Dog Friendly Activities in Berkeley, CA

There are 13 dog friendly activities in Berkeley. 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 Berkeley.

Pet Friendly Cesar Chavez Dog Park
Cesar Chavez Dog Park There's loads of open space to play in at this designated off-leash area, which is wide and grassy. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Pet Friendly Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop
Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop 'Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Darius. While cozy in a private tea hut in Berkeley, your host will guide you through a tasting expedition, led by one of their highly trained tea "sommeliers". Well-behaved dogs are welcome on this experience. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 5 and up. NA. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Ohlone Dog Park Touted as the world's first off-leash dog park, this park is fully fenced with running water, waste stations, and plenty of trees. See Details
Thunder Express Taxi Cab Thunder Express Taxi Cab offers pet-friendly, 5-star service. Drivers go above and beyond to make sure you and your dog enjoy a spectacular ride. See Details
Grace North Church Grace North Church is a community where healing happens, people learn to love, and animals are welcome. They welcome animals every Sunday of the year! This mostly means dogs—at every service, they have at least one, and often many! Cats are theoretically welcome, but they find them less interested in organized religion. So if you have a dog, take them for a walk--right into the church! They'll give them communion with everyone else. See Details
Fieldwork Brewing Co Fieldwork Brewing Co is pet-friendly. This craft brewery founded in Berkeley focuses on exceptional, honest beer-making. Dogs are welcome to join the owners on the gorgeous patio. Their wide selection of draft beers include milk stout, lager, gose, and sour ale. Fieldwork is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Become a Tea Master 101 'Become a Tea Master 101' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Darius. This course is specifically for tea lovers who want to go more in-depth into a specific category of tea. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Grace North Church Grace North Church is pet-friendly. Lots of churches allow animals once a year, on St. Francis Day, but they welcome animals every Sunday of the year! This mostly means dogs—at every service they have at least one, and often many! Cats are theoretically welcome, but they find them less interested in organized religion. Dogs are given communion with everyone else. See Details
Paint a Masterpiece in California 'Paint a Masterpiece in California' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kim. Along with instruction, students are provided a large art canvas to take home, as well as painting materials to use in class during this art class experience. There is a 2-person minimum to book and dog owners need to reach out to host to pick a venue meeting spot that allows pups. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 7 guests ages 16 and up. Rates start at $28 per person. See Details
Divination + Custom Potion with a Witch 'Divination + Custom Potion with a Witch' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tatiana. You'll be invited to sit, drink and interact one-on-one with your very own a divination reading performed by a witch. Your host has an elderly schnoodle that your pooch should be able to get along with. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate one guest ages 18 and up. Rates start at $122 per person. See Details
Barista Training at NISSA Espresso Truck 'Barista Training at NISSA Espresso Truck' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Alexis. Learn about starting a food truck, making coffee and more. Dogs are welcome, as long as they stay outside the food truck. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Trail Running Around Berkeley 'Trail Running Around Berkeley' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Boris. The idea is to run on trails for 2 to 3 hours and refuel in one of the local cafes or restaurants. Leashed dogs are welcome to take part if they like running. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 5 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $19 per person. See Details
Create a Custom Leather Purse 'Create a Custom Leather Purse' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Panni. Your pooch will sit beside you at this workshop as you learn to make your own leather purse. Your host will guide you step-by-step to cut and assemble the bag and show you how to use the special tools. You will be able to choose the type and color of leather you want. No sewing skills are necessary. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $125 per person. See Details
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. See Details
Flying Furbaby photos at the Golden Gate Flying Furbaby photos at the Golden Gate is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Join a GoPro photographers at Crissy Field beach near Golden Gate bridge for action shots. The rate is based on the number of dogs, but participants can bring as many people as they want! Rates start at $25. See Details
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. See Details
Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco's most popular pet-friendly parks. Dogs have a dedicated off-leash area near the entrance at Fulton St. and 38th Ave. There are four separate off-leash areas: the southeast section between Lincoln Way, King Drive and 2nd and 7th Avenues; the Northeast section at Stanyan and Grove Streets; the Southcentral area between King Drive, Middle Drive, and 34th and 38th Avenues; and the fenced training area at 38th Ave. and Fulton. See Details
Ocean Beach Ocean Beach in San Francisco is pet-friendly. From stairwell 1 to stairwell 21, dogs are allowed off-leash and can still enjoy the other areas on-leash. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups and to keep an eye on pups playing on the sand. See Details
Fort Funston Located on Skyline Blvd, Fort Funston is one of the best places in all of San Francisco to bring your dog for a day of fun. Plenty of open space allows your dog to run free (as long as they are well-behaved and under voice command), and there are several trails, beach areas and other dogs to keep your pup happy. Dogs must be on a leash in the Bank Swallow habitat areas. See Details
Rides by me on a Classic Sidecar 'Rides by me on a Classic Sidecar' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jerome. Get an introduction to a sidecar, hit the road and enjoy a tour of iconic parks, hills, bridges and crooked streets from the comfort of a sidecar. Lap dogs are welcome to join in the sidecar. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
San Francisco Architecture 'San Francisco Architecture' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jay. Meet on Union Square and take public transit to Pacific Heights with its colorful Victorian row houses, famous mansions, and diverse architectural mix. Small dogs are welcome, but will need to be carried on your lap during the portion of this experience that takes place on a bus. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Crissy Field Your dog will love strolling on the promenade, catching a frisbee in the grassy field, and play in the sand and surf at the designated off-leash beach. A doggie water fountain and washing station are available. See Details
Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruises Your on-leash pet is welcome to join you on the one-hour Bay Cruise Adventure and the "Escape from the Rock" which take in gorgeous views of the bridges, piers, and Alcatraz. The owner remains wholly responsible for the animal and must keep it on a leash or in an approved carrier at all times while on board. Failure of the owner to control an animal is grounds for removal of the animal and passenger responsible for the animal. The Master may refuse service if appropriate. Please be aware animals are not allowed on Angel Island. See Details
LGBTQ Castro Tours 'LGBTQ Castro Tours' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kathy. On this two hour tour, you and Fido will get to visit historical sites, discover how history developed and impacted the community and get to meet people and hear their stories. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details