Dog Friendly Activities in Palomar Mountain, CA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Palomar Mountain, and 50 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 Palomar Mountain.

Pet Friendly Barker Valley Trail
Barker Valley Trail Barker Valley Trail is a dog-friendly, moderately easy, 7.5 mile hike located in Cleveland National Forest in Palomar Mountain, CA, that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. On this trail you will actually descend on the way in and then ascend on the way out. The very slow and steady incline, allows for an inverse hike that isn't utterly exhausting. The trail can be hot throughout the year, and it is important to bring plenty of water along. Turn west from Highway 79 at a point 6.5 miles northwest of Warner Springs (mile 41.9 according to the roadside mileage markers). Continue up the mostly unpaved Palomar Divide Road for 7.8 miles to the Barker Valley Spur trailhead on the left (west) side. This road is subject to closure during and after bad weather. Also note that since the trailhead and the hiking route lie within national forest territory, you must post a National Forest Adventure Pass on your parked car. See Details
Pet Friendly Palomar Mountain State Park
Palomar Mountain State Park Palomar Mountain State Park welcomes pets on paved roads and campgrounds, but are not permitted to run at large and must be in tents or vehicles during nighttime hours. Although dogs are prohibited on all of the trails in the park, you can take Fido on a leash under six feet on the trail around Doane Pond and Myers Fire Road. See Details
Torrey Pines Dog Park This 8.8-acre park features a dog park with separate areas for large and small dogs, a baseball diamond with a synthetic turf field, snack bar, restrooms, covered picnic tables with bbq?s, playground with shade cover, and large open field! See Details
JC Pooch Park JC Pooch Park features a fenced-in, 5-acres of land where your dog can run off leash. All dogs must be current on their vaccinations, rabies and parasite free. Donations welcome. Available for rentals such a s dog birthday parties, dog training, canine meet up groups, etc. See Details
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
Pacific Crest Trail to Eagle Rock Pacific Crest Trail to Eagle Rock is a dog-friendly, moderately easy, 5.5 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This beautiful hike will allow you to enjoy some solitude. The terrain and climate varies wildly ranging from an area with shade trees to a desert wash. Your dog will delight in the soft ground, flowing water, and wildlife. This can be a very hot trail, especially in the summer. See Details
Lake Skinner Recreation Area The Park offers a true taste of the outdoors being just a few miles from the bustling communities of Temecula, Murrieta, Wildomar, and Menifee. Visitors regularly spot a wide variety of birds, such as heron, owls, and hawks. Other inhabitants of the park include rabbits, squirrels, and on those cold mornings, one might even spot a deer or two. Lake Skinner provides a place to enjoy many outdoor activities including camping, hiking, horseback riding, and sailing, however, its biggest attraction is the fishing. See Details
Rancho Bernardo Dog Park Rancho Bernardo Dog Park in San Diego, CA, is an off-leash dog park that features three separate fenced areas for pets of different sizes as well as water, benches, and shade. See Details
Miramonte Winery Founded in 2000 by young entrepreneur, Cane Vanderhoof, Miramonte has emerged as one of the most respected and heavily awarded boutique wineries of southern California. Located in the heart of the Valley, the winery and estate vineyard sit at an elevation of 1400 feet, and our remaining vineyards are located between 1400 and 1600 feet. Miramonte Winery own, manage or otherwise buy grapes from 44 total acres of Temecula's finest vineyards. See Details
Hollandia Park Hollandia Park is a dog-friendly park in San Marcos, CA. There is a dog park inside the park that features separate areas for small and large dogs. The park also has a trail connection, restrooms, and picnic areas. See Details
Gershon Bachus Vintners Gershon Bachus Vinters offers seated wine tastings in their events room, where special attention is paid to each taster. Dogs welcome! Warm, happy atmosphere. See Details
Montiel Park Montiel Park is a dog-friendly park in San Marcos, CA. There is a dog park inside the park for Fido to run and play. The park also has restrooms and a picnic area. See Details
