Ed Leathers Community Dog Park on the corner of Skilton Avenue and Medford Street in Somerville, Massachusetts. Ed Leathers Community Dog Park is better-suited for smaller dogs just because it’s not an overly-large dog park. This dog park is completely fenced-in and is covered with gravel to help eliminate muddy paws.
On the corner of Summer Street and Vinal Avenue in Somerville is the Nunziato Field Dog Park. This dog park doesn’t have any fancy bells or whistles, but it is completely fenced in, so owners don’t have to worry about their dogs playing off leash. There is no running water at Nunziato Field Dog Park, so owners are advised to bring drinking water for their pets.
About two miles down the road in the city of Cambridge is the Danehy Dog Park. The Danehy Dog Park is completely fenced-in and has a separate area for small dogs, so they don’t feel intimidated by large dogs during playtime. This park, like Ed Leathers Community Dog Park in Somerville, is completely covered with gravel to help eliminate muddy doggies. Danehy Dog Park has several benches for owners to relax on while watching their dogs run, and fresh drinking water is provided.
Prospect Hill is a great place to visit when you want to get the best views of the Boston basin, as it offers numerous hiking trails and picnic areas, which are perfect for a day out with your dog. There’s one fenced in neighborhood dog park so if you feel like relaxing, your dog can still have a great time out with friends. There are even a few great restaurants in Prospect Hill that welcomes your dog to enjoy a nice lunch on their patio, including Bronwyn, which is a German-inspired tavern and beer garden.
Davis Square has so many unique restaurants that are dog friendly, it should be number one on your dog bucket list. Located four miles from downtown Boston, it is a great place for dining, retail, and nightlife, which means you can get some retail therapy with your dog. Five Horse Tavern, Rosebud American Kitchen and Bar, and The Burren are a few restaurants your pup is itching to visit. Although there aren’t many parks for your dog to enjoy here, having a night out on the town with your best friend may be the pawfect evening you want!
Nathan Tufts Park in Powder House is perfect for a nice stroll with your dog, not to mention the amazing history of the park from the American Revolutionary War. Your dog must stay on leash at this park since it is required by the state, but it keeps your furry pal safe near the busy intersection that surrounds it. After taking a walk, stop by some of the dog friendly restaurants that Powder House has to offer like Ball Square Café, Frozen Hoagies, or True Grounds, which has tasty baked goods for your dog!
Spring Hill has not one, but two beautiful dog friendly parks, Osgood Park and Palmacci Park, perfect for fun outdoor activities like a nice jog or walk. On the outskirts of Spring Hill, you can find a few great restaurants, like Sally O’Brien’s or Simon’s Coffee Shop, that welcome your dog on their patio for a nice lunch or dinner. After a good cup of coffee, enjoy a nice walk with your dog and enjoy the beautiful historical houses that line the streets of Spring Hill.
Located right by the Mystic River, Assembly Square offers a great bike trail, marina, revitalized waterfront park, and even green space for you and your dog to have a great adventure on. Draw Seven State Park Is 100% dog friendly and if you and your dog are more low key, you can visit the Assembly Square Marketplace and do some window shopping. When your day is winding down, you can have a bite to eat at Earls Kitchen and Bar or Legal on the Mystic, both dog friendly restaurants that you can bring your furry friend along to.