Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Dog friendly beaches are a pooches’ happy place! From frolicking in the surf, digging in the sand, and soaking up the sun - what’s not to love? Maine has dog friendly beaches that your pooch will really dig! We’ve sniffed out the best ME dog friendly beaches that you and your four-legged beach buddy can enjoy together.

Top Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Kennebunk, Maine

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this beach. Between June 15th and Labor Day they are only allowed before 9 am and after 5 pm. There are no restrictions the rest of the year. This dog friendly beach is a real tail wagger!

York Beach, Maine
Between May 20th and September 20th dogs are allowed to be off-leash between sunrise and 8:00am as long as the dog is under the voice control. Dogs are not allowed on the beach between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm from May 20th through September...
Kennebunkport, Maine
Located on King's Highway, Off Route 9, North of Kennebunkport Village. At three miles long, Goose Rockes Beach is wide, smooth and sandy, and affords wonderful views of Eastern Goose Rocks and Timber Island, just off the coast. Dogs are allow...
Fort Fairfield, Maine

Monson Pond is on the Pattee Brook in Aroostook County, Maine and is used for drinking water and recreation - including welcoming dogs to enjoy the beach and water!

South Portland, Maine
We walk our dogs here all the time. It's an absolutely gorgeous shoreline. Great place to walk your dog on-leash. From time to time we do come across some dogs that are off-leash that decide to take a dip. However, this is not an official off-...
Portland, Maine
East End Beach, the City of Portland’s only public beach, is a haven for summer visitors and urban dwellers alike. The sand and pebble beach stretches for a several hundred yards along the edge of the Eastern Promenade. Dogs are...
Scarborough, Maine
A sandy beach along the Scarborough River channel that is located at the end of Ferry Road. The beach is somewhat protected from ocean waves by the jetty located on the other side of the channel. We love taking our dogs to this beach! Great place ...
Scarborough, Maine
A sandy beach located within a quaint residential neighborhood dating from the late 1800s. Higgins Beach is a small private sandy beach with public access to it. Located off Route 77 (Spurwink Rd.) at the end of Ocean Avenue. June 15th to Sept. 15...
Ogunquit, Maine

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this beach. From April 1st to October 1st dogs are not allowed on the beach, but the are allowed the rest of the year. Surfs up at this dog friendly beach.

Biddeford, Maine

Leashed dogs are welcome on Biddeford area beaches before 9 am and after 8 pm. Run, walk, or jog along the surf with your dog at this dog friendly beach.