Dog Friendly Activities in Hastings, MN

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Hastings, and 31 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 Hastings.

Pet Friendly Afton State Park
Afton State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Afton State Park on the St. Croix River. You and Fido will discover a half-mile, self-guided interpretive trail that weaves through a restored prairie forest, several scenic overlooks to view the river valley, and a couple of picnic areas. Pets are welcome on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up any mess that they leave behind. Afton State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 10pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Rivertown Dog Park
Rivertown Dog Park Fenced in three area park with trees. One fence is toy friendly (can play with a chuckit easily), one is not toy friendly and one was small/timid dog. There is a nice paved parking lot and dog waste bags available. Waste receptacles are two trash bins outside the front gate. It is a great place to hang out with your dog off leash inside the fences.

There is a bike/walking path along the back and side of the park for on leash walkies.
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Spiral Brewery Spiral Brewery is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch to this awesome taproom in Hastings. Hang out in the communal seating or find a secluded spot to sample exceptional beers with your shy pooch by your side. If you know your friends are visiting in the future, buy them a beer in advance and add their name to the beer board. Spiral Brewery is open Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday from 3pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Battle Creek Dog Park Battle Creek Dog Park is a spacious fully-enclosed 35 acres for Fido to enjoy in Maplewood, MN. This plentiful space is free to use and visitors do not need a permit. The park has miles of wooded trails & walking paths, plenty of shaded areas, and two small ponds where your pet can swim. Allow your companion to swim, explore, and play off-leash in this beautiful open area. There is no water at this site (except for the ponds) so visitors should also bring a bottle of drinking water. See Details
Hop & Barrel Brewing Hop & Barrel Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Hudson, WI. Sit back, relax and drink a pint of your favorite or a flight to try something new at this popular brewery. This brewery offers a wide array of different styles on tap to sample. Fido is welcome inside the taproom and on the seasonal, outdoor patio. See Details
Battle Creek Regional Park Battle Creek Regional Park is a large dog-friendly open area in Maplewood, MN, which is popular with families and pet owners. Accessible through the parking lot at City of Saint Paul's Battle Creek Recreation Center, this expansive park has a summer aquatic center, pavilion, playground, and paved hiking & biking trails. Allow Fido to accompany you for a family picnic, sports games on the large open field, or take a casual stroll along one of the trails. Cross over to the east entrance located at 2350 Upper Afton Rd to access the off-leash dog park or view the listing for Battle Creek Dog Park. 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
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
Andy's Bark Park Andy's Bark Park is pet-friendly. Located at 11664 Dale Road, the city's off-leash dog park is named after the Police Department's first K9 officer, Andy. The whole park is approximately 70 acres in total, including mowed walking trails with benches, shelter area with picnic tables, pet watering station, pet waste disposal stations with bags, portable restroom (year-round), trash containers and kiosk. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
River Falls Dog Park River Falls is now home to a 16-acre dog-friendly park that is designed to promote socializing and proper exercise among the cities' pooch population. The park is split into two: one section for small dogs and another for larger pups. Although you will find picnic tables, benches, dog waste stations, and a portable restroom on site, you're advised to bring your own water with you as it is not available at the park. To access the park, owners need to make sure they have a dog license for pets over the age of six months. Residents can use the park for free, but non-residents will need to purchase a $25 yearly pass. Pet owners can park at one of the 20 available parking spaces adjacent to the park. The park is open from dawn until dusk. See Details
Cracked Barrel Winery Cracked Barrel Winery is a small, dog-friendly, country-style winery located minutes from the Twin Cities. They have a great selection of red, white, fruit, and Rose wines, focusing primarily on Northern climate grapes. Enjoy a tasting, glass, or bottle on their expanded patio, or take a stroll through the vineyards with Fido. See Details
Vali-Hi Drive-In Theatre Vali-Hi Drive-In located in Lake Elmo, MN is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema that welcomes pets, kids, and families. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you watch a double feature. The theater accepts only cash and an ATM is available on site. The snack bar sells popcorn, candy, nachos, hot dogs, and more. 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
LakeFront Park It's a great waterside park with walking trails, grassy areas, and a nice concrete pier to walk on with Fido. Dogs need to be leashed, but it's a great place to hang out and enjoy yourself. 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
Dale Road Dog Park Locals love this beautiful, fenced, off-leash dog park with extensive walking trails, benches, forests, and running water. Be careful as the area is not fully fenced. See Details
Lowertown Dog Park Completely fenced-in area located near CHS Field. Dogs are welcome off leash. See Details
Kaposia Landing Dog Park Your pet will love to run off-leash at this fenced, grassy dog park, which includes picnic tables and shade areas. Membership from city required. See Details
Hudson Dog Park The Dog Park is a fully fenced, two acres. The rules are posted on site, and the city has provided dog waste bags. All dogs must be licensed in the municipality where the owner and pet reside. See Details
Bad Weather Brewing Company Bad Weather Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in St. Paul, MN. Fido is welcome to join you inside the taproom as well as at a table on the outdoor patio. The brewery strives to provide unique, seasonal brews and has 12 choices. Food trucks are available almost every day and can be perused on the brewery's website. See Details
Woodview Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash in this fenced dog park, which sets aside certain hours for small-dog only play. A portion of the park near Larpenteur Ave is unfenced. See Details
Twin Cities Photoshoot 'Twin Cities Photoshoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kelsey. Create lasting memories with your pooch with the backgrounds of your choice in the Twin Cities. Your host will offer tips on how to pose, be relaxed, and capture the best of you. Within fourteen days of the experience you will receive 10 edited, high-resolution photos. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. The client assumes all responsibility for their animal(s) or any other subjects during the session, including any and all destruction of personal, business or public property, personal injury or illegalities. Rates start at $62 per person. See Details
Bruce Vento Trail The Bruce Vento 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 Saint Paul! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bruce Vento 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
Historic Landmarks & Art of St Paul MN 'Historic Landmarks & Art of St Paul MN' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ruby. Enjoy a tour of the Twin Cities, including the Stone Arch Bridge, the Guthrie Theater, The History Center, Victorian homes belonging to former Tycoons, Prince's home and music studios, modern art museums and galleries, Fort Snelling military base and Native American spiritual sites. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Dogs are okay, but not permitted inside local businesses. Rates start at $40 per person. See Details