The Ultimate Guide to Twin Cities Dog Parks

Photo: Brian Sweet at Minnehaha Off-Leash Dog Park

Heading to the dog park is probably one of your pup’s favorite pastimes, and we’re about to be your dog’s new favorite hoomans, ’cause Sidewalk Dog is THE resource for Twin Cities dog parks.

We’ve got the inside scoop on dog park etiquette, permits and licenses, and dog-friendly amenities and features at all the local dog parks.

Get off leash and get sniffin’, pup lovers.

TWIN CITIES DOG PARKS – DIRECTORY

Looking for the perfect park to unwind and unleash with your pup? Head on over to our Directory of Twin Cities Dog Parks where you can find plenty of local, off-leash dog parks with helpful reviews and photos.

We’ve sniffed out dog parks for every occasion and activity, with these paws-itively awesome features for you and your doggo:

•   Swimming
•   Full fencing
•   Heated shelter
•   Night lights
•   Small dog area

Help out your fellow dog lovers by leaving a review for your favorite parks.

ETIQUETTE AND FUN AT TWIN CITIES DOG PARKS

To ensure a tail-wagging good time for all, safety should be your number one priority at dog parks. Start here:

•   Dog Park Etiquette. Learn the basic rules for unleashing your pooch in public.
•   Dog Park Pet Peeves. Avoid these faux paws.
•   Minnesotans’ Favorite Dog Parks. Check out some fan favorites.

DOES MY DOG NEED A LICENSE OR PERMIT TO VISIT TWIN CITIES DOG PARKS?

Many dog parks require attendees to be licensed; see individual listings and off-leash-park websites for details.

In need of a dog license in Minneapolis or St Paul? You can buy one right on our site. Ours are the same price as the city’s but come with FREE perks. Like beer.

Tell us in the comments: What are your fave Twin Cities dog parks? And don’t forget to tag your park adventures with #SidewalkDog so we can share in your fun.

@psalmsparrow’s Twiggsley woofing it up at Battle Creek Dog Park:

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