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Address: Point Loma, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
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Carmel it ain't, but it's good and expansive

The beach itself is ho-hum, but that it allows dogs off-leash is huge. Owners seem to be really responsible as far as picking up dog waste, having well-socialized dogs, etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Salinas, California
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Salinas, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The beach itself is ho-hum, but that it allows dogs off-leash is huge. Owners seem to be really responsible as far as picking up dog waste, having well-socialized dogs, etc.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a great dog beach (for humans and furry friends alike!). I don't have a dog, but enjoy strolling through if i'm in the area. There's just something about dogs that puts you in a better mood. It's pretty clean and just a fun place to bring your pet and everyone i've encountered has been so friendly.

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A nice clean, well "picked up" dog beach. Visited with friends and their dogs. Water fountain for dogs and a place to wipe the doggie feet.

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Blaine, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had heard about it, had ridden our bikes by it, but had not taken our Maltese mix there until recently. We loved it but even better, Kea loved it. Being off-leash with all the other dogs to interact with, the water, the sand....he was initially overloaded on input, not knowing what to do first or next. We coaxed him into... More 

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CARLSBAD
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

So much fun to spend a few hours at dog beach in Del Mar. Fun for our fur-baby-puppy. Dog owners and pets all get along ! Must try it!

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Avondale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The people here and their dogs were very friendly and courteous of others. My dog made friends and played for hours off her leash. Great place to lounge and enjoy all the cute dogs! Very clean beach too!!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was one of my favorite spots in San Diego. We took our dog each morning, it's in a great location and everyone was so friendly! If you are visiting with your canine I highly recommend visiting

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Las Vegas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed in the area with our three kids and three small dogs. We went to Coronado dog beach, Del Mar dog beach and Fiesta island dog beach and agreed that Ocean beach the OG dog beach was the best for our family. It had restrooms nearby and pet friendly dining was walking distance. Parking was close to the beach... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

literally stumbled upon this beach whilst taking a walk along ocean beach was with the hubby and son's and it took us a couple minutes to get onto what was happening! When we did it was simply a case of 'only in Cali' what a hoot we sat down a laughed and giggled at the performance of the pooches and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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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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