Dog Friendly Beaches in Washington

Dog friendly beaches are heaven on earth for Fido. And since sandy paws equal happy dogs, we’ve sniffed out the best beaches in Washington where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. Use the links/map below to find a dog-friendly beach in Washington.

Pet Friendly Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park Richmond Beach Saltwater Park is pet-friendly. This coastal park is home to an off-leash area that runs along the coast. Just be aware that the area is not fenced. The park also has open water access, picnic areas, a playground, public art, trails and more. The off-leash dog area is open seasonally between November 1 and March 15 See Details
Pet Friendly Double Bluff Beach
Double Bluff Beach Dogs go wild for the chance to run off-leash at this 2-mile stretch of wide, beautiful sand. There's even a doggie washing station to rinse off at. See Details
Owen Beach Owen Beach is dog-friendly, and offers waterfront picnic shelters with grills, tables, a restroom, and ample free parking. See Details
Ocean Shores Dog Beach Dogs are welcome to romp off-leash at Ocean Shores' Dog Beach! The off-leash area runs from the area South of the Taurus Beach Approach down to Butter Clam. Dogs must be cleaned up after and under voice control. See Details
Steel Lake Park Dogs are allowed in the park on leash, but are not permitted on the lake beach or in the water. See Details
Lake Fenwick Park Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash at this beautiful lake park set in a lush forest glen full of birds. A great place for a swim. See Details
Westport Beach The Westport-Grayland Chamber of Commerce wants to welcome you to the wonderful world of the South Beach...the best the coast can offer. Whether you're looking for a fishing adventure, beautiful beaches, surfing, kite flying, whale watching, crabbing, taking in a calendar event or just relaxing, the South Beach is the place to be. You can go bird watching, beach combing, and shopping or sit back and watch the waves lap the shore. For "the perfect getaway", come and enjoy our 18 miles of ocean beaches. Dogs are welcome on the beach and can be off leash. See Details
Bloedel Donovan Beach Bloedel Donovan Beach offers swimming and is located in Bellingham. Be aware that the area is not fenced. See Details
Kalaloch Beach & Nature Trail Pets are allowed on Kalaloch area beaches in Olympic National Park year-round, but they must remain on a leash at all times. They are also welcome on the Kalaloch Nature Trail, a 1.0 mile easy loop through coastal forest, with stairs and elevation change less than 40 feet. There are seven more dog-friendly beach trails that lead to the ocean from Highway 101. Ruby Beach and Beach Trail #4 have accessible viewpoints and accessible vault toilets. See Details
Long Beach Dogs are welcome to play on the miles of open beach on the Long Beach peninsula year-round. There is an 8-foot leash within the city limits of Long Beach, but it is generally not enforced, provided dogs are controlled and well-behaved. The hard pack part of the beach is a State Highway, so you can drive right onto the beach as well, but will want to keep Fido close if you do let him/her off leash. See Details
Fox Island Fishing Pier Your pet will love to join you on-leash as you enjoy this fun fishing pier with loads of beach access and salt water swimming. See Details
South Beach Your pet is welcome to join you as you enjoy this Friday Harbor beach, as long as they remain on-leash. See Details
Westport Trail & Beach Dogs and the beach go together like... well, the beach and dogs! Our 2.5 mile paved trail makes an excellent walk and the miles of sandy beaches are the icing on the cake. Whether you visit the marina area, halfmoon bay or the Westhaven Park... you and your best friend will be thrilled. See Details
Jackson Beach Jackson's Beach is a dog friendly beach close to Friday Harbor, WA. If you are looking for a day on the water with your furry companion, Jackson's Beach has a public boat launch at the end of the peninsula that is perfect for launching small boats. The beach has ample space for picnics and playing catch with your canine best friend. See Details
Camano Island State Park Camano Island State Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk on the pebbly beach with their owners between the driftwood, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. Dogs are also welcome in select cabins located at the state park. Camano Island State Park is open every day of the week from 8:00am to 4:30pm. See Details