Dog Friendly Activities in Oceanside, CA

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Oceanside. 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 Oceanside.

Pet Friendly Beach House Winery
Beach House Winery Beach House Winery is a dog-friendly, award-winning winery in Oceanside, CA. Relax outside with Fido and a glass of wine produced on site, and enjoy the ocean and panoramic views of San Diego County. Or, grab a seat at the bar in their beautiful tasting room to sample the wines. See Details
Pet Friendly Guajome Regional Park
Guajome Regional Park Guajome Park is a dog-friendly park in Oceanside, CA, located 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Walk the 4.5 miles of light trafficked trails that run throughout the diverse Southern California habitats such as woodlands, chaparral, wetlands and mixed grasslands. There are also two day-use areas with playgrounds, a basketball court, restrooms and lots of green lawn space perfect for picnicking. Dogs must be leashed at all times. There is a parking fee for day-use hours. See Details
Emerald Isle Golf Course Emerald Isle Golf Course is a dog-friendly golf course in Oceanside, CA. This executive course welcomes dogs on the course with their owners for a rambling round, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. See Details
Good Life Charters Next time you and Fido find yourselves in Oceanside, CA, visit Good Life Charters to book your cruise! This dog-friendly, luxurious, 37ft yacht welcomes you to bring Fido for a fun day on the boat with coastline views. See Details
Buccaneer Beach Park Buccaneer Beach Park is a dog-friendly park in Oceanside, CA. The park is located just across the street from the beach. Leashed dogs are welcome in the small park, but not on the adjacent beach. See Details
Create an Abstract Landscape Painting 'Create an Abstract Landscape Painting' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Charley. This upgrade on a “wine and paint” class includes being guided through the process of creating your own framed abstract painting, each one unique by color way and shape. The experience takes place in the artist's house, which is dog-friendly too. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 11 and up. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside) The San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Oceanside! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside). 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
Poinsettia Dog Park Bring your pooch to play at Poinsettia Dog Park located at Poinsettia Community Park in Carlsbad, CA. The park features a 27,700-square-foot off-leash and fenced area with a natural grass surface. The park has separate areas for large dogs small dogs, and each section has agility equipment, drinking fountains, bag dispensers and picnic tables.Additional shaded picnic tables are located outside the dog park’s two sets of double-entry gates. See Details
Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve is a dog-friendly area in Escondido, CA. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you on the 11 miles of trails through the reserve. Along the way, you can stop off at one of the picturesque picnic spots for a bite to eat and enjoy a scenic mountain view. Dogs must remain on a hand-held leash no longer than six feet. See Details
Outlets at San Clemente Dogs are welcome to walk outside at this coastal outdoor outlet shopping center with more than 55 stores and eateries. The shopping center has dog-friendly amenities including pet stations and free treats from Customer Service. The Outlets at San Clemente is conveniently located off the I-5 freeway between Los Angeles and San Diego. See Details
Live Oak County Park Live Oak County Park in Fallbrook, CA is the city's first off-leash dog park. The area offers more than 3000 square feet of fenced in grassy areas for Fido to run, play and make new friends. The dog park at Live Oak County Park has plenty of shade from mature oak trees, benches, waste stations, water fountains and more. There is a fee for parking. See Details
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve is a dog-friendly preservation area in San Diego, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails on leashes no longer than 8-feet long. Scenery in the canyon includes waterfalls, streamside forest, sycamore trees, a freshwater marsh, and wildlife like mule deer, bobcat, coyote and, raccoons. All recreational activities within the Preserve are day-use only and camping is prohibited. See Details
Mikkeller Brewing San Diego Mikkeller Brewing San Diego is a dog-friendly brewery in San Diego, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table inside the taproom. There are 24 beers on tap and food trucks are frequently on site. See Details
North Beach North Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Del Mar, CA. Dogs are allowed off-leash during the off-season, between the day after Labor Day through June 15th. June 16th through Labor Day, during the summer, pups are only allowed off-leash from dawn to 8:00 AM. Otherwise, dogs are still welcome on the beach but must remain leashed. A dog license must be affixed to the collar, and leashes cannot exceed six feet. See Details
San Elijo State Beach San Elijo State Beach in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA, offers dog-friendly campgrounds, paved roads and trails. Dogs must be on a six-foot leash at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the beach. See Details
Dog Park at Alga Norte Community Park Alga Norte Community Park in Carlsbad, CA, features an off-leash dog park divided into areas for larger and smaller dogs. Fido can play with his furry friends here while enjoying the obstacle course-type equipment on a mix of turf and decomposed granite surfaces. Ensure Fido is leashed in the community recreation area until the designated dog park. See Details
Cardiff State Beach Cardiff State Beach is a dog-friendly beach on the San Diego Coast. Dogs are allowed at Cardiff Reef and Seaside, South of Tower 16. All dogs must always be on a 6' leash and under the owner's control. People enjoy swimming, surfing, and beachcombing at this Encinitas, CA, beach. The sands gently slope into the warm water that laps the shore. See Details
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve Rios (East) Trail The Rios (East) Trail is an easy 1.2-mile hike in the San Elijo Ecological Reserve in Solana Beach, CA. This dog-friendly trail runs close to the lagoon and allows one to enjoy wetland plants and birds. This beautiful area is still close to the highway, and parts of it can be muddy. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Find the trailhead at the end of Rios Ave, where you also find on-street parking. See Details
South Buena Vista Park South Buena Vista Park is a large park offering dog-friendly off-leash hours in Vista, CA. The park has shaded areas for wandering in and out of the trees and open spaces for running. There is a doggie drinking fountain and several waste bag stations. For the humans, there are many benches, a basketball court and a fenced-in playground. Check their website for current off-leash hours. See Details
Dog Park at Redhawk Community Park Fido will love coming to play off-leash in the dog park at Redhawk Community Park, located in Temecula, CA. The park is a large expansive grassy area where dogs have plenty of space to run and play. Visitors will find several separate enclosed play areas as well as a designated section for smaller breeds. The park has water stations and shaded spaces. See Details