Dog Friendly Activities in Saratoga, CA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Saratoga, and 119 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 Saratoga.

Pet Friendly Fremont Older Open Space Preserve
Fremont Older Open Space Preserve Leashed dogs are welcome at Fremont Older Open Space Preserve in Saratoga, CA. You and Fido can enjoy numerous hiking trails throughout this 739-acre pet-friendly nature preserve. Be sure to clean up after your dog, and remain on the trails to protect the native flora and fauna. See Details
Pet Friendly Sanborn County Park
Sanborn County Park Sanborn County Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the woodland trails that wind around this lush 3,453 acre park. Nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains between Saratoga and Skyline Boulevard, walk with your pup in the shadows of redwoods and tan bark oak. The park offers hike-in camping, RV camping and picnicking opportunities year-round. Sanborn County Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Roaring Camp Railroads Roaring Camp Railroads offers dog-friendly train rides in Felton, CA, through the California Redwoods. Located just a few miles from Santa Cruz, you and Fido can climb aboard an authentic 19th century steam train for a trip through the magnificent redwood forest. As you travel along the historic, winding narrow-gauge track to the summit of Bear Mountain, the conductor will entertain you with the history of the railroad and its locomotives, which were once used to haul giant redwood logs out of the forest. Tours are offered daily and departure times vary by season. 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
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Dogs are welcome in the pet-friendly picnic areas and campsites of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in Felton, CA. Also, unlike many state parks in the area, leashed dogs can join you on a number of trails, including the Meadow Trail, Pipeline Road, Graham Hill Trail and Powder Mill Fire Road. The park has been established to preserve forests and the areas next to the watershed of the San Lorenzo River, including a number of huge redwood trees. See Details
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park in Aptos, CA, 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. 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
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is a pet-friendly recreational area in Portola Valley, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed on all trails at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve except Lost and Razorback Trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
Cuesta Park Cuesta Park is a dog-friendly area in Mountain View, CA. Enjoy tennis, volleyball, or a simple walk through nature. Pets are welcome if they remain on a leash and are cleaned up after. See Details
University Terrace Dog Run Fido can run and play off leash at University Terrace Dog Run, a pet-friendly, fenced dog park in Santa Cruz, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed in the other areas of the park. See Details
Cathedral of Faith Dogs are allowed at these church services. 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
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad in Los Gatos, CA 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. See Details
NewBark Dog Park NewBark Dog Park in Newark, CA, offers agility equipment, double-gate portals, drinking fountains, seating areas with shade and more. The 1-acre park is located within Newark Community Park and features a smaller area for dogs under 30 lbs. Dog handlers are limited to two dogs under their care and are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. 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
Dog Park at Ed Levin Park Take Fido to run and play at the dog park inside of Ed Levin Park in Milpitas, CA. This off-leash play area is one of the largest in the area and features two separate sections, providing dedicated spaces for small and larger dogs. See Details
Las Palmas Dog Park Bring Fido to Las Palmas Dog Park in Sunnyvale, CA. This off-leash dog park features a large, fenced space for pups to run and play, as well as running water, donated toys, and waste bags. Please note that the dog park is located within Las Palmas Park, and dogs must be leashed until they enter the designated dog park space. See Details
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
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
Central Park Dog Park Central Park Dog Park in Fremont, CA, is located adjacent to the Fremont Animal Shelter with access from Stevenson Boulevard. Fido can enjoy off-leash play and socialization in one of two separate fenced areas. There is 1.2 acres with artificial turf and lighting for large dogs over 14 inches. A smaller .02 acre area with natural grass is designated for dogs 14 inches and under at the shoulders. Both spaces have a double gated entry. Additional features at the park include shade structures, benches, and water fountains for both dogs and their owners. See Details