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Dog Friendly Apple Picking

Any suggestions for dog friendly apple picking spots outside of Boston?

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  1. Wondering about the same. Here is the only place I have found so far.


    1. I have brought my dog to Carver Hill, but it's been a couple of years.
      I really like Carver hill- very low key, no disney circus atmosphere.
      Their web address isn't responding, so you should call to make sure they're still open

      1. Not clear on if this is an allowed activity or lax rules, but we saw plenty of dogs at Smolak farms this past weekend. My children literally stopped half a dozen times to pet them.

        1. Doe Orchards. No clowns, goats, tractors, just apples. Dogs ok. Also very easy to get to, off rt 2 just past 495.

          1. I did some apple picking at Nashoba Valley Winery last year and brought our dog. Another plus is that you can get a beer or glass of wine while you are out picking.


            1. I've set up a map of different places around the Boston area that I could CONFIRM allow dogs in the apple-picking orchards. Please add, update, amend as you see fit. Map is at:

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              1. re: abliving

                Great idea! This makes my two remaining dogs out of the original three very happy... now if I can only get the car back on the road (and fresh apples for pie will make ME very happy, lol). Thanks to the OP for asking the question - and thanks to you for putting this on.. the map (sorry for the bad pun, haha). I'll save it for when I'm able to travel by something other than the T.

                1. re: abliving

                  link doesn't seem to work anymore

                  1. re: abliving

                    Not sure why the link died, but here it is again.


                    1. re: abliving

                      weird, I keep getting a cannot contact server error, but standard google maps works fine.