The Park and Recreation Commission, Parks and Open Space Division, and Recreation Department all welcome your questions and comments. Please check the Green Dog Program webpage for further information and updates or contact us at 617-879-5650 or via email.
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View the new green dog park interactive map or download our green dog parks map to find a park with off-leash hours. The Park and Recreation Commission established off-leash hours and parks to balance the needs of both dog owners and visitors without dogs. The program was developed with the following considerations:
The commission also sought public input through public meetings, and conducted a pilot program and assessment prior to full implementation.