Best Hikes With Dogs Boston and Beyond  by Jenna Ringelheim

Best Hikes With Dogs Boston & Beyond Guide Book

by Jenna Ringelheim (The Mountaineers Books)
Best Hikes With Dogs Boston and Beyond  by Jenna Ringelheim
Whether you’re in bustling Beantown, the peaceful Berkshires, or out for a beach walk on the Cape, you and your canine buddy will have a blast on the trail! Areas covered in this guide include Dogtown Commons, Estabrook Woods, Callahan State Park, Blue Hills Reservation, Mount Watatic, island beaches, and many more.

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Trails from the "Best Hikes With Dogs Boston & Beyond" Guide Book
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Renowned for its miles of “grass avenues” bordered by woods, Appleton Farms Grass Rides has welcomed dogs and their owners for more than thirty years. Due to its increasing popularity, The Trustees ...
Hamilton, MA - Hiking
Bald Hill Reservation is one of Essex County’s best places to take an outing with your dog. The Commonwealth and the Essex County Greenbelt Association have protected over 1800 contiguous acres, which ...
Boxford, MA - Hiking
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With over 12,000 acres to explore, the thought of hiking in Beartown State Forest may seem overwhelming. The Benedict Pond Loop Trail is a good place to start as it offers wonderful access to the wate ...
Monterey, MA - Hiking
Hosting an extensive network of walking trails that cover miles of varied terrain, Beebe Woods is a picturesque place to visit. This unique landscape was created some 15,000 to 18,000 years ago toward ...
Falmouth, MA - Hiking
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While sailing along the Atlantic coastline, early European explorers named these hills for their bluish hue. Today, the Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton t ...
Milton, MA - Hiking
At 230 acres, Ponkapoag Pond is the largest and most remote body of water found within the Blue Hills Reservation. This walk on one of the less commonly traveled trails will provide you and your pup w ...
Canton, MA - Hiking
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With hardwood forests, two lakes, seven rocky outcroppings, and a rambling section along the Saugus River, the 640-acre Breakheart Reservation is loved by many a dog from the Boston area. The natura ...
Saugus, MA - Hiking
Located in the northwest corner of Framingham, Callahan State Park and the adjacent Welch Reservation provide over 800 acres of forest, fields, and about seven miles of well-marked trails to enjoy. Th ...
Framingham, MA - Hiking
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With nearly 130 acres to explore, Cat Rock Park is a place that you and your dog will want to return to again and again. Hobbs Brook runs through the park and supplies fresh water along the trail. Hob ...
Weston, MA - Hiking
This wonderful reservation will allow you and pup to walk through open meadows and up Maugus Hill, which on a clear day will give you a view of rolling hills and the church steeples of surrounding tow ...
Wellesley, MA - Hiking
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This spectacular hike rambles above the Atlantic Ocean along clay bluffs that offer some of the most dramatic views of any hike on Block Island. With plenty of lookout points along the way, you and yo ...
New Shoreham, MA - Hiking
This long, narrow property provides scenic vistas and miles of trails along the Merrimack River. Deer Jump Reservation has long been a natural retreat for humans and animals alike, with its large grov ...
Andover, MA - Hiking
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The name alone should spark enough interest for you and your pooch to check this place out. Once a farming community, Dogtown Commons represents one of the few deserted villages in New England. Settle ...
Gloucester, MA - Hiking
Bordering both Connecticut and Rhode Island, this popular 5730-acre state forest offers a vast network of hiking and nature trails for your dog to enjoy. The long-distance Midstate Trail runs through ...
Douglas, MA - Hiking
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The mission of the Dunstable Rural Land Trust (DRLT), founded in 1974, is focused on preserving, conserving, and educating people about the beautiful rural landscape that is Dunstable, Massachusetts. ...
Dunstable, MA - Hiking
Elm Bank Reservation consists of 182 acres of woodlands, fields, and an old estate. The property is surrounded on three sides by the Charles River and provides a home for a variety of wildlife, includ ...
Natick, MA - Hiking
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With almost 1200 acres of woodlands, hills, ledges, and swamp, Estabrook Woods is a much-loved doggie destination. The Woods are a conglomeration of lands owned mostly by the town of Concord, a local ...
Concord, MA - Hiking
Fresh Pond Reservation consists of a large kettle-hole lake and about 162 acres of surrounding land. The retreating Laurentide Glacier sculpted the area about 15,000 years ago. Native Americans were a ...
Cambridge, MA - Hiking
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Great Brook Farm State Park is a reminder of what eastern Massachusetts agricultural landscape used to look like. An array of open fields, stone walls, dense woodlands, and historic buildings are icon ...
Carlisle, MA - Hiking
At first glance, you might think that this preserve is too far out of the way and difficult to access. You also might be put off by the many restrictions on your dog. However, if you and your pooch ca ...
Chilmark, MA - Hiking
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