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 Buccaneer Beach Park
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
Pet Friendly Create an Abstract Landscape Painting
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 $44 per person. See Details
San Luis Rey Bike Trail The San Luis Rey Bike Trail is dog-friendly trail in Oceanside, CA, that welcomes bicycles and pedestrians. Dogs must be kept on a leash of not more than 6 feet. The trail is paved and mostly flat with multiple entry points, mostly where the road crosses over the path. It's a well maintained trail but not lit, so be sure to be visible at night. 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
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 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
Guajome 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. 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 golf course welcomes dogs on the course with their owners for a rambling round, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. See Details
San Onofre State Beach Dogs are welcome on-leash on trails one and six of this beachside hiking park, but not on the beaches. See Details
North Beach North Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Del Mar, CA. Dogs must be leashed June 16th through Labor Day. Dogs able to run under voice control of owner from the day after Labor Day through June 15th. A dog license must be affixed to the collar and leashes cannot be in excess of six feet. 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
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
Authentic SD: Drink & Dine! 'Authentic SD: Drink & Dine!' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Phoenix. Although your host offers a number of different hike options, the pet-friendly option is the Country Hike. This trip will take you up Iron Mountain or Mt. Woodson, which are both great for sunset picnics. Afterwards, enjoy a happy hour at a local brewery or cocktail. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 21 and up. Experience does not include cost of food and drinks, fee is for guided experience. Rates start at $27 per person. See Details
Alga Norte Community Park Dog-friendly Alga Norte Community Park in Carlsbad, CA, features an off-leash dog park divided into areas for larger and smaller dogs, and includes obstacle course-type play equipment on a mix of turf and decomposed granite surfaces. See Details
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve Rios (East) Trail The Rios (East) Trail is a dog-friendly, easy, 1.2-miles hike in the San Elijo Ecological Reserve in Solana Beach, CA, that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail runs close by the lagoon and provides the opportunity to enjoy wetland plants and birds. This beautiful area is still close by 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. Look for a kiosk with information about the lagoon. See Details
Temecula Dog Exercise Area This off-leash dog park includes plenty of rooms for owners to relax while pets romp and play. 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
South Buena Vista Park South Buena Vista Park in Vista, CA, is a large park that offers an off-leash hours for dogs. The park has shaded areas for wandering in and out of the trees as well as open areas 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. The park offers some off-leash hours; please check their website for current hours when dogs are welcome off-leash. 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 be on a 6’ leash and under owners control at all times. People enjoy swimming, surfing, and beachcombing the beach. The sands gently slope into the warm water that laps the shore. See Details
Orpheus Park Orpheus Park in Encinitas, CA, is a beautiful, dog-friendly, neighborhood park that boasts gorgeous ocean views and where Fido can enjoy off-leash fun with you at designated hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Visit the website for the current off-leash hours. See Details
Carlsbad Premium Outlets Carlsbad Premium Outlets is a dog-friendly outlet mall where Fido is welcome on-leash in the outdoor areas. Some shops may welcome Fido inside, but you need to check with them first. See Details
Ann D. L'Heureux Memorial Dog Park The dog-friendly Ann D. L'Heureux Memorial Dog Park in Carlsbad, CA, features 13,200 square feet of fenced area for dogs to play and exercise. The park has benches, a dog drinking fountain, plastic bag dispensers, a dedicated parking lot, and is shaded by eucalyptus trees. See Details
Encinitas Viewpoint Park Encinitas Viewpoint Park in Encinitas, CA, is a dog-friendly park that welcomes Fido to play off-leash during designated hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Visit the website for the current specified times. See Details
Torrey Hills Dog Park Located in the Torrey Hills Center, the Torrey Hills Dog Park is an off-leash dog park in San Diego, CA. BringFido to play at this large, fenced dog park, which has grassy and gravel areas as well as doggie drinking fountains. See Details
Santa Margarita River Trail Santa Margarita River Trail is a dog-friendly, 5-mile trail in Fallbrook, CA. Enjoy varying terrain and beautiful views. Visitors are often surprised to see so many broad water impoundments along the river which are the work of the California golden beaver. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details