Stinson beach dog friendly area. Just up the
street from Stinson beach and within walking distance of a playground
(also dog friendly), a great bike path, several coffee/ice cream shops,
and other restaurants. Stinson beaches have no parking, so you can't
bring your car to the Stinson area. This is a wonderful area for a
We will be arriving via the North San Antonio
Please do not send pets unless you are certain that
your pet can
tolerate the beach sand. The sand can be very irritating and abrasive to
nose, feet, etc. However, if you do send your pet along, we request
that you fill out the form in the envelope on the bottom left of the
calendar (you can download it here: Beach
Sand/Water Pollution) at your earliest
possible convenience. This is for the safety of your pet. If you
have any questions, feel free to call or email.
Bring your own chairs and pads, or rent them from the
Our favorite restaurants in the Stinson Beach area:
There are so many great restaurants in this
area, and we have many more. Please click
here to find a list of restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream shops, and
other businesses that are very dog friendly. They are located in the
area surrounding the park.
Pets of ANY age are welcome! We love
dogs, cats, and other small animals! Please note that there are
some specific pet policies that must be followed:
Please note that we are not responsible for injuries
or damage that a dog may cause.
No food can be brought in or out of the park.
Pets must be leashed.
Stray animals must be removed from the park area.
Beach sand is very abrasive and can irritate your
pet's paws. Be sure to bring your own dog beach supplies:
Please contact Stinson Beach State Park if you
have any questions or need assistance.
All pets must be leashed and under the
control of their owner. Stray animals must be removed from the
parking lot. You must keep the dog away from the ocean and away from
boulders. Dogs must be under your complete control at all times
and not left unattended. Unattended dogs and/or dogs running off
will be confiscated by the park staff.
In accordance with Section 1021 of the California Health
and Safety Code, dogs are prohibited on the beach. We cannot
ensure the safety of your dog if your dog goes into the ocean or
swims in the water at the park.
This information is from the
Office of State Parks.
Please be sure that your pet has
been well trained to enjoy the beach. Your dog must always know
the 'stay' command and not to leave the designated 'out of
water' area. The beach may be a bit hazardous to your dog if
not properly trained. If your dog is accustomed to being in the
water, please bring extra water and/or a dog life jacket to ensure
the safety of your pet. Dogs are not allowed in the water at this
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creating a safe, clean environment for all of our visitors. We
provide information about the parks, and services that are offered
at various park locations, in an effort to give you a better
understanding of what is available in each park. While this
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contract and no implied or express warranties are made.
While we make every effort to ensure that the information
provided is accurate and up-to-date, we cannot guarantee that the
information is accurate or complete. For this reason, we ask
that you review all of the information and contact our parks
before your visit. If you notice a problem with any of the
information, or if you have any suggestions about how to better
communicate park-related information, please write to us.
If you would like additional information about any park,
please call our main park information line at (800) 688-PARK
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visitors. We request that you contact your local parks agency
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