a place for dogs to play with their people

El Chorro Dog Park was created by and is maintained by SLO-4-PUPs, a Project Committee of SLOPOST (San Luis Obispo Open Space and Trails), a charitable, non-profit 501(c)3 organization that encourages volunteers to create and maintain parks, open space and trails in San Luis Obispo County.  

SLO-4-PUPs volunteers are completely responsible for building, repairing and the daily upkeep of El Chorro Dog Park, the first fenced off-leash dog park in San Luis Obispo County.

The Park

•    2 fully fenced areas with wood chips, water stations, mutt mitts, doggie splash tubs, plus benches, picnic tables with lots of shade for the humans to enjoy.  A Handicapped accessible restroom is next to the park.
•    the Large park has 1.3 acre of play space, the Small park is ¼ acre

Hours

El Chorro Dog Park is open 7 days a week, from 7:30 a.m. to sunset. 

From April 1 to September 30 there is a $3 entry fee on weekends and holidays to El Chorro Regional Park.  Annual permits can be purchased for $30.  There is never a separate fee for the Dog Park.
 
The Dog Park may be closed if a large Event is taking place in El Chorro Regional Park.  The Renaissance Festival, The Beer Festival and Earth Day are some that have occurred in the past. Join our Friends of El Chorro Dog Park email List to be notified in advance on the Contact Page.

Location/Directions

El Chorro Dog Park is located within El Chorro Regional Park on Highway 1 across from Cuesta College.  It is between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay.  Once you enter the park, stay on Dairy Creek Rd, drive past the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, the Dog Park parking is about 500 ft on your left.

 

Heading South on Highway 101: Once you enter San Luis Obispo city limits take the Santa Rosa Street exit and turn left on Santa Rosa towards Morro Bay. Santa Rosa Street will turn into Highway 1.  Follow Santa Rosa Street / Highway 1 for approximately 5 miles. El Chorro Regional Park will be located on the right side of the road. It is across the highway from Cuesta College.
Heading North on Highway 101: Take the Highway 1 / Morro Bay Exit and follow signs to the stoplight at Santa Rosa Street. Turn right onto Santa Rosa Street. Santa Rosa Street will turn into Highway 1.  Follow Santa Rosa Street / Highway 1 for approximately 5 miles. El Chorro Regional Park will be located on the right side of the road. It is across the highway from Cuesta College.