Off-Leash Dog Parks in California

There are few things in life a dog loves more than running off-leash with his canine comrades. No matter where you live or where you’re headed in California, we can help you find an off-leash dog park nearby. We'll even give you the scoop on poop bag and water availability.

Pet Friendly Country Kennels Dawg Water Park
Country Kennels Dawg Water Park Country Kennels Dawg Water Park has an enormous pebble tech in ground saltwater pool with two beach entries, a baja ledge, diving dock and multiple water spouts. The area is completely fenced for your pets protection. The pool area also has custom made tunnels and hills for your dogs to run and play. You don't have to worry about your pet getting grass or dirt in your car after their play time is over, their pool grass area is all artificial with sprinklers so paws don't get hot. There is additionally areas for groups to hold special functions for agility, fly ball or training. See Details
Pet Friendly Buccaneer Beach Park
Buccaneer Beach Park Leashed dogs are welcome in this small park, but not on the adjacent beach. See Details
Douglas Family Preserve Douglas Family Preserve is one of two off-leash dog parks in Santa Barbara, CA. This 70-acre property features hiking trails, as well as a beach where your dog can run leash free. Dog owners should bring poop bags and fresh water for their pups. Dogs must stay on leash while entering the park and until the off-leash areas signs are encountered within the park. There are over three miles of park trails, some providing views of the Pacific coastline. See Details
Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco's most popular pet-friendly parks. Dogs have a dedicated off-leash area near the entrance at Fulton St. and 38th Ave. There are four separate off-leash areas: the southeast section between Lincoln Way, King Drive and 2nd and 7th Avenues; the Northeast section at Stanyan and Grove Streets; the Southcentral area between King Drive, Middle Drive, and 34th and 38th Avenues; and the fenced training area at 38th Ave. and Fulton. 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. Nate's Point Off-Leash Dog Park is open 24 hours a day. See Details
Ocean Beach Ocean Beach in San Francisco is pet-friendly. From stairwell 1 to stairwell 21, dogs are allowed off-leash and can still enjoy the other areas on-leash. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups and to keep an eye on pups playing on the sand. See Details
Dinosaur Caves Park This 11 acre park is very popular among dog walkers. It has a children's playground, and overlooks the ocean. You can see sea birds resting on the cliffs while walking around the park. It is also popular for art walks on the 1st Sunday of the month. See Details
Fort Funston Located on Skyline Blvd, Fort Funston is one of the best places in all of San Francisco to bring your dog for a day of fun. Plenty of open space allows your dog to run free (as long as they are well-behaved and under voice command), and there are several trails, beach areas and other dogs to keep your pup happy. Dogs must be on a leash in the Bank Swallow habitat areas. 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
Bijou Dog Park Located within Bijou Community Park, this dog park features off-leash areas for both small and large dogs. It is approximately 38,000 square feet of fun for dogs and their owners alike. A great place for socializing (both people and dogs); the dog park has grass areas, plenty of shade, benches for relaxing, pet sanitary stations, and water. See Details
Wattles Garden Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Wattles Garden Park, which is located on the grounds of the Wattles Mansion. See Details
Rip Van Winkle Open Space Rip Van Winkle Open Space is a dog friendly area between Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. Above Asilomar State Beach, the park is open at all times. Dog poop bags are available and free in the parking lot. See Details
Alice's Dog Park at Vina Vieja Park Alice's Dog Park at Vina Vieja Park offers 2.5 acres of herbicide free grassland for your pet's enjoyment. It is open from dawn to dusk. The only requirements are that the dogs must have a current license and be up-to-date on vaccines. Owners are also responsible for cleaning up after their dog. Amenities include water stations for both people and dogs, pop bag dispensers, shade trees, benches, small mounds, separate areas for large and small dogs, and a 52 spaced parking area. See Details
Montevalle Dog Park Pets will love to run off-leash in this fenced dog run at Montevalle Dog Park, which includes grass, a separate small dog area, doggie drinking fountains and waste station. 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
Tuckers Grove Park Enjoy a leisurely stroll through this Santa Barbara park. Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash. See Details
Oberrieder Dog Park Oberrieder Dog Park is a off-leash dog park in Playa Vista, not far from dog friendly restaurants. See Details
Torrey Pines Dog Park This 8.8-acre park features a dog park with separate areas for large and small dogs, a baseball diamond with a synthetic turf field, snack bar, restrooms, covered picnic tables with bbq?s, playground with shade cover, and large open field! See Details
Dusty Rhodes Off-Leash Dog Park 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
Kroll Dog Park Pets love to play off-leash in this well-maintained, fenced dog park with both sandy and grassy areas. Waste bags are available. See Details
Hermon Park in the Arroyo Seco Dog Park Hermon Park in the Arroyo Seco Dog Park is an off-leash park adjacent to the historic Arroyo Seco of Northeast Los Angeles. The park has two fenced areas, one for large dogs and one for small, elderly and disabled dogs. Facilities include a double-gated entrance, trees, benches, and water dispensers for the dogs. The park is open daily from dawn until dusk. See Details
Arroyo Verde Park Leashed dogs are welcome in Arroyo Verde Park, which is located near Foothill and Day Road in Ventura. See Details
JC Pooch Park JC Pooch Park features a fenced-in, 5-acres of land where your dog can run off leash. All dogs must be current on their vaccinations, rabies and parasite free. Donations welcome. Available for rentals such a s dog birthday parties, dog training, canine meet up groups, etc. See Details
Palm Springs Dog Park The Palm Springs Dog Park is located behind City Hall in the city of Palm Springs, CA. The Palm Springs Dog Park consists of 1.6 acres of fenced-in rolling grass with fire hydrants, dual purpose canine/human drinking fountains, picnic tables and benches made from recycled materials, solar lighting and shade structures. Dogs run and play leash-free; park never closes. Separate play area for small dogs. Beautiful fence designed and built by artist Phill Evans; double-gated for safety. See Details