Dog Friendly Beaches in Carlsbad, CA

There are 4 dog friendly beach within 20 miles of Carlsbad. 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 Carlsbad.

Pet Friendly North Beach (Dog Beach)
North Beach (Dog Beach) Nine months of the year, dogs are allowed along the entire two plus mile stretch of beach in addition to the City’s two major parks, Seagrove Park and Powerhouse Park. Dogs must be leashed June 15th through Labor Day. Dogs able to run under voice control of owner from the day after Labor Day through June 14th. See Details
Pet Friendly San Onofre State Beach
San Onofre State Beach Dogs are welcome on-leash on trails one and six of this beachside hiking park, but not on the beaches. See Details
San Elijo State Beach Dogs are welcome at San Elijo State Beach on its campgrounds and paved roads and trails. Dogs must be on a six foot leash at all times. They are not permitted on the beach. See Details
Cardiff State Beach Cardiff State Beach is a dog-friendly beach on the San Diego Coast. People enjoy swimming, surfing, and beachcombing the beach. The sands gently slope into the warm water that laps the shore. Fido can join you on the sand, as long as they are on a leash under 6 feet. The beach is open every day from 6am to sunset. See Details