Are you traveling with a beloved canine companion and in search of dog friendly hotels and parks? Novato’s dog friendly hotels and dog parks offer your four-legged friends comfortable accommodations and a safe place to romp when you visit Novato. Dogbone Meadow” at O’Hair Park on the western outskirts of town features a two-acre, fenced play area where dogs can roam off-leash with agility stations, splash pools, grass, and lots of space to play ball. The Marin Humane Society, located in Bel Marin Keys near Hamilton, also has a well-maintained public dog park with a separate area for small dogs, grass, shade, benches, and water fountains.
Several popular local hiking trails including Mount Burdell, Indian Valley, Deer Island Preserve, and Indian Tree Open Space Preserve allow dogs on leash on trails and off-leash under voice command on main fire roads. Novato is also just a short distance from a handful of gorgeous California beaches that allow dogs. Grab your furry friends and head out to Dillon Beach, Kehoe Beach or Limantour Beach, all less than an hour’s drive away.