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Dog parks in San Luis Obispo County

Tucker leaps to grab a Frisbee tossed by his owners, Brandon Roberts and Nicole Enos, at Laguna Lake Dog Park.
Tucker leaps to grab a Frisbee tossed by his owners, Brandon Roberts and Nicole Enos, at Laguna Lake Dog Park. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

Looking for a place where you can let Fido fetch, Spot sprint or Rover romp? Check out one of San Luis Obispo County’s dog parks. Here’s a quick look at local dog parks and what you need to know before you and your pup go.

For more information, see www.vineyarddogpark.org/sloparks.pdf or www.parks4pups.org.

San Luis Obispo

Maggie, left, a Catahoula leopard dog, plays with Gus, a black Labrador retriever and Weimaraner mix, at the El Chorro Park off-leash dog area. Joe Johnston - jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

▪  El Chorro Dog Park. Two large, off-leash, fenced areas. Facility is in El Chorro Regional Park off Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, near Cuesta College. http://elchorrodogpark.org/

▪  Laguna Lake Dog Park. Large, off-leash area with no fencing. 504 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo.

North Coast

Maggie, 6, a rescue dog owned by Joan Beightler of Cayucos, plays at the Jody Giannini Family Dog Park in north Morro Bay. Jayson Mellom - The Tribune

▪  Jody Giannini Family Dog Park. Two large, off-leash, fenced areas. Del Mar Park, Ironwood Avenue, Morro Bay. www.morrobaypups.org.

▪  J&J Heller Cambria Dog Park. Fenced, off-leash area. Main Street and Santa Rosa Creek Road.

▪  Norma Rose Dog Park. Fenced off-leash area. Ocean Boulevard and Studio Drive, Cayucos.

North County

Wally, a Great Dane, tries to get his stick back from Benny, a Welsh corgi, at Vineyard Dog Park in Templeton. Nick Lucero - The Tribune

▪  Heilmann Regional Park. Fenced, off-leash park. El Bordo Avenue, Atascadero. www.heilmanndogpark.com.

▪  Vineyard Dog Park. Two large, off-leash, fenced areas. Toys, wading pools and water available for dogs. $1 use fee or $25 annually. 1010 Semillon Lane, Templeton. www.vineyarddogpark.org.

▪  Sherwood Dog Park. Two fenced, off-leash areas. $1 use fee or $25 annually. 290 Scott St., Paso Robles. www.parks4pups.org/sherwood-dog-park-paso-robles.

South County

A new arrival is inspected by the other dogs at the Elm Street dog park in Arroyo Grande. Joe Johnston - jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

▪  Elm Street Off-Leash Dog Park. Two large, off-leash, fenced areas. South end of Elm Street, Arroyo Grande. http://fivecitiesdogpark.org/.

▪  Nipomo Community Park. Fenced, off-leash area. Two play yards. Pomeroy Road and West Tefft Street.

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