Dog Friendly Activities in Orinda, CA

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Orinda, and 245 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 Orinda.

Pet Friendly Redwood Valley Railway (Tilden Steam Train)
Redwood Valley Railway (Tilden Steam Train) The Redwood Valley Railway, also known as the Tilden Steam Train, is a dog-friendly attraction in Orinda, CA. This 15 inch gauge steam railway circles through the forest lined with more than 600 coast redwood trees, specifically planted by the railway. The cars are small, open air with benches and the trip lasts about 15 minutes. There are restrooms and a small gift shop at the boarding site. Any size dog is welcome but all dogs must remain leashed while on the train. Hours vary by season so be sure to check their website for current schedule. See Details
Pet Friendly Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop
Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop 'Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Darius. While cozy in a private tea hut in Berkeley, your host will guide you through a tasting expedition, led by one of their highly trained tea "sommeliers". Well-behaved dogs are welcome on this experience. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 5 and up. NA. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Become a Tea Master 101 'Become a Tea Master 101' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Darius. This course is specifically for tea lovers who want to go more in-depth into a specific category of tea. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome with advance notice. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $35 per person. 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
Point Isabel Regional Shoreline Dog Park Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond, CA is pet-friendly. With over 23 acres to explore off-leash, the park welcomes over half a million dogs every year. The park also offers a variety of recreational options including bay fishing, hiking, birdwatching, biking and jogging. Dogs must be leashed or under voice control. See Details
Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruises Leashed pups are welcome to join you on the dog-friendly, one-hour Bay Cruise Adventure and the "Escape from the Rock" tours which take in gorgeous views of the bridges, piers, and Alcatraz in San Francisco, CA. Dog owners are responsible for their pup and must keep Fido on a leash or in an approved carrier at all times while on board. Failure to do so is grounds for removal. Please note that animals are not allowed on Angel Island. See Details
Marina Green Leashed dogs are welcome at Marina Green in San Francisco, CA. An expansive grassy area with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, this dog-friendly park is a popular spot within the community. The nearby marina, Little Marina, and harbor areas also permit dogs if they are leashed. Marina Green is an ideal destination for a waterfront stroll with Fido. See Details
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
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline is a dog-friendly recreation area located in San Leandro, CA. The shoreline features picnic areas and miles of trails for you and Fido to enjoy. Some of the wildlife you may encounter includes jackrabbits, garter snakes, birds of prey and more! See Details
Dog Park at Cordelia Community Park Bring Fido to the Dog Park at Cordelia Community Park in Fairfield, CA. There are two separately fenced areas for to small and large dogs to play off leash. The small dog area is level and mostly decomposed granite and concrete. The large dog area is on a slope with wood chip, concrete and drops created by landscape timbers where the slope is tiered. See Details
McLaren Park McLaren Park is a dog-friendly park in San Francisco, CA. The park features two separate fenced-in areas, McLaren Amphitheater Dog Play Area and McLaren Park Geneva Dog Play Area, where dogs can run and play off leash. See Details
Blair Park Well-behaved pets are welcome to run off leash at Blair Park, a dog-friendly park in Piedmont, CA. Pups should have good recall as the area is not fenced. Owners must acquire an off-leash permit from the city. See Details
The Ruth Bancroft Garden The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a dog friendly, one-of-a-kind garden featuring an outstanding collection of drought-tolerant plants, plus a retail nursery that specializes in similar plants. The Garden also houses important collections of aloes, agaves, yuccas, and echeverias. Whether you’re looking for a breath of fresh air, inspiration, or a fun day with loved ones, the Garden is the perfect getaway. Each season offers something new among the largest collection of succulents from around the world. Please ensure Fido is kept on a leash at all times. See Details
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
Mission Dolores Park Dog Park Located near San Francisco's Mission District and the Castro, the Mission Dolores Park Dog Park has an off-leash area that is popular with dog owners and their furry friends. The park is conveniently located near an underground station. The main park has some of the most stunning views of the city, and leashed dogs are welcome in the other areas of the park. See Details
Alta Plaza Dog Play Areas Alta Plaza Dog Play Areas is a dog park located in San Francisco, CA. The off-leash area is well marked with paint on the pathways. Dogs should be leashed when not in this area, and they must be cleaned up after at all times. See Details
Lake Chabot Regional Park Lake Chabot Regional Park in Castro, Valley, CA is a busy dog-friendly park packed with fun activities, from fishing to running trails. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash in designated areas. There's an entrance fee per dog, and guide or service dogs may enter for free. Swimming is not permitted at the park. See Details
Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason Take your dog out for a stroll on the paved trails of Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason, a historical landmark along the bay in San Francisco, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for an afternoon of fun as you explore the grounds of this historic army post. The grassy hilltops and hollows also offer the perfect opportunity for you to enjoy a picnic with your pup. See Details
Sugarloaf Open Space Sugarloaf Open Space in Walnut Creek, CA is dog-friendly. This popular recreational space offers 2,000 acres of grasslands with multi-use trails, picnicking, an amphitheater and group camping by reservation. See Details
Newhall Park Paw Patch Newhall Park Paw Patch is a dog-friendly park in Concord, CA. Enjoy a leashed walk through this lovely park, or let your pet run free in the fenced, off-leash dog park. Be sure to bring water with you. The Paw Patch is closed on Wednesdays for maintenance. Dogs over 30 lbs are not permitted in the smaller dog area at any time. Use of the larger dog area is limited to a maximum of 30 dogs at a time. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Pets must be current on all vaccinations, non-destructive, and leashed outside of the off-leash area. See Details
Orinda, CA, US