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 the pet-friendly 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 $125 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 The pet-friendly Ruth Hardy Park in Palm Springs, CA, 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
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 from aircraft WWII, and the Korea and Vietnam wars. 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
Cap Homme and Ralph Adams Park Cap Homme and Ralph Adams Park is a dog-friendly recreational area in Palm Desert, CA. This 27-acre park includes miles of multi-use trails, picnic areas and serves as the trailhead for the Cahuilla Hills Trails System. Check signage for areas that are designated off-leash areas for pups. See Details
Moorten Botanical Garden Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you visit the pet-friendly Moorten Botanical Garden in Palm Springs, CA. This 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! Plants are also available for purchase from the nursery. See Details
Mulligan Dog Park Mulligan Dog Park in Indio, CA, welcomes Fido to play off leash! This community canine recreation area features small and large dog sections with ample grassy spaces to chase other fur friends. See Details
Cahuilla Hills Park Cahuilla Hills Park is a dog-friendly public recreation area in Palm Desert, CA, welcoming leashed pups. The 27.5-acre park has amenities like a tennis court and picnic area, and also serves as a trailhead for the Cahuilla Hills Trail System. Dog owners should clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Rancho Mirage Dog Park Rancho Mirage Dog Park is a fully-fenced 4.5-acre area in Rancho Mirage, CA, with separate off-leash areas for large dogs and small dogs. Shaded areas with seating are also available. See Details
University Dog Park Bring Fido to play at University Dog Park in Palm Desert, CA. Pets are welcome to romp and play at this 2.4-acre park. This off-leash dog area includes separate areas for both small and large dogs, a picnic pavilion and water fountains. See Details
David H. Ready Palm Springs Dog Park The David H. Ready Palm Springs Dog Park is located behind City Hall in the city of Palm Springs, CA. The park consists of a fenced 1.6 acres of rolling grass with fire hydrants, dual-purpose canine/human drinking fountains, picnic tables and benches made from recycled materials, solar lighting, and shade structures. This is a great recreation area for Fido to run and play leash-free. There's also a separate play area for small dogs. See Details
Dog Park at Freedom Park A very popular spot for local dog owners, Freedom Park in Palm Desert, CA features a large off-leash dog park. There are two separate sections for your pup, one for small and large dogs to enjoy. See Details
Dog Park at Civic Center Bring Fido to the dog park located within Civic Center Park in Palm Desert, CA. This fenced-in dog park allows your pup to enjoy off-leash play! The dog park area has separate small and large breed areas to ensure all dogs have a safe visit. Remember to leash Fido back up when exiting back into Civic Center Park. 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 $570 per group. 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
La Quinta, CA, US