located on California's Mendocino Coast

Parks and Gardens


McDog Parks are public off leash dog friendly spaced, open from dawn to dusk. Dogs must be licensed, spayed or neutered and well-behaved off-leash

Mendocino McDog Park –fenced field
at 998 School Street in Mendocino.

Noyo Jetty McDog Park – ocean beach
at the end of North Harbor Drive in Fort Bragg.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
The gardens are located eight miles north on Highway 1.
There is a $14 per person admission charge, no charge for pets. Dogs must be on 6 ft leash.


California State Parks require all dogs to be on a 6 foot leash. These state parks offer great beach walks; however, for safety and sanitation reasons, dogs are not allowed on the state park forested hiking trails.

Van Damme State Park and Beach
Adjacent to Little River Inn on Hwy 1

Big River Beach and Paved Path
2 miles north of Little River on Hwy 1

Russian Gulch State Park and Beach
2 miles north of Mendocino on Hwy 1

Caspar Beach
4 miles north of Mendocino

MacKerricher State Park, Beach and Paved Path
2 miles north of Fort Bragg on Hwy 1