Dog Friendly Activities in Portola Valley, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Portola Valley, and 105 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 Portola Valley.

Pet Friendly Windy Hill Open Space Preserve
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
Pet Friendly Poplar Beach
Poplar Beach Both horses and leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Poplar Beach in Half Moon Bay, CA. The are area is operated by the city and dogs are allowed on the sand, unlike most of the state-run beaches. Admission to the beach is free, but there is a $2/hour fee for parking. See Details
Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve is a dog-friendly park in Redwood City, CA. Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the 17.5-acre area located in the center of the preserve, accessible from the Cordilleras Trail, Polly Geraci/Hassler Trails and the Blue Oak Trail. Be careful as the area is fenced and signed at entrances, but there is no fencing around the off-leash area. Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the off-leash area. See Details
Pacifica State Beach (Linda Mar) Pacifica State Beach (Linda Mar) is pet friendly. You can bring your pet with you on-leash for a stroll along this beautiful Pacifica beach with stunning ocean views. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind by their pups to preserve the cleanliness of the beach. See Details
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
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
Quarry Lakes Park welcomes leashed dogs. Walk along the trails surrounding the lakes. See Details
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad is pet-friendly. Committed to providing a great experience to children and adults alike, ride aboard a real steam engine as it goes through beautiful Oak Meadow and Vasona Parks. Dogs & Pets are permitted on the train as long as they are on a leash, and they don’t need a ticket! Humans pay $3 per ticket. Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad is open weekends from 10:30am to 3:00pm. See Details
Newbark Dog Park Newbark Dog Park in Newark, CA, is a dog friendly park that offers agility equipment, double gate portal, drinking fountains, seating area with shade and more. See Details
Shoup Park Shoup Park is home to the Garden House, The Underground, and Patriot Corner Picnic Area. It is adjacent to Adobe Creek and connecting trail to Redwood Grove Nature Preserve. Leashed dogs are welcome on trails. 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
Los Gatos Creek Trail The Los Gatos Creek 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 Los Gatos! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Los Gatos Creek 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
Seal Point Harbor Dog Park Pets love the chance to run free at Seal Point Harbor Dog Park in San Mateo, CA. This 3-acre, fenced, off-leash dog park, located within Seal Point Park includes a separate small dog area and crushed gravel ground cover to reduce mud. Seal Point Park includes pathways for walking, cycling, and bird watching. You can walk the boardwalk along the Bay Marshes with your leashed pup, too. See Details
Washington Park Located on the east side of the grounds, Washington Park's off-leash area gives your pup space to stretch his limbs. This park is only appropriate for early risers! See Details
Oyster Point Marina/Park Oyster Point Marina/Park is a dog-friendly public marina and 33-acre park. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the recreational facility, which features a 408-berth marina, hiking and jogging trails, a 300-foot fishing pier, picnic facilities, and a 2.5-acre sandy beach. Dog owners must clean up after their pet during their visit to Oyster Point. See Details
Rengstorff Park Fenced Dog Park Rengstorff Park Fenced Dog Park in Mountain View, CA, is a dog-friendly area of the park where Fido can play off leash. Fido should be kept under voice control while playing in the park. Please use provided plastic bags to clean up after your dog. See Details
Shores Dog Park Shore Dogs Park is a completely fenced, off-leash dog park in Redwood City. It has a double-gated entrance with separate areas for both large and small dogs. Benches, drinking water for dogs and doggie waste bag dispensers are available. During the rainy season, be advised that the park is subject to closure without prior notice at the discretion of the Park and Recreation Department and the Shore Dogs Board. 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
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
Esplanade Beach Your dog will thank you for bringing them to the only off leash pet-friendly beach in Pacifica. Located near the Land's End apartments. See Details
Las Palmas Dog Park The large, fenced dog run at this public park is a great place to bring your pet to play off-leash. Includes running water, donated toys, and waste bags. See Details
Fremont Central Park Dog Park This one-acre dog park is a popular spot for Fremont dog owners to bring their pets for some off-leash exercise. Fully fenced with double-gate access. See Details
Santana Row Fun for people and their dogs, Santana Row offers many outside, pet-friendly patios for dining along with spas, salons, and outstanding shopping! 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