Off-Leash Dog Parks in Minnesota

There are few things in life a dog loves more than running off-leash with his canine comrades. No matter where you live or where you’re headed in Minnesota, we can help you find an off-leash dog park nearby. We’ll even give you the scoop on poop bag and water availability.

Pet Friendly Elm Creek Park Reserve Dog Off-Leash Area
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
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
Rice Creek Off Leash Dog Area Large, fully-fenced 13-acre dog park on Lexington south of Hwy J. Two double-gated entrances and a gated swimming hole. Paths, prairie, sandy areas, and trees. Restrooms and water fountain in Lexington Ave parking lot. 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
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
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
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
Albert Lea Community Dog Park at Brookside Park The Albert Lea Community Dog Park is located south of Brookside Boathouse in Brookside Park, The off-leash dog park is divided into small dog and large dog zones. Facilities/amenities include plenty of shade, water, and parking available. The park is adjacent to a walking trail near Fountain Lake. See Details
Waggin' Tails Dog Park The Waggin' Tails Dog Park is an off-leash, fenced in area that is about 2 acres in size. It has running water. So far the trees are too young to provide any real shade, but it will be a wonderful facility for travelers through Benson to let your dogs out, get some exercise and get a drink of water. The park is sponsored by the Humane Society of Swift County. 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
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. See Details
River Road / Essex Park River Road Park aka Essex Park is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch to hang out at this popular park in Rochester. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind by pups. See Details
Rivertown Dog Park Rivertown Dog Park in Hastings, MN, offers three different areas for Fido to play. Parking and dog waste bags are available. All dogs must be licensed, vaccinated and be wearing up-to-date license tags at all times. 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
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
Watertown Dog Park Four acres of rolling terrain, tree canopy, and small wetlands, this park features completely fenced small and large dog run areas with vestibule entrances. On-site features include potable water, waste bags, and seating areas. Park is adjacent to the Luce Line Trail and Paul Avenue with easy access to downtown and the Crow River. See Details
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
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
Monti Paws Park Monti Paws Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Monticello, MN. There are two entrances to the park, one on the east side and one on the west side, and both are double gated to allow for unleashing your pets prior to entering the park. The small dog area is limited to dogs weighing less then 25 pounds and features a smaller open grassy play area, a bench and a shade tree. The designated space for large dogs welcomes pups of all sizes and features an open grassy play area, watering station, benches, picnic tables, and mature shade trees on the east side. See Details
Willmar Dog Park This 2.5-acre off-leash park is located at Lions Park on the corner of Willmar Avenue and 22nd Street SW, near the Swansson Field Complex and Baker Field. It's completely fenced and includes large and small dog sections, pet waste bags, and a trash container. A shelter area and water faucet (seasonal) are also located on site. See Details
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
City of Hutchinson Dog Park Bring Fido to the City of Hutchinson Dog Park to romp off-leash! The park features a small dog area, a large dog area, grass, benches, a water source, dog waste stations, and more. Water is shut off during the winter season. Rules and driving directions can be found on the Dog Park's official website. City of Hutchinson Dog Park is open daily from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Motley Pet Stop & Rec Area Dogs are welcome to play off-leash at this dog park. Motley Pet Stop and Rec Area is located behind the BP station on Main Street and offers a dog park, tennis/ pickle ball court, basketball hoops and ice skating with a warming house in the winter (a limited number of skates are available in the warming house for public use on a first come first serve basis). See Details
Higgins Dog Park Higgins Dog Park is a dog park in Fergus Falls, MN. Higgins Dog Park is an off-leash play area where owners can enjoy the park and the chance to socialize with other dog lovers. This park offers two play areas, where dogs are separated by personality types, rather than size. Owners must always carry a leash for their dogs, and spike collars are strictly prohibited; aggressive dogs and females in heat are prohibited from entering the park. See Details