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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 Laguna Beach Dog Park
Laguna Beach Dog Park Laguna Beach Dog Park is a great place for the dogs of Laguna Beach to get some exercise and socialize while their owners share the latest news from around town and around the world. The park is open daily from dawn to dusk, except Wednesdays when it's closed for maintenance. When at the dog park, you must pick up after your dog in and out of fenced area. Dogs must be leashed entering and exiting the park. Dogs must be currently licensed. Aggressive dogs must be removed from the park immediately. Professional dog training is not permitted. Spike or pinched collars are not permitted. Sports activities, bicycles, picnics, etc. are not permitted. Take any balls or other toys when you leave. You are responsible for your dog's conduct. If your dog is causing a problem, please leave. Dogs must not be left at the park unattended. See Details
Pet Friendly RRUFF Dog Park
RRUFF Dog Park RRUFF Dog Park is a beautiful off-leash park inside Johnson Springview Park in Rocklin, CA, with three separate areas for large dogs, small dogs, and pups with special needs. The special needs area is a fenced 30x60 foot area with artificial turf, concrete pathway, large shade structure, and benches. Agility course and picnic tables are also available. The park is open daily. 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 waste 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 dog-friendly park trails, some providing views of the Pacific coastline. See Details
Carbon Canyon Regional Park Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy the plentiful offerings of this 124-acre park which also feature a grove of coastal redwood. The developed areas include expansive grassy areas perfect for picnicking, two fishing piers, and a facility for sports. The undeveloped area features a nature trail through the redwoods--a perfect walk for amateur naturalists, birdwatchers, and hikers. See Details
PAWS Park PAWS Park is the Santa Ynez Valley's only off-leash dog park. Located in Buellton, CA, the park is completely fenced with two separate areas: one for small paws and one for large paws. PAWS Park a safe and friendly place for furry four-footed canines to run and romp. See Details
Ruth Hardy Park Ruth Hardy Park in Palm Springs, CA, is pet-friendly. This open park is used for many different activities, including dog walking. The area is 22-acres in total, featuring tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, plus picnic tables and grills. Please ensure Fido is leashed at all times. 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
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
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
Laguna Niguel Regional Park Your dog is welcome to join you on-leash at this beautiful 230-acre park with a fantastic fishing lake. See Details
Alston Park Alston Park is a large nature preserve in Napa, CA, with an enclosed area for dogs to run free. The enclosed area has some agility equipment, lots of balls to throw, a large water pan with running water, and a double entry system to ensure the safety of all dogs going in or out. A large portion of the park is off leash for dogs under good voice control. Dog waste bags are freely provided, as are numerous cans to put the waste into. There is also another large portion of the park that is restricted to dogs on leash only. See Details
Jody Giannini Family Dog Park This park features separate enclosed grassy areas with ocean views for both small and large dogs to play off leash. Dogs must be current on vaccinations and licensed with tags. Take Hwy 1 North heading out of Morro Bay, turn at the stop signal, San Jacinto. Go straight until you come to Ironwood Ave, turn left on Ironwood Ave and it dead ends into Del Mar Park. Follow the signs to the dog park west of the parking lot near the tennis courts. This is a self-funded and maintained dog park. See Details
Mission Dolores Park Dog Park Located near San Francisco's Mission District and the Castro, the Mission Dolores Park Dog Park has an off-leash area that is popular with dog owners and their furry friends. The park is conveniently located near an underground station. The main park has some of the most stunning views of the city, and leashed dogs are welcome in the other areas of the park. See Details
Marina Green Leashed dogs are welcome at Marina Green in San Francisco, CA. An expansive grassy area with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, this dog-friendly park is a popular spot within the community. The nearby Marina, Little Marina, and harbor areas also permit dogs if they are leashed. Marina Green is an ideal destination for a waterfront stroll with Fido. See Details
Spike's Desert Dog Park Spike's Desert Dog Park is a dog-friendly, fenced dog park in Needles, CA, that was proudly created by dedicated volunteers. Located at the city's recreation center (down the street from the pool), it is very clean, has grass and trees, water, a large shelter, benches, waste bags, a barbecue, picnic table, and a fire hydrant water feature that can be controlled by a timer that people can operate. There is plenty of shade for both humans and canines and ample room for ball chasing and running around. The only caveat is that there are no separate areas for big vs. small dogs. See Details
Bishop Dog Park Bishop Dog Park, located in Bishop, CA, welcomes Fido to run, play and socialize off-leash. The park has grass, benches, & shade structures, in addition to two separate fully-fenced areas for large and small dogs. All dogs must be licensed and currently vaccinated. Owners are asked to please pick up after their pets. 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
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
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
Dairyland Dog Park This fenced dog park in Corona, CA, is a great place for your pet to play off-leash. Visitors will find nearby restrooms, picnic tables, and water features. 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
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
Villa Chanticleer Dog Park Villa Chanticleer Dog Park is located in Healdsburg, CA. The 1.5-acre off-leash park is enclosed and features water, shade, and ample parking. See Details
Sherwood Dog Park Sherwood Dog Park is a 1.25-acre park with perimeter fencing, separate areas for small and large dogs, ground cover of recycled wood chips, a swim area, a shade structure, picnic tables, park benches, and ADA accessible entrances and walkways. See Details