Dog Friendly Activities in Dana Point, CA

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Dana Point, and 65 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 Dana Point.

Pet Friendly Salt Creek Trail
Salt Creek Trail The Salt Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Dana Point! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Salt 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
Pet Friendly San Juan Creek Trail
San Juan Creek Trail The San Juan Creek Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Dana Point! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Juan 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
Kayak & Hiking Experience in Dana Point 'Kayak & Hiking Experience in Dana Point' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Michiel. Cruise around the harbor with your salty sea dog and chat about the interesting history and folklore of Dana Point. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are comfortable on the water. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 12 and up. Kayak experience is not required, your professional and experienced guide will assist you in getting familiar with your kayak and there will be an opportunity to change clothes before you get out on the water. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Catch Lobsters with a Fisherman 'Catch Lobsters with a Fisherman' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by William. Learn the art of lobster hooping along the southern California coast. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join this adventure on the sea. The experience lasts 4.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $199 per person. See Details
Ocean Kayak Fishing 'Ocean Kayak Fishing' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by David. Launch the kayak out of Dana Point harbor, grab some live bait from the bait receiver and head out of the harbor to fish along the coast. Small dogs are welcome with prior approval from your host. The experience lasts 9 hours and can accommodate one guest ages 18 and up. You will need a one day fishing license, which are available at the dock. Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
San Onofre State Beach Dogs are welcome on-leash on trails one and six of this beachside hiking park, but not on the beaches. See Details
Newport Beach Leashed dogs are allowed before 10:00 am and after 4:30 pm on ocean front beaches. On bay front beaches, leashed dogs are allowed before 9:00 am and after 5:00 pm. The person in control of the dog must have in his or her possession, an implement or device capable of removing any feces deposited by the animal. See Details
Shady Canyon Trail Loop The Shady Canyon Trail Loop is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Irvine! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Shady Canyon Trail Loop. 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
Fashion Island Overlooking the ocean, Fashion Island offers distinctive shopping and dining in a coastal resort setting. Fashion Island allows dogs in the common areas of the Center. Dogs are not allowed in the food court or grassy areas of Fashion Island, and it is up to individual stores whether they allow dogs inside. See Details
Laguna Beach Dog Park Laguna Beach Dog Park is a great place for the dogs of Laguna Beach to get some exercise and socialize while their owners share the latest news from around town and around the world. The park is open daily from dawn to dusk, except Wednesdays when it's closed for maintenance. When at the dog park, you must pick up after your dog in and out of fenced area. Dogs must be leashed entering and exiting the park. Dogs must be currently licensed. Aggressive dogs must be removed from the park immediately. Professional dog training is not permitted. Spike or pinched collars are not permitted. Sports activities, bicycles, picnics, etc. are not permitted. Take any balls or other toys when you leave. You are responsible for your dog's conduct. If your dog is causing a problem, please leave. Dogs must not be left at the park unattended. See Details
Orange County Great Park Bring Fido to Orange County Great Park and enjoy all the offerings of this incredible park including the famous Great Park Balloon. Soaring 400 feet above the earth, the Great Park Balloon is one of the largest tethered helium balloons in the world. Dogs are welcome at the Great Park, including in most areas of the special events. You can even bring your pup for a ride on the Great Park Balloon. Just keep your dog on a leash at all times. Bags are provided for picking up after your pet. See Details
SoCal Photo Shoot for Your Pup SoCal Photo Shoot for Your Pup is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Meet your host at the iconic Laguna Beach Lifeguard Tower on Main Beach to begin your photo session. Sessions are scheduled early in the morning or during the golden hour around sunset. Rates start at $129. See Details
Irvine Central Bark Dog Park This large, clean off-leash dog park is a favorite with local pet owners. It features separate areas for large and small dogs. There's plenty of grass, water fountains, and shade areas. Parking can be a bit limited during busy times. See Details
Turtle Rock Trail The Turtle Rock Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Irvine! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Turtle Rock 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
San Juan Loop Trail San Juan Loop Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This short trail offers beautiful scenery and attracts crowds accordingly. This is one of the most used trails in the Santa Ana Mountains and is suitable for all types of people. See Details
The Fun Zone Boat Company Your pup is welcome to join you as you tour Newport Beach from the water on a Fun Zone Boat Company harbor cruise. Watch the sea lions frolic and enjoy sights of celebrity homes as you cruise on the 45-minute or 90-minute harbor tours. Just leash up your dog and make sure she is comfortable on the water, and you both will have an unforgettable time. See Details
Santa Ana River Trail The Santa Ana River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Huntington Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Santa Ana River 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
Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail The Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Aliso Viejo! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to BringFido for informational purposes only. See Details
Outlets at San Clemente Dogs are welcome to walk outside at this coastal outdoor outlet shopping center with more than 55 stores and eateries. The shopping center has dog-friendly amenities including pet stations and free treats from Customer Service. The Outlets at San Clemente is conveniently located off the I-5 freeway between Los Angeles and San Diego. See Details
Laguna Niguel Regional Park Your dog is welcome to join you on-leash at this beautiful 230-acre park with a fantastic fishing lake. See Details
Corona Del Mar State Beach Dogs are welcome at Corona Del Mar State Beach, where they can join their owners at certain times during the day. The half-mile long sandy beach is the ideal playground for pups who love the feeling of sand under their paws. Cliffs and a rock jetty encase the sandy beach, which is popular with surfers, swimmers, and divers. Pets are not permitted on the beach between 10:00am to 4:30pm and you should call the park directly to find out specific opening times. See Details
Mile Square Regional Park Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash at this Fountain Valley park. See Details
Costa Mesa Bark Park Leashed pets welcome at this well-maintained park, which includes separate small dog area, fences, restrooms, waste bags, trees and benches. See Details