Minnesota State Parks

Minnesota is home to 66 state parks, all of which are open to leashed dogs. Some of the states best hiking trails can be found in these state parks. So get your leash, purchase a state park pass, and get ready to explore the wide variety of Minnesota’s premier trails. 

Search for a State Park

We are working hard towards our goal of visiting all of the Minnesota State Parks. As we complete blog posts for each park, you will see the correlating state park name underlined. This means you can click on the link to find out all you need to know about visiting that state park with your dogs. 

  • Afton State Park
  • Banning State Park
  • Bear Head Lake State Park
  • Beaver Creek Valley State Park
  • Big Stone Lake State Park
  • Big Mounds State Park
  • Buffalo River State Park
  • Camden State Park
  • Carley State Park
  • Cascade River State Park
  • Charles A. Lindbergh State Park
  • Crow Wing State Park
  • Father Hennepin State Park
  • Flandrau State Park
  • Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park
  • Fort Ridgely State Park
  • Fort Snelling State Park
  • Franz Jevne State Park
  • Frotenac State Park
  • George H. Crosby Manitou State Park
  • Glacial Lakes State Park
  • Glendalough State Park
  • Gooseberry Falls State Park
  • Grand Portage State Park
  • Great River Bluffs State Park
  • Hayes Lake State Park
  • Hill Annex Mine State Park
  • Interstate State Park
  • Itasca State Park
  • Jay Cooke State Park
  • John A. Latsch State Park
  • Judge C.R. Magney State Park
  • Kilen Woods State Park
  • Lac qui Parle State Park
  • Lake Bemidji State Park
  • Lake Bronson State Park
  • Lake Carlos State Park
  • Lake Louise State Park
  • Lake Maria State Park
  • Lake Shetek State Park
  • Lake Vermillion – Soudan Underground Mine State Park
  • Maplewood State Park
  • McCarthy Beach State Park
  • Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
  • Minneopa State Park
  • Monson Lake State Park
  • Moose Lake State Park
  • Myre-Big Island State Park
  • Nerstrand Big Woods State Park
  • Old Mill State Park
  • Rice Lake State Park
  • St. Croix State Park
  • Sakatah Lake State Park
  • Savanna Portage State Park
  • Scenic State Park
  • Schoolcraft State Park
  • Sibley State Park
  • Split Rock Creek State Park
  • Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
  • Temperance River State Park
  • Tettegouche State Park
  • Upper Sioux Agency State Park
  • Whitewater State Park
  • Wild River State Park
  • William O’Brien State Park
  • Zippel Bay State Park

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