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10 Amazing Off-Leash Dog Parks in Big Bear Lake, CA

Gregory Iacono

By Gregory Iacono

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Big Bear Lake is an extraordinary lake in California that should be on your bucket list of places to visit. That’s especially true if you’re a dog owner, as several parks around Big Bear Lake allow your precious puppy to run off-leash and have a blast!

Big Bear is gorgeous throughout the year, with truly spectacular weather in summer that’s perfect for going to the park with your dog in tow. Read on for information about all 10 off-leash dog parks in and near Big Bear Lake to visit with your four-legged friend.

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The 10 Off-Leash Dog Parks in Big Bear Lake, CA

1. Bark Park Big Bear Lake

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“41220 Park Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA, US, 92315
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Park has an excellent agility course for your dogs to run
  • Several benches to sit and relax while your dog plays
  • Aggressive dogs aren’t tolerated, and signs ask to keep them out
  • There are two areas for big and small dogs
  • No cost to go and have a great time with other humans and dogs
  • It’s the only dog park located in Big Bear Lake, CA

2. Aurantia Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“29624 Greenspot Rd, Highland, CA 92346
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Beautifully landscaped dog park with trees and foliage
  • Two sides for big dogs and small dogs
  • Many trails around the park for walking your dog and enjoying nature
  • Dog water fountains are provided
  • Covered picnic tables to relax and have a snack
  • The large dog area is usually much busier than the small dog area

3. Calimesa 4th St Community Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“960 4th St, Calimesa, CA, US, 92320
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Play area for big and small dogs
  • Park is very clean and in a safe and clean neighborhood
  • There are playgrounds available for children
  • A multi-purpose grail with fitness stations is on the property
  • The park also has some beautiful gardens to enjoy

4. Hound Town Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“11150 Redlands Blvd, Moreno Valley, CA, US, 92555
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 7:00 am to Dusk
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Park has two sides for big and small dogs
  • Double-fenced to prevent dogs from getting out accidentally
  • Next door to a fantastic equestrian center
  • Park has an agility track for dogs to practice and enjoy
  • Several reviews mention a lack of shade trees and that the park is hard to find
  • Fountain available for dogs

5. MacKay Park Bark Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“687 CA-173, Lake Arrowhead, CA, US, 92352
πŸ• Open Times Sunrise to sunset 7 days a week
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Separate areas for big and small dogs
  • Park is surrounded by walking and hiking trails
  • Beautiful location surrounded by mountains and scenery
  • The playground and restrooms are located about 500 feet away
  • Located in Mackay Recreational Park and near a marina
  • Large parking lot with free parking, but you need to display an Adventure Pass

6. Redlands Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“Roosevelt Rd, Redlands, CA 92374
πŸ• Open Times Sunrise to sunset 7 days a week
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Dog park built by community volunteers (RUFF – Redlands Unleashed Fidos & Friends)
  • Park has two sides for small and large dogs
  • Plenty of free parking
  • Park has events for dogs and their humans all year
  • Park provides water, poop bags, and other amenities

7. Apple Valley Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“14999 Dale Evans Pkwy Apple Valley, CA 92307
πŸ• Open Times Sunrise to sunset 7 days a week
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Beautiful location and a very well-kept park
  • There are lots of walking trails in the hills around the park
  • The park has grass, which is unusual in this area
  • Park has two separate areas for large and small dogs
  • A fountain and water bowls are provided

8. Grand Terrace Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“22720 Vista Grande Way Grand Terrace, CA 92313
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Relatively small but nice dog park
  • Has two sides for small and big dogs
  • The small dog side is quite small compared to the big dog side
  • You can’t bring more than three dogs at a time
  • Benches located around the park to relax while you watch your dogs play
  • Very little shade on the big dog side
  • The surface is Astroturf, not grass

9. Wildwood Dog Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“536 E. 40th St San Bernardino, CA 92404
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Clean and attractive dog park with free public restrooms
  • Park is for dogs and humans
  • Very nice playground available for children
  • There are three gated areas for dogs to play, one for smaller dogs
  • Water and dog poop bags are provided
  • Homelessness is a problem seen around the park

10. Hesperia Lime Street Park

πŸ—ΊοΈ Address πŸ“16292 Lime St, Hesperia, CA 92345
πŸ• Open Times Monday through Sunday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
πŸ’² Cost Free
πŸ• Off-Leash Yes
  • Two areas for large and small dogs with chain link fences between for safe socializing
  • Large enough for all dogs to run around and get lots of exercise
  • Water and bowls provided for all dogs
  • Park has real grass, which is unusual in this area
  • Reviews say visitors are very conscientious about picking up after their dogs

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Conclusion

While there is only one off-leash dog park in Big Bear Lake, there the nine others that are all excellent and well within driving distance. They have separate areas for big dogs and small dogs so you can relax while your pup is at play. All the parks offer free parking and free entrance, so there’s no need to worry about bringing cash or credit with you. Some, however, don’t provide water. We hope you have a fantastic time visiting the off-leash dog parks in and near Big Bear Lake, CA!

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