Dog Friendly Activities in Cambridge, MA

There are 13 dog friendly activities in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge.

Pet Friendly Fresh Pond Reservation Dog Park
Fresh Pond Reservation Dog Park Cambridge resident pets are welcome to play off-leash at this lovely reservation. There are even two ponds where pets are permitted to take a swim! Dogs must stay off mowed lawns and most paved trails. See Details
Pet Friendly Escape Room & Exclusive Backstage Tour
Escape Room & Exclusive Backstage Tour 'Escape Room & Exclusive Backstage Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Marie. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to join you on a private experience to escape the room in a given amount of time. You will need to solve puzzles along way in order to solve the game and escape the room! If bringing Fido along, you must book a private experience. Contact host prior to booking. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 14 and up. Players under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You MUST PLEASE call ahead if you would like to bring kids younger than 14 and dogs. Rates start at $39 per person. See Details
Danehy Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this new, fenced dog park, which includes separate small dog area, gravel ground cover, drinking water, and benches. See Details
Pacific Street Dog Park Pets will love to run and play off-leash at this fenced neighborhood dog park, but be sure to bring water with you. See Details
Hoyt Field This convenient Cambridge park is a favorite with locals for a quick morning walk. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash. See Details
Minuteman Bikeway The Minuteman Bikeway is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Cambridge! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Minuteman Bikeway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Gold Star Mothers Park Locals love this convenient public park, which includes a baseball field and picnic tables. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash. Please note: This park is for Cambridge residents only, dogs must have current license and be under control. Off leash hours are 6am to 9am, at all other times dogs must be on a leash. Non-residents that have a dog, with a current license, may visit the park but their dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Paul's Portrait Arts Our dog's are our best friends, and we love everything about them! (well, ALMOST everything) Here at Paul's Portrait Arts, we love dogs! We even have a dog mascot, Spot, who constantly inspires us to delve deeper into the spirit and compassion of our greatest companions. Old, young, big, small...we aren't biased here! Life is short, and you have to capture the moments while you can. So give us a call today to schedule a session, and share a memory that will last a lifetime! See Details
Fort Washington Park Bring your pet to run and play in this fenced-in, off-leash dog park. Waste bags are available, though bringing backups is recommended. See Details
Gold Star Mothers Park Pets are allowed on leash in Cambridge park. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Corcoran Field Bring your pet to play off-leash in the designated area of this public park, though be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Alewife Brook Reservation Alewife Brook Reservation is dog-friendly. This urban forest is a natural area that is preserved for people to enjoy and to allow the wildlife to thrive in their natural habitat. Animals who call the park their home include hawks, coyotes beavers, snapping turtles, wild turkeys, and muskrats. You and Fido can explore the park together on one of the trails that goes alongside the brook. Dogs are allowed on a leash under six feet and owners are reminded to clean up any mess that they make. Alewife Brook Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Harvard Book Store Your leashed dog is welcome inside the Harvard Book Store. Please keep your dog close to maintain distancing from others. In-store shopping and curbside pickup hours are 10am–10pm daily. See Details
Nahant Doggie Beach Dogs are welcome on the beach from October 1st through April 30th as long as they are leashed. They are strictly prohibited the rest of the year. See Details
Stodder's Neck Dog Park Stoddard's Neck Dog Park is a fun place for dogs. It is surrounded on three sides by water, an on the front by a 4 foot rock wall. The park is grassy and has trails for you you walk on, woods to romp in, and hills to roll down. The swimming is great too! People bring thier own water (there are bowls everywhere) and poop bag stations are located throughout the park. Most people there are friendly and responsible, and there are benches and picnic tables for them to socialize at as well! Stoddard's Neck is even easy to get to. Just hop on Route 3A, go through Weymouth, and right over the Weymouth/Hingham line. Go just past Abigail Adams Park. Immediatley after a small bridge but BEFORE the Dodge dealership the park in on the opposite side of the road. See Details
Castle Island Beach Dogs are welcome to join you on-leash during the off season at this lovely South Boston beach. See Details
Cat Rock Park Your pet will love to frolic and play off-leash in this park with wooded trails and a swimming pond. Be careful as the park is unfenced. See Details
Peter's Park This new, fenced, off-leash dog park includes a separate area for smaller dogs, benches to rest and relax on, and plenty of clean gravel. This park is over 13,000 square feet which includes a 3,000 square feet small dog area. See Details
Wrentham Dog Park Unfortunately, Wrentham Dog Park is currently closed. Please contact the town of Wrentham to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. See Details
Carson Beach Leashed dogs are welcome on the beach offseason, from Labor Day through Memorial Day. See Details
The Revolutionary Story Tour 'The Revolutionary Story Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mike. Tour the major landmarks of Boston on the Freedom Trail and learn about the history of the city. Dogs may have to be kept outside or carried in burial grounds. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 12 guests ages 10 and up. Children are allowed - it's just not the kids version of history. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Sheepfold This beautiful Stoneham park has something for everyone - wide open fields, secluded woodlands, and scenic lakes. Pets welcome on-leash. See Details
Thorndike Field NEW Off-Leash Dog Park in Arlington, MA! It just opened on May 21, 2012. See Details
Beaver Brook Reservation Pets are welcome on-leash on the trails at this lovely Waltham reservation, which includes ponds and a cascading waterfall. See Details