Walnut Creek, California has many opportunities to take your pet out and about on the town. From hiking and exploring nature, to relaxing on the patio of some fine dining establishments, or cozying up for the night in a hotel, there's something for everyone's four-legged friend to enjoy.
If you want to enjoy the California sunshine, try the Acalanes Ridge Open Space Off-Leash Dog Area. It's a fenced-in space that offers amazing views of the surrounding mountains, as well as doggie bags! Or for a more adventurous afternoon, try visiting the Shell Ridge Open Space - 31 miles of trails, and free parking.
A must-visit restaurant in Walnut Creek is OI-C Bowl, a Chinese/Asian restaurant that offers patio seating, water bowls, and doggie pillows. Several other establishments in the area also offer outdoor seating and welcome furry friends, such as Extreme Pizza, Sweet Affair Bakery, and the San Francisco Creamery Co.
If you and your pet are visiting the area, there are several options for lodging. Diablo Mountain Inn allows two dogs of any size to stay in one of their pet-friendly rooms for an additional pet fee. Or, Motel 6 Walnut Creek welcomes two pets (they allow both dogs and cats) of any size or breed without an additional pet fee in any of their rooms. No matter what brings you to the area, it's easy to see that Walnut Creek, California is full of opportunities for fun with your pets.