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Dog Beach

Point Loma, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
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Ranked #51 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Type: Beaches
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We love Dog Beach which is located in one of our favorite areas of San Diego - Ocean Beach. Dog beach is the best fun (if you are a dog lover) whether you bring your pooch or not. Last year we brought our three "kids" (canine kids) and they had a blast. It is like the biggest and best dog... More

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Los Angeles
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My dog absolutely loved this beach. It was very clean with calm waters. Great place for dog lovers. We could've stayed here the whole day. Definitely worth the drive down to San Diego!

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

happiest place on earth ... doggy joy in every direction. Dogs run free and rule the beach. If you want a pure beach experience that's not with your dog, go on the other side of the jetty. If you have four feet or want to play with your four foot friend in the waves, go to dog beach. It just... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
47 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was just such a great experience for our dog's first visit to the ocean. The beach and the water were very clean and our dog had a blast! It is so great to be able to let your dog run and play with all the dogs! Our dog is only 6 months old and he had a great time... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I wanted to find a beach that allowed dogs on leashes, but since dogs on leashes are only allowed at certain times (early morning, early evening) we decided to try Dog Beach. The problem with Dog Beach is that owners don't always stay with their dog, so there are lots of dogs running around and not being picked up after.... More

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San Diego, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A great place to visit with or without your four legged pal. The OB dog beach is located right at the estuary of the San Diego river so you can enjoy the scenery of where the river meets the sea. There is a path that takes you directly to dog beach from Mission Valley which is very convenient if you... More

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Lincoln, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were next door at the side part of Ocean Beach and decided to move over to the Dog Beach because it was quite entertaining and the water was shallow enough I didn't have to worry about my teenagers going too far. The only con for both beaches, and no fault of the theirs, was the major amount of kelp... More

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Avondale, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you have a dog, you must go to Dog Beach! Every year we visit San Diego, we also take our dogs to Dog Beach. They know we are going somewhere totally awesome the minute we leave the hotel, but when they see it's Dog Beach, they go NUTS! Angel & Zach immediately begin to pull toward the sandy ocean... More

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stopped here while visiting friends in San Diego and were pleasantly surprised! I've not come across many beaches where you can take your dog and this was our dog's first time at the beach. He's not a swimmer (Shar Pei's tend to hate water!)but he seemed to have a good time playing with the other dogs and trying to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our family visited this beach in early June. It was very clean and full of four legged friends. The dogs had a wonderful time at this off leash beach. Prepare to walk about 1/8 mile from the parking lot to the beach. There is plenty of free parking and restrooms at the south end of the lot. It was wonderful... More

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