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 Boston Water Taxi
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
Pet Friendly Callahan State Park
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
Doe Orchards Doe Orchards is a pet friendly, pick-your-own orchard with 25 acres of apples, 2 acres of blueberries and raspberries, and 10 acres of cut-your-own Christmas trees. A wide variety of apples fill the orchards including Cortland, Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious, Macoun and many more. The Doe Orchard Stand offers pre-picked peaches, apples, blueberries, raspberries, pumpkins and gourds in the respective seasons. The stand also offers local honey, cider, and maple syrup. Leashed pets are welcome to join the rest of the family on a trip to Doe Orchards. 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
Truro Vineyards Bring Fido to enjoy the beautiful vineyard views at Truro Vineyards while you sample some of their delicious offerings. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans. 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
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
Camp Unleashed-Berkshires Camp Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA, in Becket, Massachusetts is in the beautiful Berkshires. This rustic camp has a charming vintage feel. Set on 1,300 forested acres alongside a pristine, spring-fed, private 100-acre lake with two beach waterfronts, it is a little less than three hours from New York City and Boston ? the perfect retreat for city dogs who dream of the unleashed life. Hike through the cool, lush mountains. Discover your dog?s talents at Agility and Flyball. Paint your inner dog at Barks & Crafts. Learn new tricks with your dog and find out what it takes to become a Certified Therapy Dog Team. Canoe together in the lake, meet new friends, hear the latest on dog behavior and nutrition, and howl around the evening campfire. All in a safe, friendly atmosphere with your dog. Camp Unleashed Berkshires offers dogs and their people a weekend retreat organized to be fun, satisfying, relaxing and educational. Daily activities are planned to keep the dogs active and participatory. Presentations and workshops teach campers how to take the best care of their dog. Sports are led by experts to engage the dogs and help campers understand how to maximize their dog's abilities. Participation in activities is optional, and some campers may choose to simply relax by the lake with their dogs. See Details
Cisco Brewers Cisco Brewers is a brewery, vodka distillery, and vineyard 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
Bolton Spring Farms Bolton Spring Farms has cheap fruits and veggies. Dog friendly too! See Details
Island Queen Ferry The Island Queen Ferry will transport leashed dogs with you from Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard for no additional fee. See Details
Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre The only drive-in on Cape Cod, Welfleet Drive-In Theatre has a large screen and state-of-the-art sound system. Playground for kids! Dogs allowed! See Details
Drew Farm Home Perched on top of a hill perfect for viewing fall foliage, Drew Farm is a pet friendly, pick-your-own apple orchard. Apple varieties include: McIntosh, Cortland, Macoun, Empire, Ozark Gold, Golden Delicious, and Red Delicious. There is also a pumpkin patch on the farm. Free tractor rides are offered to help visitors make the most of their visit. A limited number of picnic tables are available for those who would like to enjoy a meal or a snack in the orchard. There are also plenty of open spaces for people who wish to picnic on a blanket. Leashed pets are welcome to join the rest of the family. A doggie waste bag must be shown to an employee as you enter the orchard in order to gain admittance for your pet. See Details
Brookfield Orchards Brookfield Orchards is pet-friendly. Although the Country store and snack bar are off-limits to dogs, the orchard grounds are dog-friendly including the playground. The orchard has seasonal pick-your-own apples where dogs are welcome on leash. See Details
Mendon Drive-In The Mendon Twin Drive-In offers 2 screens for movies and high-quality sound. Pets are allowed in vehicles, but must be leashed when walking around the facility. See Details
Samuel Adams Brewery Boston While dogs are typically allowed on the outdoor patio; pets are temporarily restricted from the patio. *** Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. *** See Details
Little Rascals Orchard Pets are welcome to join the fun at Little Rascals Orchard. Little Rascals Orchard offers ten varieties of apples along with raspberry and pumpkin patches. Open by appointment and for special events, Little Rascals also offers cider and baked goods. Leashed pets are welcome to join the family for visits to the farm and for special events. See Details
Nashoba Valley Winery Orchard The Nashoba Valley Winery Orchard is a pet friendly, pick-your-own orchard overlooking Bolton, MA. Leashed pets are welcome to join your family as you pick from the wide variety of apples at the orchard. See Details
Daniel F. Ford Park at Emerson Garden Daniel F. Ford Park at Emerson Garden is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program and has off-leash hours from dawn until 9am. See Details
Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Dogs are welcome at Wachusett Mountain State Reservation. This 3000-acre public area is home to stunning views that can be seen from the 17 miles of pet-friendly trails that lead through forests, meadows, and ponds. The mountain is the centrepiece of this park, with a glorious peak that towers 2,006-foot into the air. If you and your pooch make it to the top, you'll be pleased to discover the fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding area. Keep Fido on a leash for the duration of their visit and clean up any mess after them. The Wachusett Summit Road is open every day of the week from 9am until sunset. See Details
Hill Orchard Hill Orchard is a great Pick-Your-Own apple orchard with a farm stand that sells local fruits and vegetables. The Orchard is operated by Farmer Daves and is very dog friendly. You can bring your favorite four legged friend as you experience one of the best fall past times.... Picking Apples! See Details
Smolak Farms Fido is welcome to join you as you explore Smolak Farms. Dogs and are not allowed in the farm stand or any of the berry picking areas. Dogs must be cleaned up after and on a leash at all times. Dog owners can bring their pets into the apple orchard; however, they should keep an eye out for bees. Smolak Farm's hours vary by season, so guests should check its website or call ahead before planning their outing. See Details
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
Les Trois Emme Winery and Vineyard Les Trois Emme Winery and Vineyard is a family owned and run winery with beautiful views and dog-friendly grounds to roam. See Details