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Located along the Mississippi River and ringed with parks, Cottage Grove is a picturesque city defined by green lawns, tree-lined sidewalks, and quiet streets. It is located about 10 miles southeast of Downtown Saint Paul, with Highway 10 providing fast access to the larger city -- a commute of less than 15 minutes. An additional five minutes will bring you to Downtown Minneapolis, making Cottage Grove apartments ideal for commutes throughout the Twin Cities area.

In addition to the typical playgrounds, splash parks, and golf courses, Cottage Grove is home to a unique park -- the Grey Cloud Dunes Scientific and Natural Area. Beautiful year-round, this park provides amazing views of the river. It features two terraces -- one about 40-60 feet above the river, the other about 110 feet above the river. The park is ideal for bird and wildlife watching, photography, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and hiking. Another fascinating park, Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, covers 515 acres and includes prairie, hills, and wooded ravines. This park includes ski trails, paved multi-use trails, hiking trails, fishing areas, a playground, and a picnic pavilion.


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As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Cottage Grove, MN is $918 for one bedroom, $1,053 for two bedrooms, and $1,198 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Cottage Grove has increased by 5.6% in the past year.

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29 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
3 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable


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Pet Friendly Apartments for Rent in Cottage Grove, MN

Everyone knows that pets are part of the family, and their needs are important too. That’s why you want to find pet friendly apartments for rent in Cottage Grove, MN. Whether you’ve got a feline friend or you’re more of a dog person, you’ll find a pet friendly home for you and your menagerie at You’re definitely not barking up the wrong tree here – has the most extensive inventory of any apartment search site, so you shouldn’t have trouble sniffing out the perfect pet friendly apartment in Cottage Grove from among over 149 thousand currently available apartments for rent. Find out verified information on neighborhoods, schools, nearby transit, and more by clicking on any of these 17 pet friendly rentals near you. You can also check out the pet policy, weight limit, and any pet deposits or fees. Don’t forget to take a look at photos and floor plans so you can start planning where to put the dog and cat beds in your new home. Let help you find your next Cottage Grove pet friendly home so you can focus on enjoying time with your furry (and feathery) friends.

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