Dog Friendly Activities in San Jose, CA

There are 29 dog friendly activities in San Jose. 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 San Jose.

Pet Friendly Cathedral of Faith
Cathedral of Faith Dogs are allowed at these church services. See Details
Pet Friendly Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops Leashed dogs are welcome to shop with their humans at Bass Pro Shops in San Jose, CA. You'll find supplies for outdoor recreation, fishing, camping, boating, hunting, dog training and more at this pet-friendly store. See Details
Almaden Quicksilver County Park Pet-friendly Almaden Quicksilver County Park in San Jose offers a view of California's mining era history, and springtime offers the chance to see one of the most spectacular wildflower displays of the region. There are over 34.2 miles of hiking trails for you and Fido to explore, and picnic tables are scattered throughout. Dogs must be on a six foot leash and wear proof of a current license and rabies vaccine. Owners are responsible for pet care and clean up, and aggression is not tolerated. Please note that park trails are subject to closure due to poor conditions. See Details
Santana Row Fun for people and their dogs, Santana Row in San Jose, CA offers many outdoor, pet-friendly patios for dining along with spas, salons and outstanding shopping. This premier destination is surrounded by landscaped gardens and parks for you to enjoy with your leashed pup. See Details
Coyote Creek Trail The Coyote 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 San Jose! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Coyote 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
Butcher Dog Park Butcher Dog Park is an off-leash dog park in San Jose, CA. This pet-friendly designated area located within Roy M. Butcher Park is fully fenced and comes with all of the trimmings, including a separate small dog area, benches, shade trees, artificial turf and mulched areas. See Details
Saratoga Creek Dog Park Your pet is welcome to run and play at Saratoga Creek Dog Park in San Jose, CA. This artificial turf-covered dog run is fenced for off-leash fun and features a water fountain and benches. No more than two dogs per person are allowed at one time, and all pets must be current on vaccines and wear proof of a license. Temporary closures to the park may occur when maintenance is needed, so it's best to check the city website for updates before visiting with your pup. See Details
Hellyer Dog Park Take Fido to run, play and make new friends at Hellyer Dog Park in San Jose, CA. There is plenty of room for dogs to run off leash in the fenced in area. The dog park is equipped with water stations. See Details
Fontana Dog Park Fontana Dog Park welcomes your pet to play off leash in San Jose, CA. This fenced play area is located within Jeffrey Fontana Park and features separate small and large dog areas, benches, and on-street parking. Please note, there is a maximum of two dogs per person. See Details
Penitencia Creek County Park You and Fido can enjoy a day outdoors at Penitencia Creek County Park, a dog-friendly recreation area in San Jose, CA. The park features a number of trails for jogging, biking or walking, along with a picnic area. See Details
Miyuki Dog Park Bring Fido to Miyuki Dog Park for an afternoon of exercise and romping around with other canines in San Jose, CA. This park features a fenced area of artificial turf and dirt, benches, and a double-gated entry. Please note that there isn't a separate small dog area or water fountain. See Details
Hapa’s Brewing Company Hapa’s Brewing Company is a pet-friendly brewery in San Jose, CA, where Fido is welcome inside and outside. Sample IPAs and other craft beers while you play a game of cornhole. Food trucks are sometimes onsite in case you get hungry; check their website for the current schedule of events. See Details
Public Art San Jose Take Fido on a self-guided, dog-friendly Public Art San Jose tour in downtown area of the city. Download the map and explore the city while you appreciate the art all around. See Details
Almaden Lake Regional Park Soak up a healthy dose of natural beauty and tranquility at pet-friendly Almaden Lake Regional Park in San Jose, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at this lakeside public park. Please note that pets are not allowed in the water due to unhealthy conditions, and parking fees are collected daily. See Details
Drive Up a Mountain to an Observatory 'Drive Up a Mountain to an Observatory' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Daniel. Take a drive in a BMW M3 convertible sports car to the very top of Mt. Hamilton. Small lap dogs are welcome, as long as they don't go on the seat. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $200 per person. See Details
Ryland Dog Park Take Fido to run, play and make new friends at Ryland Dog Park in San Jose, CA. The off-leash area features two separated sections, providing dedicated spaces for small and larger dogs. Please note that there is no water on site. See Details
Parma Park Dog-friendly Parma Park is a 4.5-acre neighborhood green space with a playground and restroom near the Almaden Community Center in San Jose, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy a walk with you on the paved sidewalks throughout the park, or relax with a picnic on the lawn. See Details
Plaza de Cesar Chavez Bring your dog to this walk in the Plaza de Cesar Chavez, also known Cesar Chavez Park. The park spans two acres in the middle of downtown San Jose. As you stroll, take time to smell the all of the beautiful flowers and let Fido splash in the water fountains. The dog-friendly park is a hub of activity and you may get to experience one of the festivals and live music performances frequently held in the plaza. See Details
The Container Store The Container Store located within Santana Row of San Jose is pet friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they shop for storage and organization supplies. See Details
William Street Park Leashed dogs are welcome at the 14-acre William Street Park in the historic Naglee Park neighborhood of San Jose. Walk your dog in the grassy area shaded by trees. Bark in the Park is held here each year. See Details
Sephora Dogs are welcome to join their owners while they shop for cosmetics at pet-friendly Sephora in the Santana Row area of San Jose, CA. See Details
Lululemon Shop for the latest styles of athleisure sportswear apparel, including yoga and running shirts, tops and pants at the dog-friendly Lululemon in Santana Row, San Jose, CA. Well-behaved pets are welcome inside the store. See Details
SoFa Dog Park SoFa Dog Park is located within a pocket park in the heart of San Jose’s arty district of SoFa. The hip park features separate play areas for big and small dogs, artificial turf for all-weather play, benches, waste stations, and water bowls. The fenced recreation space will be neighboured by a Demonstration Garden set to open in late Spring with planters, a farmstand and places to chill. The park is open every day of the week from 7am to 8pm. See Details
San Jose's The Heart of Silicon Valley Scavenger Hunt Tour San Jose's The Heart of Silicon Valley Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history in San Jose, CA. 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