Off-Leash Dog Parks in San Diego, CA

There are 24 off-leash dog parks in San Diego. 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 San Diego.

Pet Friendly Balboa Park
Balboa Park Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy many of the offerings of Balboa Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country with over 1,000 acres. Located in San Diego, the park has plenty of open spaces, gardens, and walking paths in addition to the San Diego Zoo, museums, and theaters. There are also two designated off-leash areas for dogs to explore at Balboa Dr at El Prado on the south side of Cabrillo Bridge and Morley Field located northwest of the tennis courts. When not in a designated off-leash area, dogs must be leashed at all time, and humans must clean up after their dogs throughout the park and off-leash areas. See Details
Pet Friendly Civita Park
Civita Park Civita Park is a dog-friendly, multi-level, 14-acre park and dog park in San Diego, CA. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you at the dog park, outdoor amphitheater, picnic grove, and interpretive gardens. Dogs are not allowed in the interactive water feature, bocce court, basketball court, or historic mining terrace. The dog park on site has two separate areas for play, where dogs are separated based upon weight. Please check with the San Diego Park and Recreation Department for requirements regarding vaccinations and age for use of the dog park. See Details
Grape Street Dog Park The dog-friendly Grape Street Dog Park is the largest dog park in Balboa Park in San Diego, CA. The park features five acres of open fields that are surrounded by groves of mature eucalyptus trees. Other amenities include two dog water fountains and a restroom for people. See Details
Kearny Mesa Leash-Free Dog Park Fido is sure to enjoy Kearny Mesa Leash-Free Dog Park in San Diego, CA. Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced, 1-acre dog park featuring shady trees, chairs, and water stations for pups and people. See Details
Nate's Point Off-Leash Dog Park Located in Balboa Park, Nate's Point Off-Leash Dog Park is considered to be one of the best dog parks in the San Diego area. The park is completely fenced. Park amenities include a double-entry gate, drinking fountain, and picnic tables. Open daily. Closed Wednesday mornings for maintenance. See Details
Dusty Rhodes Dog Park Dusty Rhodes Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in San Diego, CA. This huge off-leash dog park is fully fenced with doggie water fountains and a wide open space for dogs of all sizes to play. See Details
Quartyard Quartyard is a dog-friendly urban park and event venue constructed from repurposed shipping containers in the East Village Neighborhood of Downtown San Diego. The venue features an off-leash dog run, beer garden, restaurant, and outdoor stage. See Details
Capehart Dog Park Located at the corner of Felspar and Soledad Mountain Road, this one acre park offers two fenced pens on turfed areas. One is for small dogs and the other is for large dogs. Both areas provide water for dogs, a drinking fountain, picnic tables and benches, and a parking area. See Details
Doyle Community and Dog Park Doyle Community and Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in San Diego, CA. Bring your pet to play off-leash at this fenced dog park that features grass, separate small dog area, water fountains, shade structures, and a barbecue area. See Details
Torrey Highlands Dog Park Torrey Highlands Dog Park is a dog-friendly park in San Diego, CA. Your pet will thank you for the chance to play off-leash at this fenced, 1-acre park that offers a turfed and mulched area. See Details
Rancho Bernardo Dog Park Rancho Bernardo Dog Park in San Diego, CA, is an off-leash dog park that features three separate fenced areas for pets of different sizes as well as water, benches, and shade. See Details
Cadman Leash Free Dog Area Cadman is a dog-friendly community park in San Diego, CA, with a designated off-leash area. The best part of this park is the playground area for kids right next to the doggy play area. 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. See Details
Mission Bay Park Some areas in Mission Bay Park in San Diego, CA, allow dogs to be on leashes, other areas such as Fiesta Island are leash free, and other areas do not allow dogs. Please pay attention to posted signs. See Details
Morley Field Dog Park Morley Field Dog Park is located at the west end of the Morley Field Sports Complex in San Diego, CA. Dogs of all sizes can run and play in the large, grassy, off-leash area. Bag dispensers can be found throughout the park, and small trees provide some shade. After off-leash fun, dogs can enjoy a leashed walk on the nearby Florida Canyon Nature Trails. See Details
Ward Canyon Dog Park Ward Canyon Dog Park is a dog-friendly, off-leash area of Ward Canyon Park in San Diego, CA. The park features two fenced pens on tumbled wood chipped areas: one for small dogs and one for large or all dogs. There are also pergolas, park benches and a parking area. The park is open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. See Details
Tweet Street Park Tweet Street Park is a dog-friendly park in San Diego, CA, that features public art exhibits. See Details
East Village Square Pets will love this urban oasis in the heart of San Diego, a popular spot with local dog owners. Dogs welcome on-leash. See Details
Kate Sessions Park Kate Sessions Park is a dog-friendly, San Diego hidden gem and a wonderful place to take your leashed dog for a stroll. The park has two different areas. The first is a grassy slope area that features picnic tables, barbecues, restrooms, drinking fountains, and a 0.75-mile paved walking path. The other is a section of natural habitat ideal for hiking. See Details
Presidio Park Presidio Park in San Diego, CA, is a dog-friendly, 50-acre park set on a hill overlooking the city and the bay. A gorgeous spot for a walk or a picnic with your on-leash pet. See Details
Clay Neighborhood Park Clay Neighborhood Park is a dog-friendly park in San Diego, CA. Your pet will love to join you on-leash at this fairly large, family-friendly area. See Details
Maddox Neighborhood Dog Park Maddox Neighborhood Dog Park features a fenced, off-leash dog park in San Diego, CA. This is a great place for your pet to make friends! The park includes .65 acres of fenced space with walkways, a drinking fountain, picnic tables, and panorama view of Rattlesnake Canyon. See Details
Nobel Leash-Free Park Nobel Leash-Free Park is a dog park located adjacent to the Nobel Athletic Fields and Recreation Center in San Diego, CA. The area is separated into two sections, giving designated areas for small and larger dogs to run around, play and make new friends. There is parking available near the North Campus library building. See Details
Rancho Penãsquitos Linear Dog Park Rancho Penãsquitos Linear Dog Park is a securely fenced pet-friendly space in San Diego, CA. There are two separate areas for large and small dogs, a double-gated entrance and benches. Visitors should note that both sections are large dirt plots and the park does not have any shaded areas. A water fountain is provided and is accessible during the summer months. See Details
Torrey Hills Dog Park Located in the Torrey Hills Center, the Torrey Hills Dog Park is an off-leash dog park in San Diego, CA. Bring Fido to play at this large, fenced dog park, which has grassy and gravel areas as well as doggie drinking fountains. See Details