Dog Parks

Balboa Park

24 hours a day at:

Nate’s Point – Balboa Dr. at El Prado, South side of Cabrillo Bridge.
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Morley Field northwest of tennis courts.
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Grape Street Park – Located at Grape Street and Granada Ave this five acre site is unfenced and is available for off leash
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use during the following designated days and times:
Posted Leash Free Hours:
Monday thru Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cadman Community Park

Cadman Park in Clairemont is located at 4280 Avati Drive. This park is unfenced and its off leash use is continuing. Signs in the park will be updated to reflect the current rules/regulations.

Leash Free Hours
During the school year: Daily from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Summer vacation: Daily 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
There are no leash free hours on July 4th and every Saturdays from March 1 to June 15.
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Capehart Park

Located at the corner of Felspar and Soledad Mountain Road, this one acre park offers the following amenities: two fenced pens, on turfed areas: one for small dogs and one for large or all dogs, areas to provide water for dogs, a drinking fountain, picnic tables and benches, and a parking area. It is open 24 hours.
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Doyle Community Park

Located at 8175 Regents Road, this park is situated behind Doyle Recreation Center and offers two fenced turfed areas, one for small dogs and one for large or all dogs. It is open 24 hours however it is not lighted.
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Dusty Rhodes Neighborhood Park

Located on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard between Nimitz and West Point Loma, this one acre park offers one area for all dogs. There is discussion about adding water stations for dogs and fountains for people, and expanding this site to five acres.
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Kearny Mesa Community Park

Located at 3170 Armstrong Street, this one acre park near the Kearny Mesa Recreation Center offers one area for all dogs. The site is near lit ball fields which “spill” on to the leash free site which allows for evening use. Parking can be a challenge during the day as the closest parking lot is used by students attending Mesa College.
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Harry Griffin Park

Located at 9550 Milden Street, La Mesa, this fenced dog park has two separate areas, one for all dogs, and one for small dogs only. Some shade provided. Can be very dusty at times.
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Wells Park

Located at 1153 E Madison Avenue, El Cajon, this fenced dog park has two separate areas, one for large dogs and one for small dogs.  Shade, benches and water are provided.  Open until 9:00 p.m., well-lit at night.  It is also right next to a children’s play area.  Many clean  up stations.
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Woodglen Vista Park

Located at 10250 Woodglen Vista Drive, Santee, this fenced dog park offers one area for all dogs.  Shade and chairs are available. Open year round, dawn to dusk.
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