Dog Friendly Beaches in El Cajon, CA

There are 5 dog-friendly beaches within 20 miles of El Cajon. 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 El Cajon.

Pet Friendly Coronado Dog Beach
Coronado Dog Beach Coronado's Dog Beach is a dog-friendly, leash-free area on the western part of the shore in Coronado, CA. Parking is available along Ocean Boulevard, but it can be a rather long walk to the beach, so be sure to keep your pup leashed until you reach the sand, as there is a strict zero-tolerance policy for unleashed dogs. Owners are asked to monitor their dogs at all times, clean up any messes and ensure that Fido has all current licenses before visiting. Make sure to bring a camera and snap some photos of Fido with the stunning scenery! The Point Loma headland and iconic Hotel del Coronado are visible from the shore. See Details
Pet Friendly The Original Dog Beach
The Original Dog Beach Perhaps the most popular canine hotspot in San Diego, CA is The Original Dog Beach located at the northern end of Ocean Beach. Here, dogs can roam off-leash at any time of the day. Owners should take care to pick up after their pets. After a day at the beach, you may want to head over to the Dog Beach Dog Wash to give Fido a bath. See Details
Fiesta Island Park Most of Fiesta Island Park, a large sandy island in San Diego, CA is designated leash-free for dogs. It has lots of sandy dunes to romp in, and the calm bay waters allow the more adventurous dogs to take a quick dip. There's a designated off-leash location on the backside of the island. Bring water for your dogs. See Details
La Jolla Shores Park Leashed dogs are allowed on the one mile stretch of beach at La Jolla Shores Park, in San Diego, CA before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m. from April 1 to October 31, and before 9 a.m. and after 4 p.m. from November 1 to March 31. Always remember to keep pets away from wildlife. See Details
Pacific Beach Stretching from the Crystal Pier to Pacific Beach Drive, you can wander along golden sands with your pooch at certain times of day on the pet-friendly Pacific Beach in San Diego, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach, boardwalk and adjacent parks before 9am and after 4pm from November 1st to March 31st and before 9am and after 6pm from April 1st through October 31st. See Details