Andy's Bark Park

Dog at Andy's Bark ParkOff-Leash Dog Park

Andy’s Bark Park will have delayed park openings until 2 p.m., on Thursday, May 11, and Friday, May 12, for routine maintenance. 

Located at 11664 Dale Road, the city's off-leash dog park is named after the Police Department's first K9 officer, "Andy." Andy's Bark Park (PDF) is approximately 70 acres. Although not completely fenced, the park includes:

  • Mowed walking trails with benches
  • Shelter area with picnic tables
  • Pet watering station
  • Pet waste disposal stations with bags
  • Portable restroom (year-round)
  • Trash containers and kiosk

The City of Woodbury is not responsible for any injuries/damages to dogs or owners while using the off-leash dog park.

Dog Park Rules

  • Owners are liable for damage and/or injury inflicted by their dog.
  • Dogs must be leashed prior to entering and upon leaving the off-leash area.
  • Dogs must have a current City of Woodbury dog license to use the park.
  • Owners must pick up and dispose of dog feces in on-site trash cans.
  • Owners must maintain verbal control of their dog at all times.
  • Owners must prevent aggressive behavior including biting, fighting and excessive barking.
  • Do not allow children to approach or pet dogs without permission from the owner.
  • Hunting, discharging of firearms and dog training devices are prohibited.
  • Park is open from dawn to dusk.
  • In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Dog Licenses

Ordinance requires that a dog license must be purchased for each dog over the age of 6 months residing in the City of Woodbury and for non-residents using the City of Woodbury's dog park. Dog licenses must be renewed every two years. Licenses can be purchased at City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road, during regular business hours, 8 am to 4:30 pm. There is a charge of $10 for neutered or spayed dogs; there is an $18 charge for non-neutered or non-spayed dogs. Proof of rabies vaccination must be provided when purchasing the license.

Urban Coyotes

Urban coyotes have been spotted at Andy's Bark Park. Coyotes are adapted to living in cities, suburbs and agricultural areas and when developments are built in and near their habitat, coyotes are not permanently displaced. For more information about the urban coyote, and what to do should you encounter coyotes when using the park, please visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.