Six Fantastic Dog Parks In Minneapolis & Saint Paul
One reason why the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area placed among the top 10 of the US News Best Cities? Our awesome spots for canine carousing.
Here are some of our doggies’ delights.
- Arlington-Arkwright Off-Leash Park. 400 Arlington Ave. E., St. Paul. This 4½-acre, enclosed space welcomes you and your furry pal with free parking, sunrise to sunset. Social dogs hang out at the north end. Walk your dog to the south end for a more rustic experience. No food allowed in the park. Bring your own water and dish.
- Paul High Bridge Dog Park.At 59 Randolph Ave, this former coal power site (remediated in 2012) is open sunrise to sunset. Learn more from the locals on Facebook.
- Lowertown Dog Park. Bring your dog to Chuck & Don’s place at Saints’ CHS Field for its cool amenities, like its water fountain for dogs and hangout space for people. Sunrise to sunset hours.
- Meeker Island Dog Park. 471 N. Mississippi River Blvd., St. Paul. At the border of St. Paul and Minneapolis, with its natural, riverside setting, this unfenced acre features a dog-friendly beach. Open during sunlight hours.
- Battle Creek Off-Leash Dog Park. 2350 Upper Afton Road, Maplewood. Plan your trip to this sprawling, enclosed park, praised by City Pages as best of the best.The park has playgrounds, ponds, and wooded trails. Entrance and parking are free!
- Minnehaha Off-Leash Dog Park. This expansive patch of land at the south end of Minnehaha Regional Park has ample hours for play: 6 AM—10 PM. Everything’s here: beach, river, and trails. Minnehahais the top dog of the city’s parks. Permits at com.
Have fun this summer. Treat yourself and your dog to a tail-wagging time at a St. Paul or Minneapolis dog park!
Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, CRS, GREEN
748 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105