Dog Friendly Activities in Oakland, CA

There are 19 dog friendly activities in Oakland. 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 Oakland.

Pet Friendly Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park
Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park is a dog-friendly recreational area in Oakland, CA. You and Fido can wander down the trails lined by impressive redwoods. Please note that entry for all, including dogs, require a fee. See Details
Pet Friendly Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve
Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve in Oakland, CA, offers 290 acres of natural space for you to enjoy some exercise with your pup. This pet-friendly preserve welcomes you and your leashed dog to explore the Leona Trail, which runs through gorgeous wooded canyons along Rifle Range Creek. Please note that dogs and people are not allowed in the creek or on the banks as the creek is a protected area. See Details
Robert Sibley Volcanic Preserve Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve is a dog-friendly recreational area in Oakland, CA. The preserve features hiking trails, interpretive displays and more. Please note that cattle roam the park seasonally, so please keep pets on a leash. See Details
Joaquin Miller Dog Park Take Fido to run around at Joaquin Miller Dog Park in Oakland, CA. This off-leash play area features two separate fenced-in sections, providing dedicated spaces for small and large dogs. Joaquin Miller Dog Park is equipped with benches and waste stations. See Details
Sequoia Bayview Trail Sequoia Bayview Trail is a popular walking and biking path located inside Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, CA. Fido is welcome to join you for a stroll, but dogs must be kept on a leash. Sequoia Bayview Trail is known for its beautiful wildflowers, views of San Francisco and the occasional redwood. Hikers can extend the three mile journey with one of the many connected trails in Joaquin Miller Park and Redwood Regional Park. See Details
Joaquin Miller Park Trail Joaquin Miller Park Trail is a pet-friendly path located inside Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, CA. Fido is welcome to join you as you meander through the trails of redwoods and oaks, but dogs must remain on a leash. The park is home to an abundance of wildlife such as scrub jays, Cooper's hawks, wild turkeys, California quail, gopher snakes, gray fox and deer. Joaquin Miller Park also has an off-leash dog park. See Details
Lake Merritt Lake Merritt is a large tidal lagoon with walking paths and picnic areas in the center of Oakland, CA. Enjoy the views at this scenic park on 140 acres nestled amongst the surrounding urban neighborhood. Go for a jog along the three-mile shoreline or simply lounge and relax with your leashed pup at this dog-friendly public space. See Details
East Bay Hidden Gems with a Circus Dog 'East Bay Hidden Gems with a Circus Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Luiza. Are you ready to strap on your sneaks and go off-roading to visit local art in the great outdoors? Bring Fido to meet and explore with Mary, a dog who is currently in circus training school. If you don't have your own dog to bring, Mary is happy to be your best friend for the adventure. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 6 and up. Rates start at $26 per person. See Details
Shepherd Canyon Trail The Shepherd Canyon 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 Oakland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Shepherd Canyon 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
Rosenblum Cellars Winery Rosenblum Cellars Winery is a dog-friendly winery located in Oakland, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the outside tables as you sip on a glass of vino. You can pair your wine with small bites like cheese plates and charcuterie. See Details
Feed, Encourage Homeless in Tent City 'Feed, Encourage Homeless in Tent City' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Street Rev and Lady Tapatha. This is a charitable experience where you provide Meals and/or a care packages to share with homeless friends. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 7 and up. Special Request Please register a minimum of 2 guest. Rates start at $85 per person. See Details
Oakland Nature Friends Members of the pet-friendly Oakland Nature Friends are welcome to bring their leashed dogs to the clubhouse located on three acres in Oakland, CA. This branch of the worldwide Nature Friends, an international organization dedicated to the appreciation of nature, outdoor activities, conservation and friendship, hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year to celebrate European Alpine culture. See Details
Learn Natural Indigo Dyeing 'Learn Natural Indigo Dyeing' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kristin. First, you will be introduced to the history of shibori, the source of indigo, and the basics of the indigo dyeing experience. Then, you will go over four different shibori techniques that will act as a resist for the dye and create beautiful patterns on the cloth. Finally, break into the indigo dyeing process and dye materials. Dogs are welcome upon approval from the host. Kristen has a dog that is not good with other dogs and would have to arrange a pet sitter before your experience. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 14 and up. Rates start at $160 per person. See Details
Oakland Charms Oakland Scavenger Hunt by Let's Roam Oakland Charms Oakland Scavenger Hunt by Let's Roam is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark with Fido to discover art, culture and history in Oakland, CA. Search plaques and statues 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 1.5 to 2 hour app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Urban Winery Tasting and Tour 'Urban Winery Tasting and Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Bret. Côte West is a boutique urban winery tucked into an industrial corner of Embarcadero Cove, Oakland. Bret, the owner and winemaker, will lead a private tour of the production area and barrel room and then facilitate a guided tasting. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on this tour. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 21 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests who consume wine must be 21 years or older with proper identification. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Ghost Town Brewing Ghost Town Brewing is a pet-friendly brewery in Oakland, CA. Fido is welcome to join you for a drink in their tap room. Try one of their many handcrafted beers on tap and play a round of board games with friends. They also have corn hole and foosball. See Details
Mosswood Park Dog Play Area Mosswood Park Dog Play Area in Oakland, CA, welcomes Fido to romp around with other canines for an afternoon of fun and exercise. Dogs can play off-leash in this fenced dog park with separate areas for large and small pups. Please note that the park may be closed to the public when maintenance is required, so it's best to contact the Oakland Parks and Recreation Department, or check their website, for the most current status before visiting. See Details
Hardy Dog Park Hardy Dog Park is a fenced-in, off-leash area located next to Frog Park in Oakland, CA. Dogs can run free in the area that is mainly composed of concrete and dirt. Please note that this dog park is located underneath the interstate and therefore can be noisy. See Details
Grove Shafter Park Dog Play Area Grove Shafter Park Dog Play Area is a 20,000 square foot off-leash dog park in Oakland, CA featuring grass and wood chip surfaces for your pup to play on. The park offers separate fenced play areas for large and small dogs, and street parking is available. See Details
Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve is a dog-friendly park in Redwood City, CA. Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the 17.5-acre area located in the center of the preserve, accessible from the Cordilleras Trail, Polly Geraci/Hassler Trails and the Blue Oak Trail. Be careful as the area is fenced and signed at entrances, but there is no fencing around the off-leash area. Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the off-leash area. See Details
Crissy Field Your dog will love strolling on the pet-friendly promenade, catching a frisbee in the grassy field, and playing in the sand and surf at the designated off-leash beach at Crissy Field in San Francisco, CA. A dog water fountain and washing station are available. See Details
Baker Beach Located approximately one mile south of the Golden Gate Bridge, pet-friendly Baker Beach in San Francisco is a great spot to take your dog for a view of the famous landmark. Dogs are permitted off leash on Baker Beach north of Lobos Creek, but they must be leashed south of Lobos Creek. Picnic facilities are available. See Details
Fort Funston Beach Dog-friendly Fort Funston Beach in San Francisco welcomes dogs on a leash or under strict voice command. There is lots of room for Fido to play and the area also features lots of trails. There are usually lots of dogs here for your pup to run around with! See Details
Fort Funston Located off of Skyline Blvd, Fort Funston is one of the best places in San Francisco to bring your dog for a day of fun. This recreation area has lots of room for Fido to run and play, several dog-friendly trails, and beach areas. Dogs must be on a leash in the Bank Swallow habitat areas. Keep an eye out for fenced or signed areas were dogs are not permitted, and note that the Coastal Trail north of Horse Trail intersection is closed due to erosion. See Details