Dog Friendly Activities in Huntington Beach, CA

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Huntington Beach. 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 Huntington Beach.

Pet Friendly Huntington Dog Beach
Huntington Dog Beach Huntington Dog Beach in California is considered doggy-heaven by most visitors. Dogs come from all over the world to play in the sand and splash in the surf. Visitors are asked to abide by good doggy etiquette which includes properly disposing of pet waste and ensuring that your dog is non-aggressive and under control at all times. Dog Beach amenities include public restrooms, grassy area with picnic tables, and drinking fountains for dogs and humans. See Details
Pet Friendly Huntington Beach Best Friend Dog Park
Huntington Beach Best Friend Dog Park The Best Friend Dog Park is located in beautiful Huntington Central Park at the intersection of Edwards Street & Inlet Drive in Huntington Beach, CA. The dog park is separated into two sections. The larger section is for large dogs. The smaller section, measuring about a half-acre, is for small dogs and/or larger dogs with handicaps. From the Small Dog side, there is a beautiful view of Lake Huntington! There are drinking stations supplied with fresh water located throughout both sides of the dog park. In addition, there are canopied areas throughout the dog park for protection from the sun. Admission to the dog park is absolutely free. In addition to fresh water for your dogs, poop bags are located in dispensers throughout the dog park.

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Huntington State Beach Dogs are welcome on the paved surfaces at Huntington State Beach. Unfortunately, Fido can't join you on the sand at this popular beach, but there are a few paved bike paths and trails that you can get Fido's much needed steps on. The beach itself is 121 acres and the main dog-friendly path stretches along a portion of this with a view of the sea in the distance. Dogs who long to feel the sand under their paws can try out Huntington Dog Beach, located just down the road. See Details
Bolsa Chica State Beach Dogs are welcome on the paved trails at Bolsa Chica State Beach. This popular beach area draws lots of people to the water on hot days, however dogs will have to watch from the trails as they are not permitted on the sand. See Details
Huntington Beach Central Park Huntington Beach Central Park is pet-friendly. This spacious park is home to paved walking trails, playgrounds, and a dog park. You can also find the Park Bench Cafe inside the park, which has its very own dog menu. The park is open every day of the week from 5am to 10pm. 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
Huntington Harbor Boat Rentals Huntington Harbor Boat Rentals is pet-friendly. Conveniently located in Sunset Beach, this is a great place to rent duffy boats, stand-up paddle boards, and kayaks in OC. Leashed dogs are welcome on a number of their rentals. See Details
Good Kharma Surf Instruction Good Kharma Surf Instruction is dog-friendly. They welcome pets to surf with their owners, as long as they are comfortable in the water. Jill and her chihuahua, Kihei are on hand to take dogs and their owners through strength and balance training on land to gliding on the open waves. Lessons run at $75 for dogs and come with the board and life vest thrown in. Contact her directly for more information and to set up Fido's first trip on the water. See Details
Ride an e-Bike Along the Pacific Coast 'Ride an e-Bike Along the Pacific Coast' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Michiel & Friends. Your Surf City experience begins on an electric bicycle for a stunning ride down the Huntington Beach Bike Trail north to Sunset Beach, with several stops for a few snaps at Bolsa Chica State Beach. Leashed dogs are welcome on this experience, as long as other guests don't mind. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be comfortable being on a bike. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Paint a Water Marbled Silk Scarf 'Paint a Water Marbled Silk Scarf' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Star. Create your very own custom scarf and enjoy a brief intro to Mayu Silk Art and the ancient art of water marbling. Dogs are welcome, as long as they don't bite, bark or mark during their visit. Dogs who shed will have to stay away from the marbling for best results. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $44 per person. See Details
Rosie's Dog Beach Rosie's Dog Beach is located along Ocean Blvd between Roycroft and Argonne Avenues in Long Beach, CA. This area is not fenced in and is not a dedicated "dog beach." Some bags are provided in dispensers, but users are encouraged to bring their own bags from home. The Dog Zone is in effect from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily. Rosie's Dog Beach one may be closed occasionally due to a special event or poor beach conditions. Dogs are not permitted at times other than scheduled hours, or any other place than Dog Zone and access paths. Please see the website for more dog beach rules. See Details
Fun Zone Boat Company Your pup is welcome to join for a dog-friendly tour of Newport Beach, CA, 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
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
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
Carbon Canyon Regional Park Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy the plentiful offerings of this 124-acre park which also feature a grove of coastal redwood. The developed areas include expansive grassy areas perfect for picnicking, two fishing piers, and a facility for sports. The undeveloped area features a nature trail through the redwoods--a perfect walk for amateur naturalists, birdwatchers, and hikers. See Details
Balboa Island Ferry The dog-friendly Historic Balboa Island Ferry in Newport Beach, CA, provides continuous service for drivers and passengers in vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians and dogs between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach. The crossings are approximate 800 feet. Via bridges, an alternate route is possible; but the traveling distance increases up to six miles. Many choose the ferry's direct route and scenic crossing. See Details
Shady Canyon Trail The Shady Canyon Trail 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. 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
Roger's Gardens Fido is welcome to join you when browsing beautiful plants and homewares at Roger's Gardens in Newport Beach, CA. An upscale home and garden center, Roger's offer a wide assortment of indoor and outdoor plants, succulents, tools, accessories and essential items for plant and garden care. This store also sell pristine pieces of outdoor furniture, home decor, and unique gifts for any green-fingered family member. See Details
Brewheim Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Brewheim in Anaheim. They describe themselves as a family of beer makers, creating their very own selection of quaffable delights for you to indulge in. You won't find a food menu at this hip venue, so Fido is welcome to join you wherever they like. See Details
Irvine Spectrum Center Irvine Spectrum Center is a dog-friendly shopping outlet located in Irvine, CA. Situated throughout the indoor and outdoor sections of this large shopping space, you will find numerous popular retailers and restaurants. While Fido is welcome on a leash, each retailer occupying space at Irvine Spectrum Center have their own pet-policy. Look for the orange and black paw print displayed on the window or door of pet-friendly retailers who welcome Fido. See Details
Brewery X Brewery X is an independent craft brewery in Anaheim, CA. Enjoy the dog-friendly outdoor seating, plus a rotating schedule of food trucks. See Details
El Dorado Park Dog Park Located within El Dorado East Regional Park in Long Beach, CA, allow Fido off-leash play at El Dorado Park Dog Park. There are two separate fenced areas for large and small breeds respectively, in addition to a water fountain and pet waste stations. Please note that there is an entrance fee for visitors arriving by car. Cash and credit cards are accepted. See Details
Treasure Island Park Treasure Island Park is a dog-friendly park in Laguna Beach, CA. This park sits in front of the Montage Resort. There are benches overlooking the water and grassy areas. Restrooms and parking are available off of Wesley Drive. See Details
Home Run Dog Park Home Run Dog Park is pet-friendly. Located in Battle Creek, this park is divided into a large dog and small dog area. Visitors will find water in each side of the park as well as agility equipment. The park is free to use, but all dogs are required to have a dog license through the City or County that the owner resides in. Dog owners should clean up any mess that their pups make and keep an eye on them. The dog park is open year round, including holidays. The park is only closed during pre-scheduled maintenance days when repairs or upgrades are being done in the park. Maintenance days are posted on their online calendar. See Details