Dog Friendly Activities in Maple Grove, MN

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Maple Grove, and 115 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 Maple Grove.

Pet Friendly Elm Creek Park Reserve
Elm Creek Park Reserve Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove is a 4,900-acre, dog-friendly recreation area. Being the largest park in Three Rivers, amenities include a Winter Recreation Area, Eastman Nature Center, an off-leash dog area, a disc golf course, hiking and biking trails, a swimming pond, mountain biking, camping cabins and much more. Be on the lookout for wildlife such as eagles, sandhill cranes, deer, bluebirds, beavers, loons, trumpeter swans and hawks. Fido must be leashed except when playing in the off-leash dog exercise area. Special events are held throughout the year; check their website for the current schedule. See Details
Pet Friendly Fish Lake Regional Park Dog Park
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
Elm Creek Park Reserve Dog Off-Leash Area Fido will find more than enough room to play at Elm Creek Park Reserve Dog Off-Leash Area in Champlin, MN. This 29-acre, fenced dog park is in the middle of the gorgeous Elm Creek Reserve. The park features a separate area for small dogs and a fenced wetland pond. A daily or annual pass is required. Dogs must be leashed in all areas outside of the off-leash areas. See Details
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
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
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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Monti Paws Park Monti Paws Park is a pet-friendly recreation area. Monticello’s first off-leashfenced in dog park is adjacent to the bituminous trail system. Park users living nearby may walk with their dogs to the park on the trail system. There are two entrances to the park, one on the east side and one on the west side
of the park. Both entrances are double gated to allow for unleashing your pets prior to entering the park.
The Small Dog Park is limited to dogs weighing less then 25 pounds and shy dogs, and features a smaller open grassy play area, a bench and a shade tree. The Large Dog Park is open to dogs of
all sizes, and features a large open grassy play area, watering station, benches, picnic tables, and mature
shade trees on the east side.
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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
Home Depot Leashed dogs are welcome inside Home Depot, but they must be under control and cleaned up after. 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
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
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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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
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
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
Bunker Hills Regional Dog Park Bunker Hills Regional Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Coon Rapids. Anoka County has partnered with the cities of Coon Rapids and Andover on the construction of a dog park at Bunker Hills Regional Park. Located off 133rd Avenue near the existing compost site, the 6.5 acre dog park has a small and large dog area, an open play area and a short trail for those that want to walk with their dog. The dog park is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Fort Snelling State Park Fort Snelling State Park is pet-friendly. Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, dogs and their owners can explore the trails in the area that link up to an extensive regional trail system. Make sure you keep Fido on a leash during their visit and clean up any mess that they leave behind. Fort Snelling, which dates from 1820, can be accessed through the state park and requires a separate fee. Fort Snelling State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until 10pm. See Details
Mill Ruins Park The centerpiece of the revitalization of Minneapolis' historic West Side Milling District, Mill Ruins Park is dog-friendly! The Park is situated on the water and features grassy areas, a walking path, a drinking fountain, and a paid parking lot. Dogs must be on a leash for the entirety of their visit to Mill Ruins Park. The Park is open from 6am to midnight in developed areas and from 6am to 10pm in undeveloped areas. See Details