Does your pup need some exercise? Make a trip to one of these local dog parks!

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    Prairie View Dog Park

    WHAT: Prairie View Dog Park is a Kalamazoo County Park that offers 7 acres of fenced park area. According to their website, "The park has a three acre grass area with plenty of shade trees and a three acre wooded section with a walking trail. Plus there is a one acre area for dogs under 25 lbs."

    WHERE: 899 East U Ave, Kalamazoo

    HOURS: Sunrise to Sunset

    COST: $5/day or $25 for a yearly pass

    Photo courtesy of Prairie View Dog Park
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    River Oaks Dog Park

    WHAT: Another Kalamazoo County Park, River Oaks has 4-3/4 acres of fenced park area. "The park has a four acre grass area with plenty of shade trees. Plus there is a ¾ acre area for dogs under 25 lbs," according to their website. 

    WHERE: 9202 E Michigan Ave, Galesburg

    HOURS: Sunrise to Sunset

    COST: $5/day or $25 for a yearly pass

    Photo courtesy of Matt Cardy / Getty Images
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    The Bark Park

    WHAT: According to BringFido.com, The Bark Park features four acres of fenced grass play area with a separate area for small and/or shy dogs. They also offer full time dog daycare Monday through Friday.

    WHERE: 6604 Lovers Ln, Portage

    HOURS: Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    COST: $5 day pass, monthly & annual discounts available

    Photo courtesy of Justin Sullivan / Getty Images
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    Meadow Run Dog Park

    WHAT: This private dog park offers 25 fenced acres, 23 acres of meadow, a 12,000 sq. ft. swimming area, a separately fenced 0.5 mile small/shy dog area, agility equipment, a dock for competitive jump training, and more. Meadow Run requires proof of immunizations and does not allow bully breeds. For more information on breed restrictions, click here.

    WHERE: 900 8th Street, Kalamazoo

    HOURS: Dawn to Dusk

    COST: $15 day pass for one dog, $5 for each additional dog

    3 month membership: $175

    6 month membership: $250

    Year membership: $365

    For more pricing information, click here.

    Photo courtesy of Meadow Run Dog Park