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Guide to off leash park locations and Orange County area dog parks, dog friendly beaches and other canine related activities.

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Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa Bark Park
CMBP is a two-acre fenced off-leash park in the City of Costa Mesa. The park has a separate area for small, elderly and disabled dogs. Facilities include double-gated entrance, parking, trees, benches, water dispensers for the dogs, dog waste bags and restroom.

The Park is open from dawn to 9:00PM, Wednesday through Monday. It is closed all day every Tuesday for park maintenance.

The Park is located on the corner of Arlington Avenue and Newport Boulevard in TeWinkle Park, across the street from the Orange County Fairgrounds Equestrian Center.



Fullerton Pooch Park
There is both a small dog park for small, senior and disabled pooches and a large dog park for active, high-energy, big pooches. All pooches and their owners are welcome provided everyone follows the rules and regulations and owners pick up after their dogs. Run by the city of Fullerton.

Park hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily except Wednesdays. The park is closed Wednesdays for maintenance.

Located next to the Hunt Branch Library. Click here for pdf map.


Garden Grove

Garden Grove Dog Park
There are no fees to enjoy the dog park which features separate play areas for large and small dogs. It will include a leash/unleash area, benches, and doggie waste bag stations. Hours of operation will be from dawn to dusk.

Dawn to dusk

Garden Grove Park
9301 Westminster Ave.
Garden Grove, CA (off Deodara Drive)

(714) 741-5200

Huntington Beach

Huntington Central Park Dog Park
A small fenced dog park is located in Huntington Central Park. This area is provided for dogs to run free without leashes. Posted rules must be obeyed and one area is provided for larger dogs, with another for small dogs and puppies.

Hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and weekends 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Central Park
18000 Goldenwest Street
Enter at the Inlet Drive parking lot




Central Bark
Opened in 2000, the Central Bark dog park features almost three acres of open field for off-leash play. Park facilities include, watering facility for dogs, handicap accessible, main yard with a separate fenced area for small or frail dogs & portable toilet facilities.

6:30 am-10 pm daily
Closed Wednesday for maintenance

Central Bark
6405 Oak Canyon



Laguna Beach

Dog Park
A fenced, off leash park where dogs can run free.

Open dawn to dusk.
Closed Wednesday. The park is also closed during and after rain.

Laguna Canyon Road/south of El Toro Road

City of Laguna Beach


Laguna Niguel

Pooch Park
The Laguna Niguel Pooch Park is a fully fenced, off leash dog park. The one-acre park includes three picnic tables with shade shelters and a restroom facility for the comfort of dog owners. Visitors are asked to follow the signs for parking and not to park in the Fire Station parking lot.

Open from noon to dusk on Monday and Friday, 7 a.m. to dusk on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. On Sunday, it is open from 8 a.m. to dusk.

Golden Lantern near Chapparosa Park

CIty of Laguna Niguel



Yorba Park

Located in Yorba Park, there is a large dog section and small dog section. Dogs are allowed off-leash in the dog park portion only, and are not allowed off-leash in the Yorba Park section. Visitors are asked to review Dog Park Rules and Regulations before visiting the dog park.

7 a.m. to dusk and may be closed or adjusted, as conditions require. Park is closed on Wednesdays for maintenance

Yorba Park, 190 South Yorba, Orange (near 55 Freeway and Chapman Avenue).



San Clemente

City of San Clemente Dog Park
Phase 1 now open! This is an off-leash park only. Dogs are to be un-leashed inside the entrance safety zone before entering the park.

Closed on Tuesdays until 1 p.m. for regular maintenance. May be subject to closure at other times, especially during and following rainy weather.

301 Ave. La Pata

City of San Clemente Beaches, Parks & Recreation


Seal Beach

Arbor Dog Park
Arbor Dog Park is a two and a half acre grass park with several large shade trees. Park is entirely fenced with concrete surfaces for the larger double-gated enclosure being used as an entry and a smaller double-gated enclosure being used as an exit. Parking is available outside the dog park enclosure. Park facilities include drinking fountains for both 2 and 4 legged animals, Coke and water machines outside of the fenced in area and covered trash cans inside the park.

Open dawn to dusk weather permitting. Closed Thursday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for maintenance.

Between Valley View Street and Los Alamitos Blvd. off Lampson Avenue. Specifically between Heather and Rose off Lampson Ave and directly behind the two-story WestEd building located at 4665 Lampson Avenue, Los Alamitos.



Dog Friendly Beaches

Huntington Beach

Huntington Dog Beach
One mile of golden sands and the exciting Pacific Ocean have made Dog Beach a paradise for dogs where they can frolic in the water and taste a sense of freedom--rarely found elsewhere. Dog Beach is a non-profit organization that depends on donations to stay open and clean for your enjoyment.

From 5 AM to 10 PM every day of the year. However the parking lots close at 8 PM.

Dog Beach is located in Huntington Beach on the west side of Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint Street on the north and 21st Street on the south.

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