Dane is a small village located about 20 miles northwest of Madison. Here, you and Fido can go for walks along residential streets or down country roads past fields. Although dogs are not permitted in the local parks, you and Fido will have easy access to several natural areas, dog-friendly parks, and trails from this location. The nearest veterinarian is located in Waunakee, just over six miles southeast of Dane.
Take your furry friend to Indian Lake Dog Park in Cross Plains, about ten miles southwest of Dane. This off-leash facility is located near the boat launch of the 483-acre county park. An annual permit that provides access to all Dane County dog parks is required here.
Another pet exercise area where you can let your special pal get some canine socialization and exercise off-leash is located in Yahara Heights County Park. The designated pet area is 20 acres in size and includes water access. Roam along the trails and follow the Yahara River with your pooch here. This facility is about 11 miles southeast of Dane.
At the MRD Dog Exercise Area off Highway Q in Middleton, you can put your pooch through his paces. This 3-acre facility includes an agility course, mowed trails, and a picnic area. Bring along a snack and some water and let your buddy romp freely. Remember to pick up any waste. You can purchase a visitor permit by self-registration on-site.
The areas surrounding Dane offer your choice of natural areas, parks, and trails that allow dogs.