Dog Friendly Activities in Castro Valley, CA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Castro Valley, and 150 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 Castro Valley.

Pet Friendly Lake Chabot Regional Park
Lake Chabot Regional Park This busy dog-friendly park is packed with fun activities, from fishing to running trails. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash in designated areas. There is a $2 fee per dog. Guide dogs and service dogs may enter for free. Swimming is not permitted at the park. See Details
Pet Friendly Earl Warren Dog Park
Earl Warren Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park includes separate areas for large and small dogs, picnic tables, open lawns, and restrooms. See Details
Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve is a dog-friendly park in Redwood City, CA. Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the 17.5-acre area located in the center of the preserve, accessible from the Cordilleras Trail, Polly Geraci/Hassler Trails and the Blue Oak Trail. Be careful as the area is fenced and signed at entrances, but there is no fencing around the off-leash area. Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the off-leash area. See Details
Redwood Valley Railway (Tilden Steam Train) The Redwood Valley Railway, also known as the Tilden Steam Train, is a dog-friendly attraction in Orinda, CA. This 15 inch gauge steam railway circles through the forest lined with more than 600 coast redwood trees, specifically planted by the railway. The cars are small, open air with benches and the trip lasts about 15 minutes. There are restrooms and a small gift shop at the boarding site. Any size dog is welcome but all dogs must remain leashed while on the train. Hours vary by season so be sure to check their website for current schedule. See Details
Point Isabel Regional Shoreline Dog Park Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is pet-friendly. With over 23 acres to explore off-leash, the park welcomes over half a million dogs every year. The park also offers a variety of recreational options including bay fishing, hiking, birdwatching, biking, and jogging. Any person allowing their animal to be off leash must carry a leash (six-foot maximum), keep their dog or other animal under voice control and within sight at all times, clean up after their dog, immediately leash any dog showing aggressiveness, and prevent dogs from digging or otherwise damaging park resources. See Details
Shadow Cliff Recreation Area Pets on leashes are welcome at this Pleasanton recreation area. The former quarry is a great spot for fishing and swimming. See Details
Blair Park Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash at this nature area, as long as they have a city off-leash permit. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Redwood Regional Park Your pet will love to explore this beautiful, natural recreation area. They're allowed on-leash anywhere or can roam free in undeveloped areas. See Details
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline Pets go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this San Leandro park. They're welcome to do so in undeveloped areas. Just be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
Leona Canyon Trail This gorgeous preserve includes 290 acres of natural space, with wooded canyons, creeks, and climbing trails. Pets are welcome on-leash. See Details
Sugarloaf Open Space Pets will love the chance to roam free across this Walnut Creek open space. A beautiful place for them to get some exercise. See Details
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness Your pet is welcome to play with you off-leash everywhere in this park except trails and sports fields, if under voice control. Area not fenced. See Details
Quarry Lakes Park welcomes leashed dogs. Walk along the trails surrounding the lakes. See Details
Black Diamond Mines Regional Perserve The Black Diamond Mines Regional Perserve 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 Antioch! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Black Diamond Mines Regional Perserve. 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
Newbark Dog Park Newbark Dog Park in Newark, CA, is a dog friendly park that offers agility equipment, double gate portal, drinking fountains, seating area with shade and more. See Details
Seal Point Harbor Dog Park Pets love the chance to run free at Seal Point Harbor Dog Park in San Mateo, CA. This 3-acre, fenced, off-leash dog park, located within Seal Point Park includes a separate small dog area and crushed gravel ground cover to reduce mud. Seal Point Park includes pathways for walking, cycling, and bird watching. You can walk the boardwalk along the Bay Marshes with your leashed pup, too. See Details
Paso Nogal Park Your pet will love the chance to get some exercise at this large park known for its friendly people. They're welcome to join you on-leash. See Details
Washington Park Located on the east side of the grounds, Washington Park's off-leash area gives your pup space to stretch his limbs. This park is only appropriate for early risers! See Details
Dublin Hills Regional Park Bring your pup to this hidden gem and enjoy views of the Tri Valley and SF Bay Area! See Details
Lafayette/Moraga Regional Trail The Lafayette/Moraga Regional 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 Moraga! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lafayette/Moraga Regional 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
Dublin Trail Take your pup off leash on this trail and enjoy the views of Dublin. It is located behind Dougherty Hills dog park. See Details
Almanac Barrel House, Brewery, and Taproom Almanac Barrel House, Brewery, and Taproom is pet-friendly. This industrial-style taproom offers beers brewed onsite that you can enjoy in an indoor beer hall or in the outdoor beer garden. Bring food or enjoy Burnt Ends BBQ truck outside with family, friends, children, and pets. Almanac Barrel House, Brewery, and Taproom is open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details