Visiting a local dog park is a great way for your best friend to run, play, and socialize with like-minded canines. The following are among the best dog parks in the state of Massachusetts. Whether you live in the Commonwealth or are just passing through, there are some very special places to exercise your best friends.
Located at 22 Emerald Street in Wrentham, the Wrentham Dog Park is a fully fenced area with clean-up bags and watering bowls. The off-leash park affords plenty of opportunities for your pet to run and play, as well as mingle with other dogs.
Located at 230 Shawmut Ave. in Boston, Peter’s Park is a fenced, off-leash site for dogs that spans over 13,000 square-feet. Featuring a 3,000 square-foot area designated for small dogs only, there are even benches for pet parents to enjoy while their dogs get to play fetch and mingle.
Stodder’s Neck is bordered on three sides by water and on the remaining side by a four-foot high rock wall. Benches and picnic tables make it fun for humans, and both humans and canines will enjoy the ample grassy area and wooded trails.
Fido will love the Lowell Dog Park, which is located at 29 1st St. Open from dawn to dusk, there are benches for the humans to enjoy while their fur babies fraternize.
An acre of woodland greets dogs and their parents at Pilgrim Bark Park in Provincetown. There is a section cordoned off for small dogs under 25 pounds. Pet parents will enjoy the sculptures donated by local artists that grace the park.
Dogs can roam the reservation and swim in two ponds at Fresh Pond Reservation Dog Park in Cambridge. The off-leash site is beautiful, but dogs must stay off the mowed grass area and the paved trails.
Found at 99 Margaret Street in Arlington, Thorndike Field is an off-leash park that is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Water is available. Restrooms (for pet parents) are available during the warmer months.
298 Village Street is home to the Medway Off-Leash Dog Park in Boston. Dog waste bags are available in this clean, safe area where dogs and people enjoy hanging out. Picnic tables are available, so you can enjoy your coffee while your dog enjoys his or her friends.
Dufresne Park in Granby is an excellent place to let your dog explore on-leash or run free in the designated off-leash area. Located at 10B West State Street, it’s a great spot for both canine and human to get a bit of exercise.
The Wilmington Dog Park in Wilmington features a large, sandy area for dogs to run around and socialize off leash. A small area is cordoned off for small dogs. So far locals deem the dog park a huge success.