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Dog Parks


Off-leash dog parks

Our four legged friends often need time to run, play and meet new friends. Brooklyn Park offers two dog parks; Brookdale Park and the Environmental Park Area. The dog parks are for dogs to exercise alongside their human companions and fellow canines and are open year-round during regular park hours.

Leashes are required in all other parks and trails.

Tips for the off-leash dog parks

To ensure a fun environment for you and your dog, please follow these off-leash dog park tips:

  • Make sure your dog has a license and all vaccinations
  • Bring ample water for your dog(s)
  • Extend common courtesy to all other dog park users
  • Pick up after your dog and bring a spare dog bag to share
  • Do not bring food or dog toys into off-leash dog park as these items may create a conflict
  • Do not bring glass containers into off-leash dog park

Rules for the off-leash dog parks

  • $3.00 daily fee required or a current Brooklyn Park pet license.
    • Non-residents can purchase a Brooklyn Park pet license with proof of vaccination.
    • A pet license fee is $10 per sterilized dog or $20 per non-sterilized dog per year and will allow free use of the dog park. 
  • Dogs must be properly licensed and vaccinated
  • Dogs must be leashed prior to entering and upon leaving the off-leash area and in transition corridors
  • Dog handlers must have a visible leash at all times
  • Dog handlers must be in verbal control of their dogs at all times and prevent aggressive behavior, biting, fighting or excessive barking
  • Dog handlers are responsible for providing water for themselves and their dog
  • Dog handlers are liable for damage or injury inflicted by their dogs
  • Dog handlers must possess a device for cleanup and disposal of feces
  • Dogs in heat are not allowed
  • Dogs must stay within signed boundaries
  • Dog handlers must comply with all other park rules and regulations
  • Animals determined by ordinance to be “dangerous dogs” are not permitted off of a leash or within the off-leash area
  • A maximum of three dogs per handler is allowed

Location and office hours

Brookdale Park (dog park)

7650 June Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to Brookdale Park

Environmental Nature Area (dog park)

10201 W River Rd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to Environmental Nature Area


Daily, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Phone and email

Contact Recreation and Parks Staff

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