The city of Simi Valley is an authentic American suburb with all the allure of a small town and the chic influence of being located just a short drive from Southern California’s most famous cities and attractions. Simi Valley serves as the home to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, which has been visited by more than 1 million people since it opened.
Settled on the hills of Big Sky Park complex, is the popular canine recreation area of Simi Dog Park. There is a small dog zone covering around 3/5 acre, and the large dog zone covering a massive 2 acres. It is a highly maintained park fenced-in with green Kikuyu grass with plenty of benches and picnic tables. There’s also access to fresh water, pooper-scoopers and a trash can for when you clean up your dog.
Craving for some delectable burger, pizza or quinoa? You can choose to feast in several restaurants in Irvine. Old Susana’s is your neighborhood place for great American dining serving breakfasts, burgers & subs in a retro-style diner. Or, go to the county’s favorite pizza place, Toppers Pizza Place for some all natural and fresh pizza. If you're dying to have some Mexican classic, then Sharky’s Mexican Grill is the place for you. Enjoy appetizing food with your dog as these restaurants welcome them in their outdoor tables.
Exceptional restaurants, hiker’s paradise, museums, cultural arts, high-end living and a family and pet-friendly atmosphere merge making Simi Valley, California the ideal destination for both business and pleasure.
North Simi Valley itself is nothing short of beautiful. The city has gigantic mountains which allow for impressive views of the valley. What's better than sitting on a hilltop taking in those views? Taking them with your dog at a park, of course! In northwest Simi Valley you will find Big Sky Park. This serene and scenic park has lush green grass for dogs to run and play on until they tire themselves out. The park also has plenty of amenities including restrooms and pooper scoopers. Also, since it is fenced in, feel free to leave the leash at home!
Get away from the center of Simi Valley and drive west until you hit Corriganville Park. This park is loved by active and inactive people alike. It offers a variety of trails for dog walking, running, hiking and biking. The trails meander through beautiful nature sights where you and your dog can sit, relax and take a break. Interestingly, the park has been used to shoot many old Westerns. Take a camera and take some photos of your beloved companion on those sites! There is no shortage of history and opportunities for photo-ops here. Lastly, make sure you bring plenty of water as the park does not have that many amenities.
When you and your dog need a change of scenery, just hop into your car and drive 15 miles to Oak Park. You will not be disappointed! Oak Park is home to one of the best community parks you will ever lay your eyes on, the Oak Canyon Community Park. Next to the park you will find Oak Canyon Dog Park. This dog park has everything you could ever want. Its split into two areas -- one for smaller dogs and one for bigger dogs. There are multiple doggie poop bag dispensers as well as water fountains. The park even provides visitors with free toys to play with!
If you drive 11 miles from your home in Simi Valley, you will arrive at Thousand Oaks, home to the Conejo Creek Dog Park. This park is one of the largest dog parks in the area. It has multiple entrances and zones depending on dog size. There is ample space so your dog will be able to play and run around as much as they want. Since it is huge, you can find a private place to sit in the park. Since it is an off-leash dog park, feel free to leave the leash in your car and you are guaranteed to have a pawtastic time!