Dog Friendly Activities in Boston, MA

There are 67 dog friendly activities in Boston. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Boston.

Pet Friendly Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Garden Leashed dogs are welcome at Boston Public Garden, a famous, pet-friendly botanical garden in the center of Boston known for its swan boats, walking paths and sculptures. See Details
Pet Friendly Jamaica Pond
Jamaica Pond Leashed dogs are welcome at Jamaica Pond, a pet-friendly park in Boston, MA. You and Fido can wander the 1.5-mile path that surrounds the pond. If you're coming by car, you can find parking on Perkins Street, located on the pond's west side. See Details
Boston Common Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at Boston Common, a pet-friendly recreation space in Boston, MA. Enjoy the beautiful walking trails, monuments and shady picnic spaces throughout the year at this popular city park. See Details
Castle Island Beach Castle Island Beach in Boston, MA, is pet friendly to leashed dogs from mid-September through late April. Home to the historic Fort Independence, you and Fido can enjoy the beaches, walking paths and scenic views at this lovely recreation space. See Details
Charles River Canoe & Kayak Charles River Canoe & Kayak is a dog-friendly kayak rental business with a location in Boston, MA, that lets you bring Fido out on the water. They may even have a canine life jacket available for your pup to wear (size dependent). Hours vary by location, but the season runs from May through mid-October. See Details
Belle Isle Marsh Reservation Leashed dogs are welcome at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation, the city's last remaining salt marsh in Boston, MA. You and Fido can wander this scenic park's dog-friendly pathways as you look out for marsh birds and other wildlife. See Details
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a Boston favorite with its pet-friendly wooded walkways and trails. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore The Arnold Arboretum’s 281-acre landscape with you, just remember to clean up after Fido. See Details
RUFF North End Dog Park Fido can enjoy time off-leash at RUFF North End Dog Park in Boston, MA. This dog park is accessible from Prince Street through DeFilippo Playground. The dog park has artificial turf, shade, a seasonal water play area, agility equipment and separate sections for small and large dogs. See Details
Pope John Paul II Park Reservation Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the pet-friendly trails and picnic spots at Pope John Paul II Park Reservation in Boston, MA. This scenic park offers paved trails adjacent to the water in the park. See Details
Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park in Boston, MA. This dog-friendly public park is accessible year round and offers spectacular gardens in the spring and summer. The park features walking trails, playgrounds and plenty of areas to sit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. See Details
Downeast Cider House Downeast Cider House serves up amazing cider flights in a great atmosphere at their pet-friendly location in Boston, MA. You and your leashed pup are welcome in their taproom, where Fido can enjoy a refreshing bowl of water while you try a flight of their exclusive cider flavors on tap as well as original favorites. Visitors are welcome to bring outside food to enjoy with their cider. See Details
CityView Trolley Tours CityView Trolley Tours is a pet-friendly attraction in Boston, MA. Your leashed furry friend can hop aboard the streetcar to explore downtown by your side. Please refer to their website for information on the seasonal hours of operation. Note that CityView Trolley Tours only allows dogs up to 18 lbs to join you in this excursion. See Details
Charles River Esplanade You and your leashed dog can spend a day of adventure along the banks of the river as you explore the Charles River Esplanade, a pet-friendly park in Boston, MA. Enjoy the park's paved pathways, scenic views, benches and abundant open space. See Details
Rose Kennedy Greenway Rose Kennedy Greenway is a pet-friendly, linear green space with five parks nestled in a mile-long ribbon in Boston, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans as they explore the parks, enjoy the sculptures and public art, picnic, relax on the grass, grab a meal from a food truck or vendor and spend the day or evening in the great outdoors. See Details
East 1st Dog Park Dogs can run and play at this Boston dog park. Off-leash play is welcome for well-behaved pets. See Details
Smith Playground Dog Park Smith Playground Dog Park is a pet-friendly recreation space in Boston. Four-legged residents of the Allston-Brighton neighborhoods now have a local place to hangout and play off-leash. Pups of all sizes can play safely in two separate areas. Beyond the fence, Fido will find mounds and platforms to bound on and tumble around. Dogs and their owners can rehydrate at the water stations and seek shade under the canopy when the sun comes out. See Details
Dog Friendly City Tours Dog Friendly City Tours invites you and Fido to learn about Boston's pet and animal stories on this fun and informative 75-minute tour that covers a 1-mile area. You'll be amazed by the tales that link pets and animals with Ben Franklin, the Industrial Revolution, Salem Witch Trials, Alexander Hamilton, and more. Don't be offended if Fido doesn't seem to be listening; Fido will be overjoyed with the opportunity to explore new territory with you. Visit their website for pricing and availability. See Details
Freedom Trail Fido can walk in the footsteps of America’s founding fathers by following the pet-friendly Freedom Trail through downtown Boston, MA. All you need to enjoy this free attraction is your dog’s leash and a good pair of walking shoes. The 2.5-mile red brick trail leads right to 16 of the city's most historic sites. See Details
Peter's Park Dog Park Fido can enjoy play and socialization off-leash at Peter's Park Dog Park in Boston, MA. This fenced dog park offers 13,000 square feet of space, a separate 3,000-square-foot area for small dogs, benches, gravel ground cover waste receptacles and mature trees. See Details
Carleton Court Dog Park Carleton Court Dog Park welcomes Boston canines to enjoy off-leash play and socialization. The fenced dog park is in a scenic area of the city and features benches, shade and a canine water fountain that is available during warmer months. See Details
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