Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Pescadero, CA

There’s 1 dog-friendly hiking trail in Pescadero, and 11 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 Pescadero.

Pet Friendly Butano State Park
Butano State Park Dog-friendly Butano State Park is a quiet canyon brimming with babbling creeks and redwood trees in Pescadero, CA. 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve
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
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is a pet-friendly recreational area in Portola Valley, CA. Leashed dogs are allowed on all trails at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve except Lost and Razorback Trails. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details
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 See Details
Baylands Nature Preserve You and Fido can explore the marshlands at dog-friendly Baylands Nature Preserve in Palo Alto, CA. The 1940-acre preserve includes miles of trails that welcome dogs on a leash. You can indulge in some bird watching or just enjoy the water views. See Details
Waterdog Lake & Open Space Leashed pets are welcome at Waterdog Lake & Open Space in Belmont, CA, where they'll be rewarded at the end of their hike with a dip in the pet-friendly pond. Check out the wonderful views, or follow the scenic lake loop trail. See Details
Pearson-Arastradero Preserve Pearson-Arastradero Preserve is a dog-friendly nature preserve in Palo Alto, CA. The area features a number of trails that welcome pets on a leash, but be aware that some of the trails are seasonal. You and Fido can possibly see deer, coyotes, birds and even bobcats. 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
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. 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
Shark Fin Cove (Shark Tooth Cove) The trail overlooking Shark Fin Cove in Davenport, CA is dog friendly. Also known as Shark Tooth Cove, this scenic coastal area is popular with those looking for a sunset walk along the cliffs. Fido is not permitted to join you on Shark Fin Cove beach, but visitors can capture an amazing photograph of the stunning rock formations and sea caves below. Walk along to Davenport Cliffs Viewpoint for the very best ocean views. The beach and trails are accessible from Highway 1. If you're coming from Santa Cruz, the dirt pull-out parking lot is on your left, about 0.5 miles from Bonny Doon Beach. Coming from San Francisco, it is 1 mile south of the city of Davenport. See Details
Half Moon Bay State Beach Bring Fido to Half Moon Bay, CA for a walk or a picnic at the park near the coast at Half Moon Bay State Beach. Dogs are prohibited on the beaches at all times, but they are permitted in the campground, in the day-use picnic areas, and on the Coastside Trail, provided they are controlled with a leash of no more than six feet at all times. See Details
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