The Original Dog Beach in San Diego, CA is nationally famous and one of the first official leash-free beaches in the United States. It is a landmark in the community of Ocean Beach at the end of I-8 at the mouth of the San Diego River. Dog Beach is a special place where people and pets, beach lovers and surfers celebrate the spirit of Ocean Beach, one of Southern California's last true beach towns.
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The Original Dog Beach is located in Ocean Beach San Diego, California. When entering OB along Sunset Cliffs Blvd. you will make your first right and travel down West Point Loma Blvd until you reach the entrance to the parking lot located next to Ocean Villa Inn. IF you would like to pick up some food or beverages on your way turn right on Voltaire Street as you enter OB.