Dog Friendly Activities in Gloucester, MA

There are 11 dog friendly activities in Gloucester. 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 Gloucester.

Pet Friendly Good Harbor Beach
Good Harbor Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on Good Harbor Beach October to March. The beach is closed to dogs April 1-October 1. Good Harbor Beach is handicapped accessible and boasts beautiful white sand, concessions, restrooms, showers, and more. Parking is available for a fee; however, prices vary, so guests should check the website before planning their trip for rates and additional rules. See Details
Pet Friendly Wingaersheek Beach
Wingaersheek Beach Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester, MA is dog-friendly on a seasonal basis. Unleashed dogs allowed on Wingaersheek Beach from October 1st to April 30th annually, only on odd-numbered days. Dogs are prohibited from May 1st to September 30th. During the off-season, this beach is a beautiful sandy spot for Fido with several interesting rock outcropping for curious pups to explore and investigate. See Details
Plum Cove Beach Plum Cove Beach is pet-friendly during certain months of the year. Dogs are Prohibited from May 1 to September 30th. During other times, dogs are permitted and they're even allowed off-leash from October 1 to April 30. This is a beautiful spot to let your dog roam free or wander by your side. To preserve the cleanliness of the beach, make sure you clean up any mess that your pooch makes and remove it from the beach. See Details
Crab Beach Crab Beach in Gloucester, MA is dog-friendly. This popular beach permits off-leash play at all times, as long as dogs are cleaned up after and well-behaved. After your dog has had fun on the sand, take them for a walk on the pet-friendly pathways that surround the coastline. See Details
Stage Fort Park Bring your pet for a roll in the grass at this neighborhood public park. They're welcome if on-leash. See Details
Ravenswood Park Ravenswood Park is a nature reserve in the western section of Gloucester, owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations. It can be accessed from Western Avenue, the road to Manchester through the Magnolia area. Ravenswood Park is frequented by cross-country skiers during the winter. Dog are welcome both on and off leash with waste bags and free parking available. See Details
Gloucester Dog Park a 2 acre fenced site including, large dog, small dog, and not quite ready for the park areas. Large and small areas feature double gates, natural landscaping and shade shelters, water fountains and bag dispensers. Look for our new agility area in the summer of 2014. See Details
Waterfront Portrait Session 'Waterfront Portrait Session' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Dani. Create lasting memories with your pooch at this photoshoot adventure. You will explore the beautiful beaches of Gloucester while your host takes portraits at several locations along the way. You will receive an online gallery within five days containing 25 beautiful photos with watermark, with the option to buy canvas ,albums, prints, etc. free of watermark. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be comfortable walking in sand, getting a little sun, and have sun protection. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Sailing Adventure For Up to 6 People 'Sailing Adventure For Up to 6 People' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Luciano. Explore Gloucester harbor and beyond aboard a very comfortable 36 foot Sailing Yacht with your small pooch. Dogs are welcome with prior approval. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 8 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guest should be able to board a sailboat and climb a boat ladder. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Vino and Vinyasa 'Vino and Vinyasa' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Dani. This morning yoga classes allows you to start your day in full zen mode. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. All levels yoga welcomed. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Cressy Beach Cressy Beach is pet-friendly during certain months of the year. Dogs are Prohibited from May 1 to September 30th. During other times, dogs are permitted and they're even allowed off-leash from October 1 to April 30. This is a beautiful spot to let your dog roam free or wander by your side. To preserve the cleanliness of the beach, make sure you clean up any mess that your pooch makes and remove it from the beach. See Details
Plum Island Beach Plum Island Beach in Newburyport, MA, is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the beach without a leash from October 15th to May 15th. Unfortunately, pups are never allowed on the Plum Island Refuge. The off- leash section of the beach is by the lighthouse and Captain's Lady. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 15th through October 15th. There is a parking fee. The Harbormaster Department manages and operates the Plum Island Point Beach & Parking Lot located on the northern end of the island at 278 Northern Blvd. See Details
Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Rockport, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hiking trails. The park also offers fishing and bird watching opportunities. On a clear day you may be able to see Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals in New Hampshire. See Details
Maudslay State Park Maudslay State Park is a beautiful pet-friendly area in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This pretty park is perfect for spending a summer's day walking and exploring with Fido. The area is home to 19th century gardens, plants, rolling meadows, towering pines, and one of the largest naturally-occurring stands of mountain laurel in Massachusetts. When the plants are in bloom, the gardens offer a stunning array of colors that have to be seen to be believed. Dogs are welcome to join their owners around the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Maudslay State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Crane Beach Crane Beach is a popular dog-friendly beach in Ipswich, MA. Dogs are welcome between October 1 and March 31 and must remain leashed at all times. Access is free for members and there is a nominal fee for non-members. Advance passes are highly recommended due to the popularity of this beach. Please note that dogs are not allowed on Steep Hill Beach, the trails, or in the dunes. See Details
Singing Beach Known for sand that makes a noise when walked on dry, Singing Beach welcomes licensed and vaccinated dogs from October 15 through April 14. There is a $5 per person walk-on fee charged from 9am to 5pm when the staff is on duty. Owners are asked to clean up after their dogs, keep an eye on them, and maintain verbal control when they are playing off-leash. Each person is allowed to bring two dogs with them to the Beach, and pets must be wearing collars with identification. Those who violate Singing Beach's rules are subject to fines, and dog owners are liable for injuries and damages caused by their pets. For parking information, see Singing Beaches' official website. See Details
Moseley Woods Moseley Woods along the Merrimack River in Newburyport, MA, offers several dog-friendly trails. Dogs are permitted off leash throughout the park with the exception of the playground, pavilion, and picnic areas. Please visit the park's website for a complete list of rules. See Details
New England Dog Biscuit Company Dog treats, food, collars, and toys. Some of the dog treats are made in store. See Details
Nahant Dog Beach Fido is welcome on the Nahant Dog Beach from October 1st through March 31st as long as he is leashed. Dogs are strictly prohibited the rest of the year. Located at the public beach, the dog-friendly area is sectioned off from the main area by a causeway. See Details
Salisbury Beach State Reservation Dogs are welcome on a leash at Salisbury Beach State Reservation in Salisbury, Massachusetts. This public recreation area is popular among visitors who want to enjoy the water and beach. Salisbury Beach overlooks the point at which the Merrimack River feeds the Atlantic Ocean, offering a stunning spot to hang out at. Fido is allowed to join you, even on the beach, but only during the off-season, excluding the dates between April 1st to September 15th. Salisbury Beach State Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Amesbury Riverwalk The Amesbury Riverwalk 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 Amesbury! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Amesbury Riverwalk. 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
Deer Island The HarborWalk at Deer Island includes a 2.6-mile perimeter pathway lined with interpretive exhibits and is perfect for walking, jogging, fishing, picnicking or simply relaxing. From Deer Island's highest vantage point, there are sweeping views of the Harbor and downtown Boston. See Details
Explore Salem with a Local 'Explore Salem with a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Beth. Walk and talk throughout this tour and visit about 20 locations around the city. Discuss the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, as well as the Golden Age of Sail and Salem's role in the Revolutionary War. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Please remember there is a good amount of walking during this tour with little or no seating or restroom options along the way. Salem is an old city, and some areas may have uneven bricks or cobblestones. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
The Trolley Depot Smack in the middle of downtown Salem, The Trolley Depot has been offering quality souvenirs, tee shirts, books, jewelry, and unique gifts to visitors and locals alike for 25 years. Dog friendly with free treats for your pup, and visitor info and gifts for yourself. See Details