Dog Friendly Activities in Castro Valley, CA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Castro Valley, and 143 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 park is packed with fun actvities, from boat rentals to bbq pits. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash in designated areas. 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 Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the designated off-leash area. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Baylands Nature Preserve Bounded by Mountain View and East Palo Alto, the 1,940-acre Baylands Preserve is one of the largest tracts of undisturbed marshland remaining in the San Francisco Bay. Fifteen miles of multi-use trails provide access to a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats. Many consider this area to be one of the best bird watching areas on the west coast. The preserve has a substantial resident population of birds as well as being a major migratory stopover on the Pacific Flyway. Dogs are allowed on-leash unless posted. 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
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
Point Isabel Regional Shoreline Dog Park Point Isabel Regional Shoreline boasts the largest public off-leash dog park in the US. With over 23 acres, the park is very popular with our four-legged friends, and welcomes over half a million dogs every year. The park is also popular for Fido's owner, with a variety of recreational options including bay fishing, hiking, birdwatching, biking, and jogging. Dogs may be taken off leash at Pt. Isabel Regional Shoreline. 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. The Sit and Stay Cafe, located on-site, is a great place to get a coffee and water after your walk. If your pooch gets really messy, you can also stop by Mudpuppies for a wash or grooming before getting back in your car. See Details
Water Dog Lake Park Leashed pets are welcome at this Belmont park, where they'll be rewarded at the end of their hike with a dip in the pet-friendly pond. 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
Dog Park at Ed Levin Park Nice park with large dog area and small dog area. Dogs are also allowed on-leash in parking lots, picnic areas, and all trails north of Calaveras Road. See Details
Shoreline Dog Park This clean, well-maintained dog park is fully fenced and includes a separate area for smaller pets and a doggie drinking fountain. 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
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
Alameda Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for smaller pets. See Details
Fremont Central Park Dog Park This one-acre dog park is a popular spot for Fremont dog owners to bring their pets for some off-leash exercise. Fully fenced with double-gate access. See Details
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. See Details
Crafting with Leather 'Crafting with Leather' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by May. On this experience, you'll learn how to make a pattern, stencil, leather painting, rivet setting and constructing a dimensional piece. Leashed dogs are welcome to join this experience, as long as they are well-behaved. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Please arrive on time. Due to the nature of tools used in class, all participants are required to sign a waiver in advance. Rates start at $105 per person. See Details
Joaquin Miller Dog Park This new fenced-in, off-leash park includes benches, waste bags, and nearby restrooms, as well as separate areas for large and small dogs. 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
Buchanan Dog Beach Small little beach where dogs can go un-leashed. See Details
Markley Creek Dog Park This is a 2 acre park with and open grass field, picnic areas, a playground for kids and restrooms. There are two separate areas, one for large dogs and the other for dogs under 30 lbs. The dog park areas have gravel ground so it's great for the rainy season. There are several benches that have shade in the evening. See Details
Heather Farm Dog Park Off-leash park at the north end of Heather Farm Park with separate areas for small and large dogs, restrooms, and parking nearby. See Details
Mitchell Park Mitchell Park has an off-leash dog exercise area located at the south side of the park, behind Spangler School. See Details
Hoover Dog Park Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this dog park, which includes drinking water, trees, gravel, and a separate area for small dogs. See Details