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Huntington Dog Beach

Open Now: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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We have taken our dogs here several times, and they have a great time. A quiet stretch of beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huntington Beach, California
Great beach

Great location and clean as well. I love to go to the beach and see the dogs happily playing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huntington Beach, California
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great place”(78 reviews)
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E Pacific Coast Hwy and Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great destination for people and their doggies. Lots of both especially on weekends and holidays. You must clean up after your pooch. But what fun on the sand and in the water with your pet and other visiting pets. Or just watching them. There is...More

3  Thank Travelhappy998
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you're a dog lover/owner, I guess this is a good place. I live in Huntington Beach, and it used to be good to go and surf, but now the hint of dog crap wafts through the air, and sometimes you can notice it just...More

3  Thank DonMacLean
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have taken our dogs here several times, and they have a great time. A quiet stretch of beach for the dogs, with parking, a path to access, and even poop bags. The dogs run off-leash in the sand and surf and interact with other...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and clean as well. I love to go to the beach and see the dogs happily playing, always puts a smile on my face.

Thank carolewebster22
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place where everyone, including humans, is free to roam the beach.... all of our dogs love it and we are grateful to the City of Huntington Beach for supporting it as they do.

Thank LightPacker775195
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is so beautiful and the vibes are so good. Feels like I'm in dog heaven every time we go there with our dogs. Many happy friendly dogs running around playing with just about everybody.

Thank Sinthea S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Daughter takes her Boxer Bella here all the time, I've accompanied her with Bella a few times. Have to admit Bella is more crazy there than normal (she's a yr old). A little crowded by Goldenwest. Biggest draw back some people don't know/or choose...More

Thank lescraneop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only beach in Orange County I know that people and dogs can go swimming together and have fun. Just be mindful that your dog(s) should be socialized so they do not attack other dogs. Great place to take the family and your extended family as...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy the beach and your dog does too, this is the place for you both. The people who come here are like-minded and there is seldom a problem between the dogs because the owners are paying attention

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like dogs or have friendly dogs this is the place to go . Very friendly people with well behaved dogs . People cleaned up after their dogs as well . Fun way to relax .

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful beach clean and not very crowded. almost everyone there has a dog and its really a nice and friendly spot to take your dog to

Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome place to bring your dogs. Family friendly dogs everywhere. Lots of splashing in the water

Thank Victoria A
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from carolynross84 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, off the pier fishing is allowed without the need to purchase a license. Right past doggy Beach, many people fish off the beach near the jetty.
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Pitbull168 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can swim there. The water is pretty warm not bad. Some of the surfers wear wet suits but most don't. Hope you have a great time !
May 29, 2018|
Response from 163kirkn | Reviewed this property |
Huntington State & City Beach have campgrounds. You could put up a tent of this type. Free standing tents you don't see. Most campers are motorhomes or trailers