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Posted on: April 1, 2021

City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park to Re-Open this Friday, April 2

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park will re-open to the public for the 2021 spring, summer and fall seasons on Friday, April 2 at 8 a.m.

The park is located at 6400 Abbot Road, adjacent to the East Lansing Softball Complex and East Lansing Family Aquatic Center. The park features 2 ½ acres of fenced-in park land for off-leash dog play. Within the park, there is also a 5,625-square-foot, fenced-in area for small dogs (under 22 pounds). Admission to the park is free and daily park hours (weekdays and weekends) are from 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Park visitors are reminded to keep at least a six-foot distance from those that are not a part of their group and comply with all current epidemic orders from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services:,9753,7-406-98178_98455-533660--,00.html.

Community members can visit for additional information about the dog park, including park rules.

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