The Minnehaha Falls Off-Leash Dog Park is a natural area for dogs to roam free. If your dog enjoys being surrounded by nature, this park is the place to be. All dogs need permits to enter this dog park area. In addition, there is an annual $30 fee for altered and $50 fee for unaltered dogs. Also, dogs need to have their vaccinations current and license up to date.
The dog park has fencing but some dogs are able to get over it. If your dog tends to run away, you might want to keep him on a leash. The dog park includes an area for swimming, a trail to explore, and lots of trees. Dog owners are encouraged to pick up after their dogs to keep the area clean and prevent the spread of canine diseases. It's best to bring along your own doggie bags for clean-up purposes.
If your dog enjoys splashing around in the water, he will enjoy himself at the lake. Exploring this park with your dog is relaxing and fun. Bring along a ball or stick to play fetch. You can also play a bit of hiding and go seek with your dog if you can trust him not to run off.
Bringing food and treats is prohibited since it can attract wildlife and other dogs. If your dog is in a situation where aggression is present it is best to remove him immediately and go to another area of the park or come back another day. All dogs that show aggression need to be removed immediately.
This dog park is definitely designed to be explored and help both dogs and their pet parents relax in nature. Be sure to wear sneakers to this area for safety reasons. Overall, this park is beautiful and peaceful. It is a great place to relax and escape the real world while you spend quality time with your dog.