Dog Friendly Activities in San Mateo, CA

There are 6 dog friendly activities in San Mateo. 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 Mateo.

Pet Friendly Seal Point Harbor Dog Park
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
Pet Friendly Bayside-Joinville Dog Park
Bayside-Joinville Dog Park This off-leash dog play area is located inside larger Bayside-Joinville Park in San Mateo, CA. The dog park features a large, fenced-in grassy area, waste stations and a water station for Fido to cool off in. See Details
Beresford Park Located on Chanteloup Field in San Mateo, CA, 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
Yoga/Wine/Paint in a Gorgeous Outdoors Setting San Jose 'Yoga/Wine/Paint in a Gorgeous Outdoors Setting San Jose' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Gloria. Guests will start with flow yoga and meditation. Afterwards, sketch out the painting, fill out shapes and colors, and create a painting while listening to classical music and sipping wine. Dogs attending class incur a fee of $70 in addition to the price of the class. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Los Prados Park Los Prados Park in San Mateo, CA is dog friendly! You and Fido can explore this community park that boasts amenities like baseball fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, picnic areas and more. See Details
Artisan Pizza in a Wood-Fired Oven 'Artisan Pizza in a Wood-Fired Oven' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Dave. Learn how to craft artisan pizzas from scratch for you and your friends. Dogs are welcome if the weather permits a solely outdoors experience. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 14 and up. Rates start at $150 per person. 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
Crissy Field Your dog will love strolling on the pet-friendly promenade, catching a frisbee in the grassy field, and playing in the sand and surf at the designated off-leash beach at Crissy Field in San Francisco, CA. A dog water fountain and washing station are available. See Details
Baker Beach Located approximately one mile south of the Golden Gate Bridge, pet-friendly Baker Beach in San Francisco is a great spot to take your dog for a view of the famous landmark. Dogs are permitted off leash on Baker Beach north of Lobos Creek, but they must be leashed south of Lobos Creek. Picnic facilities are available. See Details
Fort Funston Beach Dog-friendly Fort Funston Beach in San Francisco welcomes dogs on a leash or under strict voice command. There is lots of room for Fido to play and the area also features lots of trails. There are usually lots of dogs here for your pup to run around with! See Details
Ocean Beach Ocean Beach in San Francisco, CA is pet friendly. From the north end to stairwell 21, dogs are allowed on-leash or voice control. From stairwell 21 to Sloat Boulevard, dogs are required to be on-leash all year except from May 15th to July 1st when dogs can be under voice control. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their pups and to keep an eye on them while playing in the sand. See Details
Fort Funston Located off of Skyline Blvd, Fort Funston is one of the best places in San Francisco to bring your dog for a day of fun. This recreation area has lots of room for Fido to run and play, several dog-friendly trails, and beach areas. Dogs must be on a leash in the Bank Swallow habitat areas. Keep an eye out for fenced or signed areas were dogs are not permitted, and note that the Coastal Trail north of Horse Trail intersection is closed due to erosion. See Details
Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruises Leashed pups are welcome to join you on the dog-friendly, one-hour Bay Cruise Adventure and the "Escape from the Rock" tours which take in gorgeous views of the bridges, piers, and Alcatraz in San Francisco, CA. Dog owners are responsible for their pup and must keep Fido on a leash or in an approved carrier at all times while on board. Failure to do so is grounds for removal. Please note that animals are not allowed on Angel Island. See Details
Lands End Beach Off-Leash Dog Area Lands End Beach Off-Leash Dog Area is an unfenced, dog-friendly space located within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco. Dogs can run and play off-leash in the designated spaces as long as they are under voice control. Please watch for signs designating specific on-leash areas. See Details
Marin Headlands Leashed pets are welcome to join you as you relax or play at Marin Headlands, in beautiful Sausalito, CA. Enjoy hiking trails with dramatic cliffs and sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Dog-friendly trails are marked and notify hikers of leash or voice control rules. Picnic areas are also available. See Details
Poplar Beach Let Fido enjoy a day in the sun. Both horses and leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Poplar Beach in Half Moon Bay, CA. The area is operated by the city and dogs are allowed on the sand, unlike most of the state-run beaches. See Details
Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco's most popular pet-friendly parks. There are four separate off-leash areas: the southeast section between Lincoln Way, King Drive and 2nd and 7th Avenues; the Northeast section at Stanyan and Grove Streets; the Southcentral area between King Drive, Middle Drive, and 34th and 38th Avenues; and the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area. Bring Fido to explore one or all four parks for a day of fun and exercise. See Details
Marina Green Leashed dogs are welcome at Marina Green in San Francisco, CA. An expansive grassy area with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, this dog-friendly park is a popular spot within the community. The nearby marina, Little Marina, and harbor areas also permit dogs if they are leashed. Marina Green is an ideal destination for a waterfront stroll with Fido. See Details
Arizona Cactus Garden The Arizona Cactus Garden is a pet-friendly botanical garden located inside Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. Fido is welcome to join as you tour the grounds, but please note that there are no boundaries around the cacti. Guests can expect to see a variety of unusual plants, including Cholla, Prickly Pear, several types of Aloes and more. See Details
Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park is a dog-friendly recreational area in Oakland, CA. You and Fido can wander down the trails lined by impressive redwoods. Please note that entry for all, including dogs, require a fee. See Details
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