Dog Friendly Beaches in Arroyo Grande, CA

There are 7 dog friendly beaches within 20 miles of Arroyo Grande. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Arroyo Grande.

Pet Friendly Avila Beach
Avila Beach Avila Beach is the smallest of the beaches in Avila & Port San Luis Harbor and it's called Dog Beach by the locals. Dogs are allowed off-leash and under voice-command control on Avila Beach before 10 am and after 5 pm daily. See Details
Pet Friendly Pismo Beach State Beach
Pismo Beach State Beach This is one of the few state beaches in California that allows you to camp at the state campground (we stayed at North Beach loop) and take your dog on the beach provided he stays on the leash. There are short coastal walking trails along the sand & you're a short walk from the town of Pismo which is very dog friendly. See Details
Pismo State Beach Your pet is welcome to join you as you enjoy this lovely Oceano beach, as long as they remain on leash and do not go into the dunes preserve. See Details
Morro Bay Dog Beach Morro Bay Dog Beach is pet-friendly. Bring your dog for a leashed walk on the beach. Don't forget to clean up any mess left behind. The stretch of sand is open every day of the week from 5am to 9pm. See Details
Olde Port Beach Olde Port Beach is pet-friendly. This popular beach welcomes dogs to play off-leash in the Port San Luis Harbor District. This is the first beach you will find after crossing the bridge out of Avila and into Port San Luis. It has parking along the road and a ramp down to the sand. The beach is accessible all the time, but lifeguards are seasonal. See Details
Pismo Beach Pier Pismo Beach Pier is pet-friendly. Although dogs are not permitted on the pier, leashed pups are welcome to join you for a leashed stroll along the sand. The 60-acre regional beach, pier and promenade includes restrooms, sand showers, volleyball courts, children's play equipment, benches, drinking fountains and many ocean recreation opportunities are available. Pismo Creek can be observed with a variety of bird life by walking down Addie Street where the creek merges into the ocean. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Olde Port Beach Olde Port Beach is pet-friendly. Pups can wander freely on this dog beach. This stretch of sand is enclosed on each end by a cliff, so pups can’t get too far. You can drive your car down the boat ramp to drop off kayaks and what not, then park back on the street. Bathrooms are clean and dogs have their own drinking fountain. See Details