Dog Friendly Activities in Thousand Oaks, CA

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Thousand Oaks, and 38 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 Thousand Oaks.

Pet Friendly Satwiwa Loop Trail at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa
Satwiwa Loop Trail at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa Satwiwa Loop Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This picturesque hike is close to the city but will have you feeling like you entered a different world. The trail offers some of the best opportunities around to see roadrunners, prairie falcons, hawks, rabbits, deer, and coyote. The trail is a designated hikers-only trail. See Details
Pet Friendly Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista
Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista Hike to the gorgeous Angel Vista viewpoint with your pup along the Rosewood Trail. This is a 3.5-mile round trip hike, with an elevation gain/loss of about 800 feet and is the most direct route to this gorgeous point in the Santa Monica Mountains. For trail instructions and more information, visit the website. See Details
Conejo Creek Dog Park Conejo Creek Dog Park was designed for the benefit and enjoyment of the community's dogs and their human families. The park has two separate sections: one for small dogs (30 lbs and under), and the other for large dogs (over 30 lbs.). Drinking fountains have attached dog water fountains. There are also Mutt-Mitt Dispensers, picnic tables, shade structures, benches, and lights for night use. Open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM (but closed every Thursday from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM and all day on the 3rd Thursday of every month). See Details
Los Robles Trail to Angel Vista Enjoy the breathtaking Angel Vista, reaching the overlook from the West Los Robles Trail. Fido is welcome to join you on this 7.6-mile round trip hike that climbs 800 feet on the north side of the Santa Monica mountains. For more trail and hike information, visit the website. See Details
Paradise Falls Paradise Falls is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch to this 40-ft. waterfall in a canyon set inside a rugged regional park on the 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Thousand Oaks. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Solstice Canyon Bring your leashed pup out for a bit of exercise on this mild hike, which afford breathtaking views of the ocean. Solstice Canyon in Malibu features several options for easy, moderate, or strenuous hikes through coastal sage scrub and riparian plant communities. Visitors can enjoy a picnic, a shady stroll along the Solstice Canyon Trail, or a more challenging climb up the Rising Sun Trail. The perennial waterfall is a popular hiking destination, and along the way you might encounter acorn woodpeckers, alligator lizards, fence lizards, or a red-tailed hawk soaring overhead. Dogs are allowed but must remain on a leash, not to exceed six feet, at all times. Please pick­ up after your dog. See Details
Leo Carrillo State Park & Beach Fido is welcome at dog-friendly Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed at the park's day use areas, campground, and the beach located north of lifeguard tower 3. Dogs are not permitted on the park's backcountry trails or beach south of lifeguard tower 3. Parking fees apply. The entry gate is locked from 10pm to 8am. See Details
Simi Dog Park Pets will love to run and play off-leash at the fenced Simi Dog Park in Simi Valley, CA. The park features both a large dog and small dog area, water, parking, and picnic tables. See Details
Camarillo Grove Dog Park Camarillo Grove Dog Park offers fully enclosed off-leash areas for Fido in Camarillo, CA. The entirety of Camarillo Grove Park is off-leash Monday - Friday. On the weekends, dogs are only allowed off-leash in the dog park. The park features a dog drinking fountain, a separate area for small dogs with artificial turf, a toy fire hydrant, and waste bags. Humans will appreciate the picnic table and benches. See Details
Zuma Canyon Loop Trail Zuma Canyon Loop Trail is a pleasant hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Leashed (no longer than six feet) pets are welcome to join their humans as they hike along this trail, which is a wonderful spot to take in the changing seasons. A variety of trees make for a colorful fall and winter season. The creek that runs through the canyon flows all year, but at times can be only a trickle. See Details
Mishe Mokwa to Mount Allen Trail Mishe Mokwa to Mount Allen Trail is a moderately easy, 6-mile hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. See Details
Calabasas Bark Park Calabasas Bark Park is a small, fenced, off-leash dog park is much loved by locals, and features a doggie drinking fountain, pooper scoopers, and ample parking. No more than three (3) dogs per person in the park at one time. See Details
Charmlee Wilderness Park Located on over 532 acres within the best of the Santa Monica Mountains Coastal Slope Environment, Charmlee Wilderness Park includes over eight miles of hiking trails and picnic sites for you and your pup to explore. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Oak Canyon Dog Park Oak Canyon Dog Park is divided into separate large dog and small dog areas, and has water fountains for dogs. The dog park is located behind Oak Canyon Community Park. Use the entrance for Oak Canyon Community Park and keep going to the end of the road, then park and walk about 200 yards to the entrance. The Dog Park may be closed temporarily in the event of heavy rain. See Details
Mission Oaks Park This 20-acre community park has numerous meandering walkways, picnic areas, restrooms, and even a concession stand. Leashed dogs welcome. See Details
Springville Dog Park Springville Dog Park is a 5-acre park with fenced areas for small and large dogs in Camarillo, CA. The park offers shade trees, a dog drinking fountain, waste bags, and a walking path. Human guests will appreciate the leash holders, picnic tables, and benches. There are restrooms near the tennis courts. See Details
College Park, Rudy's Dog Park Beautiful dog park with separate sections for large and small dogs. There is also agility equipment for dogs and benches for humans. A wash area is also available for a fee. See Details
Grotto Trail You and Fido can hike along the Grotto Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. This 3-mile out-and-back hike takes you to a secluded grotto. Although dogs are not allowed in the grotto, you and your pup will find plenty of fun and exercise along the beautiful trail as you travel to it. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Topanga Lookout Trail BringFido along for a hike on the 2-mile out-and-back trail overlooking Red Rock Canyon and providing amazing views of the Santa Monica and Santa Susana Mountains. See Details
Point Mugu State Park Point Mugu State Park, located in the Santa Monica Mountains, features five miles of ocean shoreline with rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, sand dunes, rugged hills and uplands, two major river canyons and wide grassy valleys dotted with sycamores, oaks and a few native walnuts. Leashed pets are welcome throughout the day use areas including campgrounds and day use areas. Pets are not permitted on any backcountry trails or dirt roads. There are more than 70 miles of hiking trails. The beach also features swimming, body surfing and surf fishing. The park includes the jagged pinnacles of the Boney Mountains State Wilderness Area. See Details
Paramount Ranch Take a walk with your pup amidst the prop buildings of an old movie town at Paramount Ranch. Used as the set of "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" along with many other films and shows, the Paramount Ranch trails and prop town are a fun area to explore with your leashed dog. Cross the bridge to get to the "Western Town." All trailheads extend from the Western Town, except the trail that goes toward Mulholland Highway. See Details
Malibu Creek State Park Malibu Creek State Park is a pet-friendly park that preserves the Malibu Creek canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains. The park can be found just 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, so is perfect for city dwellers looking for a taste of the great outdoors. Dogs on a leash are allowed in the park's day use areas and campground, but not on the trails or dirt tracks. See Details
Malibu Bluffs Park Malibu Bluffs Park is a beautiful park with gorgeous ocean views. Features include a walking track, trails, picnic areas, a playground, soccer fields, and restrooms. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans in the park. Humans should always clean up after their furry friends. See Details
Corral Canyon Trail Explore miles of unspoiled nature in the Santa Monica Mountains on this loop trail with canyon and mountain views. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on the trail. See Details