Dog Friendly Idyllwild, CA

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Idyllwild, CA? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Idyllwild, CA below! Or give us a call at 877-411-FIDO to book your dog-friendly vacation in Idyllwild, CA now.


Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Idyllwild, CA? No problem. There are 57 pet friendly hotels in Idyllwild, CA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Idyllwild, CA below.

Hicksville Pines Chalets & Motel

Hicksville Pines Chalets & Motel welcome two dogs of any size for an additional fee of $25 per stay. Cats are not permitted.

Idyllwild Bunkhouse

Idyllwild Bunkhouse accepts two pets of any size for an additional fee of $15 per pet, per night. Guests traveling with pets must book rooms with "Pet Friendly" in the description or risk not being able to check in with a pet and/or incurring any associated cancellation penalties.

Cozy Lodge & Tiki Treehouse

Two dogs of any size are welcome for no additional fee at this Airbnb rental in Idyllwild-Pine Cove. Dogs should be leashed when outdoors.

Fern Basin Campground

Dogs are allowed at Fern Basin Campground, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (909) 382-2922.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 6 dog friendly restaurants in Idyllwild, CA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Idyllwild, CA that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 5 dog friendly activities in Idyllwild, CA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Humber Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in Humber, which is located near Fern Valley Road and Forest Drive.

Tahquitz Peak Trail

Tahquitz Peak Trail is a difficult, 6 mile hike that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is less visited and more dog friendly than the other trail up to Tahquitz Peak. Leash laws apply as this trail goes through the San Jacinto Wilderness.

Idyllwild Park

Idyllwild Park is located less than 1 mile north of the quaint village of Idyllwild at the end of Riverside County Playground Road. The park has 202 acres of beautiful open space, mature forest, breathtaking hiking trails, and a wonderful nature center. In the past, Idyllwild was recognized as America’s cleanest forest and is the perfect place for family and friends. Campers can enjoy access to fire rings, picnic areas, restrooms, and showers at any one of the 88 individual camping sites. During the day, campers can hike on one of the 5 breathtaking trails overlooking the majestic skyline. Or, for a more adventurous experience, campers can enjoy rock climbing on enormous granite boulders. Also, fishing in nearby Lake Hemet or Lake Fulmor is the perfect ending to a long day. After exhilarating outdoor activities, a short walk into town offers great dining, shopping, and entertainment experiences with a small town feel. Idyllwild was recently named, “100 Best Small Art Towns in America” and for 17 years they have been playing host to a 2-day jazz event every August that raises funds for art programs. With so many different activities, finding time for everything is the only challenge.

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