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Dog Friendly Apple Picking

NahantNative Sep 15, 2010 08:51 AM

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

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    abliving Aug 24, 2011 06:16 AM

    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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      threedogs Aug 25, 2011 01:53 PM

      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.

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        Nechushtan Oct 9, 2011 02:24 PM

        link doesn't seem to work anymore

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          abliving Oct 9, 2011 02:45 PM

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


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            Nechushtan Oct 9, 2011 02:52 PM

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

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          robcorriveau Sep 16, 2010 07:23 AM

          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.


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            drb Sep 15, 2010 01:47 PM

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

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              makonna Sep 15, 2010 12:07 PM

              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.

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                cpingenot Sep 15, 2010 11:57 AM

                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

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                  El Guapo Sep 15, 2010 11:21 AM

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


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