Dog Friendly Activities in La Quinta, CA

There are 6 dog friendly activities in La Quinta. 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 La Quinta.

Pet Friendly Pioneer Dog Park
Pioneer Dog Park Pioneer Dog Park in La Quinta, CA, invites your pup to run off leash in this fenced-in area. Dogs must be licensed. The park is open from 7am until 10pm daily. See Details
Pet Friendly Fred Wolff Bear Creek Nature Preserve
Fred Wolff Bear Creek Nature Preserve Fred Wolff Bear Creek Nature Preserve is a dog-friendly park and trail in La Quinta, CA. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the trails and walking paths, but is not allowed on the picnic tables. Please note that the trails are within the nature preserve, so your dog must be under your control at all times. See Details
Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park, a stunning 710-acre park situated at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains in La Quinta, CA. Lake Cahuilla is set in the midst of expansive lawns and picturesque mountain tops making it a spectacular destination. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6-feet at all times. Pups are not allowed in the water due to it being a reservoir. See Details
Paw Art Water Color on Canvas 'Paw Art Water Color on Canvas' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Melody. Bring your pooch with you to try their paw at some original art. Hold Fido still, while Melody helps you paint their paw and imprint it on the canvas. When you're done, Melody will finish it off with sealant and send it to you to keep forever. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 18 and up. Melody will need your assistance in keeping your dog in a sitting or standing position. This helps in getting good pawprints and getting paws clean with mild soap and rinse water. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Painting on Canvas with Melody & Gideon 'Painting on Canvas with Melody & Gideon' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Melody. Enjoy being guided through the experience of creating your own canvas painting. Friendly dogs are welcome to join this experience. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. It is suited for non-experienced beginners, intermediate and advanced artists, all enjoying the experience at their own level. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Seasons Dog Park Seasons Dog Park in La Quinta, CA, features two separate play areas for small and large dogs. The park is surrounded by natural beauty. There is a dog water fountain as well as a bucket of toys. Fido will love running at this spacious park. See Details
Ruth Hardy Park Ruth Hardy Park in Palm Springs, CA, is pet-friendly. This open park is used for many different activities, including dog walking. The area is 22-acres in total, featuring tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, plus picnic tables and grills. Please ensure Fido is leashed at all times. See Details
Cap Homme and Ralph Adams Park Cap Homme and Ralph Adams Park is a dog-friendly park in Palm Desert, CA. The park features multi-use trails, picnic areas, and an off-leash dog area for Fido. See Details
Palm Springs Dog Park The Palm Springs Dog Park is located behind City Hall in the city of Palm Springs, CA. The park consists of 1.6 acres of fenced-in rolling grass with fire hydrants, dual purpose canine/human drinking fountains, picnic tables and benches made from recycled materials, solar lighting and shade structures. Dogs run and play leash-free. There is a separate play area for small dogs. See Details
Moorten Botanical Garden Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you visit Moorten Botanical Garden in Palm Springs, CA. This dog-friendly, historic botanical garden opened in 1938 and features several rare cacti. Visitors can also view crystals, colorful rocks, ancient fossils, pioneer and gold mining relics, and cacti of varying sizes from miniature to giant! See Details
Palm Springs Air Museum The dog-friendly Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, CA, is home to one of the world’s largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft and from Korea and Vietnam. All exhibits in the air-conditioned hangars are rope-free, allowing visitors to get an up close look at these historical marvels. In addition to the aircraft, exhibits and activities allow visitors of all ages to gain a fresh perspective of World War II. Friendly, leashed dogs are allowed to tour the attractions. See Details
Mulligan Dog Park Mulligan Dog Park welcomes Fido to play off-leash. This community canine recreation area is divided into a small and large section. It offers plenty of room for pups to play on the ample grassy space. Dogs should be cleaned up after and looked after while they are playing. See Details
Freedom Park A very popular spot for local dog owners, Freedom Park in Palm Desert features a large off-leash dog park that is part of the 26-acres of recreational land. See Details
Cahuilla Hills Park Off Leash Area Cahuilla Hills Park Off Leash Area is a pet-friendly recreation area in Palm Desert, CA, with lots of space to play. Bring your pet for some off-leash exercise in the designated area of this public park, though be careful as the area is not fenced. Dog owners should clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Civic Center Dog Park Civic Center Dog Park is an off-leash dog park inside Civic Center Park in Palm Desert, CA. The park itself also features walking paths, picnic areas, and restrooms. See Details
Rancho Mirage Dog Park Rancho Mirage Dog Park is a fully-fenced 4.5 acre dog park in Rancho Mirage, CA, with separate off-leash areas for large dogs and small dogs. Shaded areas with seating are also available. This dog-friendly park is open daily from 6am to 9pm. See Details
Palms to Pines Scenic Byway The Palms to Pines Scenic Byway is a dog-friendly scenic route that begins in Palm Desert, CA. Enjoy 67 miles of winding roads that traverse through the desert and the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. There are plenty of places to pull off the road to allow your pets to stretch their legs while you appreciate the changing scenery. See Details
Joshua Tree Land Rover Offroad Tour 'Joshua Tree Land Rover Offroad Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Terry. Luxury private tours for families or groups who want to see the beauty of Southern California from a different angle. Private tours are pet-friendly. The experience lasts 7 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $245 per person. See Details
Coachella Valley Vista Point As Highway 74 winds out of the Coachella Valley south of Palm Desert, admire the panoramic views from Coachella Valley Vista Point. This popular roadside overlook offers you and Fido 360º views of the vast landscape, nearby desert communities of Indian Wells and La Quinta, and beyond to the San Jacinto and Gorgonio mountains. On clear days visitors can catch a glimpse of Salton Sea, a shallow, landlocked, highly-saline body of water which lies forty miles to the southeast. See Details
The Cross Trail Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you for a hike along The Cross Trail in Palm Desert, CA. Beginning at Homestead Trailhead and accessible year-round, embark on a 2.3 mile hike over a heavily trafficked out and back trail. Named for the iconic cross standing at the end of the trail, hikers can admire an abundance of wildflowers and the rocky desert landscape which lies beyond. A moderately difficult rating and fairly steep rocky terrain doesn't deter the many hiking enthusiasts and their dogs who frequent this scenic trail. Visitors should bring plenty of water and snacks for their journey. See Details
Eldorado Polo Club Allow Fido to partake in the excitement of watching a Sunday event held at Eldorado Polo Club in Indio, CA. Be a spectator for the afternoon at a world-class polo match between internationally recognized players who call Coachella Valley home for the winter season. Your leashed companion is welcome to sit beside you at a field-side table on the patio of The Cantina. Sip wine, beer and specialty cocktails with friends or family, and you might even have the opportunity to rub shoulders with talented polo players between matches. Pair your preferred beverage with a tasty seasonal salad, sandwich, or taco and take in one of the best desert views in the valley. Spectators may also choose to tailgate with their furry friends at an upcoming event. See Details
Coachella Valley Brewing Company Coachella Valley Brewing Company is a dog-friendly taproom in Thousand Palms, CA. Fido is welcome to join you in the backyard beer garden as you sip on local craft brews. Be sure to try a rum-aged stout or a hazy IPA. The brewery periodically hosts food trucks on site. See Details
Panorama Park Panorama Park is a dog-friendly 7.5-acre park in Cathedral City, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the walking path. There is also a dog park on site with separate fenced areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Joe Mann Dog Park Joe Mann Park is a dog-friendly park in Palm, Desert, CA. Bring your pet to play off-leash at the small, fenced, neighborhood dog park located within the park! See Details