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Finding dog-friendly trails in highly populated areas like Orange County can be difficult. Thankfully, Orange County has a lot to offer dog owners looking to explore with their pups. If you’re eager to hit the ground running on some hiking trails, we have you covered. From strenuous hikes to laid-back strolls, this list has something for everyone.
The 10 Dog-Friendly Trails in Orange County, CA
1. Black Star Canyon Trail
2. Rancho San Clemente Ridgeline Trail
3. Peters Canyon Regional Park
4. San Clemente Beach
5. Salt Creek Trail
|🗺️ Address:||📍 Laguna Niguel, CA 92677|
|🕐 Open Times:||6:00 AM–8:30 PM each day|
6. Shady Canyon Trail
|🗺️ Address:||📍 Irvine, CA|
|🕐 Open Times:||Open year-round|
7. Back Bay Loop Trail
8. Fairview Park
9. Sturtevant Falls
|🗺️ Address:||📍 California|
|🕐 Open Times:||6:00 AM–8:00 PM each day|
|💲 Cost:||$5 vehicle entrance fee|
10. Anaheim Coves
|🗺️ Address:||📍Anaheim, CA 92806|
|🕐 Open Times:||Dawn to dusk each day|
We hope this list has given you some ideas of hiking trails you can explore with your dog. Before visiting any trail, remember to review their posted rules since many trails require your dog to be leashed. Bring plenty of water for yourself and your dog, and don’t forget to take breaks as needed.
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