Dog Parks

Newport Beach Dog Park at the Civic Center

In May 2013, Newport Beach didn’t just open its first-ever dog park, it opened a veritable high-end, doggy retreat. This upscale park features a private elevator and sleek bridge (estimated cost for elevator-bridge combo: $2 million) leading visitors to the gates of the park, which boasts scenic shoreline views as far as the eye can see and snout can smell. It’s true the most ardent of water-loving locals lament the lack of ocean vistas from within the confines of the actual park, but this enclosed pooch-arena still has plenty of plush plusses. // READ MORE.