Dog Friendly Activities in La Quinta, CA

There are 3 dog friendly activities in La Quinta, and 21 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 La Quinta.

Pet Friendly Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area
Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area Leashed dogs are welcome at Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area, a stunning 710-acre park situated at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains. It is located 6 miles South East of Old Town La Quinta and offers a delightful experience in the Coachella Valley. 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
Pet Friendly Paw Art Water Color on Canvas
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
Cap Homme / Ralph Adams Park Bring your dog for some exercise in the designated off-leash area of this beautiful Palm Desert park, which includes hiking trails. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Palm Springs Dog Park The Palm Springs Dog Park is located behind City Hall in the city of Palm Springs, CA. The Palm Springs Dog 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; park never closes. Separate play area for small dogs. Beautiful fence designed and built by artist Phill Evans; double-gated for safety. See Details
Freedom Park A very popular spot for local dog owners, this large off-leash dog park is part of the 26-acre Freedom Park. See Details
Cahuilla Hills Park Off Leash Area Cahuilla Hills Park Off Leash Area is a pet-friendly recreation area 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 Pets will love to run and play off-leash at this Palm Desert fenced dog park. See Details
Moorten Botanical Garden & Cactarium Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you visit Moorten Botanical Garden & Cactarium. This historic botanical garden opened in 1938 and features several rare cacti. There is also a gift shop. See Details
Rancho Mirage Dog Park Rancho Mirage Dog Park is a fully-fenced 4.5 acre dog park with separate off-leash areas for large dogs and small dogs. Shaded areas with seating are also available. The park is open daily from 6 am to 9 pm. See Details
Toro Peak Trail Toro Peak Trail is an easy, 3.25 mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail leads you through a forested paradise with tall pines as you meander over one of the best secrets in Southern California. A short detour will lead you up to an old cabin in the woods where Steve Ragsdale, a long time protector of the area, once resided. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Joe Mann Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this small, fenced, neighborhood dog park in Palm Desert. See Details
Cold Nose Warm Heart This luxury dog boutique on Palm Canyon Drive has everything spoiled pups desire! From toys and treats to dog food and clothing, Cold Nose Warm Heart has your pet needs covered. Open daily from 10 am - 9 pm. See Details
Candle Crafting Workshop 'Candle Crafting Workshop' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Danielle. Start off with a brief history about the ins and outs of the art of candle crafting. Then, learn about fragrance oil and how they blend. Mix the fragrance and color, pour your creation and prepare your jar. Dogs who attend must be housebroken and on a leash, so it can't go into the back area of the house where it may be dangerous. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $40 per person. See Details
Sheep Mountain Trail Sheep Mountain Trail is an extremely difficult, 12.5-mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 8.5 hours to complete with Fido. This trail will have you feeling far more exhausted at the end than you would expect. The trail has constant ups and downs, sun exposure, rocky ground, and is literally uphill both ways. Those attempting this beautiful trail, including your dog, should be used to hiking at least a few times a week. See Details
TA Coachella Has an Arbys, Popeyes, Taco Bell and Travel Store. This location has a dedicated area for pets that need some exercise or a rest break. Waste bags and trash receptacles are also available for easy cleanup. TA and Petro Travel Stores also carry a variety of pet care products. See Details
Ruth Hardy Park Ruth Hardy Park 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. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Private Wine Tasting at Dead or Alive 'Private Wine Tasting at Dead or Alive' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Christine. Let your host take the lead as you taste your way through six wines from around the world. There are different varietals, regions, and winemaking styles on this journey. Dogs are welcome at this experience with prior approval from the host. Private tastings are fully pet-friendly. Contact the host for more details. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 21 and up. Note, gratuity not included. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Palm Springs Air Museum The Palm Springs Air Museum 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
An American Car Wash An American Car Wash is pet-friendly. This full service car wash and detail center welcomes all well-behaved pets to join their owners in the car wash. 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 $149 per person. See Details
Palm Desert Prowl Scavenger Hunt 'Palm Desert Prowl Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kat & Alan. Much like the San Antonion Shuffle, this fun game will get you and your pooch out and about. Search for clues, take photos to prove it and explore a new place in a unique way. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 guests of all ages. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Palm Springs's Palm Springs Art & Infamy Scavenger Hunt Tour Palm Springs's Palm Springs Art & Infamy Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. 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