Other Dog Activities in Needham, MA

There’s 1 other dog friendly attraction in Needham, and 44 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 Needham.

Pet Friendly Cutler Park Reservation
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to enjoy the beer garden. Their owners can indulge in a nice brew prepared in the brewery. Their brewery invites you to sample the liquid evidence for yourself. The taproom hours are Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. Beer Garden Hours are Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
67 Degrees Brewing 67 Degrees Brewing is a dog-friendly microbrewery in Franklin, MA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. The brewery aims to offer unique ales and lagers, some with tropical flavors. The food truck schedule is posted on their social media accounts. See Details
Hopkinton State Park Hiking trails, picnic areas, and landing area that permits dogs on leash. (Beaches do not permit dogs). Check if Kayak rentals permit pets. 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
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
Quincy Quarries Reservation Quincy Quarries Reservation is dog-friendly. The home of the birth of the large scale granite industry, this park is no longer a quarry, but is now a mecca for rock climbers to hang out with their pooches. You and Fido are free to explore the park on the trails that weave around the jutting rocks all over. There are a number of picnic areas dotted around the park too. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash for the duration of their visit and to preserve the cleanliness of the park by cleaning up after them. Quincy Quarries Reservation is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Mary O'Malley State Park Mary O'Malley State Park in Chelsea, Massachusetts is pet-friendly. The paved pathway that skirts around this park is an ideal spot to take Fido on a walk. Overlooking the infamous Mystic River, there are stunning views of the Boston skyline and the Tobin Bridge across the water from the park too. For the safety and convenience of cyclists and other walkers, dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets make and to keep them on a leash for the duration of their visit. Mary O'Malley State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Callahan State Park Callahan State Park is a 820-acre day use area located in Northwest Framingham. Callahan has seven miles of marked trails and is used for activities including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. Within the park are nearly 100 acres of open fields, 70 acres of which are currently under an agricultural lease. Dogs are permitted on leash only. Make sure to clean up after your dog in all areas of the park including the trails. See Details
Elm Bank Reservation Elm Bank Reservation is a pretty, pet-friendly park in Wellesley, MA. Although dogs are not permitted in the gardens, Fido is welcome on the trails. The park is made up of woodlands, fields, and former estate property on the Charles River. Elm Bank Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Hammond Pond Reservation Dogs are welcome at Hammond Pond Reservation in Chestnut Hill, Ma. There are dozens of hiking trails for you and Fido to enjoy together, weaving in and out of the woods surrounding the centerpiece of the park, Hammond Pond. This area is also popular among rock climbers because of the formations of sandstone conglomerate and roxbury puddingstone. Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash for the duration of their visit and to preserve the park's cleanliness by cleaning up after pets. Hammond Pond Reservation is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
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