Dog Friendly Activities in Gilroy, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Gilroy, and 25 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 Gilroy.

Pet Friendly Verde Vineyards
Verde Vineyards Verde Vineyards is a boutique winery specializing in small lot, hand crafted Bordeaux Varietals from their estate vineyards in the Santa Clara Valley. The winery hosts live music on weekends. Dogs are welcome on the covered tasting patio and grounds. Two of their wines, Sophie's Blend and Tess' Blend are named after the owners' dogs. During the summer, they are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm and during winter, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Almaden Quicksilver County Park Almaden Quicksilver County Park is a view of California's mining era history. With remnants from the latter part of the 19th century, you can look back in time at the mining operations of that day. Also, Spring offers the chance to see one of the most spectacular wildflower displays of the region. There are over 34.2 miles of hiking trails open to your pet also. Picnic tables are scattered throughout. Fishing is also available, but due to the accumulation of mercury in the reservoirs, the fish are unsafe to eat. Your dog must be on a 6' leash, and handlers must be at least 16 years old. Only two dogs per handler. Owners are responsible for pet care and clean up. Aggression is not tolerated. All dogs must wear proof of current license, rabies vaccination, and must not be in heat. See Details
Almaden Lake Park Soak up a healthy dose of natural beauty and tranquility at this San Jose public park, where your leashed pet is welcome to join you. Please note that pets are not allowed in the water due to unhealthy conditions. See Details
Manresa State Beach Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at this Watsonville beach. See Details
Coyote Creek Trail The Coyote 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 San Jose! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Coyote 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
Hellyer Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this huge fenced dog park known for its friendly crowd. Drinking water available. Fee for parking on-site. See Details
Morgan Hill Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog run with separate small dog area, trees for shade, water fountains, and waste bags. See Details
Watsonville Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Trail System Wildlife Sanctuary on Westside of Watsonville. Trail system around Watsonville Slough in view of Pacific Coast Highway. Features include trail system and pristine nature preserve. See Details
Aptos Dog Park at Polo Grounds Park Aptos Dog Park at Polo Grounds Park is an easy to find, fenced park with a small dog area as well as fountains, benches, and shade. Pets will love to play off-leash in this one-acre fenced dog park, which is open daylight hours. See Details
Frank Klauer Memorial Dog Park This wide, fenced area is a great place to bring your pet to get some much needed off-leash exercise. See Details
Coyote Creek Trail The Coyote 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 Morgan Hill! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Coyote 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
Pinto Lake County Park 183-acre park has a beautiful lake with fishing pier, baseball and soccer fields, playgrounds, trails, a dog park and disc golf course. Pavilions available by reservation. Features include double door entry, water fountains for humans and dogs, separate areas for large and small dogs, limited bench seating, adequate shade, treebark and wood surface, infrequent availability of waste bags, plenty of free parking. See Details
Martin J. Franich Park The City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department offers 28 beautiful and well-maintained parks totaling 184 acres for the public to enjoy, and that make Watsonville an ideal place to live, work, and play Franich Park includes a playground, dog park, youth baseball field, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and picnic and BBQ facilities. You don't feel isolated from the rest of the park, and dog-owners can be out with their dog and be part of the Community. *separate areas for large and small dogs *double door entry *waste bags provided in dog area and around perimeter of entire park *water fountains for dogs and humans *limited bench seating, however, locals donate and leave plastic chairs on a regular basis *plenty of shade *hard pack surface See Details
Pajaro River Levee Trail 7 miles of raised asphalt trail on top of the Pajaro River Levee. No waste bags, no water fountains, to trash cans till you get to Pajaro River Park. See Details
Waterford Park Bring your pet for an on-leash stoll in this highly pet-friendly San Jose park with water fountains and exercise areas. See Details
Almaden Community Center Parma Park is a 4.5 acre neighborhood park with a playground and restroom. Leashed dogs welcome. See Details
The Running Shop & Hops Leashed dogs are welcome at The Running Shop and Hops, housed in The Granary, which brings together a running store and a craft beer destination. Fido can help you pick out a pair of new sneakers and then chill out while you enjoy a craft beer on the patio. The Running Shop and Hops boasts over 80 craft beers on tap and even more are available in cans or bottles. The Running Shop is open Monday - Thursday 11am - 10pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 11pm, Sunday noon - 8pm. See Details
Castillo's Hillside Shire Winery Leashed dogs are welcome at Castillo's Hillside Shire Winery's lovely garden for wine tastings. Enjoy sampling the award-winning Petite Veridot, Syrah, and Petite Sirah varietals while taking in the beautiful scenery. Castillo's Hillside Shire Winery's tasting room is open Saturday noon - 7pm, Sunday noon - 5pm, and by appointment only on weekdays; call (408) 595-3145. See Details
Henry W. Coe State Park Dogs are welcome at Henry W. Coe State Park, also known as Coe Park, the largest state park in northern California made up of wild open spaces. At the park, you'll find stunning lofty ridges and steep canyons all over. There are a number of pet-friendly areas at the park to enjoy with Fido, including the Coe Ranch Campground, paved roads, and one trail that connects the Visitor Center to the parking lot off of East Dunne Avenue. Dogs are not allowed at Manzanita Point, Blue Oak Horse Camp, Poverty Flat Group Campsites, and the Hunting Hollow or Dowdy Ranch entrances. Dogs are also prohibited on all other trails at Coe Park. You can gain entrance to the park around the clock, every day of the year. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Dogs are welcome to shop with their humans at Bass Pro Shops. There you will find supplies for outdoor recreation, fishing, camping, boating, hunting, dog training, and more. See Details
Gizdich Ranch Gizdich Ranch is pet-friendly. This farm and ranch features apples, berries, baked goods and juices, plus a gift shop and an antique shop. Pick strawberries, apples and more. Dogs can't go down the fruit aisles but they were welcome all around the fields and farm house area. Gizdich Ranch is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Fremont Peak State Park Dogs are allowed at Fremont Peak State Park. The park has a great view of Monterey Bay, San Benito Valley, Salinas Valley, and the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Big Sur. The woodlands in the area are home to lots of different birds and animals. Fido is welcome to join you at certain communal areas at this state park, including campsites and picnic areas. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted to join you on the trails. Fremont Peak State Park is open all year round from 8am until one and a half hours after Sunset. See Details
Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area is a pet-friendly destination for motorcyclists, 4-wheelers, picnickers, and campers in the Gabilan Mountains near San Jose. Fido can join you on a leash on the 5 miles of trails located at the end of Madrone camp for hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, and checking out the spring wildflowers. As well as these five miles of trails, there are 13 miles of dog-friendly trails at the Mudstone Ranch, a non-motorized section of the park. The park is open from October 1st through May 31st. See Details
Ramsay Park Family Center Ramsay Park Family Center is pet-friendly. Bring your dog along to walk the trails at this community space in Watsonville. Leashed dogs are welcome at the park, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details