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If you’re looking to enjoy a day at the beach in Los Angeles, you’ll find miles of public shore access, just a quick drive or public transit ride away. However, Los Angeles dog owners who want their pups to join them will have limited options. Many of the beaches closest to Los Angeles don’t allow even leashed dogs. Fortunately, as long as you have access to a car, beach access is an easy (traffic-dependent) drive from most parts of Los Angeles. Here are the top 8 dog-friendly beaches in and around Los Angeles.
The Top 8 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Los Angeles
1. Leo Carillo State Beach
2. Staircase Beach
3. Sycamore Cove Beach
4. Granada Beach
5. Rosie’s Dog Beach
6. Huntington Dog Beach
7. Silver Strand Beach
8. Del Mar Dog Beach
|Address:||📍 3902 29th St, Del Mar, CA 92014|
|Open Times:||24 hours, dog-friendly hours vary by season and location|
|Off-leash allowed?:||Yes, with seasonal and location restrictions|
Before any trip to the beach near Los Angeles, be prepared to keep your pup cool and hydrated. Pack water for drinking and rinsing your dog, shade, doggy sunscreen, and waste bags. As always, keep your dog under control, pick up after them, and follow all posted regulations. With so few dog-friendly beaches close to Los Angeles, the last thing you want to do is let your pup be a nuisance.
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