Dog Friendly Activities in Newton, MA

There are 6 dog friendly activities in Newton. 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 Newton.

Pet Friendly Hemlock Gorge Reservation
Hemlock Gorge Reservation Hemlock Gorge Reservation is pet-friendly. Spanning 23 acres along the Charles River, this spot offers stunning views of the water below. The main attraction is Echo Bridge, an historic structure that offers stunning views. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy a picnic at the park or to wander on the bridge. Dogs are welcome to join you around the area on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up any mess that they leave behind. Hemlock Gorge Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Richard McGrath Park
Richard McGrath Park Richard McGrath Park is a dog-friendly park in West Newton, MA where Fido is welcome to join you at the off-leash recreation area that is fenced in. Take your leashed pup to enjoy the 10.1 acres of land that the park has to offer! Dogs are not allowed in the lacrosse fields or pre-school play area. See Details
Cabot Park Cabot Park is a dog-friendly park in Newton, MA where Fido is welcome to enjoy the 11.6 acres, including an off-leash recreation area that is fenced in for dogs. Take your dog to the off-leash dog park, or for a walk to enjoy the trails. Dogs are not allowed on the courts, baseball field, softball field, or soccer field. See Details
Cold Spring Park Cold Spring Park is a dog-friendly park in Newton, MA that offers wooded areas, a dog park, trail, and athletic facilities. Cold Spring Park is 65 acres of land, featuring a 1.4 mile dog-friendly trail. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the tennis courts, basketball courts, lacrosse fields, or softball fields. Go on the weekend and have easy access to the park, as well as parking near Newton's Farmer's Market. See Details
The Street Leashed dogs are welcome at The Street, a walkable shopping district in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Newton, MA. With many pet-friendly areas, including green spaces, all common areas and even many of the business that display a dog window decal, allow Fido to join you inside. Make sure to sniff out the many shops that offer treats and pup cups! See Details
lululemon Lululemon is a popular athletic clothing brand with a dog-friendly storefront located in Newton, MA. A high-end yoga-focused chain featuring stylish athletic wear & accessories, Fido can accompany you inside the store while you search for the perfect apparel to suit your fitness routine. See Details
Borderland State Park Borderland State Park in Easton, MA, features a designated, dog-friendly field near the historic Smith Farmhouse for off-leash fun with Fido. The park also offers over 20 miles of hiking trails to explore on leash and many ponds that dogs can swim in. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Get cultured alongside your four-legged friend at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the unusual pieces with you. This 30-acre, dog-friendly park is the largest of its kind in New England and is home to over 60 large-scale, modern, and contemporary sculptures. Exhibits are constantly changing, making each visit to the park unique. Admission fees apply but Fido is free to explore. See Details
Boston Public Garden The dog-friendly Boston Public Garden is a famous botanical garden in the center of Boston known for its swan boats and sculptures. It is the first botanical garden in American. 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
Jamaica Pond Jamaica Pond is in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. You are welcome to bring Fido on a leash to enjoy the dog-friendly 1.5 mile path that surrounds the pond. The area was first included in Boston's "Emerald Necklace" of parks in 1892 and has long been a draw for people going for a run or just a wander around the water. If you're coming by car, you can find parking on Perkins Street, located on the pond's west side. See Details
Wilson Mountain Reservation Wilson Mountain Reservation is pet-friendly. This 207-acre park offers visitors a number of stunning views from hilltops around the park. Wildlife lovers will be amazed at the diversity of the animals that live in the park, adjoined by a number of paths. Dogs are welcome around the park on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Wilson Mountain Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Middlesex Fells Reservation Middlesex Fells Reservation is a dog-friendly, 2,500-acre park on the outskirts of Boston. With a diverse landscape of rocky hills, meadows, wetlands, forests, ponds, and panoramic vistas, the park is a favorite spot for mountain bikers. This area welcomes pets as long as they are kept on leash. There is an area where it is acceptable to let your dog off leash and it is indicated by signage. Those seeking a moderately challenging hike with Fido can descend upon the Skyline Outer Reservoir Loop. This 7 mile route across a great variety of terrain guides hikers past countless rugged rocky outcrops and winds through typically suburban neighborhoods. See Details
