Dog Friendly Activities in Excelsior, MN

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Excelsior, and 82 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 Excelsior.

Pet Friendly Southwest Regional LRT - North Corridor and South Corridor
Southwest Regional LRT - North Corridor and South Corridor The Southwest Regional LRT - North Corridor and South Corridor 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 Excelsior! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Southwest Regional LRT - North Corridor and South Corridor. 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
Lake Minnewashta Regional Park Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 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
Elm Creek Reserve Dog Park Pets will find more than enough room to play at this 29 acre, fenced dog park, set in the middle of the gorgeous Elm Creek Reserve. Permit required. See Details
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
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. 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
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
Carver Park Reserve Off-Leash Dog Park Carver Park Reserve Off-Leash Dog Park is pet-friendly. This 27-acre off-leash area is completely fenced, with a separate area for small dogs. There is no water supply, so bring drinking water for your dog and yourself. A daily ($5) or annual ($35) pass is required. Don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep your pup under control at all times. See Details
Lyndale Park Rose Garden Also known as Lake Harriett Rose Garden, pets are welcome on-leash in this lovely rose garden, which is a great spot for a walk or to relax over a good book. Garden hours are 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Parking is available for an additional fee. See Details
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
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
Lake of the Isles Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on Lake of the Isles Parkway. See Details
Crow-Hassan Park Reserve Crow-Hassan Park Reserve is a gorgeous dog park with approximately three miles of off-leash trails. There is partial fencing and a river, but beware in the winter, dogs can fall through the ice. Always a lot of very friendly dogs and owners here. See Details
Brookdale Park Off Leash Dog Park Pets are welcome to run and play off leash at this fully-fenced dog park with hills and open spaces. A $3 entry fee is required. See Details
Luce Line State Trail The Luce Line 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 Minneapolis! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Luce Line 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
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
Home Depot Leashed dogs are welcome inside Home Depot, but they must be cleaned up after. See Details
Birchbark Books Birchbark Books is the place to shop for books with your dog. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to browse the extensive collection of literature with you. 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. 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
Flying Cloud Drive Dog Park Pets will love to romp and play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which is open year round. See Details
Lake Sarah Regional Dog Park Pets will go wild for the off-leash fun at this friendly, fenced dog park, which includes trails, grassy spaces, and play areas. See Details
Loring Park Off Leash Dog Park City dogs will love the chance to play off-leash in the designated area in the northeast section of this public park, which includes grass, boulders, bridge, gravel, and trees. Permit required. See Details