Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Mendota, MN

There are 14 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Mendota. 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 Mendota.

Pet Friendly Minnehaha Park
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
Pet Friendly Bruce Vento Trail
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
Black Dog Park Black Dog Park is pet-friendly for leashed pups. Dogs are allowed to play on-leash in a designated area of this park, located near Blackdog Lake in Burnsville. 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
Gateway Segment of the Willard Munger Trail The Gateway Segment of the Willard Munger 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 Gateway Segment of the Willard Munger 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
Big Rivers Regional Trail The Big Rivers Regional 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 Big Rivers Regional 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
Locke Dog Park Your pet will thank you for a chance to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which features mulched ground cover, picnic tables, and lovely wooded areas. Bring water with you. See Details
Cedar Lake Trail The Cedar Lake 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 Hopkins! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Cedar Lake 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
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 Hopkins! 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
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
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Dogs are welcome to join their humans at Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, a 72-mile river park perfect for those who want to canoe, fish, boat, bird-watch, bike, or hike. Dogs are welcome on all trails, but are not permitted in any of the buildings. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and you must clean up after your pet. See Details
Nicollet Island Park Located just off of Historic Main Street, Nicollet Island Park is dog-friendly! The Park contains a promenade with a view of the first dam on the Mississippi. Fido is welcome to explore the park's paths, garden, and picnic area. Dogs are not allowed inside the Nicollet Island Pavilion. Dogs must be on a leash during their visit to Nicollet Island Park. The Park is open from 6am to 12am in developed areas and from 6am to 10pm in undeveloped areas. See Details
The Commons Leashed dogs are welcome at The Commons, a 4.2-acre public park in the middle of Downtown Minneapolis. 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. See Details