Top Doggie Beaches, Parks, and Trails
Outdoor Fun for Dogs to Run, Walk and Play
Please respect wildlife and pay attention to signage indicating if leashes are required when walking and hiking, pick up after your dog, and NEVER leave used pick up bags along the trail or on the beach (Yuck!). Oh yeah, and always remember to hike with plenty of water for you and your dog.
Monterey Bay Coastal Trail
18 miles along the coast from Pacific Grove to Castroville
Big Sur Garrapata Beach
Highway 1, 6.7 miles south of Rio Rd. in Carmel
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
26 miles south of Carmel on Hwy 1
Carmel Beach End of Ocean Ave.
Carmel River Beach
Carmelo St., 1 mile south of Ocean Ave. in Carmel
Mission Fields Trail
1 mile west of Highway 1 on Rio Rd. across from the Carmel Mission
Garland Ranch Regional Park
8.6 miles east of Highway 1 on Carmel Valley Rd.
End of Dunes Dr. west of Highway 1
Jack’s Peak County Park
25020 Jack’s Peak Park Rd.
Veteran’s Memorial Park
Skyline Dr. and Jefferson St.
Del Monte Beach
East of Wharf No. 2, adjacent to Tide Ave. and Surf Way
El Estero Park
Camino El Estero and Fremont St.
Asilomar State Beach
Adjacent to Sunset Dr.
George Washington Park
Short St. to Pine St. between Melrose and Alder
Lynn “Rip” Van Winkle Open Space Park
Between Sunset Dr. and Forest Lodge Rd. along Congress Ave.
Pebble Beach Quarry
Entrance .25 miles East of Morse Dr. Pebble Beach gate entrance on Holman Highway (Highway 68)
Natividad Creek Park
1395 Nogal Dr.
Rossi Rico Linear Parkway
701 Victor St.
It was great knowing that someone caring was with our baby Ginger. Looks like they had fun together. We found our pet sitter for the long haul..."
- E. Lara, Santa Clarita, Ca