Frequently Asked Questions

Preservation Society of Huntington Dog Beach

Where are you located and what are your hours?

Dog Beach USA is open every day, year-round, 5am-10pm.

GPS for Huntington Dog Beach is 100 Goldenwest St., HB., CA 92648.

Parking is located off Pacific Coast Highway between the stoplights at Seapoint and Goldenwest Streets.

Mailing addrress:

419 Main Street, #99

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Where do I park?

There are two parking lots between Seapoint and Goldenest. These parking lots feature electronic parking meters that print out parking passes for your dashboard. The cost is $2 per hour. These machines only take credit/debit cards.

Annual Parking Permits 
If you visit Dog Beach regularly, you may wish to purchase a Huntington Beach Annual Parking Permit.

 

For information on current rates, call the Marine Safety Division at

714-536-5281 or visit them at 103 Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach (at 2nd Street, just south of the pier). 

What are the rules at Dog Beach?

Following these rules while visiting Dog Beach USA will help to ensure that your day is happy and enjoyable for both you and your dog:

 

Dogs must be leashed when entering & exiting the beach. Leash laws are enforced. Dogs must remain on a leash until you are on the beach sand. 

- Keep your dogs within sight and under control at all times

 

- Dog waste MUST be picked up immediately and disposed of in the receptacles provided

 

- Do not allow dogs to chase the wildlife

 

- NO AGGRESSIVE DOGS (If your dog has a history of being aggressive toward other dogs or people, Dog Beach may not be the best place for your pet.)

 

- No sick dogs or female dogs in heat

 

- No puppies under 4 months old 

- Dogs must wear collars and current tags

 

- Up-to-date vaccinations and licensing required

-Be courteous to other beach users

- If your dog is new to Dog Beach, take it slow. Keep them on their leash until you can be sure of how they will react to the sand, sea, and especially other dogs and people.

- Most important rule of all - HAVE FUN!

What is your non-profit organization information?

Organization Name: Preservation Society of Huntington Dog Beach

Mailing Address:  419 Main Street, #99, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Phone: 714-841-8644

Tax Status: 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation

Dog Beach is funded solely through donations.

Where is the nearest RV parking for Dog Beach?

BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH RV CAMPING:
18000 Pacific Coast Hwy. (approximate address)
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Phone: 800-444-7275

SUNSET VISTA RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CAMPGROUND
315 Pacific Coast Hwy. (approximate address)
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Phone: 714-969-5621

Can we BBQ on Dog Beach?

Barbecues are not allowed on Dog Beach. 

Are there fences at Dog Beach?

There is no fenced area at Dog Beach.  We do not recommend letting your dog off leash if they do not have good recall.

Do I have to become a member to visit Dog Beach?

Membership is not required to visit Dog Beach.

There are no fees to visit Dog Beach other than parking. The Preservation Society of Huntington Dog Beach does, however, rely on the generosity of our visitors and their donations to pay for the many costs associated with maintaining Dog Beach and keeping it the clean. If you and your dog enjoy Dog Beach please consider donating or becoming a sponsor. Your dog will love you for it!

Can we have our wedding or event on Dog Beach?

Weddings and events are allowed on Dog Beach. You must get permission and applicable permits from the Marine Safety Division of Huntington Beach.

 

Marine Safety can be reached at 714-536-5281 or you can visit them at 103 Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach (Cross street- 2nd, just south of the pier). 

Where are dog friendly hotels near  Dog Beach?

Hilton Waterfront Resort (approx 4 miles to Dog Beach)
www.waterfrontresort.com
21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, HB
714-845-8000

Shorebreak Hotel (approx 1 mile to Dog Beach)
www.shorebreakhotel.com
500 Pacific Coast Hwy, HB
714-861-4470

Beach Wheelchair Access

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Beach wheelchairs are permitted at Huntington Dog Beach and may be rented locally and free of charge with a valid form of I.D. from Dwight's Concessions. 

Dwight's Concessions

  • Huntington City Beach at Dwight’s Beach Concession
    201 Pacific Coast Highway, (714) 536-8083

Wheelchair access ramps at Huntington Dog Beach are located at the points of entrance where P.C.H. meets:

  • Goldenwest

  • Seapoint

AND the entrances and exits to the Dog Beach parking lots located between Seapoint and Goldenwest on P.C.H.​

Who to contact for lost or found personal belongings?

Lifeguard Headquarters 

Phone: 714-536-5281

103 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA

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Mailing Address

419 Main Street, #99

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Text/Message

714-841-8644

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