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Dog Beach

Address: 3006 Sandy Lane, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Ranked #2 of 21 things to do in Del Mar
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tucson, az
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134 reviews 134 reviews
22 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

WHAT A BLAST!!! Our GSD pasted a few years back, but that doesn’t mean that we couldn't go to Dog Beach aka North Beach in Del Mar California. DH surprised me and we visited Del Mar for the Valentine’s Day weekend; going here was the icing on the cake. We spent the better part of an afternoon just walking and... More 

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Wailea, Hawaii
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12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Lots of dogs, nice beach, but watch for bacteria stagnant water sometimes causes problems.Skin rash etc…

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Dog Beach Del Mar is amazing! Even if you don't have a dog it can be highly entertaining! I wish it was offleash year round though. Tips: Make sure you go during low tide to maximize your fun!!!

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Boston, MA
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287 reviews 287 reviews
46 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Beautiful long stretch of beach where dogs can run & play off leash. Seemed like most of the dog owners were responsible and keeping an eye on their dogs. Plenty of room to find another spot if too many dogs group together or someone is playing too rough. Love the scenic cliffs to the north...plenty of room to explore. No... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Been here multiple times with my giant dog and always had a blast. MOST owners are very responsible but there might be a few who just don't watch their dogs. Great Great Great

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Naples, Florida USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Love the wide expanse of beach, where dogs can run off leash during the winter. The cliffs to the north are beautiful, and the line of ocean front homes to the south are scenic as well. If a dominant dog shows up with a clueless owner, there's plenty of room to put a distance between them and your well behaved... More 

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BC Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great for walking on when tide is out. Mostly friendly dogs, with friendly owners. Loved how clean it was....going at high tide nit the best time...too crowded

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Be careful of the tide... especially if you walk north around the bluffs... you may get caught off guard if the tide is coming in. Pretty much anyone living in Solana Beach has family pictures on their wall taken here. Very picturesque. Oh... and also... good place to bring your dog year-round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a great dog beach... Lots of dogs and very conscientious dog owners. Big and little dog mix and play but all owners took responsibility for their own dogs and made sure it was safe dog play. We have a 7lb dog so it was much appreciated. My kids loved the beach too... Just enough to do between the... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I love hanging out with my dogs so being able to take them to dog beach is awesome, they run and play. Check rules, some times they need to be on a leach....all the dogs are running around, playing ball and Frisbees!!

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