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Other Dog Activities in Massachusetts

Tired of watching Fido run laps in the dog park? We’ve got the scoop on lots of other dog friendly attractions in Massachusetts too. You’ll find information on all of the dog friendly wineries, boat rentals, botanical gardens, drive-ins, and other offbeat animal attractions in Massachusetts here.

Pet Friendly Hilltop Orchards
Hilltop Orchards Hilltop Orchards is pet-friendly. In addition to being home to 16 acres of prime apple trees, you can get yourself some cider that is pressed using the very same apples. Fido is welcome to join you for a wander around the beautiful orchards that show off the finest fall colors. Hilltop Orchards is open every day of the week during picking season from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Maudslay State Park
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
Tree House Brewing Company Tree House Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly artisanal brewery located in Charlton, MA. Creating small, hand-crafted batches of beer using well water and luxury ingredients, their goal is to make the best beer in the world without compromising values or quality. Try the Vanilla Bean Truth stout, Ghost Emoji double IPA, Walk in the Sun double IPA, or Dreamer Hefeweizen when you're visiting! See Details
Cisco Brewers Cisco Brewers is a dog-friendly brewery, vodka distillery, and vineyard in Nantucket, MA, with tours and outdoor seating. You can grab some appetizers or snacks at the farm stand next door and enjoy them on Cisco Brewery's patio with Fido. Leashed dogs are more than welcome! See Details
Mendon Twin Drive-In The Mendon Twin Drive-In offers two screens for movies and has high-quality sound. Dogs are allowed in vehicles, but must be attended and under your control at all times. Fido can join you outside your vehicle on a leash, but will not be permitted to enter Judi's Snack Bar or Pop's Beer Garden. The theater asks that you provide your own food and water bowls for Fido. Cash and credit cards are accepted for tickets, food, and beverages. See Details
Bash Bish Falls State Park Dogs are welcome at Bash Bish Falls State Park in Mt. Washington, Massachusetts. The centrepiece of the park, the stunning falls, are the highest single drop waterfalls in the state. You and Fido can view the natural wonder from the overlook or explore the area on the trails that weave around the park and the adjacent wilderness of Mt. Washington State Park and New York’s Taconic State Park. Pets must be on a leash under six feet and all mess cleaned up after them. Bash Bish Falls State Park is open from sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset. See Details
Nickerson State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Nickerson State Park in Brewster, Massachusetts. This 1,900 acre, pet-friendly park is popular among visitors looking to enjoy the wooded trails that weave around the ponds in the area. There are a number of pet-friendly campgrounds located in the park for anybody looking to extend their stay. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the trails if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Nickerson State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Natural Bridge State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Natural Bridge State Park in North Adams, Massachusetts. This park is home to the only natural white marble arch in North America, well worth a visit. At over 13,000 years old, the natural bridge is made of 550 million year-old bedrock marble that is carved into arches like a bridge. Underneath the bridge, you'll discover the babbling Hudson Brook. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the quarter-mile stretch above and through the amazing natural feature. The park is open every day of the week from 9:00am until 4:30pm. See Details
Martha's Vineyard Bike Rentals Martha's Vineyard Bike Rentals in Edgartown, MA is dog-friendly. Pick up the pace with pedal power from Martha's Vineyard Bike Rentals. Reserve a bicycle and a Burley trailer for Fido and explore the island on two wheels. From the rental shop, take the Beach Road between Edgartown and Oak Bluffs and enjoy a six-mile cruise along a paved trail with the Nantucket Sound on one side and Sengekontacket Pond on the other. See Details
River Styx Brewing River Styx Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Fitchburg, MA. Fido is welcome to join you in the taproom while you try their craft beers and play some of their many games! They also sell snacks like fresh popped popcorn, soft pretzels, cheese and crackers, and chips. Food trucks can sometimes be onsite; check their website for current schedule of special events and food trucks. See Details
Herman Melville’s Arrowhead Leashed dogs are welcome on the grounds and inside the gift shop at the pet-friendly Herman Melville’s Arrowhead in Pittsfield, MA. Bring Fido and learn more about the famous author who penned "Moby-Dick." Take a stroll along Melville Trail to view the places that provided inspiration for his work. Please note dogs are not permitted inside the historic home. 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
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
Untold Brewing Canine companions are welcome to tag along as you sip on a beer from Untold Brewing. The brewery welcomes leashed dogs in its taproom and on its outdoor patio. Untold Brewing boasts that its beers span the spectrum of craft brews. While Untold Brewing does not serve food, they occasionally host food trucks. Untold Brewing's hours vary seasonally, so dog owners should check its website or call ahead before planning their outing. See Details
Redemption Rock Brewing Co. Redemption Rock Brewing Co. is pet-friendly. They make beer for people, not just for hardcore beer nerds. Their beer is for casual fans, traditionalists and experimental beer lovers. The beers are high-quality and fun in all its forms. Dogs are welcome on the patio and inside, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. Redemption Rock Brewing Co. is open Monday and Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm, Wednesday from 11am to 10pm, Thursday and Friday from 11 am to 11 pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm See Details
Pittsfield State Forest Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Pittsfield State Forest in Massachusetts. There are 30 miles of trails to explore at this huge, 11,000-acre park, including the Taconic Crest Trail and the Tranquility. One of the main attractions of the park is Berry Pond, home to a swimming area, angling opportunities, and more. You can bring Fido with you on the trails if they are on a leash under 6 feet. Pet owners are reminded to clean up after their pets to preserve the cleanliness of the area. Pittsfield State Forest is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. 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
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
Mount Holyoke Range State Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Mount Holyoke Range State Park in Amherst, Massachusetts. This 3,000-acre park features a stunning seven mile mountain range, streams, wetlands, woods, and thickets. You can explore all this and more on over thirty miles of blazed trails at the park. One of the most popular of these trails is Seven Sisters, an 8-mile hike through a series of summits and lookouts to the Holyoke Summit House. Pets are allowed on all of the trails if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Mount Holyoke Range State Park Hikers are welcome at the park from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Chicopee Memorial State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Chicopee Memorial State Park. This 562-acre park used to be known as formerly the Cooley Brook Reservoir and Watershed, but was renamed to encourage people and their pooches to come and visit the stunning area. Visitors love swimming, fishing, and picnicking by the centerpiece of the park, the pond. Fido is welcome on a leash, as long as owners clean up after their pets. The park is open every day of the week, Memorial Day - Labor Day from 9am to 7pm; and every day of the week from Labor Day to Memorial Day from 8am to 4pm. 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