dog parks on cape cod

There’s no better place to meet friendly dogs than at one of these dog parks on cape cod.  Take off the leash and let off some steam!


barnstable dog park

barnstable dog park conceptual drawing
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Hope is in the air for a summer 2016 opening to a new dog park in barnstable.

The 22-acre location near Hathaway’s pond will feature areas for large dogs, small dogs, and a training area. The proposed layout includes a fence that will be rounded so dogs won’t be able to get cornered. We can’t wait to try this park out!


Brewster has lots of chatter about dog parks each year. There are lots of supporters, and lots of opponents. and now they have a dog park committee. But still no dog park.

stay tuned…


fresh pond dog park

route 134 (westbound side), dennis

cape cod’s first off-leash dog park, fresh pond dog park in dennis is a cozy fenced in with two enclosed areas set aside a swimming pond and 1/2 mile dog hiking trail in the woods. It’s a wonderful place.

fresh pond dog park is located off exit 9a of route 6, on the westbound side of route 134 in dennis, 1/2 mile after upper county road.


Falmouth Dog Park

map of the falmouth dog parkThe Falmouth Dog Park is a 1.6 acre site on town-owned land with two fenced play areas for dogs. There are separate areas for small dogs and large dogs. Both areas are covered with pea stones and sand and include benches, water bubblers, and waste disposal cans.

Note: During the winter months, the water is turned off. Please bring water for your pets.

See lots of cool pics and learn more about the park and upcoming events at the falmouth dog park website.


Mashpee Dog Park is opened in the summer of 2015. It is located at 180 Ashumet Road, Mashpee, MA.

view Mashpee dog park’s website


pilgrim bark park

map of the pilgrim bark park, an off leash dog park in provincetown, maPilgrim bark park is located on the corner of route 6 and shank painter road in provincetown, ma. pilgrim bark park was recently ranked the second best dog park in America.

$200,000 buys you a nice dog park these days, evidenced by pilgrim bark park’s dog water fountain, dog memorial, and even a dog art gallery if your dog is so inclined. provincetown itself was also voted the most dog-friendly town in america, and pilgrim bark park is a prime example of why.

black dog chasing a ball in provincetown's pilgrim bark parkpilgrim bark park is a great stopover on your way from route 6 into provincetown, the perfect place to let your dog run off some steam before heading to the dog-friendly haven that is commercial street.

but to true cape beach dogs, enclosed dog parks are nice… but they pale aside the lure of the tail-wagging fun to be had at the  off-leash dog beach of nearby provincetown harbor. view our guide to dog friendly beaches on cape cod.

Learn more about provincetown’s dog park at the pilgrim bark park website.


Yarmouth dog park

The yarmouth dog park is located at the sandy pond recreation area, at 452–474 Buck Island Road in Yarmouth.

The park opened in 2015. It is a 26,000 square foot park with three separate enclosed areas to accommodate large dogs, small dogs, and an area for shy dogs or those in training.

The yarmouth dog park is a welcome addition to cape cod’s dog park scene, check it out!

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