Dog Friendly Activities in Irvine, CA

There are 11 dog friendly activities in Irvine. 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 Irvine.

Pet Friendly Shady Canyon Trail Loop
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
Pet Friendly Orange County Great Park
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
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
Hicks Canyon Trail The Hicks 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 Hicks 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
Venta Spur Trail The Venta Spur 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 Irvine! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Venta Spur 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
Woodbridge Trail The Woodbridge 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 Woodbridge 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
Peters Canyon Wash Trail The Peters Canyon Wash 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 Peters Canyon Wash 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
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Trail The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe 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 Irvine! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe 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 Diego Creek Bikeway The San Diego Creek Bikeway 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 San Diego Creek Bikeway. 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
West Irvine Trail/Peters Canyon Bikeway The West Irvine Trail/Peters Canyon Bikeway 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 West Irvine Trail/Peters Canyon Bikeway. 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 Dog Beach Huntington Dog Beach 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
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
Disneyland Resort Kennel Club The Disneyland Kennel Club is located adjacent to the main entrance of the park. Dog owners may use the kennel club while they are in the park. Attendants are not permitted to feed, water, or walk pets, so owners must come back to attend to their pet's needs throughout the day. Owners must provide their own food, water, toys, blankets, and comfort items. Proof of vaccination paperwork is required. The Disneyland Resort Kennel Club opens 30 minutes prior to the earliest park opening time and typically closes 30 minutes after the latest park closing time. Kennels are available for your pets on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations will not be accepted. For more information, call (714) 781-7662. 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
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. ​ 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
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
Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Preserve 10+ miles of trails along the Santa Ana River and in the surrounding hills. Leash required for most areas. Parking area available outside of gate, allowing for walks anytime. An additional, paved, 4+ mile bike trail is great for dog walkers with strollers and toddlers. Please note: this location only accepts cash. No debit or credit cards will be accepted. See Details
Dairyland Dog Park This fenced Corona dog park is a great place for your pet to play off-leash. Includes nearby restrooms, picnic tables, and water features. 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
El Dorado East Regional Park El Dorado Park has a fenced-in off-leash dog area that is divided into a big dog/little dog area. Plenty of water and poop bags but you do have to pay an entrance fee if you drive your pooch to the park. See Details
Fullerton Pooch Park This clean, grassy, off-leash dog park is fully fenced with running water and water bowls, lights for night use, and a friendly crowd of regulars. Pooch Park features a small dog area, a large dog area, and a third "wood chip" area that is open to all dogs. All pooches and their owners are welcome provided everyone follows the rules and regulations and owners pick up after their dogs. The Fullerton Pooch Park is closed to the public every Wednesday for routine maintenance. See Details