Dog Friendly Activities in Boulder Creek, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Boulder Creek, and 91 more nearby. 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 Boulder Creek.

Pet Friendly Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Big Basin Redwoods State Park Big Basin Redwoods State Park is California's oldest state park and is home to the largest span of old-growth Redwoods south of San Francisco. Leashed dogs are allowed in the campsites, picnic areas, and on paved roads. They must be on a leash and attended at all times. Dogs are also allowed on North Escape, a 2.5-mile one-way (5-mile round trip) paved road that is mostly gated off to cars and alongside old-growth redwoods, a creek, and lush undergrowth. Dog owners can check out Big Basin's official website for information on day-use and camping fees. Dogs are not permitted on any of the trails or fire roads excluding the campground connector trail from Sempervirens and Blooms Creek campgrounds to park headquarters. Dogs are not allowed in any portion of the Rancho del Oso area, or on Waddell State Beach. See Details
Pet Friendly Roaring Camp Railroads
Roaring Camp Railroads Roaring Camp Railroads offers dog-friendly train rides in Felton, CA, through the California Redwoods. Located just a few miles from Santa Cruz, you and Fido can climb aboard an authentic 19th century steam train for a trip through the magnificent redwood forest. As you travel along the historic, winding narrow-gauge track to the summit of Bear Mountain, the conductor will entertain you with the history of the railroad and its locomotives, which were once used to haul giant redwood logs out of the forest. Tours are offered daily and departure times vary by season. See Details
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Dogs are welcome in the picnic areas and campsites of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Also, unlike many state parks in the area, dogs can also join you on a number of trails, including the Meadow Trail, Pipeline Road, Graham Hill Trail, and Powder Mill Fire Road. The park has been established to preserve forests and the areas next to the watershed of the San Lorenzo River, including a number of huge redwood trees. The park is open from sunrise to sunset every day and the Visitor Center is open from 10am to 4pm. See Details
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park is dog-friendly. This redwood forest is home to trees that stretch up to 2,600 feet into the sky above. Although logging felled thousands of trees that once stood in the area, many new trees are starting to grow back to cover the land that lay bare for so long. Dogs are only allowed on Aptos Creek Fire Road and the four single-track trails below the steel bridge. Unfortunately, dogs are prohibited beyond the gate at the Porter picnic area parking lot. The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
West Cliff Drive Bring Fido for a hike along West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz. West Cliff Drive is a three-mile walking and biking path along the Pacific Ocean. The walk starts at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, winds past the iconic Santa Cruz Dream Inn, Steamer Lane, and Lighthouse Point, and ends at Natural Bridges State Beach. West Cliff Drive is wheelchair accessible. See Details
Twin Lakes State Beach Twin Lakes State Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Santa Cruz, CA. Dogs are welcome as long as they remain on-leash. Outdoor showers and restrooms nearby. See Details
Lighthouse Field State Beach Dogs are welcome at Lighthouse Field State Beach, where you and Fido will discover a dog-friendly picturesque beach. The Lighthouse Field State Beach, also known at Its Beach, is located north of the Lighthouse on West Cliff Drive. You can bring your pooch with you to enjoy the sand and sea, but they must remain on their leash for the duration of their stay. The beach is open from 7am until sunset every day of the week. See Details
Its Beach Its Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Santa Cruz, CA. Your favorite canine will love a romp on this lovely beach, where they're welcome to join you as long as they remain on-leash. See Details
Bean Hollow State Beach Pets are welcome to join you on-leash as you explore the rocky shores of this Pescadero beach. A great spot for for tide-pooling and beachcombing. See Details
Rio Del Mar Beach Dogs are welcome to join you on-leash at this dog-friendly beach with hardly any traffic. See Details
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park welcomes leashed dogs on the Pipeline Road, Graham Hill Trail, Powder Mill Fire Road, and Meadow Trail. Dogs are also welcome in the picnic area and campground. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times, and humans must clean up after their canine companions. See Details
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Leashed dogs are allowed on all trails at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve except Lost and Razorback Trails. See Details
Cuesta Park Cuesta Park is a dog-friendly area in Mountain View, CA. Enjoy tennis, volleyball, or a simple walk through nature. Pets welcome if they remain on leash. See Details
University Terrace Dog Run Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park near Medar Street and Nobel Drive. See Details
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad is pet-friendly. Committed to providing a great experience to children and adults alike, ride aboard a real steam engine as it goes through beautiful Oak Meadow and Vasona Parks. Dogs & Pets are permitted on the train as long as they are on a leash, and they don’t need a ticket! Humans pay $3 per ticket. Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad is open weekends from 10:30am to 3:00pm. See Details
Shoup Park Shoup Park is home to the Garden House, The Underground, and Patriot Corner Picnic Area. It is adjacent to Adobe Creek and connecting trail to Redwood Grove Nature Preserve. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails. See Details
Cathedral of Faith Dogs are allowed at these church services. See Details
Las Palmas Dog Park The large, fenced dog run at this public park is a great place to bring your pet to play off-leash. Includes running water, donated toys, and waste bags. See Details
Los Gatos Creek Trail The Los Gatos Creek Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Los Gatos! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Los Gatos Creek Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Scotts Valley Bark Park Scotts Valley Bark Park is a wonderful place for you and your dog. There are two large separate areas; one for small or shy dogs, and another large, outgoing dogs. The park has lots of toys, water dishes, and a play pool for the pooches. It is located in the Skypark Complex, next to soccer fields and a playground (for your non-canine family members). See Details
Bass Pro Shops Dogs are welcome to shop with their humans at Bass Pro Shops in San Jose, CA. You'll find supplies for outdoor recreation, fishing, camping, boating, hunting, dog training and more and this pet-friendly store. See Details
Bargetto Winery Bargetto Winery is dog-friendly. Established in 1933, this Californian winery has a wide selection of red, whites, and reserves for visitors to try. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the courtyard next to the creek. They also host events, weddings, parties, and give pairing ideas. The tasting room is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Rengstorff Park Fenced Dog Park Rengstorff Park Fenced Dog Park in Mountain View, CA, is a dog-friendly area of the park where Fido can play off leash. Fido should be kept under voice control while playing in the park. Please use provided plastic bags to clean up after your dog. See Details
Seacliff State Beach Known for its fishing pier and concrete freighter, The SS Palo Alto, Seacliff State Beach is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy the sea air alongside Fido. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet and attended by their owner. There is a $10 day-use fee for vehicles. The Seacliff State Beach is open daily from 8am to sunset. See Details