Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Thousand Oaks, CA

There are 4 dog-friendly hiking trails in Thousand Oaks, 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 Thousand Oaks.

Pet Friendly Satwiwa Loop Trail at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa
Satwiwa Loop Trail at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa Satwiwa Loop Trail is an easy, 2.5-mile pet-friendly hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This picturesque hike in Thousand Oaks, CA, is close to the city but will have you feeling like you entered a different world. Dogs must remain on the trail and are not allowed on backcountry trails in Point Mugu State Park. See Details
Pet Friendly Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista
Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista Hike with your pup along the Rosewood Trail to the gorgeous Angel Vista viewpoint in Thousand Oaks, CA. This is a pet-friendly 3.5-mile round trip hike, with an elevation gain of about 800 feet, and is the most direct route to this gorgeous point in the Santa Monica Mountains. See Details
Los Robles Trail to Angel Vista Enjoy the breathtaking Angel Vista from the overlook of the Los Robles Trail in Thousand Oaks, CA. Fido is welcome to join you on this 7.6-mile round-trip hike that climbs 800 feet on the north side of the Santa Monica mountains. Pack all the necessities so that during your visit, you can take a break to enjoy a snack and some water at a picnic table. See Details
Paradise Falls Paradise Falls is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch to this 40-ft. waterfall in a canyon set inside a rugged regional park on the 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Thousand Oaks. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Solstice Canyon Bring your leashed pup out for some exercise on this mild hike, which affords breathtaking ocean views. Solstice Canyon in Malibu, CA, features several options for easy, moderate, or strenuous hikes through coastal sage scrub and riparian plant communities. Visitors can enjoy a picnic, a shady stroll along the Solstice Canyon Trail, a challenging climb up the Rising Sun Trail or a stop at the perennial waterfall! See Details
Zuma Canyon Loop Trail Zuma Canyon Loop Trail is a pleasant pet-friendly hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Leashed pets can join their humans as they hike along this trail in Malibu, CA. Please note that the creek that runs through the canyon flows all year but, at times, can be only a trickle. See Details
Charmlee Wilderness Park Charmlee Wilderness Park is a recreation area on over 532 acres in the best of the Santa Monica Mountains Coastal Slope Environment. This pet-friendly park in Malibu, CA, welcomes leashed pups to explore the over eight miles of hiking trails and picnic sites. See Details
Paramount Ranch Take a walk with your pup amidst the prop buildings of an old movie town at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, CA. Used as the set of "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" along with many other films and shows, the Paramount Ranch trails and prop town are a fun area to explore with your leashed dog. Cross the bridge to get to the "Western Town." All trailheads extend from the Western Town, except the trail that goes toward Mulholland Highway. See Details
Stunt High Trail to Saddle Peak You and your furry friend can reach Saddle Peak in the Santa Monica Mountains from the 8.5-mile Stunt High Trail. Your leashed pup will join you on this path which will take you along Cold Creek and connect with Backbone Trail to the summit of the mountain in Calabasas, CA. At the top of Saddle Peak, you and Fido can enjoy stunning vistas of the surrounding area. See Details
Mission Oaks Park Mission Oaks Park in Camarillo, CA is dog friendly. This 20-acre community park has numerous meandering walkways, picnic areas, restrooms, and even a concession stand. Leashed dogs welcome any time. Dogs can be off leash Monday thru Friday before 1:00 PM and after 4:00 PM. See Details
Grotto Trail You and Fido can hike along the pet-friendly Grotto Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Malibu, CA. This 3-mile out-and-back hike takes you to a secluded grotto. Although dogs are not allowed in the cave, you and your pup will find plenty of fun and exercise along the beautiful trail as you travel to it. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Topanga Lookout Trail Bring your leashed pup along for a hike on the 2-mile out-and-back Topanga Lookout Trail in Topanga, CA! This path overlooks Red Rock Canyon and provides fantastic views of the Santa Monica and Santa Susana Mountains. See Details
Mishe Mokwa to Tri-Peaks and Sandstone Peak Mishe Mokwa to Tri-Peaks and Sandstone Peak is a dog-friendly, moderately easy, 6.8-mile hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Located in Malibu, CA, this year-round path welcomes leashed pups and takes an average of 3 hours to complete with Fido. See Details
Point Mugu State Park The pet-friendly Point Mugu State Park in Malibu, CA, is located in the Santa Monica Mountains and features five miles of ocean shoreline with rocky bluffs, beaches and sand dunes. Leashed pets are welcome throughout the day-use areas, including campgrounds, but not permitted on any trails or dirt roads. You'll find beach activities like swimming, body surfing and fishing here. See Details
Corral Canyon Trail Explore miles of unspoiled nature in the Santa Monica Mountains with your leashed pup on this moderately challenging path. The dog-friendly 2.4-mile Corral Canyon Trail loop features mountain and canyon views in Malibu, CA. See Details
Escondido Falls Trail Hike the 4-mile out-and-back dog-friendly Escondido Falls Trail with your pup to visit the stunning 200-foot waterfall. The trail located in Malibu, CA, is steep, and there are some creek crossings at which times the water can be high, so make sure your dog can handle the hike before embarking on it. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Sandstone Peak Trail If you and your leashed pup are experienced hikers looking for more than a leisurely trail, head up the dog-friendly Sandstone Peak Trail in Malibu, CA! This 6.25-mile loop trail has an elevation gain of 1,075 feet and provides expansive views of the surrounding area once you reach the summit. See Details
Stunt Road Trail to Calabasas Peak Enjoy gorgeous panoramic views of the Santa Monica Mountains, San Fernando Valley, Red Rock Canyon Park and Calabasas, CA, from the summit of a mountain! Bring Fido on the 3.6-mile Stunt Road Trail, climbing 1,000 feet to the top of Calabasas Peak. See Details
Castro Crest from Latigo Canyon Road You and your pup can explore the scenic saddles and the green canyon at Castro Crest from Latigo Canyon Road. This is a dog-friendly 3.8-mile hike in Malibu, CA, which offers stunning views of the mountains. Please note that the summit is privately owned and closed to the public. See Details
Simi Peak Trail Simi Peak Trail is a 5.3-mile heavily trafficked out-and-back path in Agoura Hills, CA. Ensure that you and your leashed dog are up for the challenge of this trail that is rated difficult. The year-round dog-friendly path is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips and bird watching. See Details
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