Bear Head Lake State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description

Bear Head Lake State Park is a dog-friendly park that has plenty of adventures to enjoy with your dog. You need to keep your dog on a leash at all times, and it must be up to six feet long or less. You can’t bring your dog in buildings, camper cabins, lodging, or on tours. However, there are still many other things you can do such as hiking. 

There’s 23 miles of lakeshore to explore and a vast wilderness atmosphere. You will see lots of wildlife living in their natural environment. It’s best to prevent your dog from coming into contact with wildlife to avoid injury to either your dog or other animals. The hiking trails are filled with lush greenery, nature, wildlife and picturesque views. 

Your dog will enjoy the bonding experience as you both navigate the woods side by side. Remember to carry fresh water and a small bowl for your dog. Also, bring along any supplies your dog will need on the hike. However, it’s best to leave treats and food at home, so it doesn’t attract wildlife. 

The Bear Head Lake State Park offers lots of activities such as boating, swimming, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, shooting sports, off-highway vehicle riding, nature viewing, hunting, horseback riding, hiking, geocaching, fishing, cross-country skiing, canoeing, kayaking, camping, and biking. 

Dogs are allowed in different areas of the park, but the rules frequently change. Inquire with the park office for further details and current guidelines. You can visit Bear Head Lake State Park several times and have a new experience with your dog each time. The hiking trails are long and adventurous. 

You explore a new one each visit. The views from each hiking trail are breathtaking and worth taking a picture to remember. Vaccinations and licensing are required for your dog when visiting this state park. Make sure you display the tags on your dog’s collar along with an identification tag in case your dog gets lost. 

Address
9301 Bear Head State Park Road
Bricelyn, MN 55731
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Address
9301 Bear Head State Park Road
Bricelyn, MN 55731
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM