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Ocean Beach Dog Beach

West End of the San Diego River Floodway, San Diego, CA
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Totally chill vibe

Dog beach is a great place to take dogs and kids. Avoid it during busy summer crowds, but mornings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gidgetcindy
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San Diego, California
Happy dogs at the beach

Visited ocean beach on a school day so not many children but hiked down to the dog beach end and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jkzoo
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Mansfield, Ohio
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“off leash” (17 reviews)
“run free” (12 reviews)
“dogs running” (10 reviews)
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West End of the San Diego River Floodway, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dog beach is a great place to take dogs and kids. Avoid it during busy summer crowds, but mornings are peaceful and serene, especially during low tide.

Thank gidgetcindy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited ocean beach on a school day so not many children but hiked down to the dog beach end and wow! Lots of dogs all swimming and running sms playing. Was a fun place to hang out even without a dog.

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely beach for the dogs! The dogs can run around and interact with other dogs, make friends and go into the water!

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We've been to so many dog beaches along the coast. This one is much better than Fiesta Island. Comparable to Carmel and the one in Huntingston Beach. Fort Funston in San Francisco is the best but this one is close. Lots of friendly people. Only...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went here because it was the only place in SD that we could find that had any surf to speak of. The bellman at the Del Coronado had suggested it so we checked it out. Surf - check! Dogs- check! Transients- check! Well, I don't...More

Thank Aricot
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great place free to take your pets and you can stroll along the beach also. And they can get cool off. Dogs can run without leash but we prefer to keep ours on their. As it does have a lot of them and ours like...More

Thank marriedmary2015
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Open Beach Dog Beach is a beautiful, long beach. Dogs are permitted off-leash. For any dog lover, watching hundreds of dogs run freely, enjoying the water and sand was nothing short of joyous. On the day we visited with our two dogs, all of the...More

Thank Lew B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I visited the Dog Beach since it was close to my hotel, and I wanted to walk along the beach and look for shells and interesting bits. I would go back to this beach just to hang out all day and laugh at all the...More

Thank Aimee D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I bring our 2 dogs here to run off leash and enjoy a cool swim! It's a large beach with plenty of space. We use the space to train our dogs to be off leash and be around other dogs. We have...More

Thank huertatravels
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is dog lover heaven. We took our ancient American Bulldog (a service dog, btw) in order to give her a beach experience, and a place to enjoy. I kept her on her lead because I was worried people would be afraid of her. One...More

Thank DanaMom4Life
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Tammy R
22 May 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically, but the beach is so HUGE that you can always find a remote area with less dogs. Its an amazing place! You should go!
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justin b
20 August 2015|
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Response from Brenda D | Reviewed this property |
Dog Beach, San Diego, CA 92109
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