Last updated: March 3, 2021
Do you want to explore Saugus Iron Works with your leash-holding companions? Weave around the historic buildings, follow the Nature Trail next to the Saugus River, or take in some sunshine on the upper lawn? You can! Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is a pet friendly park.
Interested in getting your very own B.A.R.K. Ranger dog tag? We made it easy for your human to help you get one. Just follow the B.A.R.K. Ranger principles!
B.A.R.K. stands for:
B = Bag Your Waste
Have your human pick up after you
A = Always Wear a Leash
No more than 6 feet (2 meters)
R = Respect Wildlife
No barking, digging, sniffing, or chasing
K = Know Where You Can Go
Except for buildings, you can go anywhere your human can
Once you learn the principles of B.A.R.K., find a park ranger to receive your very own B.A.R.K. Ranger dog tag!
Park rangers offer bark ranger tags during the summer months, usually mid-May through October. However, you can explore Saugus Iron Works with your dog year-round.
In the 1600's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened! Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony. Saugus Iron Works is a twelve-acre National Historic Site that includes working waterwheels, forges, mills, a historic 17th century home, and a lush river basin.