Dog Friendly Activities in San Martin, CA

There are 37 dog friendly activities within 20 miles of San Martin. 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 Martin.

Pet Friendly The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park is dog-friendly. This redwood forest is home to trees that stretch up to 2,600 feet into the sky above. Although logging felled thousands of trees that once stood in the area, many new trees are starting to grow back to cover the land that lay bare for so long. Dogs are only allowed on Aptos Creek Fire Road and the four single-track trails below the steel bridge. Unfortunately, dogs are prohibited beyond the gate at the Porter picnic area parking lot. The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Pet Friendly Rio Del Mar Beach
Rio Del Mar Beach Dogs are welcome to join you on-leash at this dog-friendly beach with hardly any traffic. See Details
Manresa State Beach Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at this Watsonville beach. See Details
Morgan Hill Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog run with separate small dog area, trees for shade, water fountains, and waste bags. See Details
Castillo's Hillside Shire Winery Leashed dogs are welcome at Castillo's Hillside Shire Winery's lovely garden for wine tastings. Enjoy sampling the award-winning Petite Veridot, Syrah, and Petite Sirah varietals while taking in the beautiful scenery. Castillo's Hillside Shire Winery's tasting room is open Saturday noon - 7pm, Sunday noon - 5pm, and by appointment only on weekdays; call (408) 595-3145. See Details
Cathedral of Faith Dogs are allowed at these church services. See Details
Martin J. Franich Park The City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department offers 28 beautiful and well-maintained parks totaling 184 acres for the public to enjoy, and that make Watsonville an ideal place to live, work, and play

Franich Park includes a playground, dog park, youth baseball field, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and picnic and BBQ facilities. You don't feel isolated from the rest of the park, and dog-owners can be out with their dog and be part of the Community.

*separate areas for large and small dogs *double door entry *waste bags provided in dog area and around perimeter of entire park *water fountains for dogs and humans *limited bench seating, however, locals donate and leave plastic chairs on a regular basis *plenty of shade *hard pack surface
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Bass Pro Shops 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 and this pet-friendly store. See Details
Verde Vineyards Verde Vineyards is a boutique winery specializing in small lot, hand crafted Bordeaux Varietals from their estate vineyards in the Santa Clara Valley. The winery hosts live music on weekends. Dogs are welcome on the covered tasting patio and grounds. Two of their wines, Sophie's Blend and Tess' Blend are named after the owners' dogs. During the summer, they are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm and during winter, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Hollister Airport Bark Park Hollister Airport Bark Park is an off-leash dog park in Hollister, CA on the airport grounds. There are acres of fenced-in turf for your dog to play. There are also picnic tables and barbecue pits available for their humans, so bring Fido for fun and enjoy a picnic with the whole family! See Details
Almaden Quicksilver County Park Almaden Quicksilver County Park is a view of California's mining era history. With remnants from the latter part of the 19th century, you can look back in time at the mining operations of that day. Also, Spring offers the chance to see one of the most spectacular wildflower displays of the region. There are over 34.2 miles of hiking trails open to your pet also. Picnic tables are scattered throughout. Fishing is also available, but due to the accumulation of mercury in the reservoirs, the fish are unsafe to eat. Your dog must be on a 6' leash, and handlers must be at least 16 years old. Only two dogs per handler. Owners are responsible for pet care and clean up. Aggression is not tolerated. All dogs must wear proof of current license, rabies vaccination, and must not be in heat. 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
Hellyer Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this huge fenced dog park known for its friendly crowd. Drinking water available. Fee for parking on-site. See Details
Jeffrey Fontana Dog Park Your pet will love to play off-leash at this dog park, which is fully fenced and includes seats for owners to relax on. See Details
Aptos Dog Park at Polo Grounds Park Aptos Dog Park at Polo Grounds Park is an easy to find, fenced park with a small dog area as well as fountains, benches, and shade. Pets will love to play off-leash in this one-acre fenced dog park, which is open daylight hours. See Details
Pajaro River Levee Trail 7 miles of raised asphalt trail on top of the Pajaro River Levee. No waste bags, no water fountains, to trash cans till you get to Pajaro River Park. See Details
Henry W. Coe State Park Dogs are welcome at Henry W. Coe State Park, also known as Coe Park, the largest state park in northern California made up of wild open spaces. At the park, you'll find stunning lofty ridges and steep canyons all over. There are a number of pet-friendly areas at the park to enjoy with Fido, including the Coe Ranch Campground, paved roads, and one trail that connects the Visitor Center to the parking lot off of East Dunne Avenue. Dogs are not allowed at Manzanita Point, Blue Oak Horse Camp, Poverty Flat Group Campsites, and the Hunting Hollow or Dowdy Ranch entrances. Dogs are also prohibited on all other trails at Coe Park. You can gain entrance to the park around the clock, every day of the year. See Details
Pinto Lake County Park Pinto Lake County Park in Watsonville is a 183-acre area featuring a beautiful lake with fishing pier, baseball and soccer fields, playgrounds, trails, a dog park and disc golf course. Pavilions available by reservation. The dog park area has double door entry, water fountains for humans and dogs, separate areas for large and small dogs, bench seating, shade, a tree bark and wood surface, waste bags and free parking. See Details
Public Art San Jose Take your dog on this self-guided tour of the public art in downtown San Jose. Download the map and explore the city while you appreciate the art all around. For more information about this program, visit www.sanjoseculture.org. See Details
Almaden Lake Park Soak up a healthy dose of natural beauty and tranquility at this San Jose public park, where your leashed pet is welcome to join you. Please note that pets are not allowed in the water due to unhealthy conditions. 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 $160 per person. See Details
Gizdich Ranch Gizdich Ranch is pet-friendly. This farm and ranch features apples, berries, baked goods and juices, plus a gift shop and an antique shop. Pick strawberries, apples and more. Dogs can't go down the fruit aisles but they were welcome all around the fields and farm house area. Gizdich Ranch is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Frank Klauer Memorial Dog Park This wide, fenced area is a great place to bring your pet to get some much needed off-leash exercise. 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 Morgan Hill! 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