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Address: Point Loma, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
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Great, but needs more cleanup stations.

Brought my dog here a few times while staying in Ocean Beach. Very wide beach, lots of space for you and your dog. Agree with another reviewer on here: people need to be more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Brought my dog here a few times while staying in Ocean Beach. Very wide beach, lots of space for you and your dog. Agree with another reviewer on here: people need to be more diligent about picking up the dog doo! I don't care if your dog ran 1/2 mile down the beach from you and left a plop...pick it... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Finally! A real dog beach for dogs and their pack. Our dog loves to swim and dig in the sand. This is not always possible unless we can find a secluded area somewhere away from the public area. We really appreciate the foresight and thoughtfulness of this opportunity. Thank You, Thank You!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I love hanging out at Dog Beach with our puppies when I visit my family, but im not sure its right as a tourist attraction, unless you have a dog!

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New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great beach. Bring your shorts. We forgot. Have to love dogs running free and enjoying themselves chasing balls, swimming, wrestling with each other. Worth the stop!

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Napa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Just around the corner from Brighton Beach on Point Loma, this beach offers an extended walk off leash for dogs, humans too. Plenty of parking available. Not very many folk or dogs in January on a weekday.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Our Boxer loved it, she had a blast playing with all the dogs. The beach was clean, dogs can swim in the ocean waves or the calm water of the inlet. This is one of a few places dogs can run free and they do run in packs all having a blast! Make sure to visit this place if you... More 

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

One of the few places that me and our dogs can wander, run, play, sniff, swim, etc for hours! There are some nuisances with some big dogs but nothing major. One thing that I don't like is that the restrooms are way far from the main walk so go before you settle down with your family.

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice deep sandy beach with small deep waves to play in. Sunset was nice. Right next to a grassy dog park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to San Diego 4th of July and we brought our dog with us... We came across this beach by accident and OMG we loved it!!!! Tooons of dogs, clean beach and beautiful sight!!!! We went only one day and that day was amazing... No problems with other dogs or other dog owners!!! We will definitely come back

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Curitiba, PR
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Dog Beach is a good spot to surfing. But the fact of having dogs on the beach is something that really didn't make me comfortable. It smells like dog piss.. there's a lot of dogs running around and getting into the sea. I knew that before I get there, but I was just wanting to see how it was.. and... More 

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