Dog Friendly Activities in Vista, CA

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Vista, and 56 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 Vista.

Pet Friendly South Buena Vista Dog Park
South Buena Vista Dog Park Large, clean off-leash dog park with walking trails. Has shaded areas for wandering in and out of the trees as well as open areas for running. Includes doggie drinking fountain and several waste bag stations. For the humans, there are many benches, a basketball court, and a fenced-in playground. This is a hidden gem in the city of Vista. See Details
Pet Friendly Brengle Terrace Park
Brengle Terrace Park This is a park with basketball, volleyball courts, BBQ. Pits, tables, playgrounds for children, etc. They also have a recreation center nearby. Dogs are welcome all around the park with you as long as they are on a leash. See Details
Buccaneer Beach Park Leashed dogs are welcome in this small park, but not on the adjacent beach. See Details
Create an Abstract Landscape Painting 'Create an Abstract Landscape Painting' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Charley. This upgrade on a “wine and paint” class includes being guided through the process of creating your own framed abstract painting, each one unique by color way and shape. The experience takes place in the artist's house, which is dog-friendly too. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 11 and up. Rates start at $44 per person. See Details
North Beach (Dog Beach) Nine months of the year, dogs are allowed along the entire two plus mile stretch of beach in addition to the City’s two major parks, Seagrove Park and Powerhouse Park. Dogs must be leashed June 15th through Labor Day. Dogs able to run under voice control of owner from the day after Labor Day through June 14th. See Details
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve Pets are welcome on-leash on the trails of this lovely San Diego preservation area. See Details
Authentic SD: Drink & Dine! 'Authentic SD: Drink & Dine!' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Phoenix. Although your host offers a number of different hike options, the pet-friendly option is the Country Hike. This trip will take you up Iron Mountain or Mt. Woodson, which are both great for sunset picnics. Afterwards, enjoy a happy hour at a local brewery or cocktail. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 21 and up. Experience does not include cost of food and drinks, fee is for guided experience. Rates start at $27 per person. See Details
San Elijo State Beach Dogs are welcome at San Elijo State Beach on its campgrounds and paved roads and trails. Dogs must be on a six foot leash at all times. They are not permitted on the beach. See Details
Alga Norte Community Park This off-leash dog park will be divided into areas for larger and smaller dogs, and include obstacle course-type play equipment. Unlike the current dog park, the Alga Norte dog park will feature a mix of turf and decomposed granite surfaces. See Details
San Elijo Lagoon Trail San Elijo Lagoon Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike in the San Elijo Ecological Reserve that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. This trail runs close by the lagoon and provides the opportunity to enjoy wetland plants and birds. This beautiful area is still close by the highway and parts of it can be muddy. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Temecula Dog Exercise Area This off-leash dog park includes plenty of rooms for owners to relax while pets romp and play. See Details
Ann D. L'Heureux Memorial Dog Park This quaint park has open space to run, fountains, benches, and mulch grounds. There is little shade and no separate section for small dogs. See Details
Iron Mountain Trail Iron Mountain Trail is a moderately easy, 5.75 mile hike that will take about 2.5 hours to complete with Fido. This is a very popular trail that is clearly marked. If your dog is used to trails it should be okay on his paws, if not you may want to work him up to it. There is a shorter trip to the Ramona overlook on the same trail. See Details
Orpheus Dog Park This beautiful neighborhood park boasts gorgeous ocean views that your pet can enjoy off-leash with you at designated hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Visit the website for the current off-leash hours. See Details
Viewpoint Off Leash Dog Area Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash during designated hours at this lovely, well-shaded city park. See Details
Carlsbad Premium Outlets Dogs are welcome to join you on-leash in the outdoor areas of this outlet mall packed with great stores for both men and women. See Details
Santa Margarita River Trail Enjoy the varied terrain with your leashed pet on the trails of this friendly Fallbrook park. See Details
Mount Woodson Trail Pets are welcome on-leash on the trails at this beautiful park. Try the stroll around the lake or watch the rock climbers. See Details
Cardiff State Beach Cardiff State Beach is a dog-friendly beach on the San Diego Coast. People enjoy swimming, surfing, and beachcombing the beach. The sands gently slope into the warm water that laps the shore. Fido can join you on the sand, as long as they are on a leash under 6 feet. The beach is open every day from 6am to sunset. See Details
San Elijo Dog Park You and your pet are bound to make friends at this fenced, off-leash dog park with separate small dog area and plenty of walking paths. See Details
Maddox Neighborhood Dog Park This fenced, off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to make friends. Includes .65 acres of fenced space with walkways and drinking fountain. See Details
Village Park Trail Your pet will find plenty of smells to investigate on this lovely, natural trail, which is rarely crowded. Pets welcome off-leash, but be careful as it is not fenced. See Details
San Luis Rey Bike Trail The San Luis Rey Bike Trail is bicycle and pedestrian friendly. Dogs must be kept on a leash of not more than 6 feet. The trail is paved and mostly flat with multiple entry points, mostly where the road crosses over the path. It's a well maintained trail but not lit, so be sure to be visible at night. See Details
Torrey Highlands Dog Park Your pet will thank you for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced Torrey Highlands dog park. See Details