Heritage Village Park

Heritage Village Park is currently under construction. It will include an off-leash dog park with designated small breed and all breed areas, a playground and a parking lot, plus much more. It is located at 4321 65th Street and is expected to open spring 2019.

Off-leash Dog Park

This will be the first off-leash dog park in the City! It will include a small breed area and an all breed area. A pass will be required to use this dog park. Contact the Parks & Recreation Office at 651-450-2585 to learn more.

Grand Opening - June 11, 2019

The Off-Leash Dog Park is expected to open in spring 2019. A Grand Opening Celebration will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.If there is rain/inclement weather, the rain date will be Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 p.m.

Please check back often for updates. 

All Breed Area features

  • Approx. 9.0 Acres
  • Separate Entrance Gate
  • Interior Drinking Fountain
  • Woodchip Run Areas
  • Turf Run Areas
  • Native Landscape
  • Open Air Shelter (future)
  • Seating

Small Breed Area features

  • Approx. 1.0 Acres
  • Separate Entrance Gate
  • Interior Drinking Fountain
  • Woodchip Run Areas
  • Turf Run Area
  • Open Air Shelter (future)
  • Seating

Dog Park Regulations

Use of the dog park is at your own risk. Certain requirements will be in place to utilize the off-leash dog park to ensure a safe and pleasant experience for humans and dogs alike. Check back as we update the complete list, including rules of the dog park.

Must have a Dog Park Pass

A dog park pass will be required to enter the off-leash area. The owner will receive a laminated pass with a lanyard to wear at all times in the park. The dog(s) will receive a tag to wear on their collar at all times.

Beginning May 1, 2019:

Dog Park passes will be available for purchase online or at the Parks & Recreation Office (8055 Barbara Ave. E.). 

  • For the first dog, the dog park pass will cost $20 for residents and $30 for non-residents. 
  • For a second dog, an additional charge of $15 for residents and $25 for non-residents. 

Dog Park Passes will become effective on the evening of the Grand Opening and will require renewal annually.

Dogs must be vaccinated

Effective May 1, 2019, the City will no longer require a dog to be licensed, however, the City will require all dogs to be vaccinated. Anyone found to have a dog that isn’t vaccinated or the vaccination has expired, will be subject to a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.

2019 Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The 2019 Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held in conjunction with the new Heritage Village Park Off-leash Dog Park Grand Opening on Tuesday, June 11 from 5-7 p.m. at 4321 65th Street.

Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital will provide the vaccinations for a fee.

If there is rain/inclement weather, the rain date will be Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 p.m.

Must clean-up after your dog

We all know it happens! Every person will be required to clean-up after their dog(s).

Aggressive behavior not prohibited

Use of the dog park is at your own risk. Aggressive behavior from dog(s) is strictly prohibited.

Playground

The Parks & Recreation department is considering an inclusive playground for Heritage Village Park. We are gathering input from the community on this proposal. For more information, contact Eric Carlson at ecarlson@invergroveheights.org.