Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Pleasanton, CA

There are 25 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Pleasanton. 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 Pleasanton.

Pet Friendly Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline
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
Pet Friendly Leona Canyon Trail
Leona Canyon Trail This gorgeous preserve includes 290 acres of natural space, with wooded canyons, creeks, and climbing trails. Pets are welcome on-leash. See Details
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness Your pet is welcome to play with you off-leash everywhere in this park except trails and sports fields, if under voice control. Area not fenced. See Details
Sycamore Grove Regional Park Dogs are welcome at this wine country public park. Trails follow winding streams through fields and woodlands and Fido can join you as long as they are on a leash. The park itself spans a massive 847-acres and includes hiking, biking, walking, and jogging sections of trails. The fee for entry into the park is $7 per vehicle. Sycamore Grove is open every day of the week from 7am until sunset. See Details
Quarry Lakes Park welcomes leashed dogs. Walk along the trails surrounding the lakes. See Details
Black Diamond Mines Regional Perserve The Black Diamond Mines Regional Perserve 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 Antioch! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Black Diamond Mines Regional Perserve. 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
Dublin Hills Regional Park Bring your pup to this hidden gem and enjoy views of the Tri Valley and SF Bay 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
Dublin Trail Take your pup off leash on this trail and enjoy the views of Dublin. It is located behind Dougherty Hills dog park. 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
Baylands Nature Preserve Bounded by Mountain View and East Palo Alto, the 1,940-acre Baylands Preserve is one of the largest tracts of undisturbed marshland remaining in the San Francisco Bay. Fifteen miles of multi-use trails provide access to a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats.

Many consider this area to be one of the best bird watching areas on the west coast. The preserve has a substantial resident population of birds as well as being a major migratory stopover on the Pacific Flyway.

Dogs are allowed on-leash unless posted.
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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
Alameda Creek Regional Trail Following the banks of Alameda Creek for roughly twelve miles, Alameda Creek Regional Trail is dog-friendly! The south-side trail is recommended for bikers, hikers, joggers, and runners. The north-side trail is designed for horseback riding. Fido must be on a leash where posted, and under complete voice control elsewhere. Dog owners must clean up after their pets. A trail map can be found on Alameda Creek Regional Trail's official website. See Details
Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area Dogs are welcome at Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area, where fishing and windsurfing are the most popular activities. If Fido isn't much for standing on a board, they don't have to be bored because you can wander the trails around the reservoir together, as long as they are leashed. Dogs may be allowed to take a dip in the water, but it's worth calling ahead first to double check and to find out the opening times on the specific day you'd like to visit. See Details
Joaquin Miller Dog Park This new fenced-in, off-leash park includes benches, waste bags, and nearby restrooms, as well as separate areas for large and small dogs. See Details
Mission Peak Regional Park Mission Peak Regional Park is a gorgeous, dog-friendly park in Fremont, CA, that features numerous trails through hills spotted with wildflowers and birds. Pets are welcome to join you on-leash. 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
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
Lafayette Reservoir Whether you're looking for a challenging hike or an easy stroll, you'll find it at this friendly reservoir park. Pets welcome on-leash. See Details
Iron Horse Regional Trail Iron Horse Regional Trail is a paved "rail-trail" that was formerly a railroad track. Now, it's a great place to walk Fido in San Ramon! 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
Tourist Club Oakland Branch Members’ dogs only are allowed on leash at Tourist Club Oakland Branch. See Details
Iron Horse Regional Trail The Iron Horse 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 Danville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Iron Horse 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