Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Cambridge, MA

There are 4 dog-friendly hiking trails in Cambridge, and 74 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 Cambridge.

Pet Friendly Hoyt Field
Hoyt Field Leashed pups are welcome at Hoyt Field, a dog-friendly urban park in Cambridge, MA. Shared-use off-leash hours are also available within designated areas at this park. Dogs that respond to verbal cues and are currently licensed in Cambridge are welcome off-leash from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM. See Details
Pet Friendly Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
Minuteman Commuter Bikeway The Minuteman Commuter Bikeway is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Cambridge! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit See Details
Alewife Brook Reservation Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for an adventure at Alewife Brook Reservation, a pet-friendly preserve in Cambridge, MA. This urban forest offers numerous trails alongside brooks and streams for you and Fido to explore. See Details
Gold Star Mothers Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Gold Star Mothers Park, a pet-friendly public park in Cambridge, MA. This park offers nice pathways to explore with Fido and convenient waste stations. Please note that the city of Cambridge has a leash law that requires dogs be leashed at all times. See Details
Boston Public Garden Leashed dogs are welcome at Boston Public Garden, a famous, pet-friendly botanical garden in the center of Boston known for its swan boats, walking paths and sculptures. See Details
Jamaica Pond Leashed dogs are welcome at Jamaica Pond, a pet-friendly park in Boston, MA. You and Fido can wander the 1.5-mile path that surrounds the pond. If you're coming by car, you can find parking on Perkins Street, located on the pond's west side. See Details
Bradley Palmer State Park Leashed dogs can join you at Bradley Palmer State Park, a pet-friendly park in Topsfield, MA. Explore over 721 acres of meadows and forests along the park's scenic, wooded trails. Please note that pets are not permitted inside any of the buildings located at the park. See Details
Middlesex Fells Reservation Leashed dogs are welcome at Middlesex Fells Reservation, a pet-friendly, 2,500-acre woodland park that ranges through multiple towns, including Medford, Malden and Stoneham, MA. You and Fido can explore a multitude of different trails and landscapes, including ponds, forests, streams and scenic views. There are even some off-leash areas that are clearly posted throughout the park. See Details
World's End Leashed dogs are welcome at World's End, a pet-friendly, hidden gem seaside park in Hingham, MA, with plenty of hiking and walking trails. While there is little to no beach access, the trails are well-groomed and offer gorgeous views of Boston Harbor. See Details
Great Brook Farm State Park Great Brook Farm State Park is a pet-friendly park in Carlisle, MA. Leashed dogs can join their humans in exploring the 20 miles of trails together. The trails are popular for cross-country skiing in the winter. There is also a working dairy farm, complete with resident farm animals, on the property. See Details
Ames Nowell State Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Ames Nowell State Park in Abington, MA. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy over ten miles of pet-friendly trails that weave around the woodland adjacent to Cleveland Pond, which is popular for fishing and boating. See Details
Charles River Esplanade You and your leashed dog can spend a day of adventure along the banks of the river as you explore the Charles River Esplanade, a pet-friendly park in Boston, MA. Enjoy the park's paved pathways, scenic views, benches and abundant open space. See Details
Blue Hills Reservation Leashed dogs can join their humans in exploring miles of hiking and biking trails with scenic views and differing levels of difficulty at the dog-friendly Blue Hills Reservation in Milton, MA. Parking is available at Houghton Pond or in limited spots along the road. See Details
Bare Cove Park Enjoy a scenic, dog-friendly walk through the woods or along the riverfront with your leashed pup at Bare Cove Park in Hingham, MA. The 484-acre park is located along the banks of the Weymouth Back River and offers several riverside and woodland trails, as well as paved roadways to explore with Fido. See Details
Cat Rock Park Fido will love to frolic and play off-leash at Cat Rock Park, a pet-friendly park in Weston, MA. This park features wooded trails and a swimming pond. Be sure to keep an eye on Fido, as the area isn't fenced. See Details
Vietnam Veteran's Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Vietnam Veteran's Park, a pet-friendly park in Billerica, MA. You and Fido can explore trails, ponds, conservation spaces and even the off-leash Billerica Dog Park at this spacious and popular recreation site. Please be sure to keep pups on-leash during their visit unless they are within the fenced dog park space. See Details
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a Boston favorite with its pet-friendly wooded walkways and trails. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore The Arnold Arboretum’s 281-acre landscape with you, just remember to clean up after Fido. See Details
Belle Isle Marsh Reservation Leashed dogs are welcome at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation, the city's last remaining salt marsh in Boston, MA. You and Fido can wander this scenic park's dog-friendly pathways as you look out for marsh birds and other wildlife. See Details
Horn Pond Leashed dogs can join their humans for a walk around Horn Pond in Woburn, MA. This popular space features pet-friendly walking trails around the pond and wetland spaces. Please note that part of the trail is on a sidewalk along a busy road. See Details
Deer Island HarborWalk Leashed dogs are welcome at Deer Island HarborWalk in Winthrop, MA, which offers miles of paved, pet-friendly pathways for you and Fido to explore. While scenic throughout, this park's highest vantage point offers sweeping views of downtown Boston and the Harbor. See Details
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