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Ocean Beach Dog Beach

West End of the San Diego River Floodway, San Diego, CA
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I'm a dog and you're a dog and that's OK

A beach full of dogs who are in charge of the fun and it all works out. A chaotic game of pick up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reeth E
Lots of free parking

I love that San Diego is really dog friendly. Ocean Beach Dog Beach was my first time visiting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iheartjennychu
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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 1 week ago

A beach full of dogs who are in charge of the fun and it all works out. A chaotic game of pick up with someone's ball --who knows where it came from. Charging into the water, prancing like a deer on the return. Rita, the...More

Thank Reeth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love that San Diego is really dog friendly. Ocean Beach Dog Beach was my first time visiting here. Tons of free parking, trash cans and a lot of room for your furry animals to run around. There was a lot of people when I...More

Thank Iheartjennychu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disney has nothing on this beach! everyone was smiling and laughing, including the scores of dogs playing on the beach. playing with each other, their people, surfers, kids. Absolutely THE Happy place! It was a dream come true for my dog, a service dog road-tripping...More

Thank southam97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This can be a "rough and tumble" dog beach. Both the dogs, and the owners are not the most controlled species. It is a beautiful beach and a nice channel to walk, and pretty clean for the number of users. But take care. I'd go...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 7 October 2017

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 22 September 2017 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 20 September 2017

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 21 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
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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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