If you’re looking for a list of the best dog parks in Massachusetts, we’re here to make your search easier. Below we’ve featured 10 top dog parks across the state.
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1. Wrentham Dog Park (Wrentham)
Wrentham Dog Park is located on Bennett Avenue and North Street in Wrentham, MA. This spacious park spans several acres and has plenty of room for dogs to romp, as well as water bowls that you can refill for thirsty pups. Although you will need to bring your own water and waste bags, the park does supply waste receptacles.
There’s a separate section for smaller or timid dogs, as well as an open area where all dogs are welcome. Please ensure your dog has all its necessary and age-appropriate vaccines, and supervise your dog at all times while they are playing.
2. Butler Farm Dog Park (Millbury)
Butler Farm Dog Park is an off-leash play area in Millbury, MA. This park is open to registered members only, but it’s easy to become a member – just register your dog ($5 for local residents of Millbury/Sutton areas and $20 for all others). All dogs over the age of 4 months are welcome to register.
The Butler Farm Dog Park is open daily from dawn to dusk, and your dog is required to wear their registration tag showing they are permitted to use the park. All dogs must be well socialized and have a current rabies vaccination. Please clean up after your dog (waste containers are provided) and ensure your pup is supervised at all times.
3. Danehy Dog Park (Cambridge)
Danehy Dog Park is a dedicated off-leash area for dogs that’s located within Danehy Park, near the park’s New Street entrance. This is one of the largest and well maintained dog parks in Cambridge, MA, and has a large, fully-enclosed space for dogs to run and play.
Please note that dogs visiting Danehy Dog Park must have a current Cambridge license, and all dogs need to be leashed when entering and exiting the dog park. Please supervise your dog at all times, ensure they are under voice command, and clean up after your dog.
4. Sharon Dog Park (Sharon)
Sharon Dog Park is a fully-enclosed dog park in Sharon, MA. The park features a double-gated entry for extra security and a separate enclosure for small or shy dogs. The park is covered in wood chips to protect your pup’s paws from too much mud, and running water is provided from April to November.
Sharon Dog Park is open to dogs from anywhere in the country and is open daily from dawn to dusk. Designated parking for the dog park can be found on East Foxboro Street at Deborah Sampson Park. Please ensure your dog is leashed when you enter or exit the park, supervise your dog at all times, and clean up their waste using the bags provided.
5. Medway Dog Park (Medway)
Medway Dog Park is located in Medway, MA, and is open to dogs of all shapes and sizes. This off-leash, fully enclosed area features benches and tables, shade, water bowls, and lots of room for dogs to play and socialize. The park is open from 6:30 am on weekdays and 8:00 am on weekends, and closes every day at dusk or 8:00 pm (whichever is sooner).
Please note that there is no running water at the park, but bowls are provided – all you need to bring is a bottle to fill them up. To visit Medway Dog Park, your dog must be spayed/neutered, licensed, over 4 months of age, and not have a history of aggressive behavior.
6. Randolph Dog Park (Randolph)
Located in Randolph, MA, Randolph Dog Park is a designated off-leash area located in the Goldstein Open Space, off West Street. Designated parking is available for the dog park through an entrance across from Fowler Street. The park itself features lots of shaded areas, a separate enclosure for small or shy dogs, a water spigot, plus some fun obstacle and agility equipment.
Randolph Dog Park also features seating for owners, as well as waste receptacles to make it easy to clean up after your dog. The park is open every day until 7:00 pm. Please ensure you supervise your dog at all times during their visit.
7. Maynard Dog Park (Maynard)
Located in the southwestern portion of the Maynard solar field, Maynard Dog Park is open to local dogs of Maynard and the surrounding areas. This free dog park is fully enclosed and features lots of large trees for shade. The park is open from sunrise to sunset daily. Although there is not a specific area for small dogs, the park is specifically reserved for dogs 30 lbs and under on Sundays from 9:00 am to 10:00 am and Wednesdays from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Please clean up after your dog using the waste receptacles provided, ensure your dog has a current rabies vaccine and is appropriately licensed. Puppies under 4 months of age are not permitted in the dog park, nor are aggressive dogs.
8. Agawam Dog Park (Agawam)
If you’re looking for a designated off-leash area for your dog to run and play in Agawam, MA, the Agawam Dog Park has you covered! This park is a 60,000+ sq. ft. area and features a separate enclosure for small dogs. There’s also agility equipment within the park, waste bags and trash receptacles, and drinking water fountains for dogs.
Agawam Dog Park has two entrances and a paved walkway surrounding both the large and small dog enclosures. Please ensure that your dog is leashed when you enter or leave the park and that they are under your supervision at all times.
9. Danvers Dog Park (Danvers)
Located in Danvers, MA, Danvers Dog Park is a designated off-leash area within Endicott Park. The dog park is open daily from 9:00 am until dusk to all dogs that are licensed and have proof of current rabies vaccinations. The park features some shade from large trees and benches for owners.
Please ensure your dog is leashed for entering and exiting the park, and note that puppies under 4 months of age are not allowed inside the dog park. Fill in any holes that your dog digs, and remove your dog if they exhibit any signs of aggressive behavior.
10. Abington Dog Park (Abington)
Abington Dog Park first opened in 2019 and is available for small and big dogs alike, as long as they are under voice control while inside the park. The park has two separate areas – one for large and one for small dogs, and also features tunnels, mounds of dirt for digging, and fire hydrant-shaped sprinklers.
Please note that dogs must be vaccinated and licensed, and a maximum of two dogs are allowed per owner. Children aged 15 and under must be supervised by an adult.