The summer is the perfect time to get outdoors with your pup.
Here's a roundup of some of the metro's best dog parks for those looking for some off-leash fun:
- Minnehaha (Minneapolis): The crown jewel of Twin Cities parks offers miles of trails, including hills to get the human heart rate going. Bonus: Your pup can take a dip in the Mississippi. The one downside? Parking can be a drag.
- Battle Creek (Maplewood): This spot offers 35 acres of fenced-in nature, including trails, ponds and open areas perfect for fetch. Parking is free.
- St. Anthony (Minneapolis): Looking to keep it simple? This 2-acre area in Northeast's Columbia Park is perfect for a quick romp. Plus, without a pond or river, there's less mud and sand for your dog to track home.
- Andy's Bark Park (Woodbury): Remote, rolling hills are the attraction at this 70-acre area, named after the local police department's first K-9 officer. While it isn't completely fenced, there's a pet watering station and bathrooms on site.
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