Other Dog Activities in Santa Cruz, CA

There’s 1 other dog friendly attraction in Santa Cruz, and 8 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 Santa Cruz.

Pet Friendly Venture Quest
Venture Quest Head out onto Monterey Bay with your favorite furry friend with a kayak rental or tour from Venture Quest. Fido is welcome on kayak rentals and private tours of the wharf. See Details
Pet Friendly Soquel Vineyards
Soquel Vineyards Very kid and dog friendly gardens and grounds at Soquel Vineyards, where they welcome visitors to the boutique winery for tastings and tours on weekends only. See Details
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park 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. The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Portola Redwoods State Park Dogs are allowed in campsites, picnic areas, on paved roads, and the Upper and Lower Escape Roads at Portola Redwoods State Park. Unfortunately, the trails in the park are not dog-friendly. If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Silicone Valley and the South Bay Area, Portola is the place to head. This shaded redwood forest spans 2,800 acres and is just down the road from some of the busiest parts of California. The park is open every day of the week from 6am to sunset. See Details
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Dogs are welcome in the picnic areas and campsites of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Also, unlike many state parks in the area, dogs can also 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. The park is open from sunrise to sunset every day and the Visitor Center is open from 10am to 4pm. See Details
Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Traditional Worship Service with Communion (The Holy Eucharist) Pets welcome! Bring socialized dogs and cats on a leash and other animals in pet carriers. Family Worship Service – in the Garden or Church. Pets welcome! See Details
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad 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, and they don’t need a ticket! Humans pay $3 per ticket. Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad is open weekends from 10:30am to 3:00pm. See Details
Bargetto Winery Bargetto Winery is dog-friendly. Established in 1933, this Californian winery has a wide selection of red, whites, and reserves for visitors to try. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the courtyard next to the creek. They also host events, weddings, parties, and give pairing ideas. The tasting room is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Ramsay Park Family Center Ramsay Park Family Center is pet-friendly. Bring your dog along to walk the trails at this community space in Watsonville. Leashed dogs are welcome at the park, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details