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Tail Wagging Destinations

Dog Walking

Get both you and your dog some exercise by visiting one of our special dog friendly places.

Appleton Farms Grass Rides, Hamilton & Ipswich
5.5 miles of grass avenues (easy walking) that serve as a link in the Bay Circuit Trail and the "Discover Hamilton" trail system.

Francis William Bird Park, Walpole
Stroll meandering pathways and cross artisan-built stone bridges at this family-friendly park of open fields, groves of trees, and frog ponds.

Copicut Woods, Fall River
A gateway to the 13,600-acre Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, Copicut Woods boasts upland forests, wetlands and waterways, and remnants of a vibrant agricultural past.

Charles River Peninsula, Needham
A narrow footpath tracks the river along the reservation’s shoreline, while the field’s highest point offers views of the Charles River.

Cormier Woods, Uxbridge
Explore a beautifully preserved farmstead that dates to the 17th century and wander trails that lead past stone walls through restored woodlands.

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, Canton
Stroll through elegant gardens complementing a stately country house then explore surrounding fields, pastures, and woodlands that echo the property's agricultural past.

Farandnear, Shirley
Near enough for regular visits, but with a feeling of remoteness that will transport you far from your cares, Farandnear lives up to its name.

Governor Oliver Ames Estate, Easton
Explore a part of Massachusetts history on this bucolic estate, first settled by Oliver Ames, who served as the Governor of the Commonwealth in the early 19th century.

Long Hill, Beverly
This former family retreat has been renowned for its gardens for almost a century.

Lyman Reserve, Bourne, Plymouth, & Wareham
Follow a tidal waterway from upstream cranberry bogs and woods to its mouth on a sandy beach at Buttermilk Bay.

Moose Hill Farm, Sharon
Follow a trail from the farmstead through restored woodlands to hillside hayfields and pastures, where you’ll enjoy views of Great Blue Hill and the Boston skyline.

Mount Warner, North Hadley
Wander the gentle slopes of this 500-foot hill overlooking the Connecticut River Valley and discover a variety of natural delights.

Noanet Woodlands, Dover
Follow a network of trail across a grand preserve that features woodlands and ponds, a former mill site, and Noanet Peak, which offers views of the Boston skyline.

Norris Reservation, Norwell
Hike past a former mill pond, cross a wetlands boardwalk, and explore a forest of pine and oak on your way to a boathouse on the banks of the tidal North River.

Ravenswood Park, Gloucester
Explore a shrouded landscape of hemlock groves, a magnolia swamp, and other trees species where you’ll find remnants of Colonial habitation.

Whitney and Thayer Woods, Hingham & Cohasset
10 miles of trails including the Milliken Memorial path, a “wild garden” that was created in the late 1920s by Mabel Minott Milliken. Moderate hiking.

World's End, Hingham
Rolling hills and rocky shorelines offer sweeping views of the Boston skyline, while tree-lined carriage paths designed by famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted make delightful walking trails.

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