The park has a tent-only campground, a day-use picnic area, and access to a sandy beach backed by dunes and drift logs. Smith River: Smith River County Park, S Indian Rd and Mouth of Smith River Rd., Smith River, CA 95567 Smith River County Park Beach is located on the north bank of the Smith River just inside the river mouth. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA/HUMBOLDT COUNTY & SHASTA COUNTY Arcata: Mad River County Park OFF-LEASH DOG BEACH.
One of the Redwood Coast's best beaches for picnics, beachcombing and fishing, Mad River County Park is located 5 miles north of Arcata where Mad River approaches the ocean a couple miles south of the actual river mouth.
Dogs are allowed off-leash on the beach as long as they under complete control of the owner.
Arcata: Manilla Dunes Recreation Area, 1611 Peninsula Dr., Arcata, CA 95521 Manila Dunes Recreation Area is the section of beach on the Samoa Peninsula that fronts the small community of Manila not far from Eureka and Arcata. Arcata: Ma-lel Dunes - South, Young Lane and Vera Linda Lane, Arcata, CA 95521 Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Ma-lel Dunes on Samoa Peninsula is open to the public daily during daylight hours.
The park is also an off-leash dog park with places for dogs to swim.