Callahan State Park (Framingham, MA)

If you have a dog or if you are a pooch lover like I am and you live in the Massachusetts area, then you must make a trip out to Callahan State Park in Framingham, MA.  In fact, they should rename it Canine State Park.

When I arrived at the park, shortly before 9 on a Saturday morning, the fairly ample parking lot was already almost full.  It did not take long to find some cute canines to photograph.  I had more trouble deciding which dogs to photograph.

Casey wanted to get an extra close up photo.

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Lucky’s dad used a ball to get his attention.

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Luna looked right at the camera for me.

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Shelby wasn’t sure if he should play with his ball or pose for me.

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Finn, an Australian cattle breed mix, wanted to say hi.  Right after I took this photo, he ran up to me and snuggled with me.

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Heboo dressed for the seasonably chilly weather with a sweater.

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Ella gave me a big smile for her photo.

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Duke (on your left) and Pete (on your right) were busy looking at their mom/walker.

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Gracie looked sharp!

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This guy was  a great poser!

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Leaves carpeted most of the trails and the foliage was not at its peak.  But, there were still so many pretty views.

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There is lots of open land for dogs to play or run around on.

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There is a creek that runs across the park

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It began to rain, only for a few minutes, when I was at the creek.  It stopped just after I get a few shots of the rain making ripples on the water.

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Callahan State Park also has a pond.

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There is a little island in the middle of the pond.

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This rock caught my eye.

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The dogs went in for swim and one of them even retrieved a stick.

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The park has a circular path which is great for joggers and anyone who wants to take a leisurely walk.  The Greater Framingham Running Club held a 5k/10k run the day I was there.

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The runner in blue and yellow waved to me.  Who said runners aren’t friendly?

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There are so many things you can do at Callahan State Park.  This radio plane enthusiast took his plane out for a spin.

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This father and son their bikes for a ride.

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About New England Nomad

Hi I'm Wayne. Welcome to my blog. I am a true New Englander through and through. I love everything about New England. I especially love discovering new places in New England and sharing my experiences with everyone. I tend to focus on the more unique and lesser known places and things in New England on my blog. Oh yeah, and I love dogs. I always try to include at least one dog in each of my blog posts. I discovered my love of photography a couple of years ago. I know, I got a late start. Now, I photograph anything that seems out of the ordinary, interesting, beautiful and/or unique. And I have noticed how every person, place or thing I photograph has a story behind it or him or her. I don't just photograph things or people or animals. I try to get their background, history or as much information as possible to give the subject more context and meaning. It's interesting how one simple photograph can evoke so much. I am currently using a Nikon D3200 "beginner's camera." Even though there are better cameras on the market, and I will upgrade some time, I love how it functions (usually) and it has served me well. The great thing about my blog is you don't have to be from New England, or even like New England to like my blog (although I've never met anyone who doesn't). All you have to like is to see and read about new or interesting places and things. Hopefully, you'll join me on my many adventures in New England! View all posts by New England Nomad

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