Dog Friendly Activities in Walnut Creek, CA

There are 8 dog friendly activities in Walnut Creek. 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 Walnut Creek.

Pet Friendly Heather Farm Dog Park
Heather Farm Dog Park Off-leash park at the north end of Heather Farm Park with separate areas for small and large dogs, restrooms, and parking nearby. See Details
Pet Friendly Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
Broadway Plaza Shopping Center Dogs are welcome in nearly every store at the open-air Broadway Plaza Shopping Center in Walnut Creek, including Nordstrom's, Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware, and many others. See Details
Sugarloaf Open Space Pets will love the chance to roam free across this Walnut Creek open space. A beautiful place for them to get some exercise. See Details
Mount Diablo State Park Dogs are allowed at Mount Diablo State Park, where Fido can join you at the campsites and built up areas, including the picturesque picnic areas. Mount Diablo is known for the observation deck that overlooks the valleys and forests below. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on any of the trails or fire roads at the park. Mount Diablo State Park is open every day of the week from 8am until sunset. See Details
Shell Ridge Open Space Bring your pet with you on-leash as you explored this lovely Walnut Creek open area. See Details
Calicraft Brewing Company Calicraft Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This brewery and taproom pours California-inspired beers in industrial-chic digs and has an outdoor garden for you and your pooch to catch some rays. Leashed pups are welcome inside and out. Their regular hours are Monday through Friday from 12pm to 7pm and Saturday to Sunday from 11am to 7pm See Details
The Ruth Bancroft Garden The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a dog friendly, one-of-a-kind garden featuring an outstanding collection of drought-tolerant plants, plus a retail nursery that specializes in similar plants. The Garden also houses important collections of aloes, agaves, yuccas, and echeverias. Whether you’re looking for a breath of fresh air, inspiration, or a fun day with loved ones, the Garden is the perfect getaway. Each season offers something new among the largest collection of succulents from around the world. Please ensure Fido is kept on a leash at all times. See Details
Rotator Taproom Rotator Taproom is pet-friendly. You, your family and your pooch are invited to enjoy this Walnut Creek taproom together. Sit outside on the sunny patio or inside in the taproom, where you'll find a games room that contains pool, darts, beer pong, foosball and a table top video game console with over 60 classic games, all for free. While enjoying a draft beer, patrons can watch the big games on one of the flat screens. Rotator Taproom is open Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday from 2pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Dog-Friendly Wine Tours Dogs are welcome on these private wine tours conducted by a professional dog trainer who will pick you and your dog up for a tour of Napa or Sonoma Valley. Enjoy visiting personally-selected wineries or have your guide give you some insider secrets on the best local wineries to put on your itinerary. The cost for two people is a fee of $65 per hour from the time you are picked up and dropped off, there is a 4-hour minimum. For additional guests add $10 per hour per person. See Details
Cesar Chavez Dog Park There's loads of open space to play in at this designated off-leash area, which is wide and grassy. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Redwood Regional Park Your pet will love to explore this beautiful, natural recreation area. They're allowed on-leash anywhere or can roam free in undeveloped areas. See Details
Point Isabel Regional Shoreline Dog Park Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is pet-friendly. With over 23 acres to explore off-leash, the park welcomes over half a million dogs every year. The park also offers a variety of recreational options including bay fishing, hiking, birdwatching, biking, and jogging. Any person allowing their animal to be off leash must carry a leash (six-foot maximum), keep their dog or other animal under voice control and within sight at all times, clean up after their dog, immediately leash any dog showing aggressiveness, and prevent dogs from digging or otherwise damaging park resources. See Details
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline Pets go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this San Leandro park. They're welcome to do so in undeveloped areas. Just be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
Leona Canyon Trail This gorgeous preserve includes 290 acres of natural space, with wooded canyons, creeks, and climbing trails. Pets are welcome on-leash. See Details
Alameda Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes a separate area for smaller pets. See Details
Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop 'Artisan Tea Tasting Workshop' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Darius. While cozy in a private tea hut in Berkeley, your host will guide you through a tasting expedition, led by one of their highly trained tea "sommeliers". Well-behaved dogs are welcome on this experience. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 5 and up. NA. Rates start at $49 per person. See Details
Albany Bulb Pets are welcome to play off-leash in the designated area of this park, which includes a small beach, or escape the crowds for an on-leash stroll along the secluded trails. See Details
Wardlaw Dog Park This 2.2 acre dog park is fully fenced with a beautifully landscaped interior, water fountains, separate small dog area, and plenty of wide, grassy areas to play on. See Details
Crafting with Leather 'Crafting with Leather' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by May. On this experience, you'll learn how to make a pattern, stencil, leather painting, rivet setting and constructing a dimensional piece. Leashed dogs are welcome to join this experience, as long as they are well-behaved. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Please arrive on time. Due to the nature of tools used in class, all participants are required to sign a waiver in advance. Rates start at $105 per person. See Details
Joaquin Miller Dog Park This new fenced-in, off-leash park includes benches, waste bags, and nearby restrooms, as well as separate areas for large and small dogs. See Details
Ohlone Dog Park Touted as the world's first off-leash dog park, this park is fully fenced with running water, waste stations, and plenty of trees. See Details
Buchanan Dog Beach Small little beach where dogs can go un-leashed. See Details
Markley Creek Dog Park This is a 2 acre park with and open grass field, picnic areas, a playground for kids and restrooms. There are two separate areas, one for large dogs and the other for dogs under 30 lbs. The dog park areas have gravel ground so it's great for the rainy season. There are several benches that have shade in the evening. See Details
Cordelia Community Dog Park Very nice park with some nice landscapes. Large and small dog areas. The small dog area is level and mostly decomposed granite and concrete while the large dog area is on a slope with wood chip, concrete and drops created by landscape timbers where the slope is tiered. This area is known to be very breezy at times and cold with the winds arriving from the bay area so bring a jacket just in case. See Details