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Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery

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This is a very fun place to go with your dog!

This is a place to bring your dog and let'er loose to run with other dogs, up and down, just a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandie B
Westwood, Massachusetts
Doggie Heaven

We took our Jack to dog mountain. They have obstacle courses and plenty of room to roam. They have... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Dog Mountain is a nonprofit set on 150 acres on a private mountain top spot in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. The grounds are open from dawn til dusk to people and their dogs. Artist Stephen Huneck and his wife, Gwen, bought the property in 1995. They...more
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143 Parks Rd, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
+1 800-449-2580
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to bring your dog and let'er loose to run with other dogs, up and down, just a gorgeous place for people and dogs. your dog needs to not be dog aggressive and come when called but don't call it for a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sandie B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our Jack to dog mountain. They have obstacle courses and plenty of room to roam. They have a nice souvenir shop, but most impressive was the sanctuary where hundreds if not thousands of people have posted letters to their dogs that have passed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nickc4813
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The total experience was awe-inspiring! Everything from the wonderful gallery of Stephen's works to the beautiful chapel where I had intended to write a memorial but was unable to do so as it was so overwhelming...both as happy memories and the sadness of profound loss....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chester D H
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Absolutely blown away with this place. As soon as we drove down the dirt road and caught a glimpse of the labrador columns, we knew this place was special and unlike any other gallery or church we had visited. We went this week (inbetween seasons)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This place is absolutely amazing. I was surprised to see such a wonderful place in such a small town. We found it on accident and I am so happy that we did. The gallery was amazing and the chapel very humbling. The grounds are beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Contakesavaca
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We drive through every year on our way to Maine. This year, we brought our dog and decided to finally stop at Dog Mountain. It was amazing! The chapel is a must-see, as there are thousands of pictures and notes of dogs passed from their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KateTheSkiier
Reviewed 23 August 2018

There are plenty of nice trails for your four legged companion and they are allowed in the Chapel and Gallery (on leash)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard Z
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It is well worth going off the highway into the sleepy village of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to visit the Stephen Huneck dog chapel. I've been privileged to visit 3 times.......in 2003, 2005, and 2 days ago....It is the most peaceful place and a great place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dogsrule
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you love dogs this is a nice place to visit. High on a scenic hillside a little way out of town you will find some walking trails, a dog related art gallery and the Dog Chapel. Dogs on and off leash are more than...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TundraJayco
Reviewed 27 July 2018

What a quaint and peaceful place, until you have lots of fun dogs running at you to greet you as you find you way to the dog park/pond near the chapel. Great place to check out. Left a message for my dog that has passed.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SusanM894
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10 July 2018|
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Response from chiefwahoo1989 | Reviewed this property |
There’s no fenced in areas at the mountain. It is all kind of surrounded by thick trees and bushes that sort of act like a fences at the edges of the fields, but there are no actual fences.
7 May 2018|
Response from Stephanie J | Reviewed this property |
They have granted permission in the past for dog owners to spread their ashes. You should simply contact them and I'm sure they would make every effort to grant your wish. You can always leaves notes and remembrances about... More
5 April 2018|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
It is open year round. Go to the website to view the hours.