Dog Friendly Activities in Los Gatos, CA

There are 4 dog friendly activities in Los Gatos, and 110 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 Los Gatos.

Pet Friendly Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad in Los Gatos, CA is pet-friendly. Committed to providing a great experience to children and adults alike, ride aboard a real steam engine as it goes through beautiful Oak Meadow and Vasona Parks. Dogs & Pets are permitted on the train as long as they are on a leash. See Details
Pet Friendly Los Gatos Creek Trail
Los Gatos Creek Trail The Los Gatos Creek 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 Los Gatos! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Los Gatos Creek 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
Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Bring Fido to a traditional worship service at pet-friendly Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Los Gatos, CA. Leashed dogs and cats are welcome, along with other pets in carriers. Dogs are allowed in the garden and in the church. See Details
Los Gatos Historical Walking Tour & Wine 'Los Gatos Historical Walking Tour & Wine' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rachel. Learn about the history of the town and how events such as the gold rush, building of the Lexington Reservoir and Loma Prieta earthquake influenced residents. Dogs are welcome on this tour, but might not be allowed inside certain buildings. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Roaring Camp Railroads Roaring Camp Railroads offers dog-friendly train rides in Felton, CA, through the California Redwoods. Located just a few miles from Santa Cruz, you and Fido can climb aboard an authentic 19th century steam train for a trip through the magnificent redwood forest. As you travel along the historic, winding narrow-gauge track to the summit of Bear Mountain, the conductor will entertain you with the history of the railroad and its locomotives, which were once used to haul giant redwood logs out of the forest. Tours are offered daily and departure times vary by season. See Details
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Dogs are welcome in the pet-friendly picnic areas and campsites of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in Felton, CA. Also, unlike many state parks in the area, leashed dogs can join you on a number of trails, including the Meadow Trail, Pipeline Road, Graham Hill Trail and Powder Mill Fire Road. The park has been established to preserve forests and the areas next to the watershed of the San Lorenzo River, including a number of huge redwood trees. See Details
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park in Aptos, CA, is dog friendly. This redwood forest is home to trees that stretch up to 2,600 feet into the sky above. Although logging felled thousands of trees that once stood in the area, many new trees are starting to grow back to cover the land that lay bare for so long. Dogs are only allowed on Aptos Creek Fire Road and the four single-track trails below the steel bridge. Unfortunately, dogs are prohibited beyond the gate at the Porter picnic area parking lot. See Details
Arizona Cactus Garden The Arizona Cactus Garden is a pet-friendly botanical garden located inside Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. Fido is welcome to join as you tour the grounds, but please note that there are no boundaries around the cacti. Guests can expect to see a variety of unusual plants, including Cholla, Prickly Pear, several types of Aloes and more. See Details
Its Beach Its Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Santa Cruz, CA. Your favorite canine will love a romp on this lovely beach, where they're welcome to join you as long as they remain on leash. See Details
West Cliff Drive Bring Fido for a hike along West Cliff Drive, a pet-friendly trail in Santa Cruz, CA. This 3-mile one-way, walking and biking path along the Pacific Ocean starts at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, winds past the iconic Santa Cruz Dream Inn, Steamer Lane, and Lighthouse Point, and ends at Natural Bridges State Beach. Please keep Fido leashed. See Details
Seabright State Beach Leashed dogs are welcome at the dog-friendly Seabright State Beach in Santa Cruz, CA. Parking is available in the neighborhoods surrounding the beach. Restrooms and outdoor showers can be found at the east end of the beach. See Details
Twin Lakes State Beach Twin Lakes State Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Santa Cruz, CA. Leashed pets are welcome. There are nearby outdoor showers and restrooms for your convenience. See Details
Rio Del Mar Beach Fido can play in the sand and watch the surfers with you at Rio Del Mar Beach, a pet-friendly beach in Aptos, CA. Dogs are allowed on leashes no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is a pet-friendly recreational area in Portola Valley, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed on all trails at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve except Lost and Razorback Trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Cuesta Park Cuesta Park is a dog-friendly area in Mountain View, CA. Enjoy tennis, volleyball, or a simple walk through nature. Pets are welcome if they remain on a leash and are cleaned up after. See Details
University Terrace Dog Run Fido can run and play off leash at University Terrace Dog Run, a pet-friendly, fenced dog park in Santa Cruz, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed in the other areas of the park. See Details
Cathedral of Faith Dogs are allowed at these church services. See Details
Shoup Park Shoup Park is home to the Garden House, The Underground, and Patriot Corner Picnic Area. It is adjacent to Adobe Creek and connecting trail to Redwood Grove Nature Preserve. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails. See Details
Hapa’s Brewing Company Hapa’s Brewing Company is a pet-friendly brewery in San Jose, CA, where Fido is welcome inside and outside. Sample IPAs and other craft beers while you play a game of cornhole. Food trucks are sometimes onsite in case you get hungry; check their website for the current schedule of events. See Details
Dog Park at Ed Levin Park Take Fido to run and play at the dog park inside of Ed Levin Park in Milpitas, CA. This off-leash play area is one of the largest in the area and features two separate sections, providing dedicated spaces for small and larger dogs. See Details