Dog Friendly Activities in Hanover, MA

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Hanover, and 104 more nearby. 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 Hanover.

Pet Friendly Forge Pond Park
Forge Pond Park Great spot to brings dogs in the offseason. There is a long secluded walking trail across King Street from the entrance to the park. The trail circles behind the King street homes to a beautiful secluded lake. Dogs must be leashed at all times on a leash under six feet. See Details
Pet Friendly National Fireworks Property
National Fireworks Property Lengthy trail that goes deep into the woods behind the houses of King Street where the old fireworks factory once stood. There is a beautiful secluded pond. Entrance is located across the street from Forge Pond Park. Parking is very limited but you can always park across the street and walk over. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Hanover Farmer's Market The Hanover Farmers Market is an outdoor market that takes place on the 3rd Sunday of the month (May-November). Located in front of the Hanover High School. Leashed dogs are welcome. 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
Marshfield Beaches Marshfield Beaches allow dogs on leash year round. Includes Rexhame and Brant Rock. I am not sure about Humarock (since it might be considered Scituate). Non Residents is Monday-Thursday $20, Friday-Saturday $25 and Sundays $30 at Rexhame Beach. 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
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
Boston Water Taxi Dogs welcome on Taxi rides. There is no additional fee for dogs to ride, but please let the Water Taxi know you are traveling with a dog when calling ahead. City Water Taxi is now operating under BHC Water Taxi. Rates are now $10.00 for all stops (excluding stops at Black Falcon Pier and Tudor Wharf). Stops to Black Falcon Pier and Tudor Wharf is now $15. Children under 12 ride free. Please Note: Stop 4 - Liberty Wharf and stop 10 - Atlantic Wharf are summer-only. See Details
2-hour Sail on Boston Harbor '2-hour Sail on Boston Harbor' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Caitlyn, Grant and Emilio. Head off for a 2-hour sail on historic Boston Harbor with your host. Dogs are welcome on private tours and on tours where the other guests don't mind. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests of all ages. Minors should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Squantum Point Park The old Naval Air Station has paved paths along the old runways, and one unpaved path, to a beach at the northwest tip of the peninsula. This small beach is 1/2 mile from the parking lot and lies across Dorchester Bay from UMass. There is a leash requirement in the park, but friendly dogs play and swim at the beach when there are no other people there. PLEASE ALWAYS clean up after your dog so that we can continue to use this spot! There are trash barrels but you have to bring your own bag. See Details
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
The Apple Store Everyone in this store is so friendly and well-behaved canines are always welcome. See Details
Freedom Trail Fido can walk in the footsteps of America’s founding fathers by following the Freedom Trail through downtown Boston. 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 will lead you right to 16 of Boston’s most historic sites, so you don’t even need a map! See Details
Pawsh Dog Boutique Dogs are always welcome at Pawsh! Stop in for a sniff! See Details
Neponset Trail The Neponset Trail 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 Boston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Neponset Trail. 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
Lobster Charter, Catch & Cook 'Lobster Charter, Catch & Cook' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by John. Jump aboard the Christina Marie for a Lobster Charter with your pooch. Dogs are welcome if owners bring their own life jackets with them on board. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 8 and up. This charter can only be booked with a minimum of 4 guests. Please contact for special arrangements. Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
Carleton Court Dog Park This simple, fenced dog park is set in a beautiful area, making it a lovely place for your pet to play off-leash. See Details
Bloodlust: of Victorian Boston 'Bloodlust: of Victorian Boston' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Michael. Explore this quaint post-Civil War suburb with its architectural gems that tourist rarely get to see. Then, delve into the concerns of the people who lived here, their art, science, politics and stories of true crime. Dogs are welcome on a leash. You'll even have the opportunity to stop by a dog park along the route. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 13 and up. Due to the graphic nature of some of the true crime stories, this tour is recommended for ages 13 and up. There will be some detailed discussion of violence and murder. Rates start at $24 per person. See Details
South Boston Bark Park Pets love this fenced South Boston off-leash dog park, which includes benches, trees, tunnels, and gravel ground cover. Dogs must be licensed. See Details
Boston Common Boston Common is a popular recreational area. This pet-friendly park has dedicated hours where dogs may play off-leash, but they are welcome leashed at all times. The area in which dogs are allowed off-leash is rotated to preserve the grass underneath. The maximum limits for dogs is 3 per person. Boston Common is open every day of the week from 6am to 11pm, except during special events. See Details
Boston Public Garden This famous garden park in the center of Boston is known for its swan boats and sculptures. Pets welcome on-leash. See Details
World's End Hidden gem seaside park with plenty of hiking and waling trails. Little to no beach access, but there are well-groomed paths and gorgeous views of Boston Harbor. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details