Dog Friendly Activities in Brainerd, MN

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Brainerd. 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 Brainerd.

Pet Friendly Paul Bunyan State Trail
Paul Bunyan State Trail The Paul Bunyan State Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Brainerd! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paul Bunyan State Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Pet Friendly Buster Park
Buster Park Buster Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Brainerd. This fenced-in dog park has been installed at the South end of Kiwanis Park. A dog playground that offers 47,000 square feet for your dog to explore, Buster Park was made possible by a donation Bob Rudsenske made in memory of his beloved Boston Terrier, Buster. See Details
Crow Wing State Park Crow Wing State Park is pet-friendly. You are welcome to bring your dog with you to enjoy this nature lover's paradise. The area is made up of prairie, pine, and hardwood forests, easily explorable on the eighteen miles of trails that lead to Old Crow Wing townsite, along the Mississippi River, and through the wooded areas. For an easier trek, there's a ten mile paved bike trail at this location too. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash under six feet for the duration of their visit and to clean up any mess that they leave behind. Crow Wing State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 10pm. See Details
Paul Bunyan State Trail The Paul Bunyan State Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Nisswa! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paul Bunyan State Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Paul Bunyan State Trail The Paul Bunyan State Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Pequot Lakes! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Paul Bunyan State Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area is dog-friendly. Previously an old mining area, the land has been reclaimed for public use and is well worth a visit with your pooch. Spanning 25 miles of natural shoreline, there are plenty of water-based activities to get involved with in the area. Dogs who'd rather stay on dry land can enjoy the Cuyuna Lakes State Trail, an eight mile paved trail along the coast. Make sure you keep an eye out for people cruising by on their fat bikes. Dogs must be kept on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area is open every day of the week from 8am until 10pm. See Details