Dog Friendly Activities in Pescadero, CA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Pescadero, and 45 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 Pescadero.

Pet Friendly Bean Hollow State Beach
Bean Hollow State Beach Pets are welcome to join you on-leash as you explore the rocky shores of this Pescadero beach. A great spot for for tide-pooling and beachcombing. See Details
Pet Friendly Butano State Park
Butano State Park Dog-friendly Butano State Park is a quiet canyon, brimming with babbling creeks and redwood trees. Leashed dogs are welcome in the campground and in paved developed areas. Dogs must be confined to a tent or vehicle at night, and they are not allowed on trails. Butano State Park is open from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Poplar Beach Pets are welcome to join you on-leash at this busy Half Moon Bay beach. See Details
Montara State Beach Montara State Beach is a popular dog-friendly destination. Pets are allowed to join you on this beach as long as they are on a leash under six feet. This area is really popular for people who want to explore tide pools and partake in a little bit of surf fishing. While you're there, you can check out Montara Mountain as well, featuring the only undisturbed coastal mountain habitat across 100 miles of coastline. Montara State Beach is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail The Half Moon Bay Coastal 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 Half Moon Bay! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Half Moon Bay Coastal 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
Pillar Point Harbor Enclosed within a sea wall, it's an area where dogs and kids can swim and play. Parking lot fills up early on weekends. See Details
Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the designated off-leash area. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Baylands Nature Preserve Bounded by Mountain View and East Palo Alto, the 1,940-acre Baylands Preserve is one of the largest tracts of undisturbed marshland remaining in the San Francisco Bay. Fifteen miles of multi-use trails provide access to a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats. Many consider this area to be one of the best bird watching areas on the west coast. The preserve has a substantial resident population of birds as well as being a major migratory stopover on the Pacific Flyway. Dogs are allowed on-leash unless posted. See Details
Half Moon Bay State Beach Dogs are prohibited on the beaches at all times, but they are permitted in the campground, in the day-use picnic areas, and on the Coastal Trail, provided they are controlled with a leash of no more than six feet at all times. See Details
Pearson Arastradero Preserve Bring your pet with you on-leash as you hit the trails of this beautiful Palo Alto preservation area. See Details
Water Dog Lake Park Leashed pets are welcome at this Belmont park, where they'll be rewarded at the end of their hike with a dip in the pet-friendly pond. See Details
Shoreline Dog Park This clean, well-maintained dog park is fully fenced and includes a separate area for smaller pets and a doggie drinking fountain. See Details
Mitchell's Cove Beach Great beach has OFF LEASH hours Sunrise-10am, 4pm-sunset Between 10am and 4pm dogs must be on leash The beach is does not have a sign stating it is Mitchell's Cove beach at this time. This is unfenced but has natural barriers -a cliff on one side and ocean on the other, no gate at the stairway. Must walk down to beach from large staircase. It will keep most dogs in but if your dog likes to climb big rocks up the cliff then you will need a leash. Look up tide times before you plan a trip here, beach disappears during high tide and can be pretty dangerous. Low tide is much friendlier. See Details
Davenport Beach This beautiful Davenport beach is a great place to get some sun, and your pet is welcome to join you as long as they remain on-leash. See Details
Mitchell Park Mitchell Park has an off-leash dog exercise area located at the south side of the park, behind Spangler School. See Details
Foothill Park Bring your pet with you to play on-leash at this wonderful Palo Alto public park. Pets are welcome on weekdays only. See Details
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Leashed dogs are allowed on all trails at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve except Lost and Razorback Trails. See Details
Coast Side Dog Park Bring your pet to play off-leash at this volunteer-run, fenced Half Moon Bay dog park much loved by locals. A $20 annual fee is appreciated but not mandatory. See Details
Cuesta Park Enjoy tennis, volleyball, or a simple walk through nature at this Mountain View park. Pets welcome if they remain on leash. See Details
Hoover Dog Park Pets are welcome to play off-leash at this dog park, which includes drinking water, trees, gravel, and a separate area for small dogs. See Details
Big Basin Redwoods State Park Big Basin Redwoods State Park is California's oldest state park and is home to the largest span of old-growth Redwoods south of San Francisco. Leashed dogs are allowed in the campsites, picnic areas, and on paved roads. They must be on a leash and attended at all times. Dogs are also allowed on North Escape, a 2.5-mile one-way (5-mile round trip) paved road that is mostly gated off to cars and alongside old-growth redwoods, a creek, and lush undergrowth. Dog owners can check out Big Basin's official website for information on day-use and camping fees; or check out Big Basin Tent Cabins. Dogs are not permitted on any of the trails or fire roads excluding the campground connector trail from Sempervirens and Blooms Creek campgrounds to park headquarters. Dogs are not allowed in any portion of the Rancho del Oso area, or on Waddell State Beach. See Details
Stafford Park Pets are welcome to join you on-leash in the designated areas of this Redwood City park. Play a game of frisbee on the well-kept lawn. See Details
Cipriani Dog Park Belmont This off-leash Belmont dog park is regularly frequented by local dog owners, who love the separate small dog area and shade trees. See Details
Beresford Park Located on Chanteloup Field, this three-acre off-leash dog area is comprised of a turf surface, and includes bags for cleanup. Please note that this area is only dog friendly on weekday mornings. See Details