Dog Friendly Activities in Riverside, CA

There are 10 dog friendly activities in Riverside. 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 Riverside.

Pet Friendly Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Area
Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Area Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Area is a dog-friendly attraction in Riverside, CA, offering 10+ miles of trails along the Santa Ana River and in the surrounding hills. There is also an additional, paved, 4+ mile bike trail that is great for dog walkers with strollers and toddlers. Please ensure Fido is kept on a leash. There is a parking fee per vehicle and an admission fee per dog. Please note: this location only accepts cash. No debit or credit cards will be accepted. See Details
Pet Friendly Carlson Bark Park
Carlson Bark Park Carlson Bark Park in Riverside, CA, is a well-maintained off-leash dog park, which includes a separate small dog area, green grass, and agility equipment. The park is fenced. See Details
Pat Merritt Dog Park Pat Merritt Dog Park in Riverside, CA, is a lovely dog park that is clean and friendly. The park is fully fenced with separate small dog area, benches, trees, and drinking fountain. See Details
Riverwalk Dog Park Riverwalk Dog Park in Riverside, CA, is a fenced, off-leash dog park and a great place for your pooch to make friends. The park includes separate areas for small and large dogs, water, pooper scoopers, and benches. See Details
Rancho Jurupa Park Rancho Jurupa Park is a 200-acre, dog-friendly recreational area situated along the Santa Ana River in Riverside, CA. The park features two lovely 3-acre lakes and 140 individual and group campsites. Day use is also available for activities, including a splash pad, magnificent hiking and biking trails, fishing, and more. Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. There are day-use admission fees for both adults, children, and dogs. See Details
Mount Rubidoux Trail Mount Rubidoux Trail is a dog-friendly, easy 2.7 mile loop trail located near Riverside, CAthat features a river and a number of activity options. The trail is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The views from the summit are stunning. See Details
Islander Park Loop Islander Park Loop is dog-friendly, easy .07-mile loop trail through the foothills of the Box Springs Mountains in Riverside, CA. It's a low-key dirt trail good for walking and jogging, and dogs are welcome on-leash. See Details
Sycamore Canyon Park Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is a dog-friendly, 1,500-acre park, that is home to many rare species in Riverside, CA. A trail system allows locals and tourists alike to enjoy nature and provides amazing views of the city. Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after during their visit to the Park. Dog owners are asked to bring their own clean-up bags, and keep an eye out for snakes and other wildlife. The Park is open from a half hour before sunrise until a half hour after sunset, seven days a week. Parking and admission are free. See Details
California Citrus State Historic Park The California Citrus State Historic Park is a dog-friendly park in Riverside, CA. Spanning over 400-acres of southern California, this park is a throwback to those that existed in the early 1900s, a time where citrus fruits were being touted as the second gold rush of the state. The California Citrus State Historic Park has lots of demonstration groves and picnic areas among the trees. Dogs aren't allowed in the buildings at the park, but they are welcome to walk leashed on several trails around the groves. Hours vary by season so be sure to check their website before visiting. See Details
Riverside Scavenger Hunt: Universal Riverside Riverside Scavenger Hunt: Universal Riverside is a pet-friendly attraction in Riverside, CA. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Bass Pro Shops is a dog friendly store that carries outdoor, fishing, camping, boating, hunting, and clothing supplies. See Details
Hound Town Dog Park Hound Town Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in Moreno Valley, CA, adjacent to the Moreno Valley Equestrian Center. The 3.5-acre park has a 245-foot by 150-foot fenced-in dirt area divided into two sections. One part is for large dogs, the other for smaller breeds. The gate is double-fenced to prevent dogs from escaping as people enter and leave the play area. See Details
Lake Gregory Regional Park Lake Gregory Regional Park is a dog-friendly recreational area located in the San Bernardino Mountains of Crestline, CA. In the summer, you can rent paddleboards, rowboats, paddleboats, sailboats, and water cycles. Outside of the swimming area, anglers will find excellent fishing for trout, catfish and bass. There is a dog park located on the South Shore (including a little one for small dogs), but the real fun is the 2.7-mile fitness trail featuring exercise stations along the scenic path around the lake. The lake's swimming area has restrooms, two snack bars, grills, picnic tables, picnic shelters, sand volleyball courts, and more. Dogs must be on a leash when visiting the park. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the beach, at events, or in any of the gated areas. See Details
Dairyland Dog Park This fenced Corona dog park is a great place for your pet to play off-leash. Includes nearby restrooms, picnic tables, and water features. See Details
Menifee Dog Park Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located near Newport Rd and Murrieta Rd. See Details
Etiwanda Creek Community & Dog Park Dogs may run and play off-leash at the fenced-in Etiwanda Creek Community Dog Park. The park features separate areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Redlands Dog Park Redlands Dog Park is a dog-friendly, off-leash, and fenced-in dog park located within Ford Park in Redlands, CA. The park features separate areas for small and large dogs. R.U.F.F. (Redlands Unleashed Fidos & Friends) community volunteers built the dog park and provide on going maintenance support of the off-leash area. See Details
Harada Heritage Dog Park This well-kept, off-leash dog park is fully fenced and includes a separate area for smaller pets. See Details
Pacific Electric Inland Empire Trail The Pacific Electric Inland Empire 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 Rancho Cucamonga! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Pacific Electric Inland Empire 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
Baldy View Dog Park Your pet will love to run and play off-leash at the fenced Baldy View Dog Park. This 5-acre park includes a separate area for smaller pets. See Details
Lake Perris State Recreation Area Lake Perris State Recreation Area has some dog-friendly trails and campsites. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed within 100 feet of the water. Fido can join you on the bike trail that loops around the lake, taking in the crystal waters and the rolling hills in the backdrop. You can also take your pooch into the campgrounds in the area. Lake Perris is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Corona Dog Park at Butterfield Stage Trail Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which also provides drinking fountains for both pets and humans. See Details
Terri Peak Trail Terri Peak Trail is a moderately easy, dog-friendly, 2.8 mile hike in Lake Perris State Recreation Area that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This well marked trail is a great way to train for higher altitude hikes. The trail has some very steep sections where you will gain a lot of elevation and is a great workout, and is accessible year-round. Dogs are able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Lake Perris State Recreation Area charges a fee to enter. Fees are per vehicle. If you are entering on foot or bike there is no fee. See Details
Skyline Open to hikers & bicyclist. This is the original entrance, as the new entrance on West Foothill has a new housing project that does not allow public parking. Street parking available on Foothill. See Details