Randolph Dog Park Randolph Dog Park in Randolph, MA, is a secure pet-friendly area for Fido to play. This off-leash park has separate areas for large and small dogs in addition to tunnels, boulders and stairs for dogs to navigate and explore. Owners will find seating and shaded areas from which to watch their pets at play. Water is available. See Details
Maynard Dog Park Maynard Dog Park is a small, pet-friendly off-leash area for Fido in Maynard, MA. The half-acre park is completely fenced has a double-gated entrance so your canine companion can play and run safely. Trees provide ample shade on warm sunny days. See Details
Cushing Memorial Park Cushing Memorial Park is pet-friendly. This property was originally a military hospital site that spanned 100-acres. Today, the park is 67.5-acres and contains lots of paved pathways for you to walk with your pooch. Other features of the park include a 911 Memorial, flower gardens, benches, birdhouses, gazebos, a keyhole garden, and lots of shady spots to pause with your hot dog for a moment. See Details
Cutler Park Reservation Cutler Park Reservation is a 600-acre, pet-friendly freshwater marsh on the middle Charles River. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the 1.5-mile Kendrick Pond Loop Trail, taking in the park's major highlights, it's also a great place for wildlife lovers to check out great blue herons, warblers, and hawks. Pets must be on a leash for the duration of their visit and owners are reminded to clean up any mess that they make after them. Cutler Park Reservation is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Jean B. Waldstein Playground Dog-friendly Jean B. Waldstein Playground in Brookline, MA, allows Fido to play off-leash each day between dawn and 9am. Your canine companion can exercise and socialize with friends on or off leash in the large open field. This open area is not enclosed so pets should be supervised. Family-friendly Jean B. Waldstein Playground also has basketball courts and softball fields, picnic tables, a playground, restrooms, walking paths, and a splash pad. See Details
Great Brook Farm State Park Great Brook Farm State Park is pet-friendly. You and Fido can explore the 20 miles of trails together, many of which will take you on a tour of some important historical sites of the Native Americans who once called this area home. As you're wandering the park, you may also run across 17th-century cellar holes that have been leftover by English settlers. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up all mess after them. Great Brook Farm State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Widowmaker Brewery Leashed dogs are welcome at Widowmaker Brewery on Thursdays and Sundays (only). Dogs are not allowed to be at the bar, they must sit at a table or one of its many sidewall bars. Dog owners can find Widowmaker's up-to-date taproom draft list on its official website. Complimentary snack stations are set up, and the Brewery encourages guests to bring their own food or order in. See Details
F. Gilbert Hills State Forest F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is dog-friendly. You are welcome to bring Fido with you to enjoy this 1000-acre state forest, home to 23 miles of trails that weave through the towering pine and oak trees. The park is also part of the 30-mile Warner Trail, stretching from Sharon, Mass to Diamond Hill State Park in Rhode Island. Other than the pretty paved picnic area in the forest, the park is basically made up of under-developed, woodland trails for you and your pooch to explore. F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Fairmont Fruit Farm Fido is welcome to join you at Fairmont Fruit Farm to pick apples in the orchards. They are open all year round and offer a variety of fresh produce, including free range eggs, dairy products, baked goods and even products made by other local vendors. During apple season, Fairmont Fruit Farm is open on weekends from 10am to 4pm and on weekdays from 1pm to 5pm. See Details
Ames Nowell State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Ames Nowell State Park. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the ten miles of pet-friendly trails that weave around the woodland adjacent to Cleveland Pond. The pond is popular among anglers and recreational boat users. The area is also a haven for mountain bikers looking to challenge themselves on the trails. Ames Nowell State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co in Waltham, MA is a brewery with pet-friendly seating outside. Although Mighty Squirrel doesn't have a kitchen, they host a rotating list of food trucks, with multiple eateries on wheels on site during the weekends. Check out their website for upcoming events and live music. See Details