Off-Leash Dog Parks in Encinitas, CA

There are 28 off-leash dog parks in Encinitas, CA. Use the links below to get an overview of each dog park, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Viewpoint Off Leash Dog Area

Pets are welcome to run and play off-leash during designated hours at this lovely, well-shaded city park.

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.

Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park

Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park features separate areas for small and large dogs, watering stations, cleanup bags, and benches.

Buccaneer Beach Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in this small park, but not on the adjacent beach.

Oceanside Dog Park

Oceanside Dog Park is maintained by North County Humane Society. The park is close to the dog shelter, so it is best if your dog has all vaccinations for Kennel cough and so on before you visit. Must be spayed/neutered, licenced, non aggressive, and with no contagious conditions. Please pick up after your furry friend.

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.

Cadman Leash Free Dog Area

Cadman is a community park with a deignated off-leash area. The best part of this park is the playground area for kids right next to the doggy play area. You can watch your pooch and your kids without comprimise. Bring your own water and clean up after your pet. No leash free hours on Fourth of July, and on Saturday mornings during Little League season.

Mission Bay Dog Park

Bring your pet to play off-leash at this dog run located on the north end of the beach.

Kate O. Sessions Memorial Park

ON LEASH DOGS WELCOME. This San Diego hidden gem is a wonderful place to take your pet for a stroll. It's even a popular wedding spot! Leashed dogs are welcome.

Doyle Community and Dog Park

Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park, which includes grass, separate small dog area, water fountains, shade structures, and a barbecue area.

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.

Presidio Park

This lovely, 50-acre park is set on a hill overlooking the city and the bay. A gorgeous spot for a walk or a picnic with your on-leash pet.

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.

Mast Park

This lovely park is set on the banks of the San Diego river and is known as a prime fishing spot. Pets are permitted on-leash in designated areas.

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.

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.

Kearney Mesa Dog Park

Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced, 1-acre dog park. Includes shade trees, chairs, and running water.

Rancho Bernardo Dog Park

This off-leash dog park includes three separate fenced areas for pets of different sizes as well as water, benches, and shade.

Torrey Highlands Dog Park

Your pet will thank you for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced Torrey Highlands dog park.

May Flower Dog Park

The park is a fenced, 1.5-acre off-leash play area. The regulars keep May Flower Dog Park clean, and it is great for doggie socializing.

Woodglen Vista Dog Park

Woodglen Vista Dog Park is a fully-fenced off-leash dog park with shade and water available.

Poway Dog Park

Your pet will love making friends at this off-leash dog park, which includes three separate fenced enclosures for small, medium, and large dogs.

Clay Park

Your pet will love to join you on-leash at this fairly large, family-friendly San Diego park.

Dog Beach

Your dog can run free on the beach, play in the water or in the sand - there is also grass nearby - they can play with other dogs and have a great time! It really is the best place to go with your dog! And, since it is in So Cal, They have PERFECT weather and you can go there year-round!

Montiel Park

Nice area for all dogs. Seating for people.

Hollandia Park

Has separate areas for small and large dogs.

Sunset Park

Separate grassy areas for both large and small dogs.

Ward Canyon Dog Park

Off leash dog part.....small breeds (under 20 lbs) and large breed sides. No running water, no trees, plants or other vegitation. No turf.....it's shredded bark. Near I-15 and I-8 freeway interchange.