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1590 E Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA, US 92123
(619) 221-8901
Fiesta Island Off Leash Dog Park Overview
Hours: 4am-12am
Cost: FREE
Most of this large sandy island in Mission Bay is designated leash-free for dogs. Lots of sandy dunes to romp in, and the calm bay waters lets the more adventurous dogs take a quick dip. There is a designated off leash location on the backside of the island as Sea World will be on your left, fenced in front with signs. Very private with endless shores to run. Bring water for your dogs, there are porta-potties located around the island.
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Fiesta Island Off Leash Dog Park in San Diego, CA, US has an average rating of 4.7 based on 16 member reviews.
Dog Smorgasborg
Fiona in San Diego
Dog Smorgasborg sounds like he was bullied as a child. Poor thing. Small dogs and large dogs have a blast here. We have nearly perfect weather year round. Lots of wide open space. There is a group called FIDO, Fiesta Island Dog Owners www.fidosd.org who are trying to save this park from development. Thanks to FIDO it is still there but there is still a LOT of red tape to cut before this great park is safe.
Help Save This Area!
Jean in San diego
There is no other place like it in all of Southern California! Dogs run,play and swim while their owners exercise alongside them,- walking, biking and running. Unfortunately the city is planning to develop it but FIDO (Fiesta Island Dog Owners) is fighting to preserve a space. Go to their website FIDOSD.org and sign up to be a supporter to save the area.
Fun and Sand
Heather in New Orleans
I liked that there were a couple of doggie-friendly options here. You could choose to walk the perimeter of the island with your pooches off-leash (since this area is fenced off from the main road) or go splash around in the shallow water off the beach (which is especially great for little dogs!)
Great Dog Beach 🌊
Sonsie in Encinitas
We took our dog and his dog friend here to teach him how to swim. They loved it. We will definitely be coming back :)
great as is
JoJo in lakeside
The only place ( until you reach Nor Cal ) where your best friend can run/walk/swim with their friends and you~~win, win you both get great exercise, outdoors and activity!! Leave it the way it is...perfect!!!
Best Dog Beach!
Ashleigh in riverside
We love this park! It's HUGE and plenty of room for the dogs to full on run and jump and swim! We spend all day there sometimes! Love it.
nicole in south Berwick
This place is awesome!! A whole island where your dog can be off the leash! Everyone I talked to was really nice and all the dogs were well behaved! My dog loved it and enjoyed going into the water! It was also very clean for the amount of dogs that go there.
Disney for Dogs!
Meg in San Diego
I love this place, it's the best. It has everything...large open space to let your dogs run, wild life to Chase, water to romp in and have I mentioned all the dogs??? It's also great walk for the humans or if you like to run off leash with your pup, this place is perfect!
Love this Place
Kevin in San Diego
My 2 dogs love this place. They can run, swim and climb hills. Besides the fact this is the biggest dog park I have even seen, they love all of the open space to run.
A must go
Robert in San Deigo
Huge open area. Only water area is in the middle where 3 trees are. provided by water jugs. plenty of beach area as well as (during spring only) plenty of green shrubs. good place during summer ( SD parks dept. moes over all weeds to keep fox tails down)
Dog Smorgasborg
newt gingrich in Washington DC
This place is great for Large breed owners having trouble feeding their dogs. With all the Chihuahuas and Shitzus running around, your Big Dog won't be hungry for long. Especially if they can eat on the run. It's so easy for the little ones to get lost in the mix, so if your beast is quick and clean who'll notice. As a side benefit, the small dog population gets culled leaving behind only the fastest and smartest small breeds behind. Making a much stronger genes pool. So yeah people bring your little ones to the park, we can't wait to Meat... You
Dog Heaven
Colt in San Diego
Our dogs LOVE Fiesta Island. The young Labs RUNNN!!! and swim, the old Ger Shep just happily walks along and occasionally splashes in the shallows -- but it's a good time for all. The only flaw is that sometimes owners fail to clean-up after their pets -- so to those of you who sometimes may have so neglected ... please be more considerate. Thanx.
Fiesta Island
Lea in Hillcrest
We had so much fun but I did notice there were many people with unfriendly dogs. I recommend Fiesta Island but it might be a goo idea to keep your small dog on a leash at first. ALSO, be very careful of beehives!! There was a huge beehive under a picnic table. I did track down a guy who worked there and they eventually had the hive relocated but I was told they have a bee problem.
love this place
Joni in San Diego
One of my favorite places to bring my dog for some exercise since I get plenty of exercise with her. A walk around the fenced area takes us over an hour to complete. Lots of water play and hills for running up and down. Could use a couple more strategically located trash bins. The only drinking water for dogs is brought is what is brought in by jugs and left under the trees in the middle of the island but last time I was there I did notice someone left a bowl and jug by the southwest side of the island. Would also be nice if more people cleaned up after their pets. All in all it's still one of our favorite places.
Beth in San Diego
With a 10 month old Puppy, it is nice to have a wide open area for him to run. Other dog beaches are confined to a small area with so many dogs it is hard to keep track of everything. Fiesta Island is nice because of the wide open areas. There may be hundreds of dogs but it still seems empty. Plus if my little guy gets too crazy and starts annoying the older dogs, I can just turn around an walk the other direction. Plenty of open space.
Great place to be free!
Chelsea in San Diego
There is just so much space for your dog to be free. So many dog parks are fenced in, and dog beaches can often be crowded due to space. Dogs of all sizes play here, with room to walk away if there isn't a friendly encounter. (Usually is though) It would receive a higher rating if more owners cleaned up after their pets. Just watch where you step, and bring a towel in case your dog likes to swim!
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