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Dog Beach

Point Loma, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
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Ranked #54 of 231 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Beaches
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Cool place to let your dogs run free (no leash required) but so many people don't pick up after their dogs that it smells so bad now. It is right on the beach and it ruins the area. I won't go back. I saw a dog get hurt the last time I was there by another dog.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great place for dogs and people who love dogs. Dogs get to run free and play in the sand and water. People are the one draw back. There are a few people who don't watch their dogs and clean up after an "accident". Most dogs get along but every once in a while someone with no brains will bring an... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was our labs first time seeing/swimming in the ocean and he had a blast! The beach is very clean and doggie waste bags are provided. Excellent experience, will definitely be back!

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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21 helpful votes 21 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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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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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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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
19 reviews 19 reviews
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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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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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