Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Half Moon Bay, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Half Moon Bay, and 18 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 Half Moon Bay.

Pet Friendly Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail
Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail The Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Half Moon Bay! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Pet Friendly Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve
Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the designated off-leash area. Be careful as the area is not fenced. See Details
Pearson Arastradero Preserve Bring your pet with you on-leash as you hit the trails of this beautiful Palo Alto preservation area. See Details
Water Dog Lake Park Leashed pets are welcome at this Belmont park, where they'll be rewarded at the end of their hike with a dip in the pet-friendly pond. See Details
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline Pets go wild for the chance to play off-leash at this San Leandro park. They're welcome to do so in undeveloped areas. Just be careful as the park is not fenced. See Details
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Leashed dogs are allowed on all trails at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve except Lost and Razorback Trails. See Details
Big Basin Redwoods State Park Big Basin Redwoods State Park is California's oldest state park and is home to the largest span of old-growth Redwoods south of San Francisco. Leashed dogs are allowed in the campsites, picnic areas, and on paved roads. They must be on a leash and attended at all times. Dogs are also allowed on North Escape, a 2.5-mile one-way (5-mile round trip) paved road that is mostly gated off to cars and alongside old-growth redwoods, a creek, and lush undergrowth. Dog owners can check out Big Basin's official website for information on day-use and camping fees; or check out Big Basin Tent Cabins. Dogs are not permitted on any of the trails or fire roads excluding the campground connector trail from Sempervirens and Blooms Creek campgrounds to park headquarters. Dogs are not allowed in any portion of the Rancho del Oso area, or on Waddell State Beach. See Details
Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the more than five miles of trails at Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve, adjacent to UCSF's Parnassus campus. The reserve is home to a forest more than 100 years old along with many varieties of birds and other wildlife. There is no public parking at the reserve so visitors must park on Clarendon Avenue near Johnstone Drive and walk past the Aldea Center along Johnstone Drive to reach the trailhead. Keep See Details
Seal Point Park Pets love the chance to run free at this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes separate small dog area and crushed gravel ground cover to reduce mud. See Details
Bayfront Park This park features both easy and challenging trails with beautiful views of the bay where your leashed pet is welcome to join you. See Details
Holbrook Palmer Park Holbrook Palmer Park is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome at this family-friendly Atherton public park. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Holbrook Palmer Park can be accessed from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Waterdog Park Leashed dogs are welcome on the extensive trails of this lovely park. Check out the wonderful views, or follow the scenic lake loop trail. See Details
Brisbane Rail-Trail (Crocker Park Recreational Trail) The Brisbane Rail-Trail (Crocker Park Recreational Trail) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Brisbane! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Brisbane Rail-Trail (Crocker Park Recreational Trail). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Grandview Park Featuring outstanding views, a small network of trails, and a dune plant community, Grandview Park is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. The majority of the climb is made up of wooden stairs while the short trail around the top of the hill is made up of soft soil. The dune community is extremely fragile, so please stay on the path at all times. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Butano State Park Dog-friendly Butano State Park is a quiet canyon, brimming with babbling creeks and redwood trees. Leashed dogs are welcome in the campground and in paved developed areas. Dogs must be confined to a tent or vehicle at night, and they are not allowed on trails. Butano State Park is open from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Oyster Point Marina/Park Oyster Point Marina/Park is a dog-friendly public marina and 33-acre park. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the recreational facility, which features a 408-berth marina, hiking and jogging trails, a 300-foot fishing pier, picnic facilities, and a 2.5-acre sandy beach. Dog owners must clean up after their pet during their visit to Oyster Point. See Details
Devil's Slide Trail Running along the rocky heights of Devil's Slide and the Pacific Ocean, Devil's Slide Trail is dog-friendly! The paved trail features pet waste stations, overlooks, benches, observation scopes, interpretive signs, bike racks, drinking fountains, and restrooms. Dogs must be cleaned up after and leashed for the entirety of their hike. Parking is limited on the weekends. Devil's Slide Trail's hours are 8am to 7pm, daily. See Details
Coal Creek Preserve Coal Creek Preserve is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch on an afternoon hike along the trails at this preserve. If you walk them all, you can enjoy a nice three-mile loop together. The best part of this hiking system are the views of the San Francisco Bay Area that can be seen from the open grassland ridges. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Waterdog Run/Bike Trail Waterdog Run/Bike Trail is pet-friendly. Located in Silicon Valley, this little slice of nature is a great place to bring your pooch for a wander. Water Dog Lake Park has a number of trails that wind around a lake at its center. Dogs are welcome on all of the pathways in the park. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Waterdog Run/Bike Trail is open every day of the week from 6am to 6pm. See Details