Dog Beaches in San Diego

Dog beach San DiegoWhile not every pup loves the water, for those that do, a dog-friendly beach can be the highlight of their week! Below are some (but not all) dog-friendly beaches in San Diego that are great for your dog to perfect its doggy-paddle, play fetch, or nap on the warm sand.

Dog Beaches

Dog Beach – Ocean Beach
(24 hr. off-leash) – located at the west end of Voltaire St.

Fiesta Island – Mission Bay
(off-leash) – located in Mission Bay Park, dogs are allowed in all areas except for the Youth Campground and Least Tern nesting sites (seasonal). Daily 6am-10pm.

North Beach Dog Run – Coronado
(24 hr. off-leash) – located on Ocean Blvd. near Sunset Park at the northern end of the beach next to the U.S. Naval Station entrance. Dogs must be leashed until you reach the beach. Foot shower & free dog litter bags at the entrance to the run.

Del Mar Dog Beach – Del Mar
(October thru May off-leash) – located at Via de la Valle and Highway 101 at the rivermouth. Off-leash area is north of 29th St.

Tips for trips to dog beaches in San Diego:

  • Make sure that your dog is wearing a current license and has all its required, up-to-date vaccinations.
  • Keep your dog on a leash until you get to the designated off-leash area.
  • Always clean up after your pet.

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