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Del Mar City Beach

Del Mar City Beach

3 Reviews
Beach Rule: On & Off Leash
Restroom: Yes
Swim Rule: Dog Friendly
Shower Station: Unknown
Fee: None
Address
1660 Coast Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
Hours
Mon Sunrise - Sunset
Tue Sunrise - Sunset
Wed Sunrise - Sunset
Thu Sunrise - Sunset
Sat Sunrise - Sunset
Sun Sunrise - Sunset
Description
Del Mar City Beach is the dog-haven that your California pup has been dying to visit, or at least, part of it is. Del Mar City Beach features a North Beach Section that is a guaranteed dog hot spot, and because of this, it's been named the Del Mar Dog Beach. It's one of the most popular hangouts for pups and pawrents in the area and allows special on and off leash times for pooches. 

Dogs that are under voice control are able to run around off-leash with their pup pals between the day after Labor Day and June 15. Between June 16th- Labor day, your pup is allowed on the beach but has to be leashed. What's better? This sandy, sunny paradise holds special dog-related events like the annual Woodward Animal Center's Dog Surf-a-Thon. 

This beach is open year-round, allows for pooches to enjoy the salt water (at your discretion), and has plenty of space for your pup to run free (during those specified hours).  

In addition to North Beach, Powerhouse Park is also a great place for you and your pup to enjoy together! Because it's such a great spot, this area can get incredibly crowded, so parking might be hard to find on sunny days (be prepared with a backup parking plan, just in case)! Some things to note are that no dogs are allowed in Powerhouse Park from June 16th through Labor Day, while leashed dogs are allowed the day after Labor Day through June 15th. South of Powerhouse Park to 6th Street leashed dogs are allowed year round! 

Remember that before you get to the North Beach area (aka the Del Mar Dog Beach) you'll need to keep your furry best-buddy on a leash that's no longer than six-feet. Once your pup gets to Dog Beach, you're good to let them off-leash as long as you're there during those specified dates. With public restrooms, steep and colorful eroding bluffs, and beautiful benches to relax and enjoy the sunset on, it's hard not to visit this spot every day with your four-legged best friend. We suggest bringing your own poop bags so you can clean up after your pooch! 

3 Reviews
Bug’s
Owner
Jun 26, 2018
Jun 26, 2018
My pug loves this beach! While he isn't the biggest fan of water, he loves playing in the sand and meeting other dogs! It's great that there are both off-leash and on-leash sections I can take him too
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Hurley’s
Owner
Jun 26, 2018
Jun 26, 2018
This beach is Hurley's favorite! He's a total water dog so I'll spend mornings here throwing the frisbee into the water for him and all of his friends. He always gets excited when I ask him if he wants to go to the beach, this one will always be my go to.
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Moose’s
Owner
Jun 26, 2018
Jun 26, 2018
I take both my dogs to this beach all the time! We love the off-leash rules in the winter. Great spot!
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Address
1660 Coast Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
Hours
Mon Sunrise - Sunset
Tue Sunrise - Sunset
Wed Sunrise - Sunset
Thu Sunrise - Sunset
Sat Sunrise - Sunset
Sun Sunrise - Sunset