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Love this dog beach. It is right across from the famous Fairgrounds. Parking is on the street but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Del Mar, California
A beach just for dogs

This is awesome. We travel with our dog and love the beach and it is hard to come by a place that... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Marian C
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3200 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this dog beach. It is right across from the famous Fairgrounds. Parking is on the street but must pay.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MimoM90
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is awesome. We travel with our dog and love the beach and it is hard to come by a place that we can all go together.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marian C
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Our little westie loved this - she was running with the big dogs and the little dogs and everyone was super friendly

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shirley-AndyB
Reviewed December 31, 2018

What an amazing beach. Happy dogs everywhere, running around, diving into the ocean and playing with each other.. People playing volleyball on multiple sand courts, beautiful rocks on the ocean's edge with great views and photo-friendly backdrops, and even a hike up some stairs to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rich G
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to take your dog to play on the beach and then the ocean and with other dogs and the river flowing out to the ocean they can run through and across. Right across from the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you want a wonderful off leash playground for your dog, this is it! Lots of friendly dogs enjoying the beach and each other. Just make sure your dog is well mannered and comes when called. Have fun!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 925judyb
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Traveling with your Dog in San Diego? Give your dog a break and head to Dog Beach in the beach town Del Mar. one of the few off leash beaches in San Dieg County. The largest surf and sand play area for miles around. Your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Not surprising - that the thing which attracts most attention at "Dog Beach" is the dogs! It's a great shame that the promontery overlooking dog beach on the North side is going to be heavily developed real soon - you can see the outline poles...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed September 18, 2018

There aren't many places around North County that will let your dog off leash on the beach (in fact this may be the only place? I could be wrong though) so that alone makes Dog Beach a must. Be careful though as some people (normally...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NJM3000
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great beach. Just remember if your dog is small the waves can be large! We took our puppy and swoosh. He seemed to enjoy it. It is beautiful!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cathir_12
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June 12, 2016|
Response from B N | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed everyday as far as I know. It is designated as a dog beach.
Anne K
October 15, 2015|
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Response from hortonms | Reviewed this property |
No it's beachfront only with water faucets for doggies and peope