Huntington Beach


Best Friend Dog Park
and Huntington Beach Central Park (714) 536-5486
Central Park offers 350-acres with walking trails and dog park. There are two sides to Dog Park: one for small dogs and puppies, and one for large dogs. The dog park is open daily, weekdays, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; and weekends, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Golden West St. and Talbert Ave.


Dog Beach
(714) 841-8644
1½ miles of beach where dogs may be off-leash in the water and on sand daily, 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. Metered parking (currency, coins and Visa/MC). Annual parking permit is available; call the Marine Safety Division for rates, (714) 536-5281. See website to volunteer for beach clean-up days, shop, or memorialize your pup. Pacific Coast Hwy., between Goldenwest  and Seapoint streets.

Santa Ana River Bike Path/Hiking Trail
(714) 973-6680
Path that parallels the Santa Ana River channel is 29 miles one way, Huntington Beach to Yorba Regional Park to Green River Golf Course in Corona. Path is shared by cyclists, joggers and strollers.

Harriet M. Wieder Regional Park
(949) 923-2250
24-acre park features hiking trails. Open daily, 7 a.m. to sunset. 19251 Seapoint Ave.