In the list below, we’ve featured 10 of the best dog parks in Southern California. Select one near you and head over with your best friend!
If you’re in or visiting Laguna Beach looking for a dog park, check out this 2-acre park. The park is completely fenced in, and also the only park in the city where dogs can be off-leash. It is accessible every day except Wednesday. The park’s opening times are 6:00am until dusk, unless there has been heavy rain in which case the park may be closed.
Dogs visiting the park need to be well-behaved and have their license and vaccinations.
At the park, you’ll find water fountains, a small dog area, and picnic tables where humans can sit. You’ll find parking at the front of the park.
Visit this great dog park with your pup!
Located in Anaheim, dog park is part of the 10.7-acre Olive Hills Park. Dogs visiting need their vaccinations and tags, and should be well-trained. The dog park is open daily from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
The park is equipped with small and large dog areas, agility equipment, and a walking path that goes around the perimeter of the park. There’s plenty of seating for humans, so you can sit and relax while your dog plays.
You’ll also find washrooms and a tennis court.
Head to this park for your next outing with your pup!
You’ll find this 6.5-acre off-leash park in LA. The park is open every day from sunrise to sunset, except for Fridays where it closes from 6:00am to 11:00am for maintenance. Dogs need to be licensed, vaccinated, and well-behaved. Owners should also keep an eye on their dogs.
The park is divided into separate areas for large and small dogs. You’ll even find a mini obstacle course for dogs to try out, and plenty of seating for humans. There is also parking available within the park.
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Looking for a dog park in Pasadena? Head over to Alice’s Dog Park! This 2.5-acre park is open daily from 6:00am to 9:00pm, and closed on Tuesdays. Dogs need to be licensed and have their vaccines before visiting the park.
Alice’s Dog Park features shade trees for keeping cool during hot summer days, water stations for both dogs and humans, and separate areas for large and small dogs. There is lots of seating available, as well as a large parking lot on-site.
Check out this dog park with your pup!
This 1.6-acre park is part of the larger Griffith Park in LA, and is a space for dogs to play off-leash. The park is open from sunrise to sunset, and is closed on Tuesdays from 6:00am to 9:00pm for maintenance. Dogs must be fully licensed and vaccinated, and should be well-behaved.
The dog park is fully fenced in, and there are water fountains throughout available for dogs to cool off. There is also benches available where you can sit an keep an eye on your pup. The park also includes a small parking lot.
Visit this park with your pooch for a few hours of fun!
Located in Venice, California, this 1-acre dog park is a great place to bring your pup for a little playtime. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset, and closed on Tuesdays from 6:00am to 10:00am for maintenance. Dogs visiting need to be well-trained, vaccinated, licensed, and need to be at least 4 months old.
The park includes a steep hill, and getting him to run up and down it is a great way to tire out your dog. There is water available, and seating for humans. There is also a separate area for small dogs.
Visiting this dog park for your next outing with your dog!
This dog park in Newport Beach is open from 7:00am until dusk every day except Wednesdays, when the park is open from 9:00am to dusk for morning cleaning. Dogs who visit the park must be licensed and vaccinated, and be well-behaved.
The park features plenty of seating for humans, water fountains to help keep dogs cool and hydrated, and shade trees for the hot summer months.
There is parking available at the park. So pack up your dog and visit this lovely dog park!
If your dog loves the beach, you’ll want to visit Coronado Dog Beach. Located in Coronado, the dog beach is open 24-hours a day year-round. It is part of the Coronado Beach, which is 1.75 miles long. Dogs visiting need to be well-mannered, and should be fully vaccinated and licensed. Dogs are allowed off-leash on the dog beach, but along the rest of the beach they must be wearing a leash.
The beach has plenty of opportunities for both you and your pooch to take a dip in the ocean. There is street parking available.
Head down to this beautiful beach for some scenic views with your pooch!
Huntington Central Park is a 350-acre park in Huntington Beach and is open from 5:00am to 10:00pm daily. Dog who visit the park must be licensed, vaccinated, and well-trained. Owners should make sure to always keep their dog in sight and under control.
The park features water available for dogs to keep them hydrated, and there is a walking path nearby. There is also a restaurant close to the park that is dog-friendly if you find yourself getting peckish.
You may have trouble finding parking in the lots, but there is street parking available.
Visit this park with your dog for a fun-filled afternoon!
This dog-friendly park in Redlands is open daily from sunrise until sunset. Dogs can visit the park as long as they have their license and vaccinations, and they must be kept under control at all times.
The dog park is fully fenced in, making it a safe place where your dog can romp. There are bowls throughout the park for your dog to drink water, and seating available for humans. There is parking at the park as well.
Check out this park for the chance for you and your dog to make some new friends!
Evelyn is a writer and dog lover living with her roommate and their foster dog Bacon. In her spare time you can find her curled up with a book, out for a jog, or listening to true crime podcasts.