Rent the best private dog parks hosted by locals in Crystal, Minnesota

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Designed for private play.
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

Popular private dog parks near Crystal, Minnesota

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Why rent a private dog park in Crystal, Minnesota?
FeaturesSniffspotPublic park
Designed for private play
Rentable by the hour
Off leash options
Very large and/or fully fenced options
Pricing$5 - $15 per dog per hourFree

What people say about dog parks around Crystal, Minnesota

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Stephanie E.
January 2024
Great space, there is one side of the fence that is shorter, maybe 3 feet, but if your dog doesn’t jump, it’s totally fine! There are a couple corners where the fence doesn’t meet so there are small gaps. If you had a very small dog who was an escape artist, i’d be on the lookout, but nothing to worry about for medium to larger dogs. Fully fenced in, clean, we didn’t see any other dogs or animals, although we did hear a dog barking a couple houses away. Erica was a great host and was very quick to communicate! We will definitely be returning.
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Patricia B.
December 2023
Nice clean space, the fence is just to low for my dog but he had a great time running around.
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Sydney S.
December 2023
This was our first sniffspot and it was perfect for our energetic little dog to run around and play! It was well-kept with plenty of space. Just watch out for the exposed roots near the tree if you have a small dog.
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Melanie Y.
December 2023
Very clean and well-kept yard. It was quiet for us, despite being on a busy road. My dog is young and fairly reactive and had zero issues. We will be back! Great little spot, easy entrance/exit. Bring your own toys.
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Ashe E.
November 2023
It was a very easy spot to get to with a nice large and clean yard. My dogs really enjoyed chasing each other around and are very tired now. However, If your dog is athletic be warned that the fence is on the shorter side and there are not completely fenced in areas surrounding the yard. Definitely a place we will be returning to if we can!
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Erica S.
November 2023
This was my first time using Sniffspot and my dogs were sooooo happy! Their toy went over the chain link into the neighboring yard a couple times but the fence was high enough for my medium dogs and low enough for me to get it with a stick 😂.
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Sean B.
November 2023
Nice spot. Busy street right on Winnetka, but otherwise easy to find and park. Plenty of stuff to sniff, and low-ish chainlink fence throughout, so it feels a little public. But we had no problems. We'll be back.
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Beth L.
September 2023
This was a great spot for my dog to get some zoomies out! A nice open yard where he was able to do plenty of laps.
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Bridget C.
August 2023
This was my first sniffspot experience and it was perfect. It was a large backyard with comfortable seating, shady and sunny areas, hose if your dog likes to play in water, and ample room for zoomies. My foster puppy, who’s never been off leash before, loved running and rolling around. Our resident dog, who is reactive, enjoyed the time playing ball without distractions. I definitely recommend Erica’s place!
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Julia W.
March 2021
Our pups loved all of the different things to climb on and sniff as well as the toys to play with!
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Nicole Z.
May 2021
Gus had a fantastic time and didnt want to leave! This spot was clean, safe, and had enough space to run around. Nina was very accommodating and kind. Thank you! We'll be back!
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Kyle R.
April 2020
What a great host! She had awesome communication, helped me find a time that worked well for both of us. Even had some treats, a water bowl, bottled water, toys and waste bags out when. The yard was big and open, and made for great frisbee time. The fence was fully enclosed and no other yards were visible. There was some nearby dog noise, but that is out of anyone's control. We will absolutely be back again.
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Jodi T.
April 2020
This was our first time using a Sniff Spot and my dog enjoyed herself a lot! We picked a really cold day so we didn't end up staying very long but we will be back! The yard is big enough for my husky to get in some good laps and stretch out to run and the fence is very tall and secure. The host's dogs did bark at first but just as stated in the description they soon quieted and weren't a problem. It also sounded like they were secured in the house somewhere away from the back door. We went at noon on a Wednesday and we did not hear or see any neighbor dogs.
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Kari C.
September 2021
Perfect spot for a little running around and sniffing! There was only one spot by the back fence behind the bushes where a dog interested in jumping fences might be able to more easily (there is a photo of it). It was a great space though! Thank you so much for welcoming us over Aaron!
How do Crystal's private dog parks work?

Private rentals by the hour

Our hosts are locals that are renting their yards and private land to dog owners

Trust and safety first

Spots are designed for safety and both hosts and guests are reviewed after each visit

Designed for private play

Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit

Reactive dogs welcome

Many of the spots we list are designed with sensitive dogs in mind

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FAQ about our Crystal dog parks

Are dog parks good for dogs?
It is important for dogs to have off leash exercise to sniff and run. But the free and open nature of public dog parks has drawbacks. There could be aggressive dogs, disease transmission and cleanliness issues. For this reason, many dog behaviorists discourage visiting public dog parks and recommend Sniffspot's private dog parks. Sniffspot private dog parks only allow one guest to book at a time and are not open to the public, which solves many of these issues.
Are dog parks safe?
While public dog parks have a number of safety issues, such as aggressive dogs, disease transmission and general cleanliness, Sniffspot dog parks much safer than public dog parks. With Sniffspot all bookings are private for just you and dogs you bring with you and we require all dogs to be vaccinated (or have equivalent titers). All Sniffspot locations are vetted and reviewed by guests so you can find the perfect place for you and your dog. 97% of reviews on Sniffspot visits in the Crystal area are 5 stars.
How do I know if a dog park works for my dog?
You can filter Sniffspot dog parks by fencing and distractions. If your dog doesn't have good recall, you can visit one of our 138 fully fenced dog parks in the area. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our 21 off leash areas where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. You can also filter locations to avoid other domestic animals and people. We also recommend reading reviews and reaching out to the host with any questions.
What is the best dog beach near Crystal?
The best Sniffspot dog beach near Crystal is Daisy's Lakeside Escape in White Bear Lake. At Sniffspot beaches dogs can generally be off leash.
Does Crystal have any fully fenced dog parks?
Sniffspot has 138 fully fenced dog parks in or near Crystal. Browse all fully enclosed options.
Where are good dog hiking trails near Crystal?
The Crystal area has 8 Sniffspot locations with private trails for you and your dog to walk or hike. Dogs can generally be off leash on Sniffspot trails. The most popular trail is Dani's Private Dog Park In Afton.
Are there dog agility courses for rent in Crystal?
Sniffspot has dog parks with agility equipment and/or dog obstacles in or near Crystal. The most popular agility option is Rice Creek Sniffspot.
Where in Crystal can I find a pool for dog swimming?
Sniffspot has swimming options in the Crystal area. The highest rated option is Rice Creek Sniffspot.
Can I rent a field for my dog to run near Crystal?
There are 22 Sniffspot dog parks that offer fields in or near Crystal where dogs can be off leash. The most popular field is Chelsea's Private Dog Haven In Bloomington.

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