This week's Patch Picks takes a look at some of the great places to walk your dog in Brookline. Even if you don't have a dog, they are still stunning parks in which to spend an afternoon. Of the many parks in the Green Dog program, it was hard to name just a few.
Why: A quiet, fenced-in park in the heart of a residential neighborhood. Thanks to Brookline's Green Dog program, you can let your best friend(s) run around off-leash from dawn 'til 1 p.m.
Why: A sidewalk winds all the way around the beautiful pond, giving you a long walk with a scenic view. The pond neighbors Olmsted Park, where you can relax with your best friend(s) after the long walk.
Why: Another park in the Green Dog program which allows dogs off-leash until 1 p.m., the field is also used for sports and includes a small playground, so there is are a number of activities for visitors with two or four legs.
Why: This North Brookline park is a great spot for sports, and a much-loved place for walks. A scenic spot which is great for sledding in the winter, and welcoming to dogs year-round–off-leash hours from dawn to 1 p.m.
Why: The Park is an ideal spot for a . Between the and the park, there is something for the entire family–including members of the Canine family. Dogs are allowed off-leash from dawn 'til 1 p.m. During the winter(December to February), dogs are allowed off-leash from dawn 'til dusk.