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Rving with your Dog in Boston


Boston is a great city for dogs. Whether you're planning to take your furry friend along as you stroll the Freedom Trail, tour through Boston Commons, or visit for the St. Patrick's Day celebrations, you and your pet will both find plenty of fun things to do in Bean Town. So grab your leash, get your Frisbee, and set out to see the sights!

Special Highlights
Don't miss a trip to Carson Beach (I-93 and William Day Blvd) or to Boston Common during off-leash hours. You'll also find a number of dog-friendly trails in Boston, from the famous Freedom Trail to the Black Heritage Trail. Dogs are permitted on the Boston T and on the Salem Ferry (departing from the New England Aquarium Dock).

Dog-Friendly Parks
The following parks allow well-behaved dogs to visit, so long as they're on a leash. Owners, be sure to clean up after your dog and follow good park etiquette.

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston
Back Bay Fens - The Fenway and Park Drive, Boston
Boston Common Park - Beacon Street/H 2, Boston
Boston Harbor Islands - 408 Atlantic Avenue Ste 228, Boston
Boston National Historical Park -Charleston Navy Yard, Boston
Fort Independence - William J. Day Blvd, Boston
Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers -15 State Street, Boston
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site - 99 Warren Street, Brookline
Larz Anderson Park - Goddard St and Newton St, Brookline
Fresh Pond Reservation - Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge
Belle Isle Reservation - Bennington Street, East Boston

Off-Leash Dog Parks
You can let your pup run free at these doggie-friendly venues:

Boston Common - only between 6 am and 9 am, and 4 pm to 8 pm. dogs must be under solid verbal control. Please observe all signs.
Peters Park Dog Run - E. Berkeley and Washington St., Boston
Cambridge Dog Park - Mt. Auburn and Hawthorne, Cambridge
Danehy Park - 99 Sherman Street, Cambridge
Fort Washington Park - Waverly Street, Cambridge
Nunziato Field - 22 Vinal Avenue, Somerville

Shops, Attractions, and Businesses
Faneuil Hall Marketplace - North St and Merchants Row, Boston
John F Kennedy National Historic Site - 83 Beals Street, Brookline
Harvard University Campus - 1350 Massachusetts Avenue/Harvard Square, Cambridge
Longfellow National Historic Site - 105 Brattle Street, Cambridge
Boston College Campus - 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill
Downtown Crossing Shopping Center - 59 Temple Place, Boston
Harvard Square Shopping Center - JFK Street at Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Dog-Friendly Outdoor Restaurants
Baja Fresh - 1 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston
Hamersley's Bistro - 553 Tremont St, Boston
Kinsale Irish Pub - 2 Center Plz, Boston
Salty Dog Seafood Grille - 206 Faneuil Hall Market P1, Boston
Sel De La Terre - 255 State St, Boston
Tremont 647 - 647 Tremont Street, Boston
Taberna de Haro - 999 Beacon Street, Brookline
Wisteria House Chinese - 264 Newbury St, Boston
Cafe Paradiso - 1 Harvard Square, Cambridge
Cambridge Brewing Company - One Kendall Square, Cambridge
Henrietta's Table - 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge
Pizzeria Uno - 22 JFK Street, Cambridge
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