Other Dog Activities in Boston, MA

There are 10 other dog friendly attractions 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 Jamaica Pond
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
Pet Friendly Charles River Canoe & Kayak
Charles River Canoe & Kayak Charles River Canoe & Kayak allows you to take your dog in their boats (no extra fee). Some locations even have life jackets you can borrow for your dog! Hours vary by location, but the season runs from May through mid-October. Tours start at $49 for adults and $45 for children. Rentals start at $17 per hour or $68 per day. See Details
Pope John Paul II Park Reservation Bring Fido with you to enjoy the trails and picnic spots at Pope John Paul II Park Reservation. This pretty park has been restored and cleaned up recently, so now visitors can access the paved trails adjacent to the water in the park. Ornithologists will love the reservation because of the diverse array of bird life that call the area home, including ducks, egrets, herons, and plenty more. For the safety of the wildlife in the park and other visitors, owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash and clean up any mess that they leave behind. Pope John Paul II Park Reservation is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. 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
Boston Water Taxi Dogs are welcome on Boston Water Taxi that runs seasonally in Boston, MA. During season, the Water Taxis operate on an on-call basis to 16 convenient stops. Fees per person apply. 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. See Details
Southwest Corridor Park Southwest Corridor Park is pet-friendly. This popular urban park in Boston stretches over four miles in length, from Back Bay to Forest Hills. The paved pathways, totaling six miles, are an ideal walkies spot for dogs and their owners who want to get some exercise and explore together. When you're in the park, keep your dog on a leash for the safety of cyclists and other park users. Additionally, dog owners should clean up any mess that they leave behind to preserve the cleanliness of the trails. Southwest Corridor Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park and Moynihan Recreation Area Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park and Moynihan Recreation Area is pet-friendly. Previously an outdoor theater, the recreational area is now home to athletic fields, a playground, and a spray deck. You can have a wander with your pooch and sit down at one of the picnic areas dotted around the park. The park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Neponset River Reservation The Neponset River Reservation in Boston, Massachusetts is dog-friendly. Extending from Milton to the Boston Harbor, this natural inlet is home to plenty of marshlands and freshwater wetlands. The 2-mile Quincy Riverwalk path is well worth taking Fido on for some walkies, with spectacular views of the estuary and the city of Boston. Dogs are welcome on a leash under six feet, as long as owners clean up after them to preserve the cleanliness of the waterways. Neponset River Reservation is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Dorchester Brewing Co. Dogs are permitted at outdoor tables on Dorchester's pet-friendly lower patio. Here, you and your pooch will find 20 draft lines pouring pints of housemade suds and a selection of outside brews. They are open Sunday to Monday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, and Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 12:30am. See Details
Lower Neponset River Trail Lower Neponset River Trail is a five-mile, pet-friendly trail that goes from Dorchester, MA into Milton, MA. You and your pooch can wander along the paved pathway that hugs the Neponset River, offering great views of the water stretching out beside the path. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the trail, as long as they are on a leash and owners clean up any mess that they leave behind. Lower Neponset River Trail is open from dawn until dusk. 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
World's End World's End is a dog-friendly, hidden gem seaside park in Hingham, MA 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
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
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
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
Navigation Brewing Company Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at Navigation Brewing Company's taproom located at Western Avenue Studios. The dog-friendly brewery serves a variety of rotating craft beers made on-site, frequently features live music acts, and has food trucks serving food most days. Navigation Brewing Company is open Thursday 4pm - 9pm, Friday 5pm - 9pm, Saturday 2pm - 8pm, Sunday noon - 5pm. See Details
Castle Island Brewery Castle Island Brewery is a dog-friendly establishment in Norwood, MA. Fido is welcome to accompany you beside a shaded table in the beer garden which opens Tuesday through Sunday, weather permitting. The taproom features 16 lines of the freshest Castle Island beer and Lombardo’s Kitchen are on-site each day cooking up tasty grub to pair with your favorite brew. See Details
Farnham-Connolly State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Farnham-Connolly State Park. Located at the former Canton Airport, this six-acre park is a great place to come and hang out with your pooch. There are a number of paved trails that loop around the recreation areas of the park, taking in the diverse array of plants alongside the Neponset River. This area is also home to lots of different wetland wildlife for you to discover. Farnham-Connolly State Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Webb Memorial State Park Webb Memorial State Park is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on this peninsula that extends half a mile into Hingham Bay. There's plenty to keep you and Fido busy at this park, including fishing, walkies to scenic views of Boston harbour and the skyline beyond, and a number of lovely picnic areas. You should keep your pooch on a leash for the duration of their visit and clean up any mess that they leave behind. Webb Memorial State Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Witch Pix Bring Fido to Witch Pix in downtown Salem for a fun, Halloween-themed pet-friendly photoshoot. Witch Pix provides costume styling for humans for each session but you'll need to bring your dog's costume. Also, note online in your reservation notes that one of the subjects will be a dog. Dogs should be well-behaved and in the photos with their owners. If you are planning for a pet-friendly photography session in October, please do not book a Saturday or Sunday. See Details
Beverly David S Lynch Park Beverly David S Lynch Park is pet-friendly during the off-season and only during morning hours. Also known as Lynch Park, this recreation space is the Crown Jewel of Beverly. Leashed dogs are welcome starting on Labor Day and ending on Memorial Day, and pups must visit between 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM. The oceanfront park offers two beaches and a formal rose garden for events and weekend concerts. There are more than 16 acres of space to wander with your pooch. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind and to keep pups leashed. See Details
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Located in historic Concord, MA is dog-friendly Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Opened in 1855 with a dedication by Ralph Waldo Emerson, many noteworthy citizens are now buried here including Amos Branson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Daniel Chester French. Leashed dogs are permitted to walk the cemetery grounds. See Details