Pet Friendly Beaches in California

Pet Friendly Beaches in California

Dog friendly beaches are a pooches’ happy place! From frolicking in the surf, digging in the sand, and soaking up the sun - what’s not to love? California has dog friendly beaches that your pooch will really dig! We’ve sniffed out the best CA dog friendly beaches that you and your four-legged beach buddy can enjoy together.

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Top Pet Friendly Beaches in California

Dillon Beach, California
This dog friendly beach is a private beach located in Marin County and Marin County law requires that dogs are leashed. However, many have been know to bring their dogs here off-leash. It has also been reported that a sign is posted at this beach ...
San Clemente, California

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this pet friendly beach. Located south of San Clemente on I-5 (Exit Basilone Road).

San Francisco, California

Known for it's great views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands. Pets are welcome on-leash at this dog friendly beach.

Davenport, California

Dogs are required to be kept on a leash at this dog friendly beach. This is a beautiful beach that is surrounded by high bluffs and cliff trails.

Sausalito, California

Dogs must be on leash or voice control at this dog friendly beach. Three miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge is Rodeo Beach which is windswept, exhilarating, and covered with unique red and green pebbles.

Cambria, California
Dogs are required to be kept on a leash at this dog friendly beach. Moonstone Beach is known for being uncrowded and unspoiled. You and your pooch can kick back and watch the surfers...as this is a popular spot to hang ten! This dog friendly beach...
Fort Bragg, California

Beautiful and rocky dog friendly off-leash beach! This great dog beach is located where the Noyo River meets the Pacific Ocean. This dog friendly beach is a real tail wagger!

Watsonville, California

Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and under control at all times. This dog friendly beach features a beautiful expanse of sea and sand, with surf fishing, surfing, and recreation. You dog will love it here!

Pacifica, California

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this pet friendly beach.

Huntington Beach, California

Located in a stretch of Huntington City Beach along Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint Street and Golden West Street. Dog Beach is a public beach and is free. It is the only beach where you may take your dog in Huntington Beach.