North Shore Resources

The North Shore is a great place to be a dog! Check out some of our favorite places to take the pups and favorite other pet providers.

Beverly, MA

J.C. Phillips Reservation - Part of the ECTA (Essex County Trail Association). Beautiful trails, swimming, glacial ridges and romantic vine covered ruins of a lost estate.

Dane Street Beach - Beautiful little beach walking distance from downtown Beverly and with parking.

Sally Milligan Park - Surprisingly large wooded area with trails

Lynch Park - Good enough for a President, good enough for a pup!

Obear Park - Ryal Side hidden gem

Dogs by Design and Cats Too! - Top notch friendly grooming

Beverly Farms

The Doggie Depot - Excellent service from a Beverly Farms staple

Beverly Commons

Danvers, MA

Choate Farm and Moore Woods - Beautiful shady walking trails!

Danvers Rail Trail - A real treasure, great for those who like to jog and bike with their pups as well

Endicott Park - Adorable farm with animals, a small lake, picnic area, trails and parking

Ipswich, MA

Willowdale State Forest - Gorgeous multi acre state forest!

Appleton Farms - One section is open to dogs, with lovely pastoral scenery and parking! Great place to ride as well

Julia Bird Reservation - hidden gem along the Ipswich river

New England Biolabs - Thank you Biolabs for kindly allowing dogs and other four footed friend on your beautiful property! Parking and don't miss the fun art!

Atlantic K-9 - Kathleen offers top dog training and breeder of the cutest Jack Russel terriers in the world

Salem, MA

Forest River Park - New parking area, great views, skate park and picnic area and small beach - fun for the whole family

Lead Mills and Wyman Woods - dog friendly year round beach and miles of trails

Hamilton, MA

Sagamore Hill - new and one of my personal favorites- magical

Wenham, MA

Swamp Walk - one of the coolest walks around, an elevated boardwalk off a hiking and biking trail through a swamp with beaver dams

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

Manchester-Essex Conservation Area - true hidden gem with lovely boardwalk and birches

Agassiz Rock - Scenic trails, great view, and cool glacial rock!

Coolidge Reservation

Essex, MA

Warren Weld Woodland

Cox Reservation - Beautiful ocean views

Topsfield, MA

Bradley Palmer - something for everyone and definitely worth checking out!

Lockwood Forest - On the Boxford/Topsfield line, acres of lovely trails and great for horses too!