The city of Andover is north of the Mississippi River, and is fairly young, having only been incorporated 40 years ago. The area is a major place for railroads and was known for being a stop along the Great Northern Railroad. Nowadays though, the city has plenty of quiet places, including 400 acres of community and neighborhood parks that are dog-friendly, with access to 2 animal hospitals.
The Bunker Hills Regional Park is one of the largest parks in the area, with over 1,600 acres with a wide variety of things to do. Park-goers can enjoy over 8 miles of paved and dirt trails with nature-watching activities, picnic areas, open space to run around and play in, camping options, fishing, boating, and a dog-friendly beach to play in. The whole park is dog-friendly and doesn't require pups to be on a leash, but there is a daily fee for going.
The Rum River Central Regional Park is another large nature park in the city, located on the northwest side of Rum River. The park has a recreational area for ballgames, intact forests for hiking, and multiple places to launch your boat or kayak and go fishing. The dog-friendly park also includes amenities like water fountains, benches, clean-up stations, and trash bins,
Andover continues to provides thick forests, open space, and tons of different outdoor activities for you and your pooch, so come explore today!