Dog Friendly Beaches in Carpinteria, CA

There are 4 dog friendly beaches in Carpinteria, CA. Use the links below to get an overview of each dog beach, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Arroyo Burro Beach Park

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This off-leash beach in City of Santa Barbara is the beach that runs below the Douglas Family Preserve -- it begins east of the slough at Arroyo Burro Beach (the locals call it Hendry's Beach), and stretches almost to the steps at Mesa Lane. The fallen eucalyptus trees are considered the eastern boundary. From the parking lot at Arroyo Burro, walk to the beach, turn left, and cross the slough -- this will bring you to the off-leash legal area. Please be sure your dog is leashed in the parking lot and on the beach until you cross the slough.

Summerland Beach

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Horses and dogs are allowed on this beautiful beach about 5 minutes south of Santa Barbara. Porpoises and seals dance in the surf, and it's never crowded. Parking is available at both ends of the beach.

Silverstrand Beach

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Dogs allowed on beach until 9 a.m. And after 5:00 p.m. On leash

Hollywood Beach

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Dogs allowed on beach until 9 a.m. And after 5:00 p.m. On leash