Dog walking in Detroit Lakes

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Dog Walking in Detroit Lakes

You will find the pawsome city of Detroit Lakes located in Becker County, Minnesota. This furiendly puptown attracts tourists during the winter and summer season, and there is plenty to keep dog lovers amused! To make sure your pup is in good health, there are two veterinary clinics in Detroit Lakes, and a few more in surrounding areas.

A pawsome park to visit for some fun with your furry friend is Peoples Park! This is a green space in Detroit Lakes where you can play fetch with your pooch. There are also other puptastic amenities here, including ice skating rinks, basketball and volleyball courts, as well as picnic shelters and tables to enjoy a treat.

Of course, you can’t visit Detroit Lakes and not try out the new Detroit Lakes Dog Park! This is a furrific place for off leash fun since it is all fenced in for small and larger canines. You can bring some toys and let your pooch explore the grounds, as well as socialize and make new furry friends. Just be sure to bring some water for your panting pup!

If you need comfortable accommodation when you are in Detroit Lakes, stay at the Best Western Plus. Here you can bring two pups weighing up to 80 Ibs for only a small additional fee. There is also the AmericInn where you can sleep like a dog! You can bring your two puppers with you and only have to play a small additional fee.

Don’t miss out on all the dog friendly fun in Detroit Lakes! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Detroit Lakes

Washington Park

48
Population Density
518 per sq. mi.

Washington Park

48

Every canine loves a trip to the park; so, to make sure your pup’s tail is wagging all day long, head to Washington Park when you are in Detroit Lakes! This 5.2 acre park has plenty of open green grass for your pooch to explore, as well as space to play fetch with your pup’s favorite ball or Frisbee. There are also picnic tables where you can sit and enjoy a treat, as well as playground equipment for the kids, tennis courts and a Frisbee golf course for some fun. To enjoy some pawsome food, head to Zorbaz! This place dishes up some puptastic Mexican and American food and even has outdoor tables where your furry friend is welcome to sit with you.

River Rd/ Highland Dr

36
Population Density
1,337 per sq. mi.

River Rd/ Highland Dr

36

To enjoy some exercise with your pup, head to the Detroit Lakes Overlook! This is a beautiful spot in town where you can retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the relaxing views of the lake. If you are looking for a dog friendly place to stay with your pooch, check into the Holiday Inn. You can bring two pooches of any size for only a small additional fee per night. There is also the pawsome Country Inn & Suites where your pup can feel at home. You are welcome to bring two doggos of any size for only a small additional fee. 

Long Bridge Heights

24
Population Density
1,350 per sq. mi.

Long Bridge Heights

24

If you are out exploring everything that Detroit Lakes has to offer, you are bound to get hungry! When your stomach starts to growl, head to the pawsome Bridge Bar and Grill. This is a puptastic spot for dinner with delicious burgers, wings and sandwiches, as well as the famous Captain Smoothie that you can try. Of course, the best part about the Bridge Bar and Grill is that it has a furrific patio where furry friends are welcome to join you for some food! Now you can sit and dig into your meal with your beloved companion by your side – bone-a-petit! 

Shoreham/ Bucks Mill

12
Population Density
2,642 per sq. mi.

Shoreham/ Bucks Mill

12

If you like getting back to nature, then you will love staying at the Country Campground when you are in Detroit Lakes! This is puptastic place where you can camp with your family and bring your furry friend with you. There is a special trail for tails that is around 0.5 miles long, which circles the camping grounds, as well as a picnic area by Glawe Lake that you can explore. Other pawsome amenities include basketball courts, horseshoe pits and playgrounds for the kids to enjoy. All canines can be top dog at the Country Campgrounds, as long as they remain on leash outside your vehicle. 

Westbury/ Richards

0
Population Density
1,832 per sq. mi.

Westbury/ Richards

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If you are hungry and are looking for somewhere you can eat and bring your beloved companion along, head to Izzo’s in Detroit Lakes! There is lots of tasty food here that you can get your paws into, such as burgers, chicken dishes and salads, as well as many beers on tap that you can choose from. Your pooch is welcome in this dog friendly restaurant, and you both can enjoy a relaxing seat out on the patio which has pawsome views of the championship golf course.