog Tank is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 9pm, Friday through Sunday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Dog Park at Perry Park Dogs are welcome to play off-leash at this dog park that was converted from an old baseball field in Arden Hills. Dog Park at Perry Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
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Southbridge Community Park Over 10 acres of rolling hills, open areas, walking paths, and wooded areas. Separate area for small dogs under 25 lbs. See Details
Lions Park Lions Park is dog-friendly. You can walk on the pathways with your leashed pup, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Lions Park in Chaska features a playground with separate toddler area, ball fields, tennis courts, volleyball, shelter, rest rooms and picnic tables. There's also an ice Rink in the Winter. See Details
Bald Eagle Otter Lake Regional Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this 12-acre, partially fenced dog park. See Details
Fish Lake Regional Park Dog Park Pets can run around at this fenced dog park, which offers a walking area as well as a smaller running area for small breeds. See Details
Coates/Dakota County Dog Park This fun off-leash dog park has double gates to prevent accidental escapes, and also provides waste bags for clean up. See Details
Homeward Hills Park Hockey Rink Dog Park Pets will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which turns into a hockey rink in colder months. See Details
Bde Maka Ska Bde Maka Ska is a pet-friendly trail. This easy dog walk is a great place to hang out with your pooch. The main feature is the lake, formerly known as Lake Calhoun. Dogs must be kept on a leash around the lake and all mess should be cleaned up after them. The trail is open 6am to midnight in developed areas and
6am to 10pm in undeveloped areas.
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Lake Minnewashta Regional Park Lake Minnewashta Regional Park in Excelsior, MN, is home to a pet-friendly dog run. This lakeside park offers picnic tables, a playground, a dog run, a boat dock and volleyball courts. Leashed dogs are welcome outside of the dog run, and dogs can enjoy some off-leash fun inside the fenced area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by their pups. See Details
Arlington Arkwright Dog Park Nestled in a residential neighborhood, this 4.5 acre park offers people and pets an opportunity to engage in social interaction and play. Dogs can be off leash at this fully fenced park, and there are wooded trails and plenty of open space to run. It's located at the intersection of Arlington and Arkwright streets in St. Paul (just off 35E and Maryland Ave). The park is bounded by Arlington Avenue on the north, Arkwright Street on the west, Clark Street on the south and Desoto Street on the east. See Details
Staring Lake Dog Park Pets love this 5.7 acre fenced Eden Prairie off-leash dog park, which includes both grassy open areas and lovely wooded trails. Open April to December only. See Details
Savage Dog Park Located near the Highway 13 West Frontage Road and Xenwood Avenue, the dog park consists of more than two acres of fenced in area with a small and large dog section. There are four mailboxes that contain poop bags, sand and wood chips cover the entrance area, water is available during warm weather, dog toys are available in baskets hanging on the fence and paths are snow-blown during the winter. This park is pleasant and well maintained with lights, porta potty, and garbage service.

The park is located within walking distance from the Hamilton District and downtown residential areas. There is no charge to use the park; however, residents are required to have their pet licensed by the City – a mandate for all Savage pet owners. The park will be open from sunrise to sunset every day and residents are expected to follow and carry with them a copy of park rules.
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Bryant Lake Regional Dog Park Dogs go wild for this 9.3 acre, fully fenced off-leash play area in Eden Prairie's beautiful Bryant Lake Park.
Our paved, regional and skijoring/dog sledding trails are dog-friendly. Dogs must be kept on a 6-foot, non-retractable leash except in designated off-leash areas. Leashed dogs are allowed on all paved trails except where posted otherwise. They are not permitted on turf trails, with the exception of designated trails in parks where no paved trails exist. Dogs on-leash are also allowed in campgrounds and group camps, but not in picnic or beach areas. Passes are required but may be purchased online.


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Bassett Creek Dog Park Dogs are welcome to run and play off-leash in this fenced dog park, which is open year round. See Details