Monserate Mountain Preserve Monserate Mountain Preserve in Fallbrook, CA, has a dog-friendly trail featuring a 1.5 mile climb to the summit for panoramic views to ocean and mountains. Be sure to bring water for both you and Fido. Please note that it is too hot in the summer to bring a dog along. The trailhead is just east of I-15 at intersection of Stewart Canyons and Pankey Road. Leashed dogs welcome on many of the Fallbrook Land Conservancy Preserves. See Details
Belle Marie Winery Bell Marie Winery in Escondido, CA, provides a very dog-friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy fabulous wines. Feel free to bring along a picnic or snacks and enjoy on the grounds. See Details
May Flower Dog Park May Flower Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in Escondido, CA. This fenced, off-leash, 1.5-acre area allows Fido to play off-leash and socialize with other dogs. Limit three dogs per person when visiting and owners must remain with their dogs. Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated. See Details
Jess Martin Park Jess Martin Park is a dog-friendly, 9-acre park in Julian, CA, where leashed dogs are welcome to walk with their owners on the exercise path and romp off-leash on the fenced-in T-ball field. Fido is only allowed on the field from the beginning of August to the beginning of February when games are not in progress. See Details
Adventure Hiking Scavenger Hunt 'Adventure Hiking Scavenger Hunt' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Michael. This experience comprises of two different Scavenger Hunts, difficult and challenging, depending upon fitness and hiking skill level. Your hosts will hand out info sheets and set the crew off to discover deer, rattlesnakes, coyotes, tarantulas, horned lizards and types of trees, herbs, bushes and more. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 10 and up. This is a dog friendly hike, however, leashes and water bowls are required for dogs. Rates start at $8 per person. See Details
Thomas Mountain Trail Thomas Mountain Trail is a difficult, 12-mile hike in San Bernardino National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. This exquisite trail offers some amazing views on a trail that offers plenty of solitude. You will ascend through four climate zones and plenty of shade on this steadily inclining trail. See Details
Palumbo Family Vineyards & Winery Enjoy the charming tasting room and meet the winemaker who focuses on making fine, handcrafted wines at Palumbo Family Vineyard and Winery, a very pet-friendly place. See Details
Oak Mountain Winery The finest Temecula wines may be sampled at Oak Mountain Winery, where visitors can also taste delicious olive oils and vinegars. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at this vineyard and tasting room. They even host doggy date nights and a range of other fun activities for dogs and their owners. See Details
Hart Winery At Hart Winery, visitors find excellent, dog-friendly staff and good quality, small lot wines. Guests enjoy the rustic and cozy tasting room. See Details
Wine Tasting at Vineyard Grant James 'Wine Tasting at Vineyard Grant James' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Susanne. Taste six wines on the patio overlooking the estate vineyards. Leashed dogs are welcome to keep you company as you sample the wine. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $10 per person. See Details
Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve is a dog-friendly area in Escondido, CA. Your pooch is welcome to join you on the 11 miles of trails that wind around the public area. 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. Trees in the park include oak riparian, oak woodland, coastal sage scrub, and chaparral. There are lots of other animals that call the park their home, maybe you'll spot them whilst exploring with your pooch. California leash law is enforced and dogs must remain on leash at all times on the “Way Up” Trail and Lower Trails. Monday through Friday dogs under effective voice command are permitted off leash at the top of the “Way Up” Trail (only beyond the designated marker). On Saturday, Sunday, and holidays dogs are required to remain on leash at all times throughout the Reserve. Additionally, dogs must remain on leash in parking lots, picnic areas, overlooks, or any time they become a nuisance to people, property, and wild or domestic animals. See Details
Volcan Valley Apple Farm The Volcan Valley Apple Farm is a dog-friendly farm in Julian, CA. Dogs are welcome on a leash to explore with you. They even provide doggie bags at the entrance gate, and a bucket of water for thirsty dogs. The Volcan Valley Apple Farm is open seasonally. Be sure to check their website for current hours of operation. See Details