About Mass Dog Hikes

Destinations and Education

Mass Dog Hikes is a community of dog people who want freedom for their dogs in exciting places, and safety and responsibility while we're there.

Explore Massachusetts' incredible dog hiking destinations.

Learn about how to make those hikes safe and enjoyable for all of us.

Mass Dog Hikes Brian Burke

Brian Burke, Founder Mass Dog Hikes and Burke's Pet Care

How MDH Works

With our "All Access Pass" (coming soon), you will have access to ALL of our members-only exclusive content.

"Mass Dog Hikers" get ALL of these benefits with the All Access Pass:

  • Super-informative online destination guides...including doggie day trips to awesome hiking areas and local attractions--secrets about trails, advice to get the most out of your hike and more.
  • Our "Leash Liberation Method" (coming soon) to ensure that you not only find great destinations, but that you enjoy "liberation" from the leash ... and liberation from safety concerns while you're there!
  • Other online courses for tick prevention, winter hiking tips, conservation of the places we take our dogs, and more.
  • Meet up's to hike with other members and their dogs
  • Access to HIDDEN dog hiking goldmines that Brian learned from his dog walking clients who knew the secret spots around them, and from his own explorations as a dog walker  
  • Dog Hike online destination guides based on history, geology and other themes--teach the kids and learn a little yourself about the area.
  • "Smaht Dog" Training courses to learn how to keep our dogs safe and happy out on the roads and trails with instruction for real incidents that occur 
  • Members-only zoom-type sessions to connect, share ideas, learn some new stuff and more.
  • Receive live check-ins from the trails to see conditions, cool parts, etc.
  • Cool Swag and Merch, such as an MDH bumper sticker to the display that let's others you "Get It" about dog etiquette and dog adventure when you're parked at a trail head
  • Get more out of being on the trails in terms of how to discover wildlife, learning about the woods, and learning to "just be" while you're out there and soak in the peace with online guides that we provide!

The Best Way to take advantage of Mass Dog Hikes while we wait for the All Access Pass to become available, is to download the "Leash Liberation Method".


Want more freedom for your dog to roam a bit while still maintaining control?

Concerned about ticks, wildlife and other situations when your dog is in the woods and fields?

Be "Liberated" from holding a leash constantly and also liberated from fears of ticks and other concerns while you're on the trails!

Download my 3-step "Leash Liberation Method" for only $47 for a limited time!  Have more peace of mind today,

When you have some extra time...

Learn About How it all Started:

How Mass Dog Hikes started

What is the "Smaht Dog" all about?