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Dog Beach

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Address: 3006 Sandy Lane, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Dog Heaven

This is a great beach for all dogs to enjoy, located at the north end of Del Mar, right next to Solana Beach. You will have to pay for parking on the busy coast highway, so make... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach for all dogs to enjoy, located at the north end of Del Mar, right next to Solana Beach. You will have to pay for parking on the busy coast highway, so make sure your dog is on a leash! Check the rules before you go because your dog might have to be on a leash... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view could not be better, and the dog socialization up to sniff:) Swim in the ocean and run on the sand!!! Then shake it off on everyone around:) It's a five star barker!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walk the beach from Solana Beach to Jakes as often as possible passing dog beach once each way. We have been there on a cold and windy day when there have only been two or three dogs. We have also been there on a warm summer day when it seems like two hundred dogs are romping around the beach... More 

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Even if you don't have a dog you must visit dog beach, it makes you feel young again to see so many dogs having so much fun! Their enthusiasm and playfulness is infectious and even their owners are really friendly and love it when you compliment their dogs and ask about their breeds. They will be happy to tell you... More 

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san diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is one of the best places to take your dog, and at the same time enjoy some time at a beautiful beach. In the summertime you need to keep the dogs on a leash, but after Labor Day and before Memorial Day it is leash free! There is nothing like seeing all these beautiful doggies playing in the waves,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great place to take your dog for a run on the beach and swim. People who visit and locals are very nice and respectful with each others dogs. Nice clean beach.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We have a 3 month old pup that we introduced to doggie beach we have been there three times each time there is lots of small to large dogs the dogs have easy access to the water and they can run and run on the beach so far everybody has been very friendly and it's been a very nice experience.... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a great beach to let your dog run and play! We went to Carlsbad and were told by snobby locals to get off the beach with our dog there. Del Mar is much more dog friendly!

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Since I lived up on the bluff just north of Dog Beach, I walked south to the San Dieguito River outlet and then turned around and headed north up to the expansive beach in Solana Beach and north to Encinitas...what exhilaration!!! And in my younger days, I used to run that entire beach a couple of times a week!! Love... More 

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you're a dog lover, you'll love strolling on dog beach where dogs can frolic to their hearts delight off-leash. There a couple of restaurants here as well (but not sure what their dog policies are).

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