Dog Friendly Activities in Long Beach, CA

There are 20 dog friendly activities in Long 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 Long Beach.

Pet Friendly Rosie's Dog Beach
Rosie's Dog Beach Long Beach is home to the only off-leash dog beach in L.A. County, CA. This 3-acre park is located at the waterfront between Roycroft and Argonne Avenues, a few blocks east of the Belmont Pier and Olympic pool. Ample paid parking is available along Ocean Boulevard. Free parking is available at the beachfront lot at the end of Granada Avenue daily after 5:00 p.m. Only one dog per adult is permitted, and no aggressive dogs are allowed. Please see the website for more dog beach rules. See Details
Pet Friendly Rio Hondo River Trail
Rio Hondo River Trail The Rio Hondo River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Long Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the LARIO 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 See Details
Holiday Lights Cocktail Yacht Cruise 'Holiday Lights Cocktail Yacht Cruise' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Dale. Enjoy the Holiday Lights from the water on a cocktail cruise. This voyage will take you along the beautiful Southern California coast to enjoy the spectacular sunset and the starlit evening sky. Bring extra snacks for you and your pooch, too. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Dogs are welcome to join in on your experience! Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Recreation Park Dog Park This two-acre dog park includes separately fenced areas for small dogs and large dogs. The park also features trees, benches, water, and waste bags. See Details
Pacific Electric Greenbelt Pacific Electric Right of Way 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 Long Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Long Beach Greenbelt (Pacific Electric Right of Way). 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 See Details
El Dorado Park This is a recently created dog park within El Dorado Park. It is a fenced in off leash park 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
Long Beach Waterbikes Sorry, dogs are no longer permitted at Long Beach Waterbikes. See Details
Belmont Shore Belmont Shores is a strip of pet-friendly shops and restaurants, many of which keep water bowls outside their doors for thirsty pooches. There is also 2 pet boutiques. Belmont Shores is close to a dog park and dog beach. See Details
Gondola Getaway Gondola Getaway provides private, 1-hour tours of Alamitos Bay and the enchanting Naples Islands. They offer gondolas for for up to 14 guests. Bring your favorite beverages and snacks; they handle corkage and provide buckets, ice, and cups as needed. Leashed dogs are welcome. Open 7 days a week from 10 am to 11 pm. See Details
San Gabriel River Trail The San Gabriel River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Long Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Gabriel 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 See Details
Uptown Dog Park The Uptown Dog Park opened in November on the Long Beach Blvd. side of Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd. The dog area is near picnic tables and a nearby parking lot. More dog parks may be planned as residents see the benefits of creating safe, fun areas for dogs to run and play in City parks. The Uptown Dog Park also provides separate areas for small and large dogs to play off leash. The fenced area is located near picnic areas and a parking lot. See Details
K-9 Corner Dog Park Residents in the north Pine Avenue area of Long Beach partnered with the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency to transform a vacant lot at 9th and Pacific Avenue into the "K-9 Corner Dog Park." The park opened in September, 2009. It has a unique design that is environmentally friendly by using drought tolerant landscaping and generating 100% of its electricity on site with solar energy. The park has water fountains for humans and dogs, seating, evening lighting and separate areas for large and small dogs. See Details
Wrigley Heights Dog Park The dog park accommodates dogs with an entry/vestibule area for unleashing or holding dogs when entering or leaving the dog park section. Existing mulch will make up the surface material, the perimeter and division of the site will be identified by painted chain link fencing, and existing trees will provide shade. Dog pick-up bags, separate trash receptacles, benches and a water fountain will be made available. See Details
Downtown Dog Park Lincoln Park at Broadway and Pacific is now home to the Downtown Dog Park. The park opened in September and has been serving the needs of downtown residents and their dogs and re-energizing a historic open space in our downtown civic center. The park has spaces for both large and small dogs, benches for owners, free doggie waste bags, and double entrance and exit gates. See Details
Wolf River Canoe and Kayak Wolf River Canoe and Kayak is a dog-friendly activity company on the Wolf River in Wisconsin. Although the river stretches 225 miles, the scenic section spans 24 miles through shady trees on either side. Your dog can join you, as long as they don't mind getting their paws wet in the river. Fees range from $14 for a tube down the river, all the way up to $59 for a 10.6 mile trip in a canoe: their most popular trip. They even offer rentals for multiple days for people looking to go on longer trips. Wolf River Canoe and Kayak is open from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Paranormal Investigation Bring your dog along on the world’s most haunted ship and declared by Time Magazine as one of “America’s Top 10 Most Haunted", as you join resident ship paranormal investigator Matthew Schulz of ParaXplorer Project as he leads guest investigators into the depths of the RMS Queen Mary's purported active locations, including those not available to the general public, in an effort to connect with spirits who may still call the ship home. Reported paranormal hotspots explored include a selection from the following: Engine Room, Boiler Room System, R-Deck Forward Bow Storage, Isolation Ward, Wheelhouse, Captain’s Quarters, Propeller Box, and Promenade Salons (pending previous bookings). Employ handheld monitoring equipment, review captured evidence, and participate in group Electronic Voice Phenomenon (EVP) recording sessions and experimentation that place you directly in an investigation environment. Tours are available Friday and Saturday evenings at 10:50 pm and Sunday at 9:50 pm. Tickets cost $89 and are free for dogs. Please note that this tour is 2 hours long and there are no bathroom breaks for Fido. See Details
Paranormal Ship Walk Experience a more haunting side of the Queen Mary after hours with the dog-friendly Paranormal Ship Walk Tour. The tour takes approximately 2 hours to explore various rooms or compartments seldom seen by the general public while famous stories and legends are shared about some of the past passengers aboard the legendary ocean liner. While the tour is not meant to scare you, some locations may be too dark for younger guests. During the tour you will visit various decks of the Queen Mary, so wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for going up or down stairs. The general admission for this tour is $52 and dogs are free. The tour runs daily from 8pm - 10pm. Please make sure that your dog can hold his bladder for the duration of the tour because there are no bathroom breaks. See Details
Shoreline Village Shoreline Village is pet-friendly. You and your pooch can walk around shoreline village and visit a nearby lighthouse to enjoy views of Long Beach. Shoreline Village is open every day of the week from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Long Beach's Long Beach Art & Architecture Scavenger Hunt Tour Long Beach's Long Beach Art & Architecture 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
Sport Fishing and Cruising Adventures 'Sport Fishing and Cruising Adventures' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Dale. Guests will fish the beautiful waters of Southern California aboard the charter yacht "Rockstar" conveniently located in exciting downtown Long Beach. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Guests should wear soft soled non-skid shoes. Sunglasses and a hat are recommended. Rates start at $250 per person. 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
The Grove The ultimate destination for entertainment, The Grove offers shopping, dining, and enjoyment in a pet-friendly (and child-friendly) atmosphere. Also, check out the adjacent park and historic farmers market! 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
LA's Secret Painted Stairs 'LA's Secret Painted Stairs' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Christopher. This experience has several areas without sidewalks and narrow roads where cars come from both directions, and there are many dogs in the area as well. As long as you are comfortable walking your dog in those situations, then he's welcome. In this 90 minute walking tour, you will explore beautiful Silver Lake. This 2 mile walk will take you up and down several hidden stair cases in the area. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 12 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Your host always brings his small dog Odin on the tour. He loves people and will be there to encourage you if you get tired. Rates start at $20 per person. See Details