Dog Beaches

Your dogs can enjoy the beaches of San Diego too!

Coronado

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. Washing station and free dog litter bags at the entrance to the run.
Del Mar

Del Mar

(Off leash allowed post-Labor Day thru June 14 only) - located at Via De La Valle and Highway 101 at the river mouth. Off leash area is north of 29th St.

Dog Beach Regulations

During the winter months (November 1- March 31) dogs are NOT allowed on the beach between 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. During the spring and summer (April 1-October 31), dogs are NOT allowed on the beach between 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Dogs must be leashed on these beaches during hours when they are allowed. These restrictions apply to the boardwalks along the ocean and the paths along Mission Bay, as well. Owners are expected to pick up after their dog. Dogs ARE allowed leash-free at designated dog beaches, such as Dog Beach (adjacent to Ocean Beach) and Fiesta Island (in Mission Bay).
Mission Bay

Mission Bay

Located in Mission Bay Park, dogs are allowed in all areas except for the Youth Campground and Least Tern nesting sites (seasonal). Daily 6:00 am - 10:00 pm, this area offers calmer waters than the ocean and sand dunes to run on.
Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach

24 hr. off leash - located at the west end of Voltaire St., this off leash dog beach is one of the most popular in San Diego