Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Oakland, CA

There are 6 dog-friendly hiking trails in Oakland. 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 Oakland.

Pet Friendly Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park
Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park is a dog-friendly recreational area in Oakland, CA. You and Fido can wander down the trails lined by impressive redwoods. Please note that entry for all, including dogs, require a fee. See Details
Pet Friendly Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve
Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve Leona Canyon Open Space Regional Preserve in Oakland, CA, offers 290 acres of natural space for you to enjoy some exercise with your pup. This pet-friendly preserve welcomes you and your leashed dog to explore the Leona Trail, which runs through gorgeous wooded canyons along Rifle Range Creek. Please note that dogs and people are not allowed in the creek or on the banks as the creek is a protected area. See Details
Robert Sibley Volcanic Preserve Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve is a dog-friendly recreational area in Oakland, CA. The preserve features hiking trails, interpretive displays and more. Please note that cattle roam the park seasonally, so please keep pets on a leash. See Details
Sequoia Bayview Trail Sequoia Bayview Trail is a popular walking and biking path located inside Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, CA. Fido is welcome to join you for a stroll, but dogs must be kept on a leash. Sequoia Bayview Trail is known for its beautiful wildflowers, views of San Francisco and the occasional redwood. Hikers can extend the three mile journey with one of the many connected trails in Joaquin Miller Park and Redwood Regional Park. See Details
Joaquin Miller Park Trail Joaquin Miller Park Trail is a pet-friendly path located inside Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, CA. Fido is welcome to join you as you meander through the trails of redwoods and oaks, but dogs must remain on a leash. The park is home to an abundance of wildlife such as scrub jays, Cooper's hawks, wild turkeys, California quail, gopher snakes, gray fox and deer. Joaquin Miller Park also has an off-leash dog park. See Details
Shepherd Canyon Trail The Shepherd Canyon 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 Oakland! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Shepherd Canyon 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
Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve is a dog-friendly park in Redwood City, CA. Take your pet for an on-leash hike throughout this large, lovely nature preserve, or let them run free in the 17.5-acre area located in the center of the preserve, accessible from the Cordilleras Trail, Polly Geraci/Hassler Trails and the Blue Oak Trail. Be careful as the area is fenced and signed at entrances, but there is no fencing around the off-leash area. Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the off-leash area. See Details
Fort Funston Located off of Skyline Blvd, Fort Funston is one of the best places in San Francisco to bring your dog for a day of fun. This recreation area has lots of room for Fido to run and play, several dog-friendly trails, and beach areas. Dogs must be on a leash in the Bank Swallow habitat areas. Keep an eye out for fenced or signed areas were dogs are not permitted, and note that the Coastal Trail north of Horse Trail intersection is closed due to erosion. See Details
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline is a dog-friendly recreation area located in San Leandro, CA. The shoreline features picnic areas and miles of trails for you and Fido to enjoy. Some of the wildlife you may encounter includes jackrabbits, garter snakes, birds of prey and more! See Details
Lands End Trail Lands End Trail is a beautiful dog-friendly hike in San Francisco, CA. The route winds around rocky cliffs overlooking the ocean and offers spectacular views at every turn. This 3.4 mile coastal hike is moderately challenging and should take 1.5 hours to complete. Pets on leashes are welcome to join you as you take in the stunning views on this famous San Francisco trail. See Details
Lake Chabot Regional Park Lake Chabot Regional Park in Castro, Valley, CA is a busy dog-friendly park packed with fun activities, from fishing to running trails. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash in designated areas. There's an entrance fee per dog, and guide or service dogs may enter for free. Swimming is not permitted at the park. See Details
Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason Take your dog out for a stroll on the paved trails of Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason, a historical landmark along the bay in San Francisco, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for an afternoon of fun as you explore the grounds of this historic army post. The grassy hilltops and hollows also offer the perfect opportunity for you to enjoy a picnic with your pup. See Details
Las Trampas Wilderness Regional Preserve Las Trampas Wilderness Regional Preserve is a dog-friendly recreation area in San Ramon, CA. The more than 5700 acres includes hiking trails, picnic areas, historic sites and more. Please bring your own water as the park's water supply is inconsistent. See Details
Glen Canyon Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Glen Canyon Park, a 66.6-acre recreation area in San Francisco, CA. The park offers dog-friendly hiking trails and open space to enjoy with Fido. The canyon itself is one of the city's "Significant Natural Resource Areas" with important plant species and native chert outcroppings. See Details
Tiburon Historical Trail The Tiburon Historical 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 Belvedere Tiburon! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Tiburon Historical 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
Oyster Point Marina/Park Oyster Point Marina/Park is a dog-friendly public marina and 33-acre park in South San Francisco, CA. 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
Dublin Hills Regional Park Bring your pup to this hidden gem and enjoy views of the Tri Valley and San Francisco Bay area at Dublin Hills Regional Park in Dublin, CA. This pet-friendly park covers 654 acres in Alameda County and is part of the East Bay Regional Park District. Enjoy hiking the trails with Fido through grasslands past several seasonal streams and springs. Parking and restrooms are available at the Donlon Point Staging Area. See Details
Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail The Lafayette-Moraga Regional 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 Moraga! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lafayette-Moraga Regional 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
Presidio of San Francisco Located on a decommissioned military post, the Presidio of San Francisco is a dog-friendly, 1,500-acre park and major outdoor recreation center. There are lush forests, miles of hiking trails and picturesque scenic overlooks of the Pacific Ocean. Other highlights include grassy Crissy Field with Golden Gate Bridge views, sandy Baker Beach and Tunnel Tops, a 14-acre public park with lawns for picnics. Leashed dogs are permitted to explore the area, unless otherwise marked. See Details
Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area Leashed pets are welcome to explore Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area, a dog-friendly lakefront park in Fremont, CA. This beautiful water-oriented recreation area spans 470 acres and offers hiking, picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing and wildlife viewing. A small fee is collected per vehicle, and per dog. See Details