Dog Friendly Beaches in San Rafael, CA

There are 8 dog friendly beaches in San Rafael, 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.

Baker Beach

Located approximately 1 mile south of the Golden Gate Bridge, this beach is a great spot to take your dog for a view of the famous landmark. Dogs are permitted off-leash on Baker Beach north of Lobos Creek, but they must be on a leash south of Lobos Creek.

Fort Funston Doggie Beach

An off leash doggie beach with a huge area of tons of trails. There are typically hundreds of well socialized and well behaved dogs for your dog to play with.

Lands End Beach Off Leash Dog Area

Lands End Beach Off Leash Dog Area is unfenced. Watch for signs designating certain areas that require leash use.

Bolinas Beach

Leashed dogs are welcome to watch the surfers with you at this beautiful beach.

Rodeo Beach

Pets may join you on-leash at this Saulsalito beach.

Albany Bulb

Pets are welcome to play off-leash in the designated area of this park, which includes a small beach, or escape the crowds for an on-leash stroll along the secluded trails.

Buchanan Dog Beach

Small little beach where dogs can go un-leashed.

Stinson Beach

Leashed dogs are welcome on the county beach and in picnic areas, but not on the National Park Service section of the beach.