Pet Friendly

Greater Palm Springs has pet friendly attractions that both you and your four-legged kids can experience together. Don't leave your pet behind - share the sights, activities, and fun together with the entire family. Many Palm Springs area restaurants and shops welcome pets. There are even off leash dog parks to explore.

Palm Springs Dog Park

Palm Springs Dog Park

The Palm Springs Dog Park is located behind City Hall in the city of Palm Springs, CA. The Palm Springs Dog Park consists of 1.6 acres of fenced-in rolling grass with fire hydrants, dual purpose canine/human drinking fountains, picnic tables and benches made from recycled materials, solar lighting and shade structures. Dogs run and play leash-free; park never closes. Separate play area for small dogs.
Location: 3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262
Phone: (760) 323-8117
Moorten Botanical Garden & Cactarium

Moorten Botanical Garden & Cactarium

Leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you visit Moorten Botanical Garden & Cactarium. This historic botanical garden opened in 1938 and features several rare cacti. There is also a gift shop.
Location: 1701 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone: (760) 327-6555
University Dog Park

University Dog Park

This 2.4-acre park offers: Separate dog parks for large and small dogs Water fountain available Picnic pavilions available Restrooms available Open sunrise to 11:00 pm daily
Location: 74802 University Park Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: (760) 343-3451
Pioneer Dog Park

Pioneer Dog Park

45-130 Seeley Drive (Seeley Drive & Miles Avenue behind Homewood Suites) Hours: 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Park is not lighted.
Location: 45-130 Seeley Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253
Mission Creek Preserve

Mission Creek Preserve

Located in a transition zone between the Sonoran and Mojave deserts, the 4,760 acre Mission Creek Preserve has a rich species composition, with flora and fauna representing both deserts. Visitors are surprised to discover the center of the preserve is a lush wetlands juxtaposed with extensively eroded painted hills and Mount San Gorgonio looming in the background. The wetlands and perennial stream are important habitat for the endangered least Bell`s vireo and southwestern willow flycatcher. The preserve hosts deer, bear, big horn sheep and mountain lions and has spectacular displays of spring wildflowers in wet years. The preserve trail system leads onto the Pacific Crest Trail which is two miles from the stone house group campground.
Location: 60550 Mission Creek Rd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Phone: Sugges
Whitewater Preserve

Whitewater Preserve

Whitewater Preserve is 2,851 acres surrounded by the Bureau of Land Management`s San Gorgonio Wilderness, and includes the year-round Whitewater River. Rich riparian habitat hosts the endangered Southwest willow flycatcher and Bell`s vireo, and provides opportunity to see migrating summer tanagers and vermilion flycatchers. The canyon has a robust population of bighorn sheep, deer and bear, and is an important wildlife corridor between the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains.
Location: 9160 Whitewater Canyon Rd, Whitewater, CA 92282
Phone: (760) 325-7222
Cove Oasis trailhead

Cove Oasis trailhead

Discover the natural beauty of La Quinta at the Cove Oasis trail network, tucked away at the top of the La Quinta Cove. Two short, flat trails take you and your four-legged hiking buddy from the parking lot to the Cove Oasis, making this one of the easier options for a quick jaunt into the desert`s beauty. Dogs are also welcome to join you on the trail between the Boo Hoff and Bear Creek trailheads but cannot go past these landmarks. Leashes are a must when exploring La Quinta Cove Oasis.
Location: 54990 Avenida Madero, La Quinta, CA 92253
Phone: (760) 777-7000