Prairie Island Dog Park

Dog Park

Prairie Island Dog Park

Off Leash Dog Park Rules/Regulations

For the protection and enjoyment of all dog park users, please observe these rules:

  • Hours of Operation:  Sunrise to Sunset.
  • Enter at your own risk – City of Winona is not responsible for any damages, stolen property, or injuries.
  • NO glass containers, NO food, and NO smoking inside the dog park.
  • Dogs must be leashed when entering/exiting the gate and outside the fenced area.
  • Handlers must carry leash at all times – dogs must wear collar and identification.
  • Electric collars, prong training collars, or choke chains not to be worn inside park.
  • No personal dog toys from home allowed; eliminates possessive problems.
  • Maximum of two (2) dogs per user per visit.
  • Handlers assume full responsibility of their dog(s).
  • NO children under the age of 10 - all other minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Clean up after your dog and dispose of appropriately.
  • Professional dog trainers may not use area to conduct business.
  • No dogs can dig holes – owners must fill immediately.
  • Puppies must be at least 4 months old.
  • Dogs must have visible current vaccination tags and current dog license.
  • Handlers must be in verbal control and within sight of their dogs at all times.
  • Nobody allowed in the dog park while mowing the area.
  • No female dogs in heat (season).
  • Aggressive dog behavior is not allowed – picks fights, attacks, or bites.
    1. If aggressive, leash immediately and give a “time out” in vehicle or walk leashed dog outside the park.
    2. Several aggressive incidents with another dog – the dog should be leashed and taken home for day.
    3. If serious aggressiveness on two or more occasions, stop coming to park until after correcting the behavior with an animal behaviorist or trainer.
    4. If you witness aggressive behavior, calmly approach owner and let them know your concerns.


Thank You – Winona Park and Recreation Department 507-457-8258