South of Boston/Plymouth
East Foxboro Street, between Cedar and Gunhouse streets, opposite the ball fields Sharon, MA Phone:
430 Potomska Road Dartmouth, MA Phone: 508-990-0505
This well-managed nature center and coastal reserve has extraordinary water views and five miles of trails through unspoiled forest and salt marshes. The Lloyd Center offers a variety of recreational and educational opportunities for families, birders, school-children, hikers, scientists and nature enthusiasts of all ages. Dogs may be off-leash except when visitors, especially schoolchildren, are using the visitor center. Usually, visitor center is closed Sundays and Mondays. It may be open Mondays in warm seasons. See dog policy on home page of website.
Entrances at Fort Hill Street and Beal Street Hingham, MA Phone:
This park occupies more than 400 acres along the Weymouth Back River. There are three miles of paved roadways for hiking, bicycling, and jogging, as well as wooded paths. Dogs are welcome, but they must be leashed. Owners must pick up dog waste.
Stodder's Neck Dog Park
457 Lincoln Street (Route 3A) Hingham, ME Phone: 617-727-